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US Army, CHEST AND AIRWAY PROBLEMS, SUBCOURSE MD0569, EDITION 100, Survival Medical Manual

U.S. Army

Published March 25th 2010
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US Army, CHEST AND AIRWAY PROBLEMS, SUBCOURSE MD0569, EDITION 100, Survival Medical ManualINTRODUCTIONIn this subcourse, you will study chest and airway problems. Chest trauma refersto general information about chest injuries as well asMoreUS Army, CHEST AND AIRWAY PROBLEMS, SUBCOURSE MD0569, EDITION 100, Survival Medical ManualINTRODUCTIONIn this subcourse, you will study chest and airway problems. Chest trauma refersto general information about chest injuries as well as information about specific chest injuries. Airway problems includes information on devices--the esophageal obturator airway (EOA), the esophageal gastric tube airway (EGTA), and the endotracheal tube (ET)--that can be used to open and maintain an airway. If other life-saving methods are not successful in opening and maintaining an airway, an opening is made in the trachea to bypass the site of an upper airway obstruction. This subject matter is of vital importance in saving lives.The subcourse instructional material consists of four lessons as follows:Lesson 1, Chest Trauma.Lesson 2, Airway Management.Lesson 3, Cricothyroidotomy.