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term used to describe the severity and length of time for onset of diseases or illness, when a situation is hidden, not apparent, or treacherous
severe involuntary contractions of the muscle that first cause the patient to become rigid and then to have uncontrolled movement
is so important in an emergency services that directly correlates with the prognosis and the possibility of recovery
used to describe the onset of illness or disease where a situation has a rapid onset, severe symptons, and hort course
3 things to ask if someone calls regarding a possible poison injestion
what was taken
how much was taken
what time was it taken
mobility device used to give foot, ankle, knee, or leg injury or surgery and oppurtunity to heal
move objects away from patient, never restrain, and never place anything in patients mouth
any situation in which a person suddenly becomes ill, or injured, calling for decided action
know how to use it
know how to prepare kit
check occasionally for missing items, and expiration dates
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