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Non Systems - Emergency response / Ergonomics
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when should you call EMS with a burn?
if it occurs to hands, feet or respiratory system is involved
signs of heat exhaustion
- moist skin
- pale skin
- shallow breathing
- weak pulse
- rapid pulse
signs of heat stroke
- dry skin
- flushed skin
- labored breathing
- strong pulse
- rapid pulse
- possible loss of consciousness
- increase in body temp.
what body temp should warrant a call to EMS if you suspect hypothermia?
less than 95 degrees F
Which organ is most likely injured when signs and symptoms include shock, abdominal rigidity, nausea, vomiting, and Kehr's sign?
Injuries to the spleen typically occur from a direct blow, splenomegaly or an enlargement from infectious mononucleosis. Kehr's sign is a reflex pain that occurs approximately a half hour after injury. The pain radiates to the left shoulder and down a small portion of the left arm.
what should the compression rate be during CPR?
what is the compression to ventilation ratio with adults and infants/children?
30:2 with adults (1 or 2 rescuers)
30:2 with children (1 rescuer)
15:2 with children (2 rescuers)
work station recommendations
monitor should be placed at least how many inches away from the eyes?
grab bar placement
33-36 inches from floor
The obligation of the healthcare provider to provide the highest quality of care for a patient is consistent with which term?
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