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Flashcards in AUC 230 Rehabilitation and Care Procedures Deck (10):
1

The difference between the members core temperature and the environmental temperature is called?

Thermal Gradient

The greater the thermal gradient, the more rapid will be the subsequent heat transfer

2

Active cooling is?

The process of using external methods or devices to reduce the elevated core temperature (fans, misting)

3

Passive cooling is?

The process of using natural evaporative cooling to reduce the core temperature ( cool environment, sweating)

4

Rehab can take place with or without a formal function area of operation. During routine operations such as small non structural fires, companies can conduct rehab on their own. When shall a rehab group be established?

2nd alarms or greater

5

How long should a member NORMALLY rest for before being reassigned?

20 Minutes

6

The rad-57 pulse CO-oxymeter measures?

Oxyhemoglobin and Carbohemoglobin.

All members exposed to the products of combustion shall be tested

7

Members shall be considered patients if?

They are complaining of an illness or injury
Have symptoms of CO or hypoxia
15% Carbo....or less than 90% Oxy...

8

Maintaining hydration throughout the tour is the only way to ward off dehydration later. Pre-hydration begins the tour before the tour. Each unit carries a five gallon water jug. How often shall it be checked and refilled with fresh water?

AT each roll call.

9

RAC units are assigned to fires?

7-5 or greater or whenever special called by the IC

10

The normal level of CO in the blood is 0-14%. However, if symptoms occur regardless of levels OR if symptoms are NOT present with the level greater than?____% You should be treated with oxygen and transported to the hospital

15%