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First-Aid Final

Fainting Harmless, worst part is the cause and or the fall.
Different Triggers for Fainting: Hunger, pain, heat, sickness, period(women), Low blood pressure
Treatment for Fainting Make the victim comfortable,and that care of the cause.
Diabetes Mellitus when a person is not able to convert sugar into glucose(energy)
Pancreas Produces Insulin
Insulin allow transport of sugar to cell
Type of diabetes: Type 1: Juvenile Diabetes: Genetics-Pancreas dont produce insulin (insulin dependent diabetes)
Type of diabetes: Type 2: Adult diabetic (lifestyle obesity)-Pancreas does produce enough insulin(non-insulin diabetes)
Hypoglycemia: Lower sugar/insulin high, Rapid onset, Moist/Clammy skin, Rapid breathing, Normal Pulse, Rarely Vomit, Hungry/Not thirsty, Seizures
Hyperglycemia: High sugar/Low insulin, Gradual, Hot Dry Skin, Deep Heavy Breathing, High Pulse Shallow, Often Vomit, Thirsty/Not hungry, Coma, Fruity/Sweet breath
Epilepsy: is neurological disorder
Seizure Triggers: Genetics, Pain, Heat, Light, Hunger
Epilepsy Seizures Do and Donts: Worst part is the fall, Dont hold them down Dont put nothing in their mouths
Aura: A sensation before a seizure comes.
Petite Mal: Absence
Grande Mal: Generalized
Stoke is a CVA (Cerebral Vascular Attack)
Stroke Risk Factors Cant Control: Genetics, Gender, Race, Ageing
Stroke Risk Factors Can Control: Smoking, Drinking, Obesity, Diabetes, Stress
Stroke: is a cerebral vascular accident, a brain attack
TIA: Transient Ischemic Attack - mini stroke
FAST Face, Arm, Speech, Time
How to care for a Stroke Victim? Call 911, very limited on what we can do.
Anaphylaxis Shock related to allergic reaction
Symptoms A.Shock itch, rash,welts, and bronchial tubule swelling(airway)
A.Shock To Help: Look for medical alert bracelet. Ask benadryl and antihistamine or Epi-Pen, Call 911
Epinephrine: Stress hormone, open airway within secs
Rabies: is a bacteria in the saliva of animal, effects brains and heart.
Treatment for Rabies: Catch animals, gets a series of shots
Treatment for when someone gets a snake bite: If bite occurs on arm: Split arm, Call 911, Keep person calm (decrease HR) slow blood flow
Tetanus: is also a bacteria, that effect brain and muscles etc.
Treatment for Tetanus: Clean the womb, Update you booster shots
Poisons/Drug Abuse: Controlled by poison control center 90% of all poisoning occur in the home. Occur with the very old and very young.Most poison prescription meds and household cleaning products.
OLD: Forgetful, med intake to complex, Bad Sight
Young(Toddler): Curious, Dont Know better, Oral(put everything in mouth)
Poison Things To Know: What? How strong? How Much? How was Poison intake? When?
How Drugs Enter Body: Injection,Ingestion, Inhalation, Transdermal
Ingestion treatment: drink milk, water,see docter
Inhalation treatment: colorless, poison,treatment O2
Transdermal treatment: Thru the skin, poison oak, poison ivy (dont transfer skin to skin)
Drugs (Depressants): Slow things Down
Drugs (Stimulants): Fast thing up HR
Drugs (Hallucinogenics): Flashback
Created by: abbywells10
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