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Emergency response

avpu

QuestionAnswer
what does "a" mean in avpu? alert
what does "v" mean? verbal
what does "p" mean? pain
what does "u" mean? unresponsive
What are some ways you can apply pain? 1.sternum rub 2.earlobe pinch 3.nail-bed pinch
what is "abc"? a-airway b-breathing c-circulation
what technique do you use for airway? you would use the head tilt chin lift technique
what would you do to check their breathing? look and listen for 10 seconds
what is the agonal breath? its the last attempt to take in air
circulation- check for their pulse
what should you be careful with when moving someone? their spine
what should you do if you see someone unconcious faceing down? roll them face up and check their abc's
what is the first section of the spine? cervical
what is the second section of the spine? thoracic
what is the third section of the spine? lumbar
what is the fourth section of the spine? sacrum
what is the fifth section of the spine? coccyx
where does the spine start and end? from the base of your skull to your tailbone
is it true/false that if the spine is damaged then you can loose function of their body true
what is the number one cause of spinal injury? car recks
what is the second cause of spinal injury? falls
what is the third cause of spinal injury? violence
what is the fourth cause of spinal injury? sports injuries
how do you roll the person? roll towards you,put arm closet to you up,underhand grip support the neck,other hand on hip,roll slowly
what about if the vomit what should you do? recovery position
what does Go Dr Shavpu mean? gloves,on,danger,response,scene,history,alert, verbal,pain,unresponsive
Created by: ashleag