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1

Patient is unconscious, no suspected trauma. How do you open their airway if it's an adult?

Head tilt and chin lift

2

Patient is unconscious, no suspected trauma. How do you open their airway if it's a child?

Head tilt and chin lift

3

Patient is unconscious, no suspected trauma. How do you open their airway if it's an infant?

Keep head neutral

4

Patient is unconscious, no suspected trauma. How do you open their airway if you suspect trauma?

Don't told head. Do modified jaw thrust.

5

What is the fuel that all cells need?

Glucose

6

A person loses consciousness, but remains upon lying supine. What type of shock?

Psychogenic shock (temporary diminished oxygen to the brain)

7

Which statement about anaphylactic shock is correct?

It has a very rapid onset.

8

Signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock?

Facial swelling (allergic reaction)

9

In order to compensate for blood loss, what does the heart do?

Increases its rate.

10

Shock due to hemorrhage occurs...

When the blood escapes from the normally closed circulatory system.

11

The MCC of shock is?

Hemorrhage

12

Least serious form of shock?

Psychogenic shock.

13

When shock gets more severe, what happens to respiration?

Depression of respiration

14

What is the earliest and most common symptom of shock?

Nausea

15

What is the most reliable symptom of shock?

Blood pressure

16

Face is pale?

Raise the tail (legs)

17

Face is red?

Raise the head

18

Face is fine

Leave them supine

19

How does oxygen benefit the shock patient?

Saturates the reduced number of blood cells.

20

100% Oxygen tank color?

Green

21

When is an IV contraindicated?

High blood pressure, head trauma, or stroke

22

When a person has an allergic reaction to a bee sting, what is the most commonly used drug in this situation?

Epinephrine (causes the bronchial tree to dilate)

23

Why is it so important to get someone who is internally hemorrhaging or in shock to the hospital?

There isn't much you can do for them in the field.

24

T or F: Inadequate amount of insulin = Insulin shock

FALSE (caused by too much insulin)

25

Which diabetic is Insulin dependent?

Type I diabetes

26

Which type of diabetic is controlled with medication?

Type II

27

Best way to treat external hemorrhage?

Targeted direct pressure

28

Breech birth

Butt first

29

Most commonly used splint

Air splint

30

Cells get energy from where if there is no glucose?

Fat --> Creates Ketones