TRAUMA TEAM

POSITION ROLE
Trauma leader Identifies and introduces him/herself to members of team
Allocates roles
Maintains overview of assessment and management
Co-ordinates activities
Performs secondary survey
DOES NOT ENGAGE IN PROCEDURES
Airway Doctor  Conducts primary survey
Maintain +/- Secure airway
Perform thoroco-centesis
Inserts NGT
Circulation/Procedure doctor Establish IV access
Obtain blood sample e.g. FBC, EUC, G+M, forensic blood alcohol, ABG
Insert chest drains
ED thorocotomy
Insert IDC
Airway Nurse Assist airway doctor
Circulation/Procedure nurse Remove clothes
Attach monitoring
Assist circulation doctor
Assist in procedures
Administer medications
Documentation nurse Records all observations, procedures and treatments administered