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Health Final Pt. 2

this includes CPR & male/female reproductive systems

For which injury or illness should you call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number? The person has trouble breathing.
The steps to follow in an emergency are: Check—Call—Care.
What are indications that an emergency has occurred? Breaking glass or screeching tires, Screaming or moaning, & strong odors.
By following standard precautions to protect yourself and the injured or ill person, you can do what? Minimize the risk of disease transmission.
You determine that a person is in shock, what do you not do? Give the person water.
You see a woman collapse in front of you while entering the lobby of your office building. You check the scene and then check the person for consciousness, but she does not respond. What should you do next? Check for breathing.
What should you do when checking a conscious person? Ask questions, don't touch/move painful areas, & get consent to give care.
What should you do if the person does not give consent? Do not give care but instead call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number.
What is the purpose of Good Samaritan laws? To help protect people who voluntarily give care without accepting anything in return
About how many seconds should you check for breathing? No more than 10
If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3 to 5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having a what? A heart attack.
When giving a rescue breath during CPR, each breath should last about: 1 second
When giving a rescue breath, you should: Blow in for about 1 second and make the chest clearly rise.
Effective chest compressions include: Allow the chest to return to its normal position, Are delivered fast, about 100 compressions per minute, Are smooth, regular and given straight up and down.
You should continue CPR until when? The person shows obvious signs of life, Another trained responder or EMS personnel takes over, You are too exhausted to continue.
A cycle of chest compressions and rescue breaths in CPR is: 30 chest compressions for every 2 rescue breaths.
What are links in the Cardiac Chain of Survival? Early defibrillation, Early CPR, Early recognition and access to the EMS System
It is important to follow links in the Cardiac Chain of Survival because: It helps improve the chance of survival.
You should continue CPR until: Another trained responder or EMS personnel take over, The person shows an obvious sign of life, You are too exhausted to continue.
When you give care to an adult who is conscious and choking, where should you position your first to give abdominal thrusts? In the middle of the abdomen, just above the naval.
When a cardiac arrest occurs and an AED becomes available, it should be used soon as possible. True
Early CPR and early defibrillation can: Save the lives of more people in cardiac arrest.
What about defibrillation is true? It is an electrical shock that may help the heart to resume an effective rhythm to a person in sudden cardiac arrest.
If, during the second analysis, the AED prompts a no shock advised, you should: Resume CPR until the AED reanalyzes or you find an obvious sign of life.
What should you do before the AED analyzes the heart rhythm? Ensure that no one, including you, is touching the person.
When preparing an AED for use, what is the first thing you should do? When preparing an AED for use, what is the first thing you should do?
The AED pads should normally be placed on: The upper right chest and the left side of the chest.
Why is it important to stand clear and not touch the person while the AED is analyzing or defibrillating? You or someone else could be injured by the shock, You might prevent the AED from analyzing the heart rhythm properly.
If the AED pads risk touching each other such as with a small child or an infant you should: Place one pad in the middle of the chest and the other on the back.
Once you have turned on the AED, you should: Apply the pads and allow the AED to analyze the heart rhythm.
Created by: 7jsellers