You’re working as the Pod-Doc, having just taken the radio from the off-going UH-doc, you just finish admitting the patient in C40 for NSTEMI when the tones go off.
“Air Care 1 and Pod Doc respond to a scene for motorcycle crash, Northern Kentucky”
You call the B-Pod attending, sign out the pod, grab the blood from the blood cooler and head to the helipad. Flying over the river, landing at a local firehouse’s parking lot you hop out of the back of the helicopter and head to the awaiting squad.
Your patient is a 29 year-old male who was riding his motorcycle (without a helmet) on a local country road. Coming around a blind corner he unexpectedly found a car stopped in the middle of the road. Striking the car from behind at ~35mph, he flew over the handlebars and impacted the back of the car.
On EMS’s arrival he was initially unconscious, but since their arrival has become increasingly combativeRead More