CH 8

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mgoodman
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113715
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CH 8
Updated:
2011-11-01 15:35:15
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Chapter Eight
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  1. Scene Size-UP
    • 1. Takes or verbalizes BSI precautions
    • 2. Determines if scene is safe
    • 3. Determines the mechanisms of injury
    • 4. Determines the number of patients
    • 5. Requests additional help if necessary
    • 6. Considers stabilization of spine.
  2. Initial Assessment
    • 1. Verbalizes general impression of the patient.
    • 2. Determines responsiveness/LOC
    • 3. Determines chief complaint
    • 4. Assesses airway and breathing
    • 5. Assesses Circulation
    • 6. Identifies priority patients
  3. Four things you can ask to check memory and thinking ability
    • 1. Patient name
    • 2. Where are they
    • 3. Time/year/date
    • 4. What happened
  4. What does PEARRL stand for
    • P Puples
    • E Equal
    • A And
    • R Round
    • R Regular
    • L React to light
  5. When assessing the patients breathing what are some things you can ask yourself?
    • 1. Is the patient choking
    • 2. Respiratory rate too slow/fast
    • 3. Respirations deep/shallow
    • 4. Abnormal or normal lung sounds
    • 5. Are both lungs moving equally

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