Remember Proverbs 4:7...
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
The average range for an adult's pulse would be:
60 to 100.
If you are a single rescuer w/an AED, w/no one else to do CPR and the patient has only been down for 2 mins, you should:
Begin compressions and apply the AED right away.
Although not considered to be one of the vital signs, whenever you take vitals, you should also reassess the patient's:
If your patient regained a pulse after being defibrillated, goes back into cardiac arrest while in route to the hospital you should:
Stop the vehicle and defibrillate if indicated.
The pulmonary veins are the only veins that carry _______ blood.
when the intercostal muscles and the diaphragm contract.
En route to the hospital, all of the following would be usually completed, except:
Baseline vital signs.
When measuring the BP, the cuff is deflated until two consecutive beats are heard through the stethoscope. This measures the _____ pressure.
Remembering the difference between a sign and a symptom, which of the following is a symptom of breathing difficulty?
Restlessness or anxiety
The ongoing assessment is conducted every _______ minutes on an unstable patient, and every _______ minutes on a stable patient.
5 and 15
The 1st step in an ongoing assessment is:
Repeating the initial assessment.
When assessing the neck of an unresponsive patient, in addition to deformities, contusions, abrasions, punctures, burns, tenderness, lacerations, and swelling or DCAP-BTLS, you also look for.
Medical identification devices.
Remember Matthew 22:37...
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
Pressure created in arteries by blood forced into the circulation by the heart contracting is called _______ pressure.
The pulse you feel at your patient's wrist is a result of the:
Left ventricle contracting.
A vein that attaches directly to the right atrium, bringing blood back from the body, is the:
Hypotension, or low blood pressure, is considered a systolic pressure of less than _______ mmHg.
Oxygen-poor blood is pumped to the lungs from the right ventricle through which vessel?
The vessels that pass blood from the tissues back to the heart are called:
The first set of vitals you obtain are called the ______.
DCAP-BTLS stands for.
Deformities, contusions, abrasions, punctures, burns, tenderness, lacerations, and swelling.
All veins travel back to the heart.