Ch08 - Chapter 8 Bleeding OBJECTIVE 1: EXPLAIN WHY SEVERE...

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Chapter 8 Bleeding OBJECTIVE 1: EXPLAIN WHY SEVERE BLEEDING MUST BE CONTROLLED IMMEDIATELY. Class: Analyze, Difficulty: Hard 1. How does the body initially respond to severe bleeding? a. The body attempts to maintain an oxygen-rich blood flow to the vital organs. b. The body attempts to maintain an oxygen-rich blood flow to the neck and head. c. Blood flow to the extremities is increased to provide energy for the body to cope with the emergency. d. Blood pressure decreases in order to conserve all remaining blood within the body. Class: Apply, Difficulty: Average 2. Bob has a deep cut on his arm that is bleeding profusely. You suspect that he might be bleeding from an artery. What other signals would lead you to believe that Bob is bleeding from an artery? Rapid and severe bleeding; blood spurting from the wound (under pressure); the blood is a bright red color (high oxygen concentration); the bleeding is harder to control (does not clot as quickly). OBJECTIVE 2: IDENTIFY TWO SIGNALS OF LIFE-THREATENING EXTERNAL BLEEDING. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Easy 3. Severe bleeding is life threatening because— a. The body overheats because too little blood is available for cooling. b. Too little oxygen is carried to the vital organs. c. Cells die when they are not constantly supplied with sugars. d. Body wastes become over concentrated and toxic in the remaining blood. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Hard 4. Life-threatening bleeding includes blood that is spurting from a wound and _____. Bleeding that fails to stop after all measures have been taken to control bleeding OBJECTIVE 3: DESCRIBE THE CARE FOR EXTERNAL BLEEDING. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 5. Minor bleeding, such as that from a small cut or scrape, usually stops by itself within about how many
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minutes? a. 10 b. 30 c. 5 d. 20 Class: Synthesize, Difficulty: Average 6. You are caring for a victim who is bleeding from a wound on one arm. You have applied direct pressure to the wound, and placed a pressure bandage on the wound. Unfortunately, the bleeding continues and the pressure bandage is now soaked with blood. What should you do? a.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course HLTH 2120 taught by Professor Bryant during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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Ch08 - Chapter 8 Bleeding OBJECTIVE 1: EXPLAIN WHY SEVERE...

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