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athlete is assisted from the field

ambulatory aid

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results from an inadequate job of pumping blood

cardiogenic shock

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residual pressure when heart beats

diastolic pressure

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reduction of oxygen supply

hypoxia

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used to transport an injured athlete

manual conveyance

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caused by severe illness

metabolic shock

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measures blood pressure

sphygmomanometer

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cerebrovascular accident

stroke

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pressure when heat pumps blood

systolic pressure

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insensibility; lack of awareness

unconsciousness

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causes of unconsciousness

blow to the head
solar plexus punch

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define primary injury assessment

identifies life threatening injuries

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signs of complete airway obstruction

unwilling to speak, cough, or breathe

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how to treat a complete airway obstruction

heimlich remover until help arrives

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why is finger sweeping bad?

it may move the object deeper into the throat

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how to open airways of neck injuries

the jaw thrust method

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steps of a cardiopulmonary resuctitation

establish responsiveness
ABCs of care

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what to consider when splinting a fracture

splint above the fracture site

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why is compression important

it decreases hemorrhaging

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what to consider when using a spine board:

keep the head and the neck in alignment

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the athlete who is unconscious should be treated as having

a cervical fracture

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types of hemorrhage

arterial
venous
capillary

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conditions that may predispose an athlete to shock

extreme fatigue
exposure to cold
dehydration
illness

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ways to correctly open an airway

head tilt chin lift
chin lift
jaw thrust

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immediate first care in musculoskeletal injuries

control of hemorrhage
splinting
handling and transportation