Region VII BLS SMO Revision. 2011. 2011 BLS SMO. This presentation will highlight changes in the SMO’s and also cover information that is on the 2011 SMO study booklet. Code 2: Respiratory Distress. Added reference to Failed Adult Airway Code 75 for inadequate breathing.
This presentation will highlight changes in the SMO’s and also cover information that is on the 2011 SMO study booklet.
ISOLATED EXTREMITY INJURY AND/OR
AMPUTATED AND AVULSED PARTS
INITIAL TRAUMA CARE
(ABCs always take priority over the severed part)
NITROUS OXIDE (optional)
Transport part to hospital with patient
NOTE TO PREHOSPITAL PROVIDER:
MORPHINE SULFATE 5-10mg slow IV in 5mg
increments every 5 minutes as necessary for pain.
SUSPECTED SPINAL CORD INJURY
Suspected Deceleration Injuries,
Motor Vehicle Crashes, Falls, etc.
Spine pain/tenderness or
complaint of neck/spine pain
Physical findings suggesting neck and/or back injury
Other painful injury identified
Decreased or altered level of consciousness
Reliable patient exam
NO IMMOBILIZATION NEEDED