hour8-seizures

hour8-seizures - Matt Pioli 4/10/08 ATRN 120 Wayne...

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Matt Pioli 4/10/08 ATRN 120 Wayne Rodrigues Hour #8 Medical Emergencies Describe the signs/symptoms and management for Athletes that are hypoglycemic. Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar and there are many different signs/symptoms that an athletic trainer can recognize fast so the athletic trainer can act fast before it gets worse. Some symptoms include hunger, nervousness, restlessness, difficulty speaking, and feeling anxious or weak. Some ways to manage this problem is to make sure the athlete checks his/her blood sugar before they begin any physical activity. But if they don’t do that getting the athlete some juice or a candy bar can help them get better almost instantly. If hypoglycemia is taken care of quick it should not be a big problem many people deal with it a day. Describe the signs/symptoms for the three phases of a Grand Mal seizure along with the management of an athlete who is having a seizure. A Grand Mal or tonic-clonic seizure is the biggest seizure a person with
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