Essential Components of Trauma Assessment

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An accurate trauma assessment is vital in helping save patients' lives. In this lecture, Jane Mateer defines the essential components of a trauma assessment and the order of steps to follow. Watch this lecture to revise this life-saving assessment process now.


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Jane Mateer

Jane Mateer is a registered nurse with more than 25 years of experience in pre-hospital, metropolitan, and military settings. Her qualifications include a master in public health and a graduate diploma in advanced practice (nurse practitioner), as well as certificates in emergency nursing and education. A specialist in an emergency, paediatric, and trauma care, Jane currently works as a clinical support nurse in emergency, having previously worked as a clinical nurse consultant, clinical nurse educator, manager, and university lecturer. She is currently undertaking research into the experiences of Australian Army nurses. See Educator Profile

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First Published01 December 2019
Updated01 December 2019
17 November 2021
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