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USAF EMS PROTOCOLS
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Until when, should pediatric protocols be used on a patient?
puberty or > 45 kg
If a thermal burn is less than 10% of TBSA, what do you do?
Cool area w/ fresh water or saline, cover w/ dry, sterile dressing
If a thermal burn is greater than 10% of TBSA, what do you do?
Cover with dry sterile dressing
If less than 20% TBSA 2nd/3rd degree and/or pain management for burn, what do you do in terms of vascular access?
Initiate 2 large bore IV's or IOs
Which type of burn is not included in TBSA but still has to be charted in the patient note?
In a pt with hypothermia, what is the primary airway management that should be use?
BVM or SGA
At what point do you not administer IV ACLS meds for a hypothermic pt?
If the pt's core temp is <86 degrees F
On a trauma patient W/O a head injury, what does the SBP have to be to administer lactated ringer IV/IO at minimum volume?
After how many hours should you replace a tourniquet with a pressure dressing?
Where do you not place hemostatic dressings?
Into the chest or abdomen.
If a patient is combative, how many individuals should restrain the patient?
Ideally 5, one for each extremity and one for the head.
What are contraindications for removing taser probes from a patient?
-Probes localized to the face; tissues above the level of the clavicles; the breast, groin or hand.
-Suspicion that the probe may be embedded in a blood vessel, joint, or bone.
What is the correct dosage to administer for Ketamine?
What is the most common dosage for Norepinephrine for a pediatric patient?
How do you treat hypovolemia?
IV/IO Access, Fluids
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