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Practical Health

EMS=? police, fire, madical personel
Your role in EMS 1 reg\cognize an emergency 2 decide to act 3 call for help 4 provide care
Recognizing an emergency 1 unusual sight 2 unusual sound 3 Unusual smell 4 unusual behavior or apperece
emergency action steps Check, Call, Care
Checking conscious victim What is the firat thing to do? Am i allowed to help you?
Does the rescurer every touch maxine?if so why? no only to feel her head
where do you start and end your check? start at the head end at the toes
how is a chilld diffrent then checking an adult they cant talk or are shy and make sure to keep them with family
Whats the good samairtain law? law protects you from being sued
reasons people dont get invovled? 1 afraid of being sued 2 afraid of catching a diseace 3dont know what to do 4 scared 5 afraid of doing something wrong 6 to many poeple around
What dispatcher needs to know 1 exact location 2 Name 3 what happened 4 phone number 5 how many victims 6condition of victims 7 what help is being given
what should u always do when on the phone with dispatcher hang up last
checking unconscious victim 1 check scene for safety, if seen is safe 2 tap and shout 3 call 911 4 check breathing for 10 seconds 5 give 2 sow breaths 6 check pulse for 10 seconds 7 check for severe breathing
Life thrating conditions unconscious no/trouble breating no pulse severe bleeding
signals of breathing information trouble brathing slow or rapid brathing
a brathing emergency=? any respitory problem that can threaten a persons life
one air reached the lungs... oxygen in the air is transferred to the blood
Asthma? a inflammation of the air passages that result in a temprpray narrowing the air ways that carry oxygen to the lungs
signals of brething emergency 1 breathing unusually slow or fast 2 breaathing unusual deep or shallow 3 gasping for air 4 weezing, gurgling,high pitched noises 5 chest pain, tingling in hand or feet 6 skin- flushed , pail, or bluish color 7 dizzy 8 victim feel short of breath
what causes brathing to stop tounge in unconsi=cious person chocking injury to head/ brain injury to chest poisoning allergic reaction drownding electric shock asthma
Brain damage- occurs due to lack of oxygen of the brain
minutes of brain damage occuring 4-6 minutes brain damage starts to occur 10 minutes or longwe brain damage is permant
hyperventlation breathing faster than normal
signs/symtomsof hyperventlation 1 rapid/shallow breathing 2 dizzy or light headed 3 numbness or tingling 4 victim is affraid 5 victim feels like they cant get enough air
causes of hyperventilation fear/anxiety severe bleeding diacbeticc emergency head injury asthma
conscous chocking- can i help you are you chocking 5 back blows abdomen thrusts above navel below ribs reapeat steps 2-3 until something changes
recue breathing- check scene tap and shout call 911 check breathing for 10 seconds ----not breathing---- give 2 slow breaths check pulse for 10 seconds ----has pulse not breathing---- begining rescue breathing
how many breaths how often for rescue breathing 1 breath= every 5 seconds' 1 minute= 12 breaths breath lasts for 1 second
diffrence and defination of heart attacks and cardiac arrest ith cardiac arrest no blood flows to the heart, a heart attack some blood flows to the heart
signals of heart attacks chest pain trouble breathing no signals at all
cpr= check scene tap and shout call 911 check breathing for 10 seconds give 2 slow breaths check pulse for 10 seconds ----no pulse no breathing---- begin CPR= 30 chest compresions 1 cycle= 30 5 cycles= 2 minutes compress 2 inched
unconscious breathing check scene tap and shout call 911 check breathing for 10 seconds give to slow breaths check pulse for 10 seconds chest compresions= 30 give 2 slow breaths ----air does not go down---- retilt head give 2 more slow breaths 30 chest compresions
AED turn it on place pads on the chest= upper right lower left chest plug in electrodes into AED anaylyze press chock if adused
signals of a heart attack chest pain or discomfert breathing difficulty changes in pulse rate skin apperance weird
AGINA PECTORIS= chest pain
care for heart attack recognize the signals convince the victim to stop activity and rest obtain info on their condition confort victim call 911 monitor their conditon
preventing heart discease RISK FACTORS men have a higher rish then women family history smoking diest high in fat high blood pressure obesity lack of excercise
target heart rate- 65%- 80% of maximum heart rate
Maximum heart reate= 220-age-x .65
heart attack= heart beat irregurary
cardiac arrest0 heart stops beating
the heart= right side recieves- left side recives- poor blood rich blood and pumps it to the body
nasal cavity- the opening behinfd the nose
pharynx- a hollow tube that starts behind the nose
trachea- a tube like portion of respirtaion tract that connects the larynx with bronchial parts of the lungs
bronchus- a large air tube that begins at the trachea and branches to the lungs
lungs- a pair of breathing rgans located in the chest which removes carbon dioxide from and bring oxygen to the blood
diaphragm- the main muscle of respiration
larynx- a tube shaped organ in the neck that contains the vocal cords
Created by: skyetaylor1