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To guide their care, paramedics routinely rely upon two assessment and treatment algorithms, known as the primary survey and the secondary survey.
No clear consensus of the concepts (assessments and interventions that are, or should be, included in these algorithms exist internationally.
Fanshawe, research, Paramedic Program, paramedicine, primary survey, secondary survey, clinical practice guidelines, CPGs
Colbeck, Marc; Maria, Sonja; Eaton, Georgette; Campbell, Craig; Batt, Alan; Caffey, Matthew R.; and Hunter, Matt, "International Examination and Synthesis of the Primary and Secondary Surveys in Paramedicine" (2018). RID Posters. 4.