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Lesson Three

What does AVPU stand for? A(Alert):Can carry on a conversation and is aware of surroundings. V(Verbal):Only responds to you when you give them a command. P(Pain):Only responds to you when you cause mild pain. U(Unresponsive):Does not respond to you at all.
If someone responds to a command you give them, where would you place them on the AVPU scale? V-Verbal
What does ABC stand for? A: Airway B: Breathing C: Circulation
What do you do for the A in ABC? use the head tilt chin lift technique. When you tilt the head back the tongue pulls away from the back of the throat opening the airway.
What do you do for the B in ABC? Look listen and feel for breathing for no longer than 10 seconds.
What is the physiology of the technique used for the A in ABC? When you tilt the head back the tongue comes away from the back of the throat, opening the airway. When you lower the head back down the tongue closes the airway again.
What is the anatomy of the technique used for the A in ABC? Keep one hand on the forehead and two fingers under the bony part of the chin. Lift up on the chin and tilt the head back.
What is an Agonal Breath? An Agonal Breath is the body's attempt, usually last attempt, to take in air. It is a sign of death.
What are the sections of the spine in order from top to bottom? The Cervical, The Thoracic, The Lumbar, The Sacrum, & The Coccy.
If someone lost function from the chest down, they most likely injured what section of the spine? The Cervical
What is Quadriplegic? Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down.
What is the number one cause of spinal injury? Car Wrecks
What position do you put a person in if they vomit or you have to leave them unattended for any reason? Recovery Position
Created by: hayesjm