Compartment Syndrome

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To better your understanding of compartment syndrome


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  • 1. 
    Causes of compartment syndrome are:
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      A traumatic injury

    • D. 

      Simple bruise

  • 2. 
    Compartment syndrome can occure in a bruised__________________________ from a fall or high energy blow
  • 3. 
    Pressure can be measured by inserting a needle into the compartment.  If pressure is elevated above 45mmHg - a __________________________is the usual treatment
  • 4. 
    The classic symptom of compartment syndrome is__________________