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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome isn’t often seen in the prehospital setting, but it is a limb-threatening emergency that providers must recognize promptly. Left unchecked, compartment syndrome can even progress to rhabdomyolysis, putting the kidneys at risk of permanent damage.

This lesson will discuss compartment syndrome — the risk factors, the mechanisms, and how to treat it.

Download the lesson outline, then enjoy the video!

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