EMT-B CHAPTER 13

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EMT-B CHAPTER 13
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  1. WHAT DOES THE BRAINSTEM CONTROL?
    • BREATHING
    • PULSE
    • INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT
  2. WHAT DOES THE CEREBRUM CONTROL?
    • SPEACH
    • MOTOR SKILLS
  3. WHAT DOES THE CEREBELLUM CONTROL?
    • COORDINATION
    • MOVEMENT
  4. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REASONS WE HAVE A STROKE?
    • THROMBUS
    • HEMORAGE
  5. WHAT IS THE NUMBER ONE RISK FACTOR FOR HAVING A HEMMORAGE STROKE?
    • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
    • HYPERTENSION HTN
  6. WHAT IS AN ISCHEMIC STROKE?
    CLOT STOPS BLOOD FROM GETTING TO A PORTION OF THE BRAIN
  7. WHAT DOES TIA STAND FOR?
    • TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
    • MINNI-STROKE
  8. WHAT ARE SOME SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A TIA?
    • LEFT HEMISPHERE SIGNS ARE:
    • APHASIA-INABILITY TO SPEAK OR UNDERSTAND SPEECH
    • RECEPTIVE APHASIA-CAN SPEEK BUT CANT UNDERSTAND SPEECH
    • EXPRESSIVE APHASIA-UNDERSTAND BUT NOT SPEEK
  9. RIGHT HEMISPHERE:
    DYSARTHRIA-ABLE TO UNDERSTAND SPEECH BUT HARD TO BE UNDERSTOOD
  10. WHAT DOES TIA OR MINI-STROKE MIMIC?
    HYPOGLYCEMIA IN THE POSTICAL STATE
  11. WHAT IS A SUBDURAL BLEED?
    A BLEED BELOW THE DURAL LINING OF THE BRAIN
  12. WHAT IS AN EPIDURAL BLEED?
    A BLEED ABOVE THE DURAL LINING OF THE BRAIN?
  13. WHICH SIDE DO WE TRANSPORT THE PATIENT?
    ON THE SIDE THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE STROKE
  14. WHAT IS THE CINCINATTI STROKE SCALE?
    • MEASURES THE SEVERITY OF A STROKE
    • SLURED SPEECH-CAN THEY SAY THE SKY IS BLUE IN CINCINATTI
    • ARM DRIFT-ARMS SHOULD MOVE EQUALLY
    • FACIAL DROOP-ABNORMAL SMILE
  15. HOW DO YOU TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BLEED AND A CLOT?
    YOU CANT TELL THE DIFFERENCE
  16. WHAT ARE THE 2 DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEZURES?
    • GENERALIZED (GRAND MAL) LASTS 3-5 MINUTES
    • UNCONCIOUS AND TWITCHES
  17. ABSCENCE (PETIT MAL)
    BRIEF LAPSE OF ATTENTION
  18. WHAT IS STATUS EPILEPTICUS?
    A SEIZURE THAT REACCURES EVERY FEW MINUTES
  19. WHAT IS POSTICTAL STATE?
    • THE TIME AFTER A SEIZURE THAT MIMICS A STROKE
    • BODYS RESETTING TIME
  20. WHAT IS THE TREATMENT FOR SEIZURE PATIENTS?
    • VALUME
    • OXYGEN
    • TURN ON SIDE
    • C-SPINE

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