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CPR test 1


What is the leading cause of death especially in ages 1-44? UNINTENTIONAL injury
What is at the top of the injury pyramid? Death
What is in the middle of the injury pyramid? Hospitalized or transfered
What is at the bottom of the injury pyramid? Treated and released
Are all first aid kita the same? No each should be customized
First aid immediate care given to an injured or suddenly ill person
Skin Largest organ, dermis and epidermis
Implied consent An assumed consent given by an unconsious adult when emergency lifesaving treatment is required
Communicable diseases Diseases transported from one person to another or from animal to person
Nervous system Brain and spinal cord-System that controls virtually all functions of the body both voluntary and involuntary
EMS Emergency Medical System--starts with you-System that represents the combined efforts of several perfessionals and agencies to provide emergency medical care
Perfusion The circulation of oxygenated blood within an organ or tissue in adequate amounta to meeet the cells' current needs
Battery touching a person or providing first aid without consent
Abandonment Failure to continue first aid until relieved by someone with the same or higher level of training
Duty to act An individual's responsibility to provide victim care
Good Samaritain Laws Laws that incourage individuals to voluntarily help an injured or suddenly ill person by minimizing the liability for errors made while rendering emergency care in good faith.
Centers for Disease control CDC
Circulatory system the arrangement of connected tubes including the arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins, t hat moves blood, oxygen, nutrients, carbon dioxide, and cellular waste throughout the body
Respiratory System all the structures of the body that contribute to the process of breathing consisting of the upper and lower airways and their component parts
Scene Size-up A quick assessment of the scene and the surroundings for its safety, the cause of injury or nature of illness, and number of victims before starting firsst aid.
Universal Precautions protective measures for dealing with objects, blood, body fluids due to risk of communicable disease
Blood Born diseases HIV, HBV-hep. B (Vaccine), HCV-hep. C (no vaccine)
PTSD Post traumatic Stress Disorder
Expressed Consent Must be obtained from alert persons-children's consent must come from parent or guardian
What reasons are not covered under the confidentiality laws? Rape, gunshot wounds, abuse
Steps to take for First aid Check, Call, Care
What are the stages of grieving? Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance--Helen Kubler Ross
Whose heart beats faster? Newborns
Who takes the most breaths per minute? Newborns
Name 10 reasons to reccomend immediate transport Uncontrolled bleeding, Suicidal or homicidal feelings, Eye-ball cuts, Signs of shock, chest pain lasting more than 2 min, sudden or severe pain, severe or persistant vomiting or diarrhea, change in mental status, Sudden dizziness or fainting
When should you wash your hands if you are wearing gloves Before and after wearing gloves
Created by: schonscd