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Brady EMT Basic - Chapter 25- Behavioral and Psychiatric

Manner in which a person acts or performs Behavior
Abnormal behavior (in a given situation) unacceptable or intolerable to patient, family, or community Behavioral emergency
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in what age group 15-24
_________ force is the force necessary to keep a patient from injuring himself or others. Reasonable
_______ could cause a patient to present with erratic behavior, fainting, seizures, profuse perspiration, drooling, and a rapid pulse but normal blood pressure. Low blood sugar
You should _________ every suicidal patient. transport
_____________ is the third leading cause of death in children between the ages of 5 and 14 and second leading cause in teenagers and young adults ages 14 to 21. Its definition is a willful act to end ones own life. Suicide
_________ is a painful uneasiness about impending problems characterized by aggression and restlessness Anxiety
A persons____________ refers to a way he acts or performs on some given purpose or task. behavior
Bizarre and/or aggressive behavior usually associated with cocaine or amphetamine use also Agitated DELIRIUM. Excited Delirium
Inadequate breathing or respiratory arrest caused by body position that restricts breathing Positional asphyxia
A patient with an irrational fear of specific things, places, or situations most likely is suffering from a __________. Phobia
A psychiatric condition characterized by wide swings between periods of depression and periods of Manic behavior is___________ Bipolar
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