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Ch15 - Chapter 15 Sudden Illness OBJECTIVE 1 LIST THE...

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Chapter 15 Sudden Illness OBJECTIVE 1: LIST THE GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR GIVING CARE TO A VICTIM OF A SUDDEN ILLNESS. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 1. Name four of the general guidelines of basic care for sudden illness. Do no further harm. Monitor breathing and consciousness. Help the victim rest in a comfortable position. Keep the victim from getting chilled or overheated. Reassure the victim. Give any specific care needed. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average 2. True or false: General care for a person with a sudden illness requires that 9-1-1 or the local emergency number be called for every incident. False Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 3. The general guidelines for caring for someone with a sudden illness include— a. Rushing the victim to the nearest hospital. b. Immediately calling for 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. c. Keeping the victim from getting chilled or overheated. d. Having the victim lie down to help blood get to vital organs. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 4. Which of the following is your top priority as a citizen responder when dealing with sudden illness? a. Help the victim rest in the most comfortable position. b. Monitor breathing and consciousness and immediately call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. c. Know enough about sudden illness to recognize when to call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. d. Reassure the victim and prevent possible shock.
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Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average Match the following sudden illnesses with the appropriate care: 5. d Fainting 6. c Diabetic emergency 7. a Seizure 8. b Stroke 9. e Febrile seizure OBJECTIVE 2: RECOGNIZE THE SIGNALS OF A SUDDEN ILLNESS. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 10. How would you be able to tell if a person has a chronic illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy? You might not be able to tell by signals. If the person is conscious, he or she may tell you or the person might be wearing a medical alert bracelet or other identification. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average Match each of the following sudden illnesses with its signals: 11. e Diabetic emergency 12. c Fainting 13. d Seizure 14. a Stroke
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