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Emergency Medical Task Force

STRAC is proud to be the lead Regional Advisory Council for EMTF Region 8. Click here to learn more.

Every second counts...

More than thirty area EMS providers trust STRAC with Zoll's RescueNet ePCR system.
Contact us to become a STRAC member and get ePCR.

Fleeteyes

An easy to use tool accessible via pc, smart phone, and in-vehicle navigation devices. Fleeteyes provides ground and air medical

providers life saving information at the press of a button. Contact us today to start using fleeteyes in your department.

Fire Operations...

Day to day fire operations are made easier with STRAC and FireRMS. Ask us how we can help your department manage inventory,

track and report continuing education, simplify shift scheduling, and streamline NFIRS reporting.

Fleeteyes

An easy to use tool accessible via pc, smart phone, and in-vehicle navigation devices. Fleeteyes provides ground and air medical

providers life saving information at the press of a button. Contact us today to start using fleeteyes in your department.

Every second counts...

More than thirty area EMS providers trust STRAC with Zoll's RescueNet ePCR system.
Contact us to become a STRAC member and get ePCR.

Fire Operations...

Day to day fire operations are made easier with STRAC and FireRMS. Ask us how we can help your department manage inventory,

track and report continuing education, simplify shift scheduling, and streamline NFIRS reporting.

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7500 US HWY-90 West, Suite 200
San Antonio, TX 78227

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Red Blue Criteria

What constitutes a TRAUMA ALERT?

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1 Red or 2 Blue Criteria = TRAUMA ALERT
Adult Patient 17 Years of Age or Older

ADULT RED CRITERIA

ADULT BLUE CRITERIA

R1 GCS < 13 due to trauma

B1 Reliable loss of consciousness > 5 minutes

R2 ACTIVE airway assistance required

B2 Sustained respiratory rate of >30 or <10

R3 No radial pulse AND heart rate >120

B3 Sustained heart rate >120 (with radial pulse) and BP >90 systolic

R4 BP <90 systolic

B4 Best Motor Response = 5

R5 Pelvic Fracture of fail chest

B5 Pregnancy > 20 weeks

R6 Acute paralysis, loss of sensation, or suspected spinal cord injury

B6 Fracture of humerus for femur due to motor vehicle crash

R7 Amputation proximal to wrist or ankle

B7 Fall from > 20 feet

R8 > 15% BSA 2nd / 3rd degree burns

B8 Age > 55

R9 Penetrating injury to head (or depressed skull fracture), neck, torso, extremities proximal to elbow or knee,excluding superficial wounds

B9 Ejection from vehicle (excludes open vehicles)

R10 Crushed, degloved, mangled, or pulseless, injured extremity

B10 Driver with deformed steering wheel or intrusion >12 inches to occupant or 18 inches at any site

R11 Two or more long bone fractures (on different extremities)

B11 Death in the same vehicle

 

B12 Auto vs. Pedestrian/bicyclist/motorcyclist thrown, run over, or with significant (> 20mph) impact

 

B13 Patient on anticoagulation with a suspected T.B.I.

 


 

1 Red or 2 Blue Criteria = TRAUMA ALERT
Pedi Patient Not Yet 17 Years of Age

PEDIATRIC RED CRITERIA

PEDIATRIC BLUE CRITERIA

R1 Patient not "awake and appropriate"

B1 Reliable history of any LOC and/or Amnesia

R2 ACTIVE airway assistance required

B2 Weight >10 Kg (>22lbs.) or RED or PURPLE Broselow Tape Zone

R3 Weak carotid/femoral pulse or absent distal pulses

B3 Single closed long bone fracture site

R4 Degloving injury, major flap avulsion

B4 Ejection from vehicle (excludes open vehicles)

R5 Acute paralysis, loss of sensation, or suspected spinal cord injury

B5 Death in same vehicle

R6 Amputation proximal to wrist or ankle

B6 Falls >2x the child's height or >10 feet

R7 >10% TBSA 2nd/3rd degree burns

B7 Auto vs. Pedestrian/bicyclist/motorcyclist thrown, run over, or with significant (> 20mph) impact

R8 Penetrating injury to head (or depressed skull fracture), neck, torso, extremities proximal to elbow or knee,excluding superficial wounds

B8 Pregnancy >20 weeks

R9 Crushed, degloved, mangled, or pulseless, injured extremity

B9 Intrusion >12 inches to occupant or 18 inches at any site

R10 Two or more closed long bone fractures

 

R11 Any open long bone fracture

 

R12 Pelvic fracture or fail chest

 
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