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What would paramedic do: broken spine and not breathing?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Intubation

The paramedic quickly assesses the patient, if not breathing he may have to incubate and ventilate to deliver enough oxygen.
If suspicion of fracture of spine, the paramedic will immobilize the patient until he is transported to the hospital for definitive care.

In brief: Intubation

The paramedic quickly assesses the patient, if not breathing he may have to incubate and ventilate to deliver enough oxygen.
If suspicion of fracture of spine, the paramedic will immobilize the patient until he is transported to the hospital for definitive care.
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