MS ATI

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Anonymous
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37215
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MS ATI
Updated:
2010-09-25 12:47:30
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ATI
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Med surg
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  1. ABCDE
    • airway/cervical spine
    • breathing
    • circulation
    • disability
    • exposure
  2. pt unresponsive w/ airway blocked & potential cervical spine injury but w/o suspicion of trauma
    do NOT perform head-tilt chin-lift maneuver to open airway
  3. pt unresponsive w/suspicion of trauma
    modified jaw thrust maneuver
  4. interventions for restoring effective circulation
    • CPR
    • hemorrhage control
    • IV access - large bore needle
    • infusion of fluids &/or blood- LR or .9 NS
  5. assessment of circulation- shock
    increased HR & hypotension
  6. interventions to alleviate shock
    • O2
    • apply P to bleeding
    • elevate ft to shunt blood to vital organs
    • admin fluids & blood
    • monitor VS
    • remain w/ pt
  7. disability
    • assessment of neuro status
    • AVPU & glasgow (EVM- eye opening, verbal, motor response)
  8. what vaccine for frostbite
    tetanus

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