5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Most often patients with diseases like asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis carry a " bronchodilator," a medication designed to enlarge constricted bronchial tubes, making breathing easier.
- Since epinephrine has a potent effect on the heart and vascular system, increased heart rate and blood pressure commonly occur after its administration to the patient.
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
- As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.
- Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.
4 True/False questions
What medications can you assist the patient in taking → As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.
activated charcoal → specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.
oxygen → a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
Four rights → a gas commonly found in the atmosphere. Pure oxygen is used as a drug to treat any patient whose medical or traumatic condition may cause him to be hypoxic, or low in oxygen.