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Click to edit Master subtitle style Sudden Illness General Care
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Ø Lightheaded, dizzy, or weak Ø Nausea or vomiting Ø Change in
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Sudden Illness Ø Fainting Ø Diabetic Emergencies Ø Seizures Ø Stroke Ø Poisoning Ø Heart Attack
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Fainting Ø What is it? Ø Usually self correcting Ø Fainting not problem
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Signs and Symptoms Shock like symptoms Dizziness Nausea Cool, pale, moist skin
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Treatment Ø Supine position-flat surface Ø Elevate legs Ø Monitor breathing and consciousness Ø No food or drink Ø Don’t splash water on face Ø Don’t slap Ø EMS?
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Diabetic Emergencies Ø Insulin Ø Diabetes Mellitus - not enough Ø Type I-Insulin dependent - Juvenile Ø Type II-non insulin dependent- A dult Onset Ø Must monitor diet & exercise
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Diabetic Emergency Ø Ø Hyperglycemia Ø Hypoglycemia
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Hyperglycemia Ø Too much sugar - Insulin too low Ø Cells can’t get needed sugar Ø Body breaks sources for energy Ø Excess waste build-up Ø Increased acid-ketoacidosis Ø Person becomes ill Ø Diabetic Coma
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