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a.1.Relating to the abdomen and the thorax, or chest.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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*Triage Priority 1: Patient with airway, breathing, or circulation compromise or head injury with Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) <8 *Triage Priority 2: Patient with stable airway, breathing, and circulation with long-bone injuries, dislocations, stable abdominothoracic injuries, and head injury with GCS 9 or more *Triage Priority 3: Hemodynamically stable patients with minor trauma.
Her pulse was 108/min regular, blood pressure 124/76 mm of Hg, and respiratory rate was 30/min regular abdominothoracic and shallow.
Missed blunt diaphragmatic rupture results in herniation of the abdominal organs into the chest due to the abdominothoracic pressure gradient, which progressively enlarges the diaphragmatic defect [7].