Volume 10, Issue 2: Sudden traumatic deathAuthor: Sarah Christopher
The unique challenges associated with sudden traumatic death – non-clinical considerations for the pre-hospital environment
You are on your way to one of your regular standby points when control pass you an incident: one-vehicle road traffic collision (RTC), driver ejected, police on scene. When you arrive on scene it soon becomes clear that you can do little for the deceased and you hear screaming and sobbing that is getting louder. What could you do to best manage the scene?