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The Crushing Blow of Crush Injuries - CE473
The Crushing Blow of Crush Injuries
CE473 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Patricia Clutter, RN, MEd, CEN, FAEN
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The goal of this continuing education module for nurses, EMTs and paramedics and physicians is to discuss crush injuries and two of the most common complications associated with them: compartment syndrome and crush syndrome. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List common etiologies of crush injuries
  • Define crush injury, compartment syndrome and crush syndrome
  • Describe manifestations that accompany compartment syndrome and crush syndrome
  • List accepted treatment regimens for compartment syndrome and crush syndrome

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/28/2016

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