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1

The START model utilizes three assessment parameters, which are a quick evaluation of a patients _____________, _____________, and _________ status.

respiration, circulation, and mental status

p 269

2

What are the four care priorities of the START system?

- Immediate Care (Red)
- Delayed Care (Yellow)
- Minor Care (Green)
- Deceased / Non-Salvageable (Black)

p 269-270

3

START:
- Patients presenting one of the following:
* After repositioning the airway of a patient without respirations (apneic) once, respirations resume
* Respiratory rate greater than 30 breaths per minute
* An absent radial pulse
* Unconscious or unable to follow simple commands
Should be what care priority?

Immediate Care (Red)

p 269

4

START:
- Patients presenting all of the following:
* Non-ambulatory patients
* A respiratory rate less than 30 breaths per minute
* Radial pulse is present
* Can follow simple commands
Should be what care priority?

Delayed Care (Yellow)

p 269

5

Ambulatory patients with minor injuries should be what care priority?

Minor Care (Green)

p 269

6

If after one attempt to reposition the airway, the patient remains without respirations (apneic) they should be what care priority?

Deceased / Non-salvageable (Black)

p 270

7

The number of ______________ on scene is the critical issue to perform medical functions, not the number of apparatus, companies, or ambulances.

personnel

p 293

8

At Multiple Casualty Incidents (MCIs), the priority is the rapid _______________ of patients and the prompt ______________ of those patients with life-threatening conditions (Immediate Care).

identification / transport

p 269