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mod6 first aid

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how many common types of wounds?
5
abrasions
are a superficial scraping of the epidermis
avulsion
the skin is torn off and bleeding is profuse
incissions
wounds that result from a sharp object
lacerations
it tears the body tissue and can be difficult to clean usually uneven and you need to wash wound to reduce risk of infection
punctures
they pierce and penetrate the skin and may be deep wounds while appearing insignificant caused by sharp pointed objects
spiral bandages
are useful for injuries to the arm or leg
caring for burns
cover with sterile dressings if burn is minor, otherwise cover with smooth cloth or sheet ect DO NOT APPLY COLD WATER OR ICE!do not remove clothing that may be stuck on burn
what ?s should you ask the burned pt?
does the burned area involve hands,feet,genitals,or face?
Partial Thickness burn
Second degree burn is also known as?
Vaso vagal syncope
Results of fainting and blood pressure drops quickly is?
Increase
During shock what does blood pressure do?
Septic
Acute systematic infection or blood poisoning?
Heat exhaustion
Hot or cold perfuse sweating clammy skin and weakness?
Neurogenic shock
Nerve impulse to blood vessel become impaired due to injury is?
Anaphylactic shock
Type of shock caused by bee sting
Injective poisoning
Insect sting is what type of poisoning?
92 degrees
Body tempture considered hyperthermic?
Contusion
MICE used for?
Poisoning. It constricts blood vessels, inverses blood pressure
Epinephrine used for?
Abrasion
Superficial scrapping is a?
Incision
Sharp straight cut