Chapter 12

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Chapter 12
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2011-12-07 22:45:19
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Medical Overview
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  1. What are the caused of infectious disease?
    • Bacteria
    • Viruses
    • Fungi
    • Protozoa (parasites)
    • Helmintus (parasites)
  2. What are the five major components of medical emergency patient assessment?
    • Scene size up
    • Primary assessment
    • History taking
    • Secondary assessment
    • Reassessment
  3. What does TACOS stand for?
    • Tabacco
    • Alcohol
    • Caffeine
    • Over the counter drugs
    • Sexual and street drugs
  4. What are the types of medical emergencies?
    • Respiratory
    • Cardiovascular
    • Neurologic
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Urologic
    • Endocrine
    • Hematologic
    • Immunologic
    • Toxicologic
    • Psychiatric
    • Gynecologic
  5. What is SARS (Severe Acute Respitatory Syndrome)?
    Potentially life threatening viral infection that usually starts with flulike symptoms.
  6. What is Tuberculosis?
    A chronic bacterial disease, caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, that usually affects the lungs but can also affect other organs such as the brain and kidneys.

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