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First Aid & CPR

First Aid & CPR Terms

Pressure Points Femoral, Caroid, Brachial, Auxiliary
Types of Shock Hemorrahgic, Cardiogenic, Respiratory, Septic, Anaphylactic
Hemorragic loss of blood
Cardiogenic heart distress
Respiratory difficult breathing
Septic infection
Anaphylactic allergic reaction
Signs of Shock restlessness, irritability, pale, cool, clammy skin,
Types of Soft Tissue Abrasion, Lacerations, Punctures, Avulsions
Abrasion frictions
Lacerations cut
Punctures hole
Avulsions tearing away
Types of Fractures Open, Cloesd, Greenstick, Stress, Compound, Avulsion, Spiral
Open bone ends displaced
Closed bone ends aren't lined up right
Greenstick not completely through the bone
Stress repeated micro traumas
Compound bone through the skin
Avulsion bone pulled of tendon or ligament
Spiral angular fracture
Heat Exhaustion Symptoms profuse sweating, dizziness, N&V, confusion, fatigue, cool skin
Heat Stroke Symptoms lack of sweating, unconcious, red hot dry skin, rapid pulse, shallow breathing
Frost Bite Symptoms waxy skin, loss of sensation, cold and discolored,
Hypothermia Symptoms decrease in pulse, decrease in BP, decrease in breath rate
Systolic exerterd on arteries when heart contracts
Diastolic exerted when heart is at rest
Created by: evelynx on 2008-02-06

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