NYS EMT Written Exam Review 001 Shock and Rescucitation (ch.10) part 1 #1

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NYS EMT Written Exam Review 001 Shock and Rescucitation (ch.10) part 1 #1
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NYS EMT Written Exam Review 001 Shock and Rescucitation (ch.10) part 1 #1
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  1. What is Beck's triad? What does it suggest?
    Signs and symptoms of cardiac tamponade are referred to as Beck's triad, the presence of jugular vein distention, muffled heart sounds, and systolic and diastolic blood pressure starting to merge.
  2. when is the trendelenburg position contraindicated?
    • - in patients with chest injuries or difficulty breathing.
    • - in patients with head injuries (the trendelenburg position may increase ICP).
    • - in patients with lower limb injuries (putting this patient in the trend. position may increase pain).
  3. True or false? Inadequate ventilation may be the primary cause of shock or a major factor in its development.
    True. For this reason, you must always provide oxygen, assist with ventilations, and use airway control adjuncts as needed, and continue to monitor the patient's breathing for shock patients.
  4. what is the golden period?
    the golden period refers to the first 60 minutes after injury, which is thought t be a critically important period for the early resuscitation and treatment of severely injured trauma patients.
  5. True or false? For NYS, you must use the MAST in cases of pediatric major trauma?
    false. do not use the MAST for pediatric major trauma.
  6. What does NYS say about using the MAST on pregnant patients?
    If the patient is known to be pregnant, inflate only the MAST’s leg compartments!
  7. What does NYS say about MAST use If the patient has an evisceration or an impaled object in the abdomen or legs?
    If the patient has an evisceration or an impaled object in the abdomen or legs, inflate only the MAST compartments not overlying the evisceration orimpaled object!
  8. True or false? According to NYS, if your patient has cardiac problems, do not apply the MAST.
    true
  9. For NYS, when is using the MAST contraindicated?
    If the patient has pulmonary edema, do not apply MAST!

    If the patient has a penetrating chest injury, do not apply MAST!

    If the patient has unilaterally decreased breath sounds, do not apply MAST!

    If the patient has a cardiac related problem, do not apply MAST!
  10. true or false? in NYS, in patients with major penetrating trauma, if the systolic blood pressure is below 50 mm Hg and signs of inadequate perfusion are present, you may use the MAST.
    False, in NYS, in patients with major BLUNT trauma, if the systolic blood pressure is below 50 mm Hg and signs of inadequate perfusion are present, you may use the MAST.
  11. true or false? In NYS, in adults with major blunt trauma, if the systolic blood pressure is below 50 mm Hg and signs of inadequate perfusion and an unstable pelvic fracture is present, you may use the MAST
    False. In NYS, in adults with major blunt trauma, if the systolic blood pressure is below 90 mm Hg and signs of inadequate perfusion and an unstable pelvic fracture is present, you may use the MAST

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