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What does M.A.R.C.H.

Massive Hemorrhage
Airway Management
Respiration
Circulation
Head Injury / Hypovolemia / Hypothermia

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Massive Hemorrhage

1. Place and/or double check Tourniquets
2. Feel whole body, looking for bleeding on gloves
3. Pack Wounds

3

Airway Management

1. Talk to casualty (speaking indicates open patent airway; check LOC)
2. Not talking: open and clean airway
3. Look and listen for breathing
4. Unconscious: OPA/NPA (otherwise put in recovery position)

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Respiration

1. Check for holes in the box (nose to belly button; remove armor)
2. Bilateral rise and fall of chest (can feel both sides of chest)
3. Apply occlusive dressing
4. Difficulty breathing (Burp/NDC)

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Circulation

1. Check interventions (tourniquets/package)
2. More thorough check of bleeding
3. Expose
4. Check pulse (first radial then carotid)
5. Skin: color, temp
6. Role to check all posterior (have carry all ready if available)

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Head Injury / Hypovolemia / Hypothermia

1. Cover pt
2. check head/face for injuries (racoon eyes, leakage around nose and ears)
3. IV/IO
4. EPIC protocol (NRB, Normotensive, Airway control)