Volume 1 Chapter 4

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Volume 1 Chapter 4
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  1. What is Pathophysiology?
    The study of how disease affects normal body process.
  2. What are the primary responsibilities of the Paramedic?
    Preparation, Response, Scene size-up, Patient assessment, Treatment and management, Disposition and transfer, Documentation, Clean-up and maintenance and review.
  3. What is Primary Care?
    Basica health care provided at the patient's first contact with the health care system.
  4. What are some additional responsibilities of the Paramedic?
    Community involvement, Support for primary care, Citizen involvement, Personal and professional development.
  5. What are Allied Health Professionals?
    Members of ancillary health care professions, apart from physicians and nurses, such as paramedics, respiratory therapists, and physical therapists.
  6. What are the professional attributes of a Paramedic?
    Leadership, Integrity, Empathy, Self-motivation, Professional appearance and hygiene, Self-confidence, Communication skills, Time-management, Diplomacy in teamwork, Respect, Patient advocacy, Careful delivery of service.
  7. What is the number one priority during an emergency RESPONSE?
    Personal Safety

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