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Unformatted text preview: you would make sure the airway is open and make sure the bleeding is either stopped put under control to help maintain blood volume and good blood pressure. For anaphylactic shock you should have the injured person inject an epi-pen or aid them in doing so. Contacting EMS should be done before treating the symptoms of shock is performed. Describe the steps used to control bleeding using universal precautions. Infectious diseases are all around us. So when giving care to a victim or injured person it is vital that you take some very important precautions to make sure you don’t receive any of those diseases. Wearing gloves is important to protect yourself when you are handling bloody objects or bandages or even just touching a victim. Then if the blood spurting a gown may be used to protect from spurting blood. Also goggles are another form of personal protection from blood....
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- Spring '08
- Hypovolemia, anaphylactic shock