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- Describe the elements of the primary survey and how they are utilized during trauma cases.
- Review the elements of the secondary survey and how they are utilized during trauma cases.
- Outline the necessary actions and interventions of nursing staff in a trauma setting.
- Identify areas of concern that members of an interprofessional treatment team commonly encounter during trauma cases and outline methods that health team members can follow to decrease the incidence of these issues.
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- Authors: Dennis James
- Editors: Andre M. Pennardt
- Editors-In-Chief: Nisha KumarRichard Kitaeff
Chief Medical Reviewer: Saran Lotfollahzadeh
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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