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NAA 100 Chap 44: all:
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Identify the signs of sudden cardiac arrest and the emergency care required.
Breathing stops but heart action continues for several minutes
Violent and sudden contractions or tremors of muscle groups; convulsion
Results when organs and tissues do not get enough blood
sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)
The heart stops suddenly and without warning; cardiac arrest
Emergency care given to an ill or injured person before medical help arrives
The sudden loss of consciousness from an inadequate blood supply to the brain
See "sudden cardiac arrest"
A life-threatening sensitivity to an antigen
• Describe the rules of emergency care.
The excessive loss of blood in a short time
• Identify the common causes and emergency care for fainting.
Describe the signs, symptoms, and emergency care for hemorrhage.
Explain the causes and types of seizures and how to care for a person during a seizure. • Identify the causes, types, and emergency care for burns. • Perform the procedures described in this chapter. • Explain how to promote quality of life.
Kostelnick, Clare. Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants - E-Book (p. 575). Elsevier Health Sciences. Kindle Edition.
• Identify the signs, symptoms, and emergency care for shock.
• Describe the signs, symptoms, and emergency care for stroke.
Automated external defibrillator
American Heart Association
Basic Life Support
Do Not Resuscitate
Emergency Medical Services
Sudden cardiac arrest
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