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  vuyyuru - 06/17/17 09:36
 
  A healthy, 44-year-old, Middle-eastern, male taxi driver had a motor vehicle accident. He was a restrained driver. You come to help him, along with the paramedics, and find him unresponsive with spontaneous respirations. His blood pressure is 100/60 mmHg, pulse is 112/min, and respirations are 12/min. Examination shows clear lung fields and normal first and second heart sounds. He could not be extricated from the car. Suddenly, he starts to cough and spit some blood. Which of the following is the most appropriate course of action?


A. Intubate immediately

B. Suction the mouth

C. Do cricothyrotomy

D. Do the jaw lift maneuver

E. Stabilize the spine first
 
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