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.
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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