Flashcards in Midterm Deck (49)
The administration of instant concentrated glucose is the treatment for diabetic crisis (T or F)?
An inadequate amount of insulin causes a condition called insulin shock (T or F)?
Most external hemorrhage can be controlled by targeted direct pressure (T or F)?
When the body doesn’t get enough glucose, it uses fat to make energy. → by product causes Ketosis (T or F)?
The most common dressing is?
4 x 4
Specialized shock caused by trauma to spine?
Universal color when oxygen tank has 100% oxygen?
What role does insulin play in bringing sugar to the cells?
Helps glucose cross cell membrane
Priority of injury
When you give oxygen to someone, it is beneficial to...
trauma, cardiac episodes, and respiratory distress (All of the above)
Wound with hemorrhage
Trauma to brain
Check pulse for adult/child in this location...
Check pulse for infant in this location...
Difference between clinical and biological death
no pulse, respiration, or BP (clinically dead) | no BP, respiration, pulse, and brain has died (biological death → can happen in 10 minutes)
low oxygen to cells
no oxygen to cells
when you take the BP and every time the systolic and diastolic get closer and closer together; patient has a blood filled pericardial space
Does the Good Samaritan act protect you against gross negligence?
How do you open an airway for adult/child?
tilt head back and chin lift
How do you open an airway for an infant?
keep head neutral
When you approach an accident, the first thing you should do is...
Primary survey → looking for all life threating conditions → Airway Breathing Circulation Shock (ABCS)
Non-life threating conditions → head to toe assessment
If someone is having a seizures, the main concern is...
to protect them from an injury to themselves; e.g. move furniture away
Most common cause of death related to trauma
58 year old male with cardiac referred pain with difficulty breathing. Likely cause?
Heart attack → call EMS, keep patient relaxed, give oxygen