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First Aid

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A medical office is for conditions That posed no immediate danger to life or limb
A free-standing clinic or Urgent Care Center is for conditions That need to be traded quickly but that are not life-threateningy
Emergency department are for Most emergencies, including life threatening.
Critical care centers are for Life threatening conditions that require specialized Critical Care
An emergency medical responder Provides Immediate life-saving Care while waiting response
Emergency medical technician Basic medical care, a few meds and transport to hospital
Advanced EMT Provides basic emergency medical care some Advanced Care administrators broader range of medications and transport
Paramedic Provides all care that an EMT or a AEMT can provide plus a broad range of advanced emergency care and a broader range of medications and transport
The primary assessment gathers what information patients name ,patients need ,history of event, medication information ,patient allergies and take vital signs
Some examples of life-threatening or immediate intervention are 1 extreme shortness of breath 2cardiac arrest 3uncontrolled bleeding 4 head injuries 5.poisioning
Can some medications in the emergency crash kit include Activated charcoal insulin nitroglycerin normal saline
Some things on the emergency crash kit cards are A heart monitor defibrillator, needles and syringes, emergency medications, a resuscitator
Respiratory distress is A reaction to a long-term debilitating disease such as COPD or to emergency situations
Signs & symptoms of respiratory distress are Acute anxiety, cyanosis, nasal flaring, failure of the chest to rise and fall
Coughing, wheezing, SOB, chest tightness are all signs of an Asthma attack
Quick shallow breathing or rapid deep breathing that results is decreasing carbon dioxide in the blood is Hyperventilation
Signs of hyperventilation are Chest tightness, cardiac palpation, rapid pulse, deep sighing breaths, anxiety
Fluid accumulation in the lung tissue and alveoli results in Pulmonary edema
Difficulty breathing, wheezing sounds, cyanosis, rapid heart rate, distended neck veins, and orthopnea are all signs of Pulmonary edema
Shock is The collapse of the cardiovascular system, caused by insufficient cardiac output
Signs of shock are Weakness, rapid heartbeat, thirst, nausea, dizzinesd
Anaphylactic shock Severe allergic reaction to a foreign substance.
Always ask about ..... To a medication before administering it. Allergies
If a patient goes into shock ensure the pt has an ...... ..... And proper ........ Open airway circulation.
If a pt goes into shock encourage the pt to ...... ...... And ........... Lie down. Cover with blankets
Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia are both signs of Diabetic emergencies
Created by: Alisha71189