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Tucker Ch.6

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condition in which breathing has stopped respiratory arrest
condtion in which breathing is diffcult respiratory distress
lungs and alveoli lost their ablility to exchange carbon dioxide and oxygen effectively emphsema
breathing stops.heart will soon stop beating time in critical life-threatening emergencies 0 minutes
brain damage possibe Time in life-threatening emergencies 4-6 minutes
brain damage likely Time in life-threatening emergencies 6-10 minutes
irreverisble brain damage certain Time in life-threatening emergencies over 10 minutes
breathing is faster than normal hyperventilation
signals of respriatory distress victim is gasping for breath
a condition resulting in inflammation of the lining of the trachea, bronchi and bronchioles bronchitis
signals of respiratory disress in children pale, ashen, flushed or blusih skin color
complete or partial blockage of the arirway, which prevents air from reaching a person's lungs, the most common cause of respiratory emergencies airway obstruction
a techinque of breathing for a non breahing child or infant rescue breathing
airway blocked by the tongue or swollen tissues of the mouth and throat anatomical airway obstruction
airway is patially or completely blocked by a foreign object, such as a piece of food or a small toy, or by fluids, such as vomit or blood mechanical airway obstruction
wearing dentures, dentures make it difficult for the wearer to sense whether food is fully chewed before swallowing causes of choking
a combination of 5 back blows followed by 5 abdominal thrusts provied an effective way to clear the airway obstruction in an adult or child care for an airway obstruction
when EMS personnel arrive on the scene stop care
victims with suspected head , neck or back injuries was involved in a motor vehicle crash
a condition that narrows the air passages and makes breathing difficult asthma
Created by: diamondtucker