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An unresponsive 19 year old female has overdosed on an unknown medication. She has pinpoint pupils and cool skin. Vital signs are BP 84/50, P 72, R 8, SpO2 82%. What class of medication should you suspect?
A 49 year old male complains of severe right upper quadrant abdominal pain and nausea. He has jaundice and is febrile. Vital signs are BP 98/60, P 62, R 16. What should you suspect?
During cleanup operations after a house fire, a firefighter complains of a headache, dizziness, and slight difficulty breathing. He reports not having worn his breathing apparatus for the past 30 minutes. What should you suspect?
Carbon monoxide poisoning
A 32 year old male is lying supine and responding to voice commands with unintelligible gurgling noises. His wife tells you he is an epileptic and had a seizure during which she was able to assist him to the ground. What should you do?
Roll him on his side and suction his airway
A febrile 24 year old male complains of sharp abdominal pain. He states that the pain worsens when you lift your hands from his abdomen after palpation. How should you transport him?
In the fetal position
An unresponsive 22 year old male was found outside on a hot and humid day. His skin is hot and moist. What should you do?
Move him to the air-conditioned ambulance
An 18 year old female complains of pain in her lower right quadrant with rebound tenderness. What should you suspect?
A 40 year old male with a history of bipolar depression is hearing voices, and throwing clothing. Law enforcement is on scene. He has several large lacerations to his forearms that are actively bleeding. What should you do?
Restrain the patient and treat his injuries
A confused 62 year old diabetic man says he has not been feeling well for several days. Vital signs are BP 140/90, P 120, R 34 and deep. What should you suspect?
A 10 year old male is allergic to peanuts. Shortly after sharing some food with a classmate, he began to complain that his throat felt "itchy." His teacher tells you that she thinks his "face looks swollen." What should you do?
Help him self-administer his epinephrine auto-injector
A 15 year old female is sitting in a chair with left-sided facial droop and slurred speech. She has an acetone odor on her breath. What should you suspect?
A 50 year old male complains of a sudden onset of abdominal pain and appears pale and weak. Vitals are BP 84/50, P 110, and R 22. What should you suspect?
A 20 year old male is agitated and complains of nausea. He tells you, "I feel like my heart is going to jump out of my chest." Vital signs are BP 142/90, P 140, R 24, and warm, moist skin. What drug should you suspect?
A confused 56 year old female is complaining of a headache and presents with pale, diaphoretic skin. She has had diarrhea for 2 days. Vital signs are BP 80/40, P 120, R 16. What is the most likely cause?
A 19 year old male was stung by a bee and the stinger is still embedded in his skin. He is allergic to bees. Vital signs are BP 124/76, P 92, R 18, SpO2 98%. What should you do?
Remove the stinger by scraping the skin with a card
An 83 year old female is diaphoretic and has an altered mental status. Her caregiver states, "she is more out of it than normal, and she slapped me." What should you suspect?
A 14 year old male is shouting obscenities and not following your directions. His friend tells you, "He had a few beers." Vital signs are BP 118/66, P 100, R 24, GCS 14, SpO2 94% on room air. What should you do?
Transport him on his side
Dispatch sends you to a possible seizure. As you arrive, you are advised the seizure stopped. Which phase is the patient most likely in?
A 41 year old male begins to shake violently while you administer oral glucose to him. What should you do?
Abandon glucose administration
A 43 year old female was bitten by a rattlesnake on her lower leg. You see swelling and redness at the injection site. She feels cool, pale, and clammy. What should you do?
Splint her leg
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