Ch31

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Ch31
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2011-09-18 17:35:18
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  1. The best way to prevent an emergency is to
    know your patient
  2. Most medical emergencies occur because a person is
    under stress
  3. What member of the dental team is ultimately responsible for a patient's safety in the dental office?
    dentist
  4. What member of the dental team would most likely be in charge of calling emergency medical services?
    business assistant
  5. Emergency phone numbers should be kept
    next to each phone
  6. What minimum credentials must a dental assistant have to meet emergency care standards?
    • CPR
    • Heimlich certification
    • Ability to assess & record vital signs
    • operate defibrillator
  7. In emergency care, the acronym CAB represents
    chest compressions, airway, breathing
  8. What is the ratio of breaths to compresions when CPR is performed on an adult?
    30 compressions/ 2 breaths
  9. The drug most commonly used in a medical emergency is
    oxygen
  10. In emergency care, the acronym AED represents
    Automated external defibrillator
  11. What does the AED provide to the heart?
    blood
  12. If a patient tells you how he or she is feeling, the patient is referring to a
    symptom
  13. When a patient is not responsive to sensory stimulation, he or she is said to be
    unconscious
  14. What is the medical term for fainting?
    syncope
  15. The medical term for chest pain is?
    angina
  16. The medical term for a stroke is?
    cerebrovascular accident
  17. The medication a patient with asthma would most commonly have with him or her is?
    a bronchodilator
  18. What kind of allergic response could be life-threatening?
    anaphylaxis
  19. An abnormal increase of glucose in the blood can cause
    hyperglycemia
  20. The universal sign for someone choking is
    placement of the hands to the throat

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