Flashcards in ABCDE Deck (13):
Patency, pts ability to maintain, ability to speak in complete sentences, added noise?, see sawing movement
Simple airway manoeuvres, suction, adjuncts, administer high flow O2
RR/rhythm, Depth, symmetry, accessory muscles, pt colour, O2 sats
Position (upright), physiotherapy, nebulisers, bag-valve mask, ABG
Pulse, BP, cap refill, urine output, temp, IV access
Canulate, FBC/uria & electrolytes (kidney function), Blood cultures, ABG’s, Fluid bolus (titrate to response as per guidelines)
Conscious level AVPU (alert? responding to voice? Responding to pain? Unresponsive?), BGL, pupil size reaction, pain assessment
Correct/treat blood glucose, recovery position, ensure airway patent, pain control
Perform head to toe examination
Check for blood loss, excessive fluid drainage, abdo distension, rashes, calf swelling
At any point during assessment and management of patient and your unsure, what do you do?
Call for help
If condition doesn’t improve?
Call expert senior help and restart assessment