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EMT-2 Wellness EMT

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Acute stress reaction signs and symptomes typically occur immediately or shortly after the incident
Delayed Stress reaction (PTSD) sighs and symptoms that are not immediate
Cumulative stress reaction result of constant exposure to stressful situations that build over time
critical incident any situation that causes unusually strong emotions that interfere with the ability to function
CISD (Critical Incident Stress Management) held within 24-72 hours of a critical incident.
Defusing version of CISD held within 1-4 hours following critical incident
pathogens microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses that cause disease
What is an infectious disease? one that spreads from person to person
Hand washing single most important way to prevent the spread of infection
Standard precautions method of preventing infection based on the concept that all blood and body fluids are infectious
PPE (personal protective equipment) equipment worn to protect against injury and against spreading infectious disease
When is HEPA mask worn? TB patients
PPD (purified protein derivative) test to determine presence of TB based on persons positive reaction to tuberculin, a substance prepared from the tubercle bacillus
Hepatitus symptomes -Abdominal pain -fever Yellowish color of skin and whites of eyes (jaundice)
TB symptomes -Cough -Night sweats -WEight loss -Fever
SARS symptomes -hihg fever -headache -diarrhea -dry cough
West NIle Virus symptomes -high fever -confusion -seizures -numbness/weakness vision loss
Garment levels 1-3 Class 1- traffic less than 25 mph Class 2-traffic 25mph or greater Class 3-serious risk from vehicles
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