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In domestic violence questioning the victim in front of the perpetrator may cause what?
May threaten the patient and they will not talk.
Wwhat is a characteristic of an abuser?
Alcohol and drug abuse
What is your primary concern when responding to a violent call?
Scene and personal safety
Who is responsible for pallative care program?
You respond to a call for patient that was in a motorcycle crash, The patient had an open wound that now has yellow green pus what might be wrong with the wound?
Infection or decay of wound
What is a PEG?
In dwelling nutritional support device
When inserting a urinary catheter how far do you advance?
Until urine is in the catheter
What is the mechanism of action of aspirin?
It is a platelet aggregator
Carbon monoxide binds how many times more to hemoglobin?
Respond to us 68-year-old male complaining of arthritis what is the most common type of arthritis effecting this age?
If a pt has polio what might you find they have difficulty with?
Breathing difficulty and walking difficulty
What Sx may someone with paraplegia exhibit?
Incontinence, leg paralysis
What is when a person refuses to fulfill an obligation to the patient known As?
Your respond to the scene where you suspect abuse, what should you do?
Document in detail suspicion and ensure passed on
What is the millliters per kilogram tidal volume on the home ventilator?
10 to 15 mL per kilogram
The patient is fighting and ET tube, what alarm will go off?
Patient wants to walk to the stretcher what do you do?
Lead them to it
What would not be an exit when accepting terminal illness?
What is the most common type of abuse in elderly and kids?
You respond to a patient receiving home health care, how do you do the exam?
Assessment is no different than any other field exam
Responder patient that's in hospice care, patient is alert and oriented times three. The patient does not want to seek medical care or they authorized to refuse?
Yes as long as the patient is alert and oriented
What is the advantage of home healthcare?
Reduces cost of rehab and recovery time
Respond to 30-year-old female weak, eyelids drooping, Diplopia, difficulty swallowing the patient is suffering from?
Does toddlers have the same or different body temperatures?
Different body temps
What is the Moro reflex?
A normal infant response, elicited by a sudden loud noise. The infant stretches the arms and legs, spreads the fingers and then hugs self.
What intervention can be used to improve at the alveolar level?
What condition results in abnormally salty sweat?
What is the age range for adolescents?
Which stage does a child seek approval, and has good boy and good girl mentality?
What is a typical characteristic of abused children?
Which type if deafness is curable?
You respond to a home health care patient that is wearing a dirty diaper what do you do?
Should suggest they change it prior to transport
What have a large nucleus, are 20-30 percent of WBC, migrate between bloodstream and peripheral tissues. They are very specific pathogens, and do not rely on phagocytosis
What are 50-70% of the circulating WBC, difficult to stain, and are very active phagocytes, specializing in attacking and digesting bacteria?
What granules stain darkly with red, are 2-4 percent of circulating WBC. They attack objects that are coated with antibodies. They dramatically increase during parasitic infections and allergic reactions?
What are nearly twice the size of typical erythrocytes, are 2-8 percent of circulating WBC. They are aggressive phagocytes and engulf large or larger then themselves. They attract and stimulate other WBC, phagocytes and fibroblasts to the region
enhances stain darkly...purple or blue, they contain the chemicals heparin and histamine. It local inflammation initiated by mast cells, and stimulated attract eosinophils and other ....to the area
What is preload?
Thea amount of blood returning to the ventricle
What is after Load?
The total resistance against which blood must be pumped, also known as peripheral vascular resistance
An adult pt who has a BMI of 25-29 is considered?
An adult pt who has a BMI of over 30 is considered ?
Duchenne's muscular dystrophy is caused by a sex linked recessive gene that only effects?
The patient is on a ventilator and it does not improve after?
The paramedics should remove the home ventilator care device and begin PPV and supplemental o2, which should maintain a oxygenation saturation of. 90% or higher.
A higher flow rate means?
Shorter inspiratory time and usually higher respiratory pressure because of increased resistance.
A lower flow rate requires?
Longer inspiratory time with a decreased inspiratory pressure.
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