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Kinn's chapter 36 study questions

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AED
automated external defibrillator
Strain
injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)
sprain
a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
anaphylactic shock
severe allergic reaction
Insulin shock
severe hypoglycemia caused by an overdose of insulin, decreased intake of food, or excessive exercise; primary complication of type 1 diabetes
Psychogenic or mental shock
Shock caused by overwhelming emotional factors. Sudden dilation of blood vessels results in fainting because of lack of blood supply to the brain.
Hypovolemic or hemorrhagic shock
shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss
cardiogenic shock
shock caused by cardiac arrest
Neurogenic shock
type of shock commen in cases of damage to the brain or spinal cord that results in vasodilation and relative hypovolemia
Septic shock
systemic infection
Heart attack symptoms
chest pain, chest heaviness, pale skin, weak pulse, nausea, vomitting, pain radiating to left arm, indigestion, short of breath, sweating.
CPR
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation 30 thrusts 2 breaths unassisted 15 thrusts 2 breaths assisted
photophobia
pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)
heat stroke
a serious condition that occurs when the body's inner temperature rises so fast that the body cannot cool itself
epistaxis
nosebleed
dehydration
depletion of bodily fluids
contusion
an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration BRUISE
laceration
cut or wound
tetanus shot
Good for 10 years
anticoagulant
prevents blood clotting
black bowel movement
blood in stools
black tongue
can happen as a result of drinking pepto bismal
lyme disease
Caused by a tick
how to remove a tick
with tweezers
abrasion
scraping away of the skin by mechanical process or injury
thrombolytic drug
Dissolve blood clots that have already formed by breaking the fibrin strants.
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
polydipsea
excessive thirst
polyuria
excessive urination
cyanosis
blue discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen in the blood
ecchymosis
the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
syncope
fainting
vertigo
dizziness
diabetic coma
caused by very high blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
hemoturia
abnormal presence of blood in urine
idiopathic
pertaining to disease of unknown origin