Flashcards in AUC 230 Rehabilitation and Care Procedures Deck (10):
The difference between the members core temperature and the environmental temperature is called?
The greater the thermal gradient, the more rapid will be the subsequent heat transfer
Active cooling is?
The process of using external methods or devices to reduce the elevated core temperature (fans, misting)
Passive cooling is?
The process of using natural evaporative cooling to reduce the core temperature ( cool environment, sweating)
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
How long should a member NORMALLY rest for before being reassigned?
The rad-57 pulse CO-oxymeter measures?
Oxyhemoglobin and Carbohemoglobin.
All members exposed to the products of combustion shall be tested
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...
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.
RAC units are assigned to fires?
7-5 or greater or whenever special called by the IC