Flashcards in ICM YR1 Part 2 Deck (14):
Name all the peripheral pulses
What does FEV1 mean?
The amount of air exhaled in the first second of forceful expiration
What does the FEV1/FVC ratio show?
In obstructive lung disease, FEV1 is reduced so ration will be reduced.
In restrictive lung disease FEV1 and FVC are both reduced so ratio stays the same
What is an obstructive lung disease?
Increased airway resistance- COPD, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, asthma
What score on GCS indicates severe brain injury?
8 or less
what is the compression to rescue breaths ration in paeds basic life support?
What do you do first with paeds that you don't with adult BLS?
5 rescue breaths
What are the questions you must ask before a cervical spine assessment?
Do you have any..
What are the myotomes of the lumbar spine assessment you are testing?
Hip flexsion- L2
Knee extension- L3
Great toe extension- L5
Plantar flexion- S1
Which spinal roots are the...
Patella reflex testing?
Achilles tendon reflex testing?
(Babinski reflex testing?)
(Positive Babinksi is indicative of UMN lesion)
What myotomes are you testing in upper limb exam?
Lat dorsi- C6/7/8
Finger extensors- C7/8
Finger flexors- C8
What are the reflexes of the upper limb
What is Dysmetria?
overshooting the target- neuro exam, pointing past your finger