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

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
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 a. Prevent further injury to the victim. b. If unconscious and fluid or vomit is in the victim’s mouth, place on the side to allow fluid to drain from the mouth. c. Give food or fluids if victim is conscious. d. Elevate legs. e. Cool the body. 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 15. b Febrile seizure a. Weakness on one side of the body, dizziness, blurred vision b. Sudden change in body temperature c. Lightheadedness, nausea, sudden loss of consciousness
Background image of page 2
d. Uncontrolled muscle contraction, experiencing an aura e. Rapid pulse, rapid breathing and changes in level of consciousness Class: Synthesize, Difficulty: Average 16. You are working out at the local gym. The man next to you, who appears to be around 60 years old, is sitting on the floor stretching. As he gets up from the floor he appears a little pale and sweaty, then suddenly becomes unconscious. Before you have time to ask if he is OK, he wakes up and tells you that he is OK and
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 10

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

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online