You are working as a Locum Intensive Care Specialist in a regional hospital with no tertiary paediatric service. You are called as part of the trauma team to the Emergency Department to assist with the management of an 8 year old child with burns.
A 50-year-old male patient returns to ICU following a laparotomy, splenectomy and partial hepatectomy for intra-abdominal bleeding following a high speed motor vehicle accident with isolated abdominal trauma. He has had a massive transfusion in theatre.
An 18-year-old male has been involved in a high-speed motor vehicle accident. His initial GCS at the scene was 5 (E2,V2,M1) and he was intubated without any drugs. He has been a primary retrieval from the crash scene to your hospital.
A 25 year old cyclist fell of his cycle at high speed and was found unconscious. In the Emergency Department initial observations are pulse 108/minute, blood pressure 100/60 mm Hg, saturation 89% on 15 litres/min oxygen via face mask.
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