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20 Cards in this Set

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Citizen Responder Steps (know the order as well as the steps themselves)
Recognize that an emergeny exists
Decide to act
Taking action by calling 911
Giving care until medical help arrives
Rationale for citizen responder steps
The responder can provide help that can save a life or make a difference between a complete recovery or behavior
Recognizing a conscious and unconscious victim
concious-aware of ones self and surroundings
Uncousciouss- not aware of ones self surrounding
How to check a victim.
Check for unconsciousness
Breathing or trouble breathing
No sign of life
Severe bleeding
Disease transmission and prevention
Wear disposable gloves
Remove jwlery rings braclets watched
Cover any cuts scrapes or sores prior to putting on protective equiptment
Head tilt/chin lift technique
Technique used to open a victim' airways by pushing down on the forehead while pulling up on th ebony part of the jaw
When to call 9-1-1
Unconscious victim
Trouble breathing
Chest discomfort for more than 3-5 minutes
Severe bleeding
Has a seizure and is pregnant
Is vomiting or passing blood
Appears to be poisoned
Has possible broken bones
Barriers to action
The Presence of Bystandards
Uncertainty about the victim
The nature of the injuruy or the ilness
Fear of disease transmission
Fear of not knowing what to do or doing something wrong
Vomit situations
recovery position
Adult: 2 inches
Child:11/2 inches
infant: 1 inch
Signals of shock
Failure of the cirulatory system to produce adequate oxygen rich blood to all parts of the body
Recognizing and treating different degrees of burns
Superficial burns(first degrees)-Top layer of sckin, minor
Partial Thickness(second degrees)- Epidermis and dermis red blisters, may scar
Full-Thickness Burns(third degree)- life threatening, often destroys nerves
Care: Check the scene for safety
remove from situation of burning
Cool the burn with cold water
Splinting and caring for musculoskeletal injuries
support the injured part in the position in which you find it
Cover any open wounds
Check area for cirrculation
Apply splint to immobilize the joints
Secure the splint in place with bandages
continue checking for cirrculaion
Elevate the splinted part
Proper care and order for bleeding
check the scene, check the victim
Obtain consent
Cover with sterile dressing Apply direct pressure until bleeding stops
Apply additionsal dressing
Signals and care for head, neck, and back injuries
Signals:Changes in level of consiousness
Severe pressure in the head neck or back
Tingling or loss of sensation
Partial or complete loss of movement
Unusual bumps or depressions
Signals and care for diabetic emergencies
Changes in conciousness
Abnormal Pulse
Irregualr reathing

Ask if they have diabetes, give them sugar or insulin depending on high or low levels
Signals and care for seizures
Do not hold or restrain the victim\Stay calm
position them on their side until the seizure passes
Signals and care for poisoning (including bites and stings)
Diarrehea anf abdominal pain

If life threatening call 911
Care for life threatening poison
Signals and care for substance abuse and misuse
Abuse:intentional Misuse:Unintentional, not reading directiona