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61 terms
EMT Respiratory Emergencies
Dyspnea
Asthma
Asthma Age Prevalence
Asthma Signs and Symptoms
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Acute spasm of bronchioles associated with excessive mucous p…
5-17 years
Expiratory wheezing... Bronchospasm
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Asthma
Acute spasm of bronchioles associated with excessive mucous p…
78 terms
EMT - Respiratory Emergencies
What is carbon dioxide retention?
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. wheezing on exp…
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. flushed skin or…
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
Low arterial levels of O2
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
What is carbon dioxide retention?
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
Low arterial levels of O2
8 terms
EMT - Respiratory Emergencies
Dypsnea
Pulmonary Edema
COPD
Pneumothorax
Difficulty (Dyps) Breathing (Nea)
Fluid build up in alveoli and lung tissue
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
accumulation of air in pleural space
Dypsnea
Difficulty (Dyps) Breathing (Nea)
Pulmonary Edema
Fluid build up in alveoli and lung tissue
275 terms
Chapter 13 - EMT (Respiratory Emergencies)
Dyspnea... *person with dyspnea may also…
Air hunger
Asthma
-All anatomic airway structures above…
Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
When a person reports the feeling of "not getting enough air"…
Chest tightness, described as an uncomfortable feeling in the…
Components of upper airway
Dyspnea... *person with dyspnea may also…
Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
Air hunger
When a person reports the feeling of "not getting enough air"…
100 terms
EMT Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
A 44-year-old male is experiencing che…
A 48-year-old male is short of breath…
Auscultate breath sounds.
Hypoxia
Levitra
Hypoxia
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
Auscultate breath sounds.
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
Hypoxia
12 terms
EMT respiratory emergencies
asthma
anaphylaxis
bronchitis
congestive heart failure
wheezing on inspiration/expiration... bronchospasm
flushed skin or hives... generalized edema... decreased blood press…
chronic cough... wheezing... cyanosis... productive cough
dependent edema... rales... paroxysmal noctural dyspnea
asthma
wheezing on inspiration/expiration... bronchospasm
anaphylaxis
flushed skin or hives... generalized edema... decreased blood press…
61 terms
EMT Respiratory Emergencies
Dyspnea
Asthma
Asthma Age Prevalence
Asthma Signs and Symptoms
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Acute spasm of bronchioles associated with excessive mucous p…
5-17 years
Expiratory wheezing... Bronchospasm
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Asthma
Acute spasm of bronchioles associated with excessive mucous p…
103 terms
EMT - Respiratory Emergencies
What is the most important intrinsic f…
What is the most important extrinsic f…
What typically accounts for more than…
What is the major function of the resp…
Genetic predisposition
Smoking
Respiratory complaints
Exchanging gases with the environment
What is the most important intrinsic f…
Genetic predisposition
What is the most important extrinsic f…
Smoking
35 terms
EMT: Respiratory Emergencies:
Dyspnea
Respiration
Normal breathing rate
Signs of normal breathing
Shortness of brearh or difficulty breathing
The principal function of the lungs in which oxygen and carbo…
12-20 breaths per minute
1. A normal rate... 2. Regular pattern ... 3. Clear and equal lung…
Dyspnea
Shortness of brearh or difficulty breathing
Respiration
The principal function of the lungs in which oxygen and carbo…
36 terms
EMT Respiratory Emergencies
Dyspnea
Apnea
Tachypnea
Bradypnea
shortness of breath
absence of breathing
Breathing too fast (>20 bpm)
Breathing too slow (< 12 bpm)
Dyspnea
shortness of breath
Apnea
absence of breathing
51 terms
EMT CH 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
Acidosis
adventitious breath sounds
Alkalosis
Allergen
A pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
Abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales.
The buildup of excess base (lack of acids) in the body fluids.
A substance that causes an allergic reaction.
Acidosis
A pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
adventitious breath sounds
Abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales.
78 terms
EMT - Respiratory Emergencies
What is carbon dioxide retention?
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. wheezing on exp…
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. flushed skin or…
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
Low arterial levels of O2
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
What is carbon dioxide retention?
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
Low arterial levels of O2
58 terms
EMT Respiratory Emergencies
acidosis
adventitious breath sounds
alkalosis
anaphylaxis
the buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales
the buildup of excess base (lack of acids) in the body fluids
an extreme, life-threatening systemic allergic reaction that…
acidosis
the buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
adventitious breath sounds
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales
6 terms
EMT Chapter 17: Respiratory Emergencies
inspiration
inhalation
expiration
bronchoconstriction
an active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
another term for inspiration
a passive process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
constriction, or blockage, of the bronchi that leads from the…
inspiration
an active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
inhalation
another term for inspiration
18 terms
Respiratory Emergencies, EMT ch. 17
Inspiration/inhalation
Expiration/exhalation
What is the adequate breathing rate in…
How do you perform a secondary assessm…
Breathing in, diaphragm goes down
Breathing out, diaphragm goes up
25-50/min... 15-30/min... 12-20/min
OPQRST
Inspiration/inhalation
Breathing in, diaphragm goes down
Expiration/exhalation
Breathing out, diaphragm goes up
100 terms
EMT Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
A 44-year-old male is experiencing che…
A 48-year-old male is short of breath…
Auscultate breath sounds.
Hypoxia
Levitra
Hypoxia
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
Auscultate breath sounds.
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
Hypoxia
100 terms
EMT Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
A 44-year-old male is experiencing che…
A 48-year-old male is short of breath…
Auscultate breath sounds.
Hypoxia
Levitra
Hypoxia
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
Auscultate breath sounds.
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
Hypoxia
100 terms
EMT Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
A 44-year-old male is experiencing che…
A 48-year-old male is short of breath…
Auscultate breath sounds.
Hypoxia
Levitra
Hypoxia
A 26-year-old male has summoned EMS af…
Auscultate breath sounds.
A 36-year-old patient has overdosed on…
Hypoxia
9 terms
EMT Chapter 13 Respiratory Emergencies
Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease…
Acute Pulmonary Edema
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
an acute spasm of smaller air passages (bronchioles)--associa…
a slow process of dilation/disruption of the airways and alve…
Left-side heart failure--heart cannot remove blood from the l…
Accumulation of air in pleural space--usually caused by traum…
Asthma
an acute spasm of smaller air passages (bronchioles)--associa…
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease…
a slow process of dilation/disruption of the airways and alve…
14 terms
EMT: Respiratory Emergencies
Tachycardia
Bradycardia
Respiratory treatments
Treatment of upper or lower airway inf…
increased pulse rate
decreased pulse rate
oxygen via NBR at 15 L/min; PPV;
provide oxygen, position comfortably, transport promptly
Tachycardia
increased pulse rate
Bradycardia
decreased pulse rate
78 terms
EMT - Respiratory Emergencies
What is carbon dioxide retention?
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. wheezing on exp…
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:... 1. flushed skin or…
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
Low arterial levels of O2
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
What is carbon dioxide retention?
Failure of the the respiratory center in the brain to respond…
What does the hypoxic drive respond to?
Low arterial levels of O2
9 terms
EMT Pharmacology & Respiratory Emergencies
Activated Charcoal (Actidose w/ sorbit…
Aspirin (Bayer)
Fast acting MDI medications (Albuterol…
Epinephrine (Epi-pen)
Absorbs toxic substances in the digestive tract... Indications:…
Anti-inflammatory agent and anti-fever agent; Prevents platel…
Stimulates nervous system causing bronchiodilation... Indication…
Stimulates nervous system causing bronchiodialation... Indicatio…
Activated Charcoal (Actidose w/ sorbit…
Absorbs toxic substances in the digestive tract... Indications:…
Aspirin (Bayer)
Anti-inflammatory agent and anti-fever agent; Prevents platel…
70 terms
EMT Respiratory/Cardiac Emergencies
structures of the respiratory system
inspiration
expiration
exhalation
nose, mouth, oropharynx, nasopharynx, epiglottis, trachea, cr…
active process, intercostal muscles and the diaphragm contrac…
passive process, intercostal (rib) muscles and the diaphtagm…
another term for expiration
structures of the respiratory system
nose, mouth, oropharynx, nasopharynx, epiglottis, trachea, cr…
inspiration
active process, intercostal muscles and the diaphragm contrac…
9 terms
respiratory emergencies emt
acute pulmonary edema
chronic obstructive pulmonary edema (C…
asthma
hay fever
left side of heart can't remove blood from the lungs as fast…
dilation and disruption of airways and alveoli from chornic b…
acute spasm of bronchioles... characteristic wheezing during exh…
coldlike symptoms... allergic response to outdoor airborne aller…
acute pulmonary edema
left side of heart can't remove blood from the lungs as fast…
chronic obstructive pulmonary edema (C…
dilation and disruption of airways and alveoli from chornic b…
17 terms
EMT: Respiratory Emergencies
S/S: wheezing on inspiration/expiratio…
S/S: dyspnea, chills, fever, cough, gr…
S/S: chronic cough, sputum production,…
S/S: barrel chest, pursed lip breathin…
Asthma; inhaler, nebulizer, suction, oxygen
pneumonia
chronic bronchitis; oxygen, bronchodilator, inhaler, sit upri…
emphysema; oxygen, bronchodilator, inhaler, sit upright
S/S: wheezing on inspiration/expiratio…
Asthma; inhaler, nebulizer, suction, oxygen
S/S: dyspnea, chills, fever, cough, gr…
pneumonia
14 terms
Respiratory Emergencies Conditions EMT
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
Bronchitis
Congestive heart failure (CHF)
Wheezing on inspiration/expiration... Bronchispasm
Flushed skin or hives... Generalized edema... Decreased BP... Laryngea…
Chronic cough... Wheezing... Cyanosis... Productive cough
Dependent edema ... Rales... Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Asthma
Wheezing on inspiration/expiration... Bronchispasm
Anaphylaxis
Flushed skin or hives... Generalized edema... Decreased BP... Laryngea…
13 terms
EMT: Respiratory Emergencies (ASTHMA)
Asthma
Most common complaint of asthma
Asthma is caused by
Status Asthmatic
dyspnea, WHEEZING, coughing, decreased oxygen saturation, hyp…
shortness of breath
bronchospasm (increased sensitivity in lower resp tract) ... bro…
prolonged attack, no MDI helps
Asthma
dyspnea, WHEEZING, coughing, decreased oxygen saturation, hyp…
Most common complaint of asthma
shortness of breath
37 terms
Respiratory Emergencies EMT
acidosis
adventitious breath sounds
alkalosis
allergen
the buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales
the buildup of excess base in the body fluids
a substance that causes allergic reaction
acidosis
the buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
adventitious breath sounds
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi, and rales
40 terms
EMT - Ch13 Respiratory Emergencies
brain stem
carbon dioxide retention
atelectasis
hypoxia
monitors carbon dioxide in the arterial blood
chronically high blood level of carbon dioxide
collapsed alveoli
condition in which the body's cells and tissues do not have e…
brain stem
monitors carbon dioxide in the arterial blood
carbon dioxide retention
chronically high blood level of carbon dioxide
70 terms
EMT RESPIRATORY EMERGENCY
At a flow rate of 6 L/min, a nasal can…
An adult at rest should have a respira…
A 51 -year -old female presents with a…
The jaw -thrust maneuver is used to op…
44%
12 and 20 breaths/min
administer 100% oxygen via a nonrebreathing mask.
cervical spine injuries.
At a flow rate of 6 L/min, a nasal can…
44%
An adult at rest should have a respira…
12 and 20 breaths/min
35 terms
EMT pharmacology and respiratory emergencies
Which route of medication delivery is…
Which of the following medications is…
When administering nitroglycerin, each…
What is the sixth important general st…
Per rectum
Nitroglycerin
One tablet
Document
Which route of medication delivery is…
Per rectum
Which of the following medications is…
Nitroglycerin
52 terms
EMT Ch 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
Dyspnea is MOST accurately defined as:
At the onset of an acute asthma attack…
In a healthy individual, the brain ste…
In what area of the lungs does respira…
shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
expiratory wheezing.
increased carbon dioxide levels.
alveoli
Dyspnea is MOST accurately defined as:
shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
At the onset of an acute asthma attack…
expiratory wheezing.
80 terms
EMT Chapter 13 Respiratory Emergencies
carbon dioxide retention
asthma symptoms
bronchitis symptoms
congested heart failure symptoms
causes failure to respond to to rise of carbondioxide in arte…
-wheezing -bronchonspasm
-chronic cough -wheezng -cyanosis
- dependent edema -rales -dyspnea
carbon dioxide retention
causes failure to respond to to rise of carbondioxide in arte…
asthma symptoms
-wheezing -bronchonspasm
114 terms
EMT Chapter 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
Dyspnea
True or false: dyspnea is a symptom of…
Why is the cause of dyspnea difficult…
What makes up the respiratory system?
shortness of breath
True
It is is a symptom of many conditions and many problems can c…
All the structures that contribute to breathing: diaphragm, c…
Dyspnea
shortness of breath
True or false: dyspnea is a symptom of…
True
51 terms
AAOS EMT Chapter 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
acidosis
adventitious breath sounds
alkalosis
allergen
a pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi an rales.
the buildup of excess base (or lack of acids)in the bodily fl…
a substance that causes an allergic reaction.
acidosis
a pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
adventitious breath sounds
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi an rales.
11 terms
EMT: Caring for Respiratory Emergencies
what types of diagnoses include COPD?
What is the biggest contributor to COPD?
What is the second contributor to COPD?
emphysema
asthma, emphysema
smoking
asbestos
A disease that progressively destroys the walls of the alveoli
what types of diagnoses include COPD?
asthma, emphysema
What is the biggest contributor to COPD?
smoking
63 terms
EMT Chapter 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
What is dyspnea?
What are the structures that help us b…
What does the upper airway consist of?
What is respiration?
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
Diaphragm, the muscles of the chest wall, the accessory muscl…
Nose, mouth, jaw, oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. *Ends at…
It is the principal function of the lungs which is the exchan…
What is dyspnea?
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
What are the structures that help us b…
Diaphragm, the muscles of the chest wall, the accessory muscl…
51 terms
UCLA EMT-(13) RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
ACIDOSIS
ADVENTITIOUS BREATH SOUNDS
ALKALOSIS
ALLERGEN
THE BUILDUP OF EXCESS ACID IN THE BLOOD OR BODY TISSUES THAT…
ABNORMAL BREATH SOUNDS SUCH AS WHEEZES, RHONCHI AND RALES
THE BUILDUP OF EXCESS BASE (LACK OF ACIDS) IN THE BODY FLUIDS
A SUBSTANCE THAT CAUSES AN ALLERGIC REACTION
ACIDOSIS
THE BUILDUP OF EXCESS ACID IN THE BLOOD OR BODY TISSUES THAT…
ADVENTITIOUS BREATH SOUNDS
ABNORMAL BREATH SOUNDS SUCH AS WHEEZES, RHONCHI AND RALES
27 terms
EMT- Respiratory Emergencies (Chp. 13)
dyspnea
hypoxia
acute pulmonary edema
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…
shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
condition in which body tissues and cells do not have enough O2
usually the result of congestive heart failure; heart is so i…
slow process of dilation and disruption of the airways and al…
dyspnea
shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
hypoxia
condition in which body tissues and cells do not have enough O2
50 terms
EMT AAOS 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
Acidosis
Adventitious Breath Sounds
Alkalosis
Allergen
a pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi an rales.
the buildup of excess base (or lack of acids)in the bodily fl…
a substance that causes an allergic reaction.
Acidosis
a pathologic condition that results from the accumulation of…
Adventitious Breath Sounds
abnormal breath sounds such as wheezes, rhonchi an rales.
67 terms
chapter 19 emt respiratory emergencies
inspiration
inhalation
expiration
exhalation
an active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
another term for inspiration
a passive process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
another term for expiration
inspiration
an active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
inhalation
another term for inspiration
84 terms
EMT Chapter 19 Respiratory Emergencies
chest compressions (CPR).
How to identify and treat a patient wi…
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease…
Describe the anatomy and physiology of…
Since the pulse in adults will usually increase when there is…
This includes the following:... Observing... ■ Altered mental sta…
Emphysema—as well as chronic bronchitis, black lung, and many…
make sure you are familiar with the following... structures of…
chest compressions (CPR).
Since the pulse in adults will usually increase when there is…
How to identify and treat a patient wi…
This includes the following:... Observing... ■ Altered mental sta…
63 terms
EMT Chapter 13 - Respiratory Emergencies
What is dyspnea?
What are the structures that help us b…
What does the upper airway consist of?
What is respiration?
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
Diaphragm, the muscles of the chest wall, the accessory muscl…
Nose, mouth, jaw, oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. *Ends at…
It is the principal function of the lungs which is the exchan…
What is dyspnea?
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
What are the structures that help us b…
Diaphragm, the muscles of the chest wall, the accessory muscl…
36 terms
EMT CH 15- respiratory emergencies
Brain stem
croup
epiglottitis
respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
part of the brain that senses carbon dioxide levels in the bl…
inflammation and swelling of pharynx, larynx, and trachea.
bacterial infection causing inflammation of epiglottis. child…
common cause of illness in young children. causes infection i…
Brain stem
part of the brain that senses carbon dioxide levels in the bl…
croup
inflammation and swelling of pharynx, larynx, and trachea.
49 terms
EMT Chapter 15: Respiratory Emergencies
Acidosis
Adventitious Breath Sounds
Alkalosis
Allergen
The buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
Abnormal breath sounds such as wheezing, strider, rhonchi, an…
The buildup of excess base (lack of acids) in the body fluids
A substance that causes an allergic reaction
Acidosis
The buildup of excess acid in the blood or body tissues that…
Adventitious Breath Sounds
Abnormal breath sounds such as wheezing, strider, rhonchi, an…
29 terms
EMT Chapter 17- respiratory emergencies
inspiration (inhalation)
expiration (exhalation)
adequate breathing in adults
adequate breathing in children
active process where the rib muscles and diaphragm contract,…
passive process where the rib muscles and diaphragm relax for…
12-20
15-30
inspiration (inhalation)
active process where the rib muscles and diaphragm contract,…
expiration (exhalation)
passive process where the rib muscles and diaphragm relax for…
35 terms
EMT CH. 15: Respiratory Emergencies
hypoxic drive
hypoxia
atelectasis
air hunger
the brain gradually accommodates high levels of co2 and uses…
condition where boys cells don't get enough o2
collapsing of alveoli
when pt reports not getting enough aria dn has strong need to…
hypoxic drive
the brain gradually accommodates high levels of co2 and uses…
hypoxia
condition where boys cells don't get enough o2
25 terms
EMT Ch. 16 Respiratory Emergencies
Findings consistent w/ a pt who is bre…
Wheezing
Rhonchi
Rales/ Crackles
-An intact (patent) airway... -Normal respiratory rate... -Normal r…
High-pitched, musical, whistling sound that is best heard ini…
Snoring or rattling noises heard upon auscultation. Indicate…
Bubbly or crackling sounds heard during inhalation . Associat…
Findings consistent w/ a pt who is bre…
-An intact (patent) airway... -Normal respiratory rate... -Normal r…
Wheezing
High-pitched, musical, whistling sound that is best heard ini…
31 terms
EMT chapter 16 (respiratory emergencies)
conditions that impair gas exchange
where do you hear crackles
conditions that cause wheezing
conditions that cause ronchi
increased space between alveoli and pulmonary capillaries, la…
posterior midscapular
asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, heart failure
chronic bronchitis, emphysema, aspiration, pneumonia
conditions that impair gas exchange
increased space between alveoli and pulmonary capillaries, la…
where do you hear crackles
posterior midscapular
18 terms
EMT-B: Respiratory Emergencies Terms
Inspiration
Inhalation
Expiration
Exhalation
An active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
An active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
A passive process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
An active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
Inspiration
An active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
Inhalation
An active process in which the intercostal muscles and the di…
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