TEST 2 REVIEW ANSWERS - Shock: collapse and progressive...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Shock: collapse and progressive failure of cardio system Types: - Anaphylactic: life threatening allergic rxn to a substance - Cardiogenic: failure of heart to effectively circulate blood to all parts of body - Hemorrhagic- serve bleeding or loss of blood plasma - Neurogenic: loss of nerve control leads to vessel dilation - Psychogenic: blood drains from head, pools in abs - Metabolic: insulin shock, diabetic coma, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of fluids - Septic: toxins from infection cause vessel dilation FOR SHOCK: ELEVATE LEGS NO MORE THAN 8-12 INCHES ABOVE HEART When splinting: check for distal pulses, mottled skin, or blanched nails. Color, warmth, pain. Spine injury care: Firsrt priority is to maintain open airway and adequate ventilation Position head gently in line with body unless 1. victims head is extremely angled 2. he feels pain, pressure, or muscle spasm 3. feel resistance when trying to move ** support head until ems comes *** never remove helmet if you suspect head or neck injury. . just take off face mask for airway rules for splinting: - don’t splint if it will cuase more pain - asses pulse and sensation below injury before applying splint - immobilize joints above and below injury
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

TEST 2 REVIEW ANSWERS - Shock: collapse and progressive...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online