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4 steps in reassessment
1. Repeating primary assessment 2. Repeating physical exam 3. Vital signs 4. Checking interventions
The mental status of an unresponsive child or infant can by checked by what?
shouting (verbal) or flicking the feet (painful)
part of the chest goes in as the patient inhales and goes out as the patient exhales
3 interventions during transport that need to be ensured?
adequacy of oxygen delivery and artificial ventilation; management of bleeding; adequacy of other interventions
Interventions you should check when reassessing your patients?
oxygen, bleeding, spine immobilization, and splints
Elements of reassessment includes:
primary assessment, vital signs, pertinent parts of the history and physical exam, and checking the interventions you performed for the patient
If you believe there may have been a change in patient's condition what should you do?
repeat at least primary assessment
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