JOSH EMT

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JOSH EMT
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2011-12-10 02:15:22
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  1. Angina pectoris
    Pain, difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea, vomiting and anxiety
  2. Inadequate breathing
    Increased or decreased pulse, respiratory rate/cardiac rhythm changes, pale skin, cyanosis, abnormal lung sounds, altered mental status, coughing and flared nostrils.
  3. Status epilepticus
    Prolonged seizure, two or more consecutive seizures without regaining full consciousness
  4. Syncope
    Dizziness, weakness, lightheadedness, warming
  5. Diabetic emergency
    Altered level of consciousness, abnormal behavior, cool, pale, clammy skin, acetone scent on breath, seizures, combativeness and intoxicated appearance.
  6. Early stages of shock
    ALOC, pale., cool, clammy skin, nausea and changes in vital signs
  7. Late stages of shock
    Cell damage and irreversible loss of organ function.
  8. Heat stroke
    Rapid shallow breathing, full and rapid pulse, generalized weakness, little or no perforation, no muscle cramps
  9. Heat exhaustion
    Muscular cramps, weakness, rapid shallow breathing, heavy perspiration and ALOC
  10. Cardiac emergencies
    Pain, difficulty breathing, palpitations, sweating, nausea, vomiting and anxiety.
  11. Respiratory emergency
    See inadequate breathing flash card.
  12. Anaphylactic emergency
    Shock, generalized itching, headache, runny nose, increased heart rate.
  13. Hemorrhagic shock
    AlOC, pale cool and clammy skin, elevated heart rate.
  14. Congestive heart failure
    Rapid pulse rate, shortness of breath, elevated blood pressure, cyanosis, sweaty pale cool clammy skin.
  15. Internal hemorrhage
    ALOC, cool pale clammy skin and elevated heart rate.
  16. Type II diabetes
    See diabetic emergency flash card.
  17. Eclamesia
    Swelling of extremities, elevated blood pressure and seizure during pregnancy.
  18. Preeclampsia
    Elevated blood pressure, swelling of extremities during pregnancy.
  19. Ectopic pregnancy
    Acute abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, rapid and weak polls, hypotension.
  20. Abrupto placenta
    Profuse bleeding from the vagina, may or may not experience it associated abdominal pain, shock, rapid heart rate may indicate significant blood loss.
  21. Hypoglycemia
    ALOC, rapid onset, abnormal behavior, very sweaty skin.
  22. Mania
    Talking rapidly, feeling unusually high or extremely irritable, hyperactive.
  23. Anxiety
    Sweating, nausea, irritability, restlessness, trembling, excessive ongoing worry and tension.
  24. Schizophrenia
    Delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech: behavior.

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