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CHAPTER 43

EMERGENCY CARE

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LIST SOME EXAMPLES OF TRAUMA'S. MVA, POISONING, BURNS, GUNSHOTS, RESPONSE TO EXTREME TEMPERATURES,
WHEN REPORTING AN MVA TO 911 WHAT ARE SOME OF THE THINGS THAT YOU WOULD NEED TO KNOW TO REPORT STREET OR ROAD ADDRESS, HOW CAR WAS HIT HOW MANY VEHICLES INVOLVED, WHICH SIDE OF VEHICLE WAS HIT, SMELLING OF GAS, VEHICLE IN WATER, USE OF SEAT BELTS, AIRBAGS DEPLOYED, EJECTED FROM VEHICLE.
WHAT IS THE GOOD SUMARITAN LAW? IT PROTECTS EMERGENCY CARE RESCUERS FROM LEGAL LIABILITY, THEY MUST GIVE REASONABLE ASSISTANCE TO TRAINING. IF EMS IS ALREADY ON SCENE YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ASSIST.
WHAT DOES TRIAGE MEAN IN ER. YOU WOULD ASSESS THE PATIENTS AND TAKE THE PATIENTS THAT NEED CARE RIGHT FIRST
WHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF PATIENTS THAT ARE TRIAGE THAT WOULD NEED URGENT CARE CHEST PAIN, PROBLEMS WITH AIRWAY, STABBING OR SHOOTING VICTIM, HEMORRHAGING
WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY, SECONDARY,HEMORRHAGIC
________________ EXCESSIVE BLOOD LOSS DECREASE AMOUNT OF VOLUME HEART TO PUMP LOSS 1/5 OF BODY'S TOTAL BLOOD VOLUME. ABSOLUTE HYPOVOLEMIC SHOC K
WHAT ARE S/S OF ABSOLUTE HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK? HYPOTENSION, WEAK THREADY PULSE, CLAMMY, TACHYCARDIA, HYPERPNEA ANXIETY, DECREASED URINE OUTPUT
WHICH PROCEDURE WOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR THE NURSE TO PERFORM FOR ASSESSING AN ILL PERSON IN EMERGENCY. ABCDE PROCEDURE
WHAT ARE SOME S/S OF ICP? PERSISTENT VOMITING, CONFUSION, LOSS OF MEMORY, SEVERE HEADACHE, SEIZURES, SPEECH PROBLEMS, NUMBNESS OR WEAKNESS IN ARM OR LEG, CHANGES WITH VISION
WHAT IS THE CODE FOR CARDIOPULMONARY EMERGENCY CODE BLUE
_______________ OCCURS WHEN A PERSON'S BREATHING AND HEARTBEAT STOP. CLINICAL DEATH
__________________ IS CAUSED BY AN INSUFFICIENT SUPPLY OF BLOOD AND O2 TO THE BRAIN SYNCOPE
________________________ ACRONYM NEUROLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AVPU
S/S OF MI PAIN TO CHEST RADIATING TO LEFT ARM AND NECK, JAW AND ARMS, RESTLESSNESS, PAIN RADIATING TO BACK, SOB, NAUSEA, HEARTBURN, EXTREME FATIGUE
A PERSON HAVING S/S SUCH AS SKIN IS COOL, MAY SWEAT OR NOT, BODY TEMP NORMAL, OTHER S/S SUCH AS HA, NAUSEA PALE SKIN, TAHCYCARDIA, HYPOTENSION, RAPID BREATHING WOULD LEAD THE NURSE TO BELIEVE THE PAINT IS SUFFERING FROM HEAT EXHAUSTION
_______________ IS TWISTING OR STRETCHING THAT DAMAGES A MUSCLE OR TENDON. STRAIN
___________________ TWISTING OF A JOINT WITH RUPTURE OF LIGAMENTS AND OTHER POSSIBLE DAMAGE SPRAIN
_________ PROCESS OF SORTING AND CLASSIFYING PATIENTS TO DETERMINE PRIORITY OF NEED AND TREAT THOSE WITH LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS FIRST TRIAGE
________________ DISPLACEMENT OF A BONE FROM A JOINT DISLOCATION
WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR A BROKEN BONE? FRACTURE
WHAT IS THE FREEZING OF BODY TISSUES THAT RESULT FROM EXPOSURE TO COLD TEMPERATURES. FROSTBITE
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