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5. A procedure that is ordered as STAT should be performed:A. only when a physician is presentB. before they days endC. as soon as is practicalD. immediately
6. During trauma radiography, care must be taken to:
7. Equipment that may be necessary for trauma radiography includes:
8. The primary purpose of an impermeable cassette cover is to:
9. Trauma patients should only be removed from a backboard if/when:A. their spines have been cleared by a physicianB. they ask to be removedC. they need to vomitD. they need to use the restroom
10. the purpose of the rapid response team is to:
Chapter 16: acute situationsKey TermsAnaphylaxis- an acute allergic reaction to an antigenAngina pectoris– chest painAnoxia- an absence or deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissuesAsthma- airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucusCardiac arrest- a sudden, sometimes temporary, cessation of function of the heart.Cardiac tamponade- blood or fluids fill the space between the sac that encases the heart.Cerebrovascular accident– insufficient blood to brainConcussion- brain injury that affects your brain functionDefibrillatorresuscitation via electric shockDehiscence- surgical complication in which a wound ruptures along a surgical incisionEdema- swellingEmbolus- object that has been carried in the bloodstream to lodge in a vessel.Epistaxis- acute hemorrhage from the nostril, nasal cavity, or nasopharynxErythema- superficial reddening of the skinEvisceration– removal of abdominal organsHemorrhage- an escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
Hemothorax- is a collection of blood in the space between the chest wall and the lungHyperglycemia– high blood sugarHypoglycemia– low blood sugarMyocardial infraction– heart attackMyocardial ischemia- blood flow to your heart is reduced, preventing it from receiving enoughoxygenPleural effusion- an unusual amount offluidaround the lungPneumonia- inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs (air sacs fill with fluid/pus)Pneumothorax– collapsed lungRespiratory arrest– stops breathingStridor- harsh vibrating noise when breathing (obstruction in larynx)Syncope- temporary loss of consciousness caused by a fall in blood pressureThoracentesis- needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall toremove fluidThoracotomy- surgical incision into the chest wall.

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