Symposium on trauma. 1. Resuscitation priorities and assessment of the patient with multiple injuries.

  • Tamsin Maxwell
  • Published 1980 in
    Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de…


A system for the assessment of patients with multiple injuries is presented in which the torso is divided into three regions: (a) the great vessels, heart and esophagus, (b) the intrathoracic abdomen and (c) the pelvis and retroperitoneal space. The three areas of abdominal injury were subdivided into individual organs likely to be the site of serious… (More)


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