CNAChpt8April

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Chapter 8 Terms
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  1. The method of attempting to remove an object from the airway of someone who is choking
    Abdominal Thrusts
  2. The medical term for the stopping of the heartbeat
    Cardiac Arrest
  3. Group of people chosen for a particular shift that respond to resident emergencies
    Code Team
  4. The state of being mentally alert and having awareness of surroundings, sensations, and thoughts
    Conscious
  5. Refers to medical procedures used when a person’s heart or lungs have stopped working
    CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  6. A life-threatening complication of diabetes that can result from undiagnosed diabetes, not enough insulin, eating too much, not getting enough exercise, and
    stress; also known as Ketoacidosis or hyperglycemia
    Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  7. Difficulty in breathing
    Dyspnea
  8. The medical term for vomit or vomitus
    Emesis
  9. The medical term for a nosebleed
    Epistaxis
  10. Inability to express needs to others through speech or written words
    Expressive Aphasia
  11. Loss of consciousness; also called syncope
    Fainting
  12. Care given by the first people to respond to an emergency
    First Aid
  13. Weakness on one side of the body
    Hemiparesis
  14. Paralysis of one side of the body
    Hemiplegia
  15. A life-threatening complication of diabetes that can result from undiagnosed diabetes , not enough insulin, eating too much, not getting enough exercise, and stress; also known as diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) or (Ketoacidosis)
    Hyperglycemia
  16. A life-threatening complication of diabetes that can result from either too much insulin or too little food; also known as insulin reaction and insulin shock
    Hypoglycemia
  17. A life-threatening complication of diabetes that can result from either too much insulin or too little food; also known as hypoglycemia or insulin shock
    Insulin Reaction
  18. A condition in which blood flow to the heart is completely blocked and muscle cells die; also called a heart attack
    Myocardial Infarction
  19. A condition in which a person has something blocking the tube through which air enters the lungs
    Obstructed Airway
  20. Inability to understand what others are communicating through speech or written words
    Receptive Aphasia
  21. The medical term for the stopping of breathing
    Respiratory Arrest
  22. A condition in which there is decreased blood flow to organs and tissues
    Shock
  23. Loss of consciousness; also called fainting
    Syncope

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