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Matt Pioli 2/27/08 ATRN 120 Wayne Rodrigues Hour #5 Cardiac Arrest/BLS Identify the type and location of all equipment used for athletes in respiratory and cardiac arrest. There are a bunch of items used to treat athletes in respiratory and cardiac arrest. Oxygen is one of the most important things for an athlete in respiratory or cardiac arrest. We have oxygen tanks with the different tools used to give the oxygen to the athletes. There is the nasal canuala, bag valve mask, and the non-rebreather mask. Each of the three masks require different amount of oxygen flow; the nasal canuala requires a flow of 1-6 liters, the bag valve mask requires 15+ liters, and the non-rebreather mask requires 10-15 liters of oxygen. Another item used is the AED, which I used when an athlete is in cardiac arrest or other cardiac emergencies. The AED can be found by the cabinets near the
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Unformatted text preview: back door of the AT room, and the oxygen tank is usually in the athletic training kits. Describe the emergency procedures for management of athletes in sudden cardiac or respiratory arrest. When an athlete is in sudden cardiac or respiratory arrest it is very important that the athletic trainer must call the local emergency number or 9-1-1. The local emergency number for Springfield College is 748-5555. Once someone has called and returned to help the AT, it is important to check for ABCs, which are airway, breathing, and circulation. Those are important because they could show signs of distress within the body, not just externally. Also if an AED is available and is needed, the AED can be the lifesaver along with CPR....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course ATRN 120 taught by Professor Rodrigues during the Spring '08 term at Springfield.

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