At a hazardous materials incident, an EMT should provide basic emergency care only after the patient has been:
As an EMT at a hazardous materials incident, you should not be treating patients until after they have undergone decontamination (cleansing of dangerous chemicals and other materials).
A pathogen is:
a disease-causing organism.
The organisms that cause infection and disease, such as viruses and bacteria, are called pathogens.
Which of the following accurately identifies the three stages of stress?
Alarm, resistance, and exhaustion.
Dr. Hans Selye (a Canadian physician and educator who was born in Austria) did a great deal of research in the area of stress and found that the body's response to it has three stages: alarm, resistance, and exhaustion.