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SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF SHOCK
PALE SKIN, SHALLOW BREATHING WEAKNESS, COLD CLAMY SWEATING, DIZZYNESS, IRRITBILITY, THIRST NAUSEA
KINDS OF WOUNDS
ABRASION
LACERTION
AVULSION
PUNCTURE
BLOOD
7% OF BODY WEIGHT, 10-12 PINTS
1. RED CELLS CARY OXYGEN, WASTE AND NUTRIENTS, 2. WHITE FIGHT DISEASE AND PATHOGENS 3. MAINT TEMP
BLOOD VESSELS
ARTERIES - CARRY BLOOD AWAY FROM HEART
VEINS - CARRY BLOOD TO HEART
CAPILARIES - EXCH. CO2 AND CD.
TETANUS SIGNS AND SYPMTOMS
LOCKED JAW, CONFUSION, THIRST TROUBLE SWALLOWING, MUSCLE SPASMS, FEVER
PERFUSION
CIRCULATION OF OXYGGEN RICH BLOOD TO ALL ORGANS
HOMEOSTASIS
NORMAL FUNCTION OF ALL BODY SYSTEMS
SHOCK
WHEN CIRCULATION FAILS TO CARRY OXYGEN RICH BLOOD TO ORGANS
CLASSIFICATION OF BURNS
1ST DEGREE - SUPERFICIAL
2ND DEGREE - DERMIS AND EPIDERMIS
3RD DEGREE - ALL LAYERS OF SKIN AND SOMETIMES MUSCLE AND BONE
CLASSIFICATION OF BURNS
ELECTRICAL
CHEMICAL
THERMAL
RADIATION
BURNS ARE MEASURED BY:
PALMER METHOD OR RULE OF 9'S
ALSO - SEVERITY IS MEASURED BY AMT OF BODY BURNED, DEGREE OF BURN, AGE OF VICTIM
INTEGUENTARY SYSTEM
3 LAYERS OF SKIN
DERMIS
EPIDERMIS
SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE
ELECTRICAL INJURIES
3000 ELECTRICAL INJURIES OCCUR EACH YEAR, ABOUT 40% DIE
LIGHTENING 300 PER YEAR KILLED
INHALATION
1/2 OF DEATHS CAUSED IN FIRES ARE CAUSED BY INHALATION - KNOW SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF INHALATION.
CARON MONOXIDE POISENING
ODERLESS, RELEASE DURING COMBUSTION, HEADACHE, WEAKNESS, NASUEA, LETHARGIC IRRATIONAL CONFUSION
SPLINTS
SOFT
ANATOMICAL
RIGID
SLING AND SWATH
PULSE
RADIAL DORSAL - WRIST
POSTERIOR TIBIAL - ANKLE
DORSAL PEDIS - FOOT
MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES
RICE
REST, IMMOBILIZE, COLD, ELEVATE
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
AXIAL SKELETAL - SPINE & SKULL
APPENDICULAR - EXTREMITIES
LIGAMENTS CONNECT BONE TO BONE, SPRAIN, TENDONS CONNECT MUSCLE TO BONE - STRAIN
PARESTHESIA
NUMBNESS
PARESIS
WEAKNESS
PARALYSIS
INABILITY TO MOVE
CREPIDIS
CRACKING SOUNDS
HYPERGLYCEMIA
NOT ENOUGH INSULIN - DIABETIC COMA
THIRSTY, WEAK, DIZZY, VARRYING DEGREES OF RESPONSIVENESS
HYPOGLYCEMIA
TOO MUCH INSULIN - CONFUSION, FATIGUED, HEADACHE, SHAKY, INSULIN SHOCK
DKA
DIABETIC KETOSIS ACIDOSIS -
BODY BREAKS DOWN FAT TO COMPENSATEE FOR NOT ENOUGHH INSULIN. THE FAT PRODUCES KETONES IN BLOOD
POLYUREA
INCREASED URINE
POLY DIPSIA
INCREASED DRINKING
POLYPHAGIA
INCREASED EATING
BODY TEMP REGULATED BY:
HYPOTHALMUS GLAND
AFFECTED BY: METABOLISM, CONDUCTED HEAT EXCH., CONVECTIVE HEAT, RADIATION, EVAPORATIVE
STAGES OF SHOCK
COMPENSATORY
PROGRESSIVE
IRREVERSIBLE
TYPES OF SHOCK
CARDIOGENIC, METABOLIC, SEPTIC, ANAPHYLACTIC, PSYCHOGNIC, NEUROGNIC, HYPOVOLEMIC
SYNCOPE
FAINTING - CAUSED BY TEMPORATY REDUCTION IN BLOOD FLOW
COLD RELATED ILLNESSES
FROSTBITE
HYPOTHERMIA - BELOW 95DEGREES
AFFECTS C ORE TEMP
SHIVERING, BLOOD VESSELS CONSTRICT, V-FIB POSSIBLE
POISONS
CAN ENTER SYSTEM THROUGH
INJECTION
INJESTION
ABSORBTION
INHALATION
SROKE
CVA - CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
TIA - TRANSCIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
FAST - SMILE, ARMS, SPEAK, TIME, CALL 911