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Chapter 6 CPR test

What is the most common breathing emergency? Respiratory Distress
What are the two types of airway obstruction? Anatomical and Mechanical
What is respiratory arrest? It is when the breathing stops
What is a way of breathing air into a victim's lungs to supply that person with the oxygen he or she needs to survive? Rescue Breaths
What is the most common cause of repiratory emergencies? Airway Obstruction
What occurs if the airway is blocked by the tongue or swollen tissues of the mouth and throat? Anatomical Airway Obstruction
What occurs when the airway is partially or completely blocked by a foreign object, such as a piece of food or a small toy, or fluids, such as vomit or blood? Mechanical Airway Obstruction
What provides an effective way to clear the airway obstruction in an adult or child? 5 back blows follwed by 5 abdominal thrusts
A condition resulting in inflammation of the lining of the trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles Bronchitis
This occurs when breathing is faster than normal Hyperventilation
A condition that narrows the air passages and makes breathing difficult Asthma
What are the two types of breathing emergencies? Respiratory Distress and Respiratory Arrest
An opening in the front of the neck through which a person whose larynx has been removed breathes Stoma
Inhalation of blood, vomit, or other foreign material into the lungs Aspirate
Bluish discoloration of the skin around the mouth or the fingertips resulting from a lack of oxygen in the blood Cyanotic
What emergency steps should you follow? Check, Call, Care
Breathing stops Respiratory Arrest
What are the signals for a victim for respiratory arrest? Absence of breathing, and skin color
When should you stop care? The scene comes unsafe, the victim begins to breathe on his or her own, another trained person takes over for you, EMS personnel arrives on the scene and takes over, or you are too exhausted to continue
Air in the stomach can cause what? Gastric Distention
Created by: triffle



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