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Emergency Care in the Streets Pharmacology
Activated Charcoal - Class
Activated Charcoal - Mechanism of Action
Activated Charcoal - Indications
Activated Charcoal - Contraindications
Adsorbent
Absorbs toxic substances from the gastrointestinal tract
Most oral poisonings and medication overdoses... Can be used aft…
Oral administration to comatose patients... After ingestion of c…
Activated Charcoal - Class
Adsorbent
Activated Charcoal - Mechanism of Action
Absorbs toxic substances from the gastrointestinal tract
11 terms
Emergency Care in the streets (Incomplete)
• Special challenges
• Assessment plan
Conductive deafness
Sensorineural deafness
- May be congenital May be congenital... - May have developed du…
- It may be necessary to adapt to best meet unique... needs.
- Usually curable temporary condition ... - Causes include... • In…
• Sensorineural deafness... - Permanent... - Causes include... • Lesi…
• Special challenges
- May be congenital May be congenital... - May have developed du…
• Assessment plan
- It may be necessary to adapt to best meet unique... needs.
53 terms
Ch 4 - Emergency care in the streets
termination of care for the pt without…
written document or oral statement the…
creating fear of bodily harm or invasi…
the act of touching another person wit…
abandonment
advanced directive
assault
battery
termination of care for the pt without…
abandonment
written document or oral statement the…
advanced directive
88 terms
chapter 7 Emergency care in the streets.
Anatomy
Physiology
homeostasis
anatomic position
the study of the structure and makeup of the organism.
the study of the processes and functions of the body.
a state of balance in which organs systems can function effec…
position of reference in which the patient stand facing you,…
Anatomy
the study of the structure and makeup of the organism.
Physiology
the study of the processes and functions of the body.
165 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Pharmacology
Activated Charcoal - Class
Activated Charcoal - Mechanism of Action
Activated Charcoal - Indications
Activated Charcoal - Contraindications
Adsorbent
Absorbs toxic substances from the gastrointestinal tract
Most oral poisonings and medication overdoses... Can be used aft…
Oral administration to comatose patients... After ingestion of c…
Activated Charcoal - Class
Adsorbent
Activated Charcoal - Mechanism of Action
Absorbs toxic substances from the gastrointestinal tract
42 terms
Endocrine Emergencies (Emergency Care in the Streets)
Exocrine glands
Endocrine glands
Adrenal cortex
Adrenal medulla
o excrete chemicals for elimination... o Have ducts that carry t…
o Lack ducts, so they release hormones directly into the surr…
o The outer portion of the adrenal gland that produces cortic…
o The inner part of the adrenal glands that produces catechol…
Exocrine glands
o excrete chemicals for elimination... o Have ducts that carry t…
Endocrine glands
o Lack ducts, so they release hormones directly into the surr…
56 terms
Respiratory Emergencies (Emergency Care in the Streets)
Adventitious
Angioedema
Arytenoid cartilages
Atelectasis
o A type of breath sound that occurs in addition to the norma…
o An allergic reaction that may cause profound swelling of th…
o One of the paired, pitcher-shaped cartilages at the back of…
o Collapse of the alveolar air spaces of the lungs
Adventitious
o A type of breath sound that occurs in addition to the norma…
Angioedema
o An allergic reaction that may cause profound swelling of th…
28 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 2
acute stress reaction
airborne transmission
blind panic
bloodborne pathogens
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
a fear reaction in which a persons judgement seems to disappe…
pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and…
acute stress reaction
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
airborne transmission
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
40 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 1
ethical
evidence based practice
health care professional
inferential
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
a person who follows specific professional attributes that ar…
a research format that uses a hypothesis to prove one finding…
ethical
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
evidence based practice
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
25 terms
Emergency care in the streets Ch. 5
base station
biotelemetry
closed-ended question
digital radio
assembly of radio equipment consisting of at least a transmit…
transmission of physiologic data, such as an ECG, from the pa…
a question that is specific and focused, demanding either a y…
the microwave transmission of digital signal through space or…
base station
assembly of radio equipment consisting of at least a transmit…
biotelemetry
transmission of physiologic data, such as an ECG, from the pa…
25 terms
Ch 4 Emergency care in the streets
Abandonment
Advanced directive
Assault
Battery
Termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
A written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
To create in another person a fear of immediate bodily harm o…
Any act of touching another person without that persons permi…
Abandonment
Termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
Advanced directive
A written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
11 terms
Emergency care in the streets ch 8
osmosis
hypokalemia
How does edema occur?
virulence
Diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
...
...
...
osmosis
Diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
hypokalemia
...
151 terms
emergency care in the streets chapter 7
anatomy
physiology
homeostasis
topographic anatomy
the study of the structure of an organism and its parts
the study of the body functions of the living organism
a tendency to constancy or stability in the body,s internal e…
the superficial landmarks of the body that serve as guides to…
anatomy
the study of the structure of an organism and its parts
physiology
the study of the body functions of the living organism
20 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 3
evaluation
Haddon Matrix
health insurance portability and accou…
implementation plan
collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
a framework developed by william haddon jr MD as a method to…
the first national standards established to protect the confi…
a strategy for carrying out an intervention including goals,…
evaluation
collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
Haddon Matrix
a framework developed by william haddon jr MD as a method to…
40 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 1
Alternative Time Sampling
Blinding
Case Study
Certification
Time parameters that are set during a research project.
The method of not giving the specifics of a project to the pe…
A type of research in which a single case is investigated and…
A process in which a person, an institution, or a program is…
Alternative Time Sampling
Time parameters that are set during a research project.
Blinding
The method of not giving the specifics of a project to the pe…
28 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 2
Acute Stress Reaction
Airborne Transmission
Blind Panic
Bloodborne Pathogens
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation.
The spread of an organism in aerosol form.
A fear reaction in which a person's judgement seems to disapp…
Pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and…
Acute Stress Reaction
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation.
Airborne Transmission
The spread of an organism in aerosol form.
58 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Ch 12
Activated charcoal
Adenosine
albuterol
Amiodarone
EZ char, Actidose, Liqui char... adsorbent... 1-2 G/kg PO... Most oral…
Adenocard... antidysrhythmic... 6mg, 12mg, 12 mg IVP ... PSVT and SVT…
Proventil, Ventolin... Beta 2 agonist (bronchodilator) Sympathom…
Cordarone, Pacerone... Antidysrhythmic... 150 mg alive, 300 mg dead…
Activated charcoal
EZ char, Actidose, Liqui char... adsorbent... 1-2 G/kg PO... Most oral…
Adenosine
Adenocard... antidysrhythmic... 6mg, 12mg, 12 mg IVP ... PSVT and SVT…
67 terms
emergency care care in the streets chapter 9
newborn
infant
toddler
preschool age
0 to 1 month
1 month to 1 year
1 to 3 yrs old
3 to 5 yrs old
newborn
0 to 1 month
infant
1 month to 1 year
12 terms
Ch 1,2,4 Emergency care in the streets
1975
1971
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Certification
American Medical Association recognized emergency medicine as…
Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured ... Fi…
(AAOS) began training EMTs through a national workshop
Ensures all health care providers have the same basic level o…
1975
American Medical Association recognized emergency medicine as…
1971
Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured ... Fi…
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 1
Siege of Malaga 1485
Mobile Intensive Care Unit
The White Paper
The White Paper included these negativ…
When and where was the first recorded use of an ambulance?
Came about in the late 1950's, early 1960's. Staffed by speci…
Made in 1965 by the National Academy of Science and the Natio…
-A lack of uniform laws and standards... -Ambulances and equipme…
Siege of Malaga 1485
When and where was the first recorded use of an ambulance?
Mobile Intensive Care Unit
Came about in the late 1950's, early 1960's. Staffed by speci…
40 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 1
ethical
evidence based practice
health care professional
inferential
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
a person who follows specific professional attributes that ar…
a research format that uses a hypothesis to prove one finding…
ethical
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
evidence based practice
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
58 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Ch 12
Activated charcoal
Adenosine
albuterol
Amiodarone
EZ char, Actidose, Liqui char... adsorbent... 1-2 G/kg PO... Most oral…
Adenocard... antidysrhythmic... 6mg, 12mg, 12 mg IVP ... PSVT and SVT…
Proventil, Ventolin... Beta 2 agonist (bronchodilator) Sympathom…
Cordarone, Pacerone... Antidysrhythmic... 150 mg alive, 300 mg dead…
Activated charcoal
EZ char, Actidose, Liqui char... adsorbent... 1-2 G/kg PO... Most oral…
Adenosine
Adenocard... antidysrhythmic... 6mg, 12mg, 12 mg IVP ... PSVT and SVT…
43 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 1
ethical
evidence based practice
health care professional
inferential
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
a person who follows specific professional attributes that ar…
a research format that uses a hypothesis to prove one finding…
ethical
a behavior expected by a person or group following a set of r…
evidence based practice
the use of practices that have been proven to be effective in…
20 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 3
Evaluation
Haddon Matrix
Health Insurance Portability and Accou…
Implementation Plan
Collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
A framework developed by William Haddon, Jr, MD, as a method…
The first national standards established to protect the confi…
A strategy for carrying out an intervention; includes goals,…
Evaluation
Collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
Haddon Matrix
A framework developed by William Haddon, Jr, MD, as a method…
28 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 2
acute stress reaction
airborne transmission
blind panic
bloodborne pathogens
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
a fear reaction in which a persons judgement seems to disappe…
pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and…
acute stress reaction
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
airborne transmission
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
86 terms
emergency care in the streets chapter 10
absolute refractory period
absorption
acetylcholinesterase
active metabolite
the early phase of cardiac repolarizaion whenin the heart mus…
the process by which the molecules of a substance are moved f…
enzyme that breaks down acetylcholine
a medication that has undergone biotransformation and is able…
absolute refractory period
the early phase of cardiac repolarizaion whenin the heart mus…
absorption
the process by which the molecules of a substance are moved f…
20 terms
emergency care in the streets chapter 14
concept formation
cookbook medicine
data interpretation
medical ambiguity
pattern of understanding based on initially obtained informat…
blindly following a protocol or algorithm without thinking ab…
the process of reaching conclusions bases on comparing the pa…
vague or unclear aspects of medicine, the uncertainty regardi…
concept formation
pattern of understanding based on initially obtained informat…
cookbook medicine
blindly following a protocol or algorithm without thinking ab…
21 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 3
evaluation
Haddon Matrix
health insurance portability and accou…
implementation plan
collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
a framework developed by william haddon jr MD as a method to…
the first national standards established to protect the confi…
a strategy for carrying out an intervention including goals,…
evaluation
collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary t…
Haddon Matrix
a framework developed by william haddon jr MD as a method to…
28 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Chapter 2
acute stress reaction
airborne transmission
blind panic
bloodborne pathogens
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
a fear reaction in which a persons judgement seems to disappe…
pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and…
acute stress reaction
Reaction to stress that occurs during a stressful situation
airborne transmission
the spread of an organism in aerosol form
13 terms
Emergency care in Streets. ch 1 terms
Longitudal Design
Descriptive
Prospective research
Research Domain
A data collection method in which information is collected at…
A research format in which an observation of an event is made…
a type of research that gathers information as events in real…
The area (clinical, systems or education) that will be impact…
Longitudal Design
A data collection method in which information is collected at…
Descriptive
A research format in which an observation of an event is made…
Nancy Caroline Emergency Care in the Streets Pediatric Emergencies
Most children begin to develop strange…
For a hypovolemic child who weighs 30…
Bradydysrhythmias in pediatric patient…
Which of the following presentations i…
6,12
270 ml
hypoxia
A 6 year old who is sleepy, using accessory muscles and has a…
Most children begin to develop strange…
6,12
For a hypovolemic child who weighs 30…
270 ml
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Emergency Care in the Streets - Ch 6 Medical Terminology
a-
ab-
abdomin-
acr(o)-
without, lack of
away from
abdomen
to, toward
a-
without, lack of
ab-
away from
51 terms
Nancy caroline emergency care in the streets endocrine emergencies
A 29-year-old man presents with bizarr…
A 30-year-old woman presents with 3 da…
A 51-year-old man with type 2 diabetes…
A 68-year-old obese woman presents wit…
tachypneic
crystalloid fluid hydration.
experiencing hyperosmolar nonketotic coma.
myxedema coma.
A 29-year-old man presents with bizarr…
tachypneic
A 30-year-old woman presents with 3 da…
crystalloid fluid hydration.
Nancy Caroline Emergency Care in the Streets Neonatal Care
You have assisted in the delivery of a…
A newborn requiring volume expansion s…
A newborn should receive positive pres…
An infant is considered a neonate from…
Monitoring the baby for symptoms of hypoglycemia enroute to t…
10 ml/kg of Normal Saline
100
1 month
You have assisted in the delivery of a…
Monitoring the baby for symptoms of hypoglycemia enroute to t…
A newborn requiring volume expansion s…
10 ml/kg of Normal Saline
103 terms
Emergency care in the streets p. 240-261
systemic circulation
Pulmonary circulation
Circulatory System
epicardium
The branch of the circulatory system that supplies all body o…
Path of circulation between the heart and lungs
The human body system that contians the heart, blood, and all…
outer layer of the heart
systemic circulation
The branch of the circulatory system that supplies all body o…
Pulmonary circulation
Path of circulation between the heart and lungs
124 terms
Emergency care in the streets p. 261-292
Components of the nervous system
central nervous system, bone marrow, c…
Transports lymph by passive circulatio…
spleen
Brain... Spinal cord... Thousands of nerves
Lymphatic capillaries are present in all tissues except the
Transports lymph by passive circulation... Lymph vessels travel…
An organ that is part of the lymphatic system; it produces ly…
Components of the nervous system
Brain... Spinal cord... Thousands of nerves
central nervous system, bone marrow, c…
Lymphatic capillaries are present in all tissues except the
64 terms
Emergency care in the streets CH 12 dosages
Activated Charcoal
Adenosine
Albuterol
Amiodarone
1-2 Grams/kg PO or NG
6,12,12mg IVP FAST
2.5 mg Nebulize
150mg slow IV over 10 (alive) May repeat Q 10 min PRN... 300mg I…
Activated Charcoal
1-2 Grams/kg PO or NG
Adenosine
6,12,12mg IVP FAST
71 terms
Emergency care in the streets p. 202-222
four major types of tissue
Epithelial tissues
Epithelia perform four essential funct…
Connective tissues
epithelial... connective... muscle... nervous
cover body surfaces, cover and line internal organs, and make…
Physical protection... Permeability... Sensation... Specialized secret…
are widely distributed throughout the body function to bind,…
four major types of tissue
epithelial... connective... muscle... nervous
Epithelial tissues
cover body surfaces, cover and line internal organs, and make…
119 terms
Emergency care in the streets p.183-201
Anatomy
Gross anatomy
Physiology
Homeostasis
is the study of the structure and makeup of the organism
studies organs and their locations in the body
is the study of the processes and functions of the body
State of balance in which organs and systems can function eff…
Anatomy
is the study of the structure and makeup of the organism
Gross anatomy
studies organs and their locations in the body
79 terms
Emergency care in the streets p. 222-240
Three bones of the hip
Iliac crest
pubic symphysis
Acetabulum
Ilium the largest portion of the hip bone. iliac crest... Ischiu…
Superior portion of the ilium
Lower midportion of the pelvic ring where the left and right…
the socket of the hipbone, into which the head of the femur f…
Three bones of the hip
Ilium the largest portion of the hip bone. iliac crest... Ischiu…
Iliac crest
Superior portion of the ilium
64 terms
Emergency Care in the Streets Ch 1, 2, 3
Systematic sampling
Reciprocity
Perameter
Inferencial
A computer-generated list of subjects or groups for research
The process of granting licensure or certification to a provi…
Outlined measure that may be difficult to obtain in a researc…
A research format that uses a hypothesis to prove one finding…
Systematic sampling
A computer-generated list of subjects or groups for research
Reciprocity
The process of granting licensure or certification to a provi…
56 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 4 legal terms
abandonment
advance directive
assault
battery
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
to create in another person a fear of immediate bodily harm o…
any act of touching another person without that persons consent
abandonment
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
advance directive
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
49 terms
Nancy caroline emergency care in the streets chapter 19
A 4-year-old child presents with a dee…
A chemistry student accidentally splas…
A distorted sense of smell in which a…
A man who was using an arc welder with…
tracheitis
carefully remove his contact lenses and flush his eyes for at…
dysosmia
covering his eyes with sterile, moist dressings; applying coo…
A 4-year-old child presents with a dee…
tracheitis
A chemistry student accidentally splas…
carefully remove his contact lenses and flush his eyes for at…
182 terms
Paramedic Emergency Care Chapter 13 - AAOS Emergency Care in the Streets
Gathering a patient's medical history…
In prehospital care, the priorities of…
When determining whether a patient is…
You will MOST likely develop your fiel…
after life threats have been identified and corrected in the…
the degree of threat to the patient's life.
a quick visual assessment.
chief complaint and patient history.
Gathering a patient's medical history…
after life threats have been identified and corrected in the…
In prehospital care, the priorities of…
the degree of threat to the patient's life.
86 terms
Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets; Ch 38 Environmental Emergencies
What is homeostatic body temperature?…
core body temperature
The axillary temperature is about 1 de…
Where is the body's main thermoregulat…
98.6 F (37 C)
the temperature in the part of the body comprising the heart,…
cooler; hotter
hypothalamus; negative feedback loop
What is homeostatic body temperature?…
98.6 F (37 C)
core body temperature
the temperature in the part of the body comprising the heart,…
26 terms
Airway Management CH 15 Emergency Care in the Streets
The King LT airway can be used to
Asymmetric chest wall movement is char…
Compared to mouth-to-mouth ventilation…
Changes in the rate and depth of breat…
A.administer certain cardiac medications directly into the tr…
one side of the chest moving less than the other
* A.can be used in conjunction with supplemental oxygen. ... B.…
A.pH of venous blood. ... *B.pH of the CSF. ... C.saturation of oxy…
The King LT airway can be used to
A.administer certain cardiac medications directly into the tr…
Asymmetric chest wall movement is char…
one side of the chest moving less than the other
79 terms
EMERGENCY CARE IN THE STREETS ADULT DRUG DOSAGES
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (EZ-CHAR, ACTIDOSE,…
ADENOSINE (ADENOCARD)
ALBUTEROL (PROVENTIL, VENTOLIN)
ALTEPLASE, RECOMBINANT (TISSUE PLASMIN…
1-2 G/KG PO OR NASOGASTRIC TUBE
6 MG RAPID IV PUSH FOLLOWED BY 20 ML FLUSH IF NO RESPONSE 2 M…
2.5 MG
15 MG IV BOLUS OVER 2 MIN THEN 0.75 MG/KG OVER 30 MIN (NOT TO…
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (EZ-CHAR, ACTIDOSE,…
1-2 G/KG PO OR NASOGASTRIC TUBE
ADENOSINE (ADENOCARD)
6 MG RAPID IV PUSH FOLLOWED BY 20 ML FLUSH IF NO RESPONSE 2 M…
56 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 4 legal terms
abandonment
advance directive
assault
battery
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
to create in another person a fear of immediate bodily harm o…
any act of touching another person without that persons consent
abandonment
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
advance directive
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
48 terms
Emergency care in the streets Ch.10 noteable drugs
alkanlinizing agent
antacids
anthelmintics
antibiotics
increase serum or urine pH
neutralize excess acids present in stomach
treat intestinal parasites
treat bacterial infection
alkanlinizing agent
increase serum or urine pH
antacids
neutralize excess acids present in stomach
80 terms
Emergency Care in the streets Chapter 4 legal terms
abandonment
advance directive
assault
battery
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
to create in another person a fear of immediate bodily harm o…
any act of touching another person without that persons consent
abandonment
termination of care for the patient without giving the patien…
advance directive
a written document or oral statement that expresses the wants…
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