5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
- 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.
- a form of glucose ( a kind of sugar) given by mouth to treat an awake patient ( who is able to swallow) with an altered mental status and a history of diabetes.
- 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.
- a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
4 True/False questions
what medications do EMT's carry → 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.
routes of administration? → 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
contraindications → specific signs or circumstances under which it is not appropriate and may be harmful to administer a drug to a patient.