Class3.txt

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dodgybarnet
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Class3.txt
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2011-09-15 22:35:20
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EMR class 3
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  1. Increased ICP does what to the Medulla?
    • pushes on the Medulla, so it gets screwy
    • BP ↑
    • HR ↓
  2. ICP BVM speed?
    1 to 5 until you see eyes are non-pearl too
  3. Sympathomimetics?
    • It mimics sympathetics
    • Cocaine etc
  4. Cholinergics?
    • Stimulate parasympathetic pathway
    • SLUDGE
  5. Anti-cholinergics?
    • Blocks parasympathetic pathway
    • So you cant return back to homeostasis
    • HR ↑
    • BP ↑
    • Everything ↑
  6. Ischemic Stroke vs Hemorrhagic Stroke?
    • IS: Most common
    • HS: Least common
    • IS: Atherosclerosis or tumor within brain
    • HS: Cerebral aneurysms, AV malformations, HTN
    • IS: Slow onset
    • HS: Abrupt onset
    • IS: Long history of vessel disease
    • HS: Stress or exertion
    • IS: Valvular heart disease and atrial fibrillation
    • HS: Cocaine and other sympathomimetics
    • IS: Hx of angina, previous strokes
    • HS: May be asymptomatic before rupture
  7. Bends Tx?
    • LLR: Traps air in the right atrium
    • Trendelenburg position
  8. PID versus Ectopic Pregnancy?
    • PID: fever
    • EP: no fever
  9. GI/GU pain transport position?
    Supine with knees raised - hurts less.
  10. MS Contin is?
    Morphine Sulphate
  11. Stage and wait?
    • Park round the corner and wait
    • In dangerous scenes
  12. Circumoral cyanosis?
    Cyanosis around the mouth
  13. Hypothermia pulse check?
    check for pulse 30 – 60 seconds

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