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Prehospital Care

The goal of the prehospital healthcare provider is to assess for trauma and red flag conditions that may put the patient at a higher risk for the development of progressive neurologic dysfunction or, in the case of aortic emergencies, hemodynamic collapse. Patients who have trauma will need a spine assessment, with documentation of any penetrating lesions, location of tenderness, and impaired sensory or motor abilities.

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