Flashcards in Week 1 Notes (module 1) Deck (84)
What do you ALWAYS CHECK (4 things)
Powered Oxygen, Suction, DFIB and Coffee
Our Job by LAW:
"render care to ill or injured and to transport to the closest appropriate facility"
Emergency Medical Services
MEDICAL (nature of illness)
TRAUMA (mechanism of injury)
Alert, responds to VOICE, responds to PAIN, unresponsive
Glascow Coma Scale. Eye (spont, verb, pain, no), Verbal (oriented, confused, words sounds, none), Motor response (obey commands, localising, normal flexion, abnormal flexion, extension, none)
Signs and Symptoms
Last Menstrual Period
Gravida Para Abortis - (# preg, # births, # abortions)
HEENT, CH, ABD, EXT, POST, NEURO
Head, ears, nose, throat
Vital Signs (ABCDE)
Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure
What is charting ORDER?
Patient, Med, Dose, Route, Rate, Date, Time, INITIALS
What Does SAMPLER stand for?
SIGNS and SYMPTOMS, Allergies, Medications, Past Hx, Last in/out, Event leading up, Risk factors and signst that steer you away to diff Dx
Risk Factors by age: PEDI
pedi 0-18: Actual weight, NICU/PICU admission, premie, full term, twin, innoculations