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Chapter 24 - homework questions
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A local __________ injury results from the freezing of body tissue.
Always transport a hyperthermic patient with hot skin that is moist or .___________
Another name for late or deep local cold injuries is _____________
Application of an external heat source to the body is known as _________________________ rewarming.
Apply a(n) __________________ pack to an insect bite or sting to help relieve pain and swelling.
Do not apply cold to bites of snakes or to injuries inflicted by _____________ life.
Heat-related emergencies are grouped under the name _________________.
Most radiant heat loss occurs from a person's neck, _______________, and feet.
Soaking the affected area in __________ water for 30 minutes or throughout transport will help break down venom from a marine bite or sting.
The ___________ widow spider is characterized by a shiny black body, thin legs, and a crimson red marking on its abdomen, usually in the shape of an hourglass or two triangles.
The ____________ ant gets its name from the intense, fiery, burning pain its bite causes.
The mechanism of _______________ causes body heat to be lost through direct contact.
The most significant mechanism of heat loss is ______________________, which involves the transfer of heat from the surface of one object to the surface of another without physical contact.
The patient with a(n) altered _______________ status, who also has hot skin, should be considered a priority patient.
The process in which a liquid or solid changes to a vapor is called ______________________.
The process of _______________ causes cold air molecules that are in immediate contact with the skin to be warmed.
The two classes of poisonous snakes in the United States are pit vipers and ___________ snakes.
When cooling affects the entire body, a problem known as _________________________ hypothermia develops.
______________ rewarming is taking measures to prevent further heat loss and giving the patient's body the optimum chance to rewarm itself.
_________________________ causes loss of body heat as a result of exhaled warm air.
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