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1
Q

signals of frostbite

A

lack of feeling in the area, discolored waxy skin, blisters that may become black and cause damage

2
Q

care for frostbite

A

minor: rewarm using skin to skin
sever: soak in warm water, NEVER rub and call 9-1-1

3
Q

how much sugar should you give someone in a diabetic emergency

A

15-20 grams

4
Q

the body’s inability to remain warm

A

hypothermia

5
Q

care for hypothermia

A

remove wet clothing
call 9-1-1
get person to warm place
wrap body in blankets

6
Q

can be black, red, or brown; has a reddish hourglass shape on the underside of its body; most venomous; the bite is instantly painful and then becomes dull

A

black widow

7
Q

the violin or fiddleback
has a distinctive violin shape pattern on the back of its front body section; no pain initially but may come an hour or so later

A

brown recluse

8
Q

care for bite of poisonous spider

A

call 9-1-1 immediatley

9
Q

what is another name for the northwestern brown spider

A

hobo spider

10
Q

what to do until help comes (spider bite)

A

wash bite
apply antibiotic
bandage wound
APPLY COLDPACK to reduce swelling

11
Q

4 most common venomous snakes on southeast

A

rattlesnake (most deaths)
copperhead
coral
water moccasin (cotton mouth)

12
Q

why do most people die from snake bites?

A

allergic reaction
poor health
too much time before medical care

13
Q

coral snakes are similar to

A

king snakes

14
Q

if red touches yellow

A

kill a fellow

15
Q

if red touches black

A

he’s a friend of jack

16
Q

care for a snake bite

A

call 9-1-1 immediately
wash wound
apply bandage above and below
( keep the injured area lower than the heart)

17
Q

DO NOT’S of snake bites

A

do not ice
do not cut skin
do not apply suction
do not walk