Card Set Information
cvn 70 carl vinson esws medical
What are the 3 types/purposes of first aid?
Save lives, Prevent further injury, prevent infection
How many first aid boxes are there onboard?
What color are first aid boxes?
Gray with red cross
What color are the Mass Casualty boxes?
White with a red cross
Where are the mass casualty boxes located?
Hangar bay and FWD/AFT mess decks
How many battle dressing stations are there?
Where are the battle dressing stations located?
Forward, Forward AUX, Main, Flight Deck, Aft, and Aft AUX
What are the 3 types of stretchers onboard?
Army Litter, Reeves sleeve, Stokes
What is the breath to compression ratio for CPR?
30 to 2
What is the appropriate depth compression for adult CPR?
1.5 to 2 inches
In regard to smoke inhalation, how long must a hose team member wait to return to duty after being treated?
What is a compound fracture?
When bone breaks the skin
What is the emergency number to call medical?
Why do you notify the bridge during medical emergencies?
What is the rule of nines?
System designed to determine percentage of burns on a patient
What is the ratio for rescue breathing?
1 breath every 6-8 seconds
What is triage?
Process to identify patient categories during a mass casualty
What are the triage colors and what do they stand for?
Green - Minimal
Yellow - Delayed
Red - Immediate
Black - Expectant
When would you use a tourniquet?
As a last resort to control bleeding
What needs to be done after applying a tourniquet?
"T" and the time applied written on forehead
For an electrical shock victim, what is the 1st step after reporting the casualty?
Secure the power
How many sides of the plastic dressing cover for a sucking chest wound is taped?
For a sucking chest wound, why is the victim placed on their side or sitting position for recovery?
To promote the ease of breathing
For an abdominal evisceration, why should you not touch the intestines or attempt to push them back into the body?
To prevent infection
Who is in charge of Medical?
SMO (Senior Medical Officer) - CDR Orsello