Flashcards in Section 106 First Aid And Field Sanitation Deck (53)
Triage in French means what?
Where is a tactical triage primarily used?
Tactical class 1 patients require what treatment?
Minor professional treatment
Tactical class 2 patients require what treatment?
Immediate life sustaining measures or of a moderate nature. Requires minimum amount of time and supplies
Tactical class 3 patients require what treatment?
Definitive treatment can be delayed without jeopardy to life or loss of limb
Tactical class 4 patients require what treatment?
Extensive treatment beyond medical capabilities
Non tactical priority 1 patients have what type of injuries?
Correctable life threatening illness/injuries
Non tactical priority 2 patients have what type of injuries?
Serious but not life threatening
Non tactical priority 3 patients have what type of injuries?
Non tactical priority 4 patients have what type of injuries?
Dead or fatally injured
The primary survey is what kind of process?
Treat as you go
What is D and E of ABC's?
What are the early s/sx of shock?
Restlessness and apprehension followed by apathy
In hemorrhagic shock the pulse may reach how high?
In neurogenic shock the heart rate is often below what?
What is the usual BP and pulse in moderately sever shock?
Systolic drops below 100, hr goes above 100
What should be remembered when treating a head wound?
Never give meds, keep victim flat, do not raise feet, raise head to help breathing prn, no direct pressure on depressed skull
How should a chest wound victim lay on the stretcher during combat?
On affected side
What is an ideal dressing for exposed intestines?
A large battle dressing
When splinting how high should the hand be above the elbow?
When should a humorous fx be splinted in the position found?
When the break is close to the elbow (unless no distal pulse)
A femur splint should be fastened in what 5 places?
Ankle, knee, below hip, pelvis, below armpit
If both tib/fib is broken how many splints should be applied?
3 places and both sides underneath
What are two types of half ring traction splints?
Hare and Thomas
How long does it take for a first degree burn take to heal?
2nd degree burns are characterized as what?
How long do second degree burns take to heal?
3rd degree burns are considered a what burn?
Full thickness burns
Burns over 20% TBSA are treated with what?