Review CPR/First Aid
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Review CPR/First Aid
Signs & Symptoms for heat stroke
Hot flushed skin
What happens if you wrap a bandage too tight on a victim?
Fingers are tingling
How can you protect yourself from blood born disease?
Wear gloves when blood/bodily fluids are present
Signs & Symptoms for spinal injury
Inability to move areas of the body
How do you control severe bleeding?
How do you position a victim in shock?
On back with legs raised 8 - 12 inches
Signs & Symptoms for brain injury
Nausea & vomiting
Victim impaled by large object
Dress bandage around object - do not remove
How long do you apply ice?
20 mins on - 30 mins off
For the assessment of a victim what is the first thing you do?
Check for responsiveness
What do you do if victim feels chest pressure and pain doesnt go away?
Proper wound care includes
Using a sterile dressing on wound
What do you do for a client who had a seizure?
Put a pillow or coat under victims head
What do you for a responsive victim who swallowed poison?
Call poison control center
When do you have an automatic victims consent for first aid?
When the victim is unresponsive
How do you check the victim for life threatening bleeding?
Check for bloody clothing or pools of blood
How long do you flush a victims eye for chemical spill?
First aid for stroke?
Put victim on back with head and shoulders slightly raised
What do you do if you don't know if the victim's diabetes is too high or too low?
Always give sugar
Signs & Symptoms for bee sting
How do you warm victim of hypothermia?
Cover with blankets
When do you call 911?
Any life threatening conditions
What kind of medicine would a victim with asthma have?
How do you dress a serious burn?
Why would you move an unresponsive victim?
Only if the scene is unsafe
Why would you use a barrier device?
To prevent the transmissions of infections
First step of cardiac chain?
Which direction do you apply abdominal thrusts to a responsive adult?
Inward and upward
When using CPR an adult is defined at what age?
8 years old
How do you open a victims airway?
Tilt head and lift chin
How long are rescue breathes?
What do you ask a responsive victim who is choking?
ARE YOU CHOKING?
When is basic life support given?
When a victim is not breathing
What do you do for a coughing, choking victim?
What do you do after an AED delivers shock?
CPR - start with chest compressions
Where do you place your hands for CPR on an adult?
Center of breast bone
Midway between nipple
When do you use recovery position on a victim?
If they are unresponsive and breathing
What is the depth of chest compressions?
1.5 - 2 inches
3rd of the way
How many compressions to breaths?
30 / 2
Hand position for choking adult?
Just above the navel
When do you give rescue breaths for a victim?
When they are not breathing...
How can you reduce the risk of a victim vomiting?
Do not blow too hard, when giving rescue breaths.
Reason to stop CPR
Professional help or another CPR trained person can take over
How many compressions per minute?
100 (Staying Alive)
How does an AED work?
By restoring normal rythm
What do you do for an unresponsive choking adult?
To use an AED on victim how you place the victim?
On their back