This session is aimed at Expedition Doctors, Medics, Nurses, Army Medics
Every Medic thinks that when they are faced with Facial Trauma they can get Medivac quickly and easily. This may not be the case. Weather and other factors could prevent this.
Jaw dislocation is easy to treat. The longer you wait the harder it gets.
In an austere environment facing a challenging complex situation like a facial injury can be overwhelming. Medivac may not be possible or excessively delayed.
Dislocated Jaw needs rapid treatment, a quick response could save you medivac.
These situations may be rare, But preparing for them is an essential skill in an expedition medics toolbox.
This lecture has been adapted from our popular Expedition Facial Trauma Workshop.
In this stepwise pictorial lecture, you will learn how simple reduction, stabilisation of Jaw feature, could get you out of a pickle. We will discuss through step-by-step pictorial slides the various contemporary ways you can reduce s dislocated jaw joints. Procedures that can do no harm, but if successful a world of satisfaction. We will go through useful old techniques of making and inserting post & anterior nasal packs.
This lecture is to influence your adaptive thinking of utilising what you have.