Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ch 33

Air bubble, detached blood clot Embolus
Profuse sweating Diaphoresis
Fainting Syncope
Blood clot Thrombus
Occurs when the body is unable to cool itself down due to dehydration, phycological conditions, or progression of heat exhaustion that goes untreated. Heat stroke
Person becomes over heated due to physical activity, causing dehydration Heat exhaustion
Temporary lack of blood flow to an organ Ischemia
Superficial scrapes that many be painful Abrasions
Sudden or abrupt onset of intense abdominal pain Acute abdomen
Severe allergic reaction to an allergen Anaphylaxis
Outlines a detailed sequence of actions to preform in order to accomplish an task Algorithm
Chronic lung disease which causes bronchial tubes to constrict and block the flow of air to and from the lungs Asthma
Automated unit to defibrillate the heart AED Automated External Defibulator
A procedure to restore heart function CPR Cardiopulmonary Resusitation
Another term for stroke CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
Occurs when the body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones, and develops when the body is unable to produce enough insulin Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Injury when the brain is jarred Concussion
Cart that stocks all medications and supplies used in an emergency Crash Cart
Drugs or electrical shock are used to restore normal contractions to the heart Defibrillation
Life threatening condition in which patients blood sugar is dangerously high Diabetic Coma
Another name for a heart attack Myocardial Infarction
Local injury of the skin due to freezing or sub freezing conditions Frostbite
A condition that occurs when the body temperature falls below 95d Hypothermia
Sudden attack that result from a malfunction of the brain Seizure
Another name for a mini stroke TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
Blood pressure drops when standing Orthostatic hypotension
Symptoms are ranked by importance Triage
Occurs when the ventricles of the heart beats are disorganized, rapid manner; one of the most common rhythms that occurs in adjust victims of sudden cardiac arrest Ventricular fibrillation
Injury to the brain caused by trauma Traumatic Brain Injury
Life threatening condition in which the patients blood sugar level drops dangerously low causing them to go into shock. Insulin Shock
A potentially fatal condition that can be brought on by disease, injury, decrease in circulation, and fluid loss. Shock
Uncontrolled bleeding Hemorrhaging
Cramping that occurs from a combination of factors, elevated temp, loss of fluid, loss of salt, usually confined in abdomen and legs Heat cramp
Purpose of CPR Restore heart and lung function
Common supplies and equipment in a crash cart IV supplies, gloves, needles, AED, Airways, bag mask, O2, O2 mask
RICE Rest Ice Compression Elevation
MICE Movement Ice/ Heat Compression, Elevation
Gradual onset, drowsiness, thirst is intense, high blood sugar, fruity odor from mouth Symptoms of Diabetic Coma
Confused disorientated, head ache, skin is pale and clammy, pulse is full and pounding, low blood sugar. Symptoms of Insulin Shock
Bright red blood, hard to control, blood spurts, , may cause great blood loss Symptoms are Artery bleeding
Dark red blood, blood gentley oozes, isn't life threatening, easy to control. Symptoms of capillary bleeding
Dark red blood, steady flow of blood, may cause great blood loss Symptoms of vein bleeding
Clot busting drug that should be given with in 3 hrs from onset of stroke Tissue plasminogen activator TPA
How far away from a pace maker should AED pads be placed 1inch
What's the first step to control external bleeding Direct pressure
Order of draw Sterile blood cultures, yellow, blue, red gold marble, green, lavender, grey, pale yellow.
Culture medium for yellow SPS Sodium Polyanethol Sulfonate
Culture medium for blue sodium Citrate
Culture medium for Red, Gold, & Marble ( R) nothing (G) nothing (M) clot activator thixotropic separator gel
Culture medium for Green Sodium heparin, lithium heparin
Culture medium for Lavender EDTA
Culture medium for Grey Sodium fluoride, potassium, oxalate
Culture medium for Pale Yellow ACD Acid citrate dextrose
RBC account, WBC count, platelet count, hemoglobin, him and he Metacritic, WBC differential, and RBC indications What's in a CBC test
Created by: Georgia1984



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards