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Brady EMT BASIC Chapter 24 - Abdominol Emergencies

What Is the Region between diaphragm and pelvis Abdomen
thin membrane lining the abdominal cavity and covering each organ Peritoneum
What covers each organ? Visceral peritoneum
What Lines Abdominal Cavity Parietal peritoneum
Perception of pain in skin or muscles at distant locations Referred Pain
When there is Inflammation of the pancreas it is called what? Pancreatitis
Hole in the abdominal wall, allowing tissue or parts of organs (commonly intestines) to protrude under skin Hernia
Severe pain caused by kidney stones traveling down the ureter Renal Colic
A patient suffering from abdominal pain should have his vitals reassessed every _______ minutes. 5
Maroon or black, tarry stool that is not accompanied by abdominal pain is a sign of: Bleeding In Digestive Tract
An abdominal aortic aneurysm often is accompanied by a _______ pain in the patient's back Tearing
Dull and/or persistent abdominal pain is usually caused by _______ organs. Solid
The two layers of the peritoneum are called the _______ peritoneum and the parietal peritoneum Visceral
"Indigestion" or pain just below the sternum may be an indication of myocardial infarction
If a patient tenses his muscles as you are reaching to palpate his abdomen, he is said to be Gaurding
The lower abdominal quadrants are between the umbilicus and the pelvis
Pain that originates in the abdominal organs is known as______ pain .. described as Intermittent, crampy, or colicky Visceral
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