MA 201 Screening C13U1

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MA 201 Screening C13U1
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Chapter 13 Unit 1
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  1. Triage
    • 1. French word means "To Sort"
    • 2. Developed by military
    • 3. Aplicable to trauma and disaster
    • C13 - U1 - P628 vocabulary
  2. Prioritize
    • 1. Breathing always first
    • 2. then order - chest pain, severe bleeding, head injury, poioning, open wounds (chest/abdomen), shock, 2nd 3rd degree burns
    • 3. then order - major/multiple fractures, burns (neck/face), back injury, severe eye injury
    • 4. not life/limb threatening goes last

    C13 - U1 - P628 vocabulary
  3. Screening
    • 1. has replaced the term triage
    • 2. Proces of obtaining info from patients to determine medical condition
    • 3. one on one

    C13 - U1 - P628, 629 vocabulary
  4. Interview
    • 1. Requires professional communication skills
    • 2. Assurance of privacy

    C13 - U1 - P629 vocabulary
  5. Carrel
    • 1. Private area
    • 2. Used specifically for screening

    C13 - U1 - P629 vocabulary
  6. Chief Complaint (CC)
    • 1. Patients main concern
    • 2. What is wrong with them today

    C13 - U1 - P629 vocabulary
  7. Subjective
    • 1. Anything the patient "Feels"
    • 2. Only the patient can perceive
    • (pain, dizziness, itching, numbness)

    C13 - U1 - P630 vocabulary
  8. Objective
    • 1. Symptoms that can be observed by other people
    • 2. Swelling, bruising, vital signs

    C13 - U1 - P630 vocabulary

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