Cardiac Emergencies & Understanding the Heart
1. Describe the size of the heart and locate where it lies in the body.
2. What is the hearts major function?
3. What protects the heart from injury?
4. What is the funct
Study Guide for Injury Test
Chapter 7 Soft Tissue Injuries:
Signals of internal bleeding
Signals of infection
General care for an open wound (3)
General care steps of a minor wound (5)
Stitches (Rule of thumb and importance)
SKILL COMPARISON CHART
2 hands, center of the
1 or 2 hands, center
of the chest
2 or 3 fingers on the
center of the chest,
just below the nipple
Injuries to head, neck, and spine Quiz Answers
1. Name 2 facts regarding spinal cord injuries.
2. What are the leading causes of spinal cord injuries?
Motor vehicle accidents
Acts of violence
3. What are the possible effects of an in
Chapter 6: Environmental Emergencies
1. Heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are conditions caused by
A. What are heat cramps?
B. Where do they occur in the body?
C. How do you care for heat cramps?
D. What is heat exhaust
1. What is a Concussion?
A type of brain injury that involves a temporary loss of brain function resulting
from a blow to the head.
2. What are signals of a concussion?
Temporary memory loss
First Aid: Burns
4 Causes of Burns:
3. Electrical Current (internally & externally)
4. Radiation from the sun
A Critical Burn- requires immediate medical attention. These burns are potentially life
threatening, disfiguring and disablin
Study Guide: Burns and Heat & Cold Illnesses
Who are at risk for heat and cold related problems?
A. Heat cramps
Heat exhaustion C. Signals of heat exhaustion D. Who does heat
E. Heat Stroke
Directions: In your notebook, Read and complete the
outline. Leave some room between each section for
additional lecture notes.
AED (page 44-47)
What are two common abnormal
AED (page 44-47)
o Causes sudden cardiac arrest
o When the ventricles simply quiver, or fibrillate, without any
o The electrical impulses fire at random creating and preventing the
heart from pumping