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  1. 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.
  2. a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.
  3. Oral, or swallowed
    Sublingual, or dissolved under the tongue
    • Inhaled, or breathed into the lungs, usually in tiny aerosol particles as from an inhaler or as a gas such as oxygen
    • Intravenous, or injected into a vein
    • Intramuscular, or injected into a muscle
    • Subcutaneous, or injected under the skin
    • Endotracheal, or sprayed directly into a tube inserted into the trachea
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

4 True/False questions

  1. What medications can you assist the patient in takingAs an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.


  2. nitroglycerina drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.


  3. what medications do EMT's carryspecific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.


  4. epinephrinedrug that helps to constrict the blood vessels and relax passages of the airway. It may be used to counter a severe allergic reaction.