Ch23 - Chapter 23 Delayed-Help Situations OBJECTIVE 1 LIST...

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Chapter 23 Delayed-Help Situations OBJECTIVE 1: LIST THREE TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTS THAT COULD CREATE A DELAYED-HELP SITUATION. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average 1. A person has been injured while camping in the back country. List three environmental factors that can create a delayed-help situation for this person. Distance from immediate medical care Adverse travel conditions Difficulties in communication Class: Apply, Difficulty: Average 2. A bus carrying ten people has overturned on a remote, hillside road during an intense thunderstorm. What three factors could contribute to making this a delayed-help situation? The storm might disrupt communications or delay someone’s ability to reach communications. The remote location, terrain and weather might make it difficult for emergency personnel to reach the victims. The remote location, terrain and weather might also make transport difficult. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 3. Which of the following might create a delayed-help situation? a. You are in a new city where you do not know the local hospital(s). b. You are unsure of how badly the victim is injured. c. You are far from a telephone or other means of communication. d. You have never seen that type of injury before and do not know what to do. OBJECTIVE 2: DESCRIBE THE INFORMATION YOU SHOULD GATHER IN A DELAYED-HELP SITUATION BEFORE MAKING A PLAN TO GET HELP. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 4. In a delayed-help situation, in addition to checking the scene and the victim, you should also— Check for resources. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Hard
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5. In a delayed-help situation, you should gather information that you will need to plan how and when to get help. The kind of information you should gather includes— a. Any conditions that would make it difficult for you to get help. b. Any musculoskeletal injuries the victim might have. c. If the victim has any allergies or other medical conditions. d. How long you think it will take EMS personnel to arrive. Class: Analyze, Difficulty: Average 6. You and Mary are on a walk through the woods when Mary slips and injures her ankle. She is unable to walk, and you cannot carry her out of the woods. As one of the steps of Check–Call–Care, you assess the resources available to help in this situation. What kinds of resources would you want to examine in this situation? People available to help Communication or signaling devices Food and water Shelter First aid supplies Means of transportation Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 7. Before calling for help, make sure that you have _____. Gathered basic information that EMS or responders will need to plan their response. OBJECTIVE 3: LIST FOUR WAYS TO GET HELP IN A DELAYED-HELP SITUATION Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 8. What are four ways to get help in a delayed-help situation? Stay where you are and call, radio or signal for help.
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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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Ch23 - Chapter 23 Delayed-Help Situations OBJECTIVE 1 LIST...

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