Secondary survey
Secondary survey

* Follows primary survey and resuscitation
* Involves head to toe systematic assessment
* May include re-assessment of primary survey
* May include additional imaging & blood tests
Long bony injuries/Pelvic injury

* Issues include:
Massive blood loss
Long surgical procedures with other serious injuries (eg head injury)
Surgical procedures need to be performed in order of importance
Intra-theatre problems

* Handover
* Multiple doctors
* Documentation
* Personal protection
* Procedures
* Patient access
* Vascular
* Surgical access