A 45 years old semi unconscious Male patient is brought to the emergency department with gunshot injury on the upper thigh.
His general physical examination reveals severe hemorrhage from a wound in the upper thigh region. His skin is pale and cold with visible profuse sweating.
Pulse Rate: 98/min with feeble pulse.
Respiratory rate: 49/min.
Body Temperature: 89.4 F
- Understand Course of major vessels in the thigh.
- Correlate Blood loss which can be associated with gunshot injury in this region.
- Understand that an injury at thigh can damage various tissues locally.
- Case based approach to the associated systemic complications responsible for the signs and symptoms present in the patient.
- CUNNIGHAM’S MANUAL OF PRACTICAL ANATOMY
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Deptt. Of Anatomy