Chapter 8

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Chapter 8
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2011-10-31 00:52:02
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Patient Assessment
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  1. What are the steps to scene Size-Up?
    • 1. Ensure scene safety
    • 2. Determine the mechanism of injury/ nature of illness
    • 3. Take standard precautions
    • 4. Determine number of patients
    • 5. Consider additional/specialized resources
  2. What are the steps in Primary Assessment?
    • 1. Get a general impression
    • 2. Assess the airway
    • 3. Assess breathing
    • 4. Assess circulation
    • 5. Perform rapid scan
    • 6. Determine priority of patient care and transport
  3. What are the normal ranges of systolic pressure for adults, children and infants?
    • 1. Adults: 90 to 140 mm Hg
    • 2. Children: 80 to 110 mm Hg
    • 3. Infants: 50 to 95 mm Hg
  4. What does "OPQRST" stand for?
    • 1. Onset
    • 2. Provocation or Palliation
    • 3. Quality
    • 4. Region/radiation
    • 5. Severity
    • 6. Timing of pain
  5. What is the process of establishing treatment and transportation priorities according to severity of injury and medical need?
    Triage

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