ICU scoring systems and ICU administration. Panel discussion.
A 14 year old child is brought to the ER by ambulance complaining of abdominal pain after traumatic injury [MVC] pt was a belted back seat passenger. The pt on initial review is noted to have pancreatic injury without duct disruption. What is the disposition of this patient?
A 15 year old male s/p motor vehicle crash is noted to be hypotensive after admission to the ER. He was intubated by the emergency medical technicians prior to arrival in the ER.In the ER, resuscitation is initiated and the patient is noted to have 1. a small hemopneumothorax [managed with Chest tube]2. A small splenic laceration [managed non-operatively]3. Respiratory failure [managed with intubation and mechanical ventilation]