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Tertiary survey 

Tertiary survey
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Tertiary survey
Author(s):

Jason Smith

, Ian Greaves

, and Keith M Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199543328.003.0010
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date: 18 October 2019

What is a tertiary survey? 154

‘Head to toe’ clinical examination 156

Timing of tertiary survey 158

Further reading 162

The tertiary survey is a complete examination of the patient and a review of all the patient’s investigations from the time of admission. This includes:...

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