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Place The Mask over the nose and mouthsqueeze the bag each time the patient breathesafter the initial 5 to 10 breaths deliver an appropriate title volumemaintain an adequate minute volumeDescribe the signs associated with adequate and inadequate artificial ventilation. (p 434)
complications of positive pressure ventilationincreased intrathoracic pressure reduces the blood pumped by the heartfmore volume is required to have the same effects as normal breathingair is forced into the stomach causing gastric distentionDescribe the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). (pp 435-439)Non-invasive ventilatory support for respiratory distress and is becoming widelyused at the EMT levelMechanismincreases pressure in the lungsopen collapsed alveolipushes more action across the alveolar membranehorses entered testicle fluid back into the pulmonary circulationIndicationpatient is alert and able to follow commandspatient displays obvious signs of moderate to severe respiratory distresspatient is breathing rapidlypulse oximetry reading less than 90%Contraindicationspatient in respiratory arrestsigns and symptoms of pneumothorax or chest traumapatient who has tracheostomyPatient who has active gtrointestinal bleeding or vomitingpatient was unable to follow verbal commandsResistance create back pressure that pushes open smaller Airway structures as thepatient exhales7 to 10 cm of H2O is acceptableComplicationssome patients may find CPAP claustrophobicPossibility ofpneumothoraxcan lower patient's blood pressureif the patient shows signs of deterioration remove CPAP and beginpositive pressure ventilation using a BPMExplain how to recognize and care for a foreign body airway obstruction. (pp 440-442)If a foreign body completely blocks the airway it is a true emergencywill result in death if not treated immediatelyAdult usually occurs during a mealchild occurs when eating or playing with small toyscauses of Airway obstruction that do not involve foreign bodieswhat are the most common Airway obstruction in an unconscious patientswelling from infection or acute allergic reactiontrauma tissue damage from an injury
mild Airway obstructionpatience can still exchange air but will have respiratory distressnoisy breathing wheezing and coughingwith good air exchange do not interfere with a patient's efforts to expelthe object on his/her ownwith poor air exchange treat immediately

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Term
Fall
Professor
Cambell
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airway obstruction

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