Approach to Patients with Blast Injuries

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
Pr-014787Approach to Patients with Blast InjuriesJack Sava, MDTrauma Service WHC


Diagnosis and management of blast injury.


  • Know the key elements in the history and physical examination of the blast victim
  • Understand the mechanisms of primary, secondary, and tertiary blast injuries
  • Know the common injury types seen after thoracic and abdominal blast injuries
  • Understand the basic management of patients with abdominal and thoracic blast injury
  • Recognize additional complications seen in blast injury patients


This module discusses blast injury, and lasts approximately 15 minutes

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