911 Responding for Life: Case studies in Emergency Care by James Whittle

By James Whittle

Responding for all times is a self-directed research consultant of case reviews in emergency care. It integrates the theoreticial wisdom of prehospital emergency medication with the severe considering talents of evaluation and intervention. This easy source specializes in a sytematic method of problem-solving emergency sufferer care.

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He was placed on a high concentration of oxygen, and the right leg was straightened and splinted. Immobilization would have been impractical as the leg initially lay, since it would not have accommodated the stretcher. The paramedic also hoped there might be some restoration of distal circulation, but a subsequent neurovascular assessment revealed no change. Justin, who remained conscious and alert as he was immobilized to a spinal board, CASE STUDY 3 ✱ 25 began asking for his dad. The paramedic replied that his dad had also been injured in the accident but was being cared for and taken to the hospital.

During cold water immersion, heat loss may increase as much as: a) 5 times b) 10 times c) 15 times d) 20 times e) 25 times 6. The surface area of the head represents only 10 percent of the total body, yet heat loss may approximate: a) 5 to 10 percent b) 10 to 20 percent c) 20 to 30 percent d) 30 to 40 percent e) 40 to 50 percent CASE STUDY 4 ✱ 39 7. The clinical presentation of mild to moderate hypothermia generally includes: 1. amnesia 2. dyspnea 3. uncontrolled shivering 4. paradoxical undressing 5.

The restrained occupant is also less likely to have his/her body collide with the inside of the vehicle, further reducing the potential for serious injury. 4. b) While rapid assessment and treatment of the chief complaint is important, the initial priority at any trauma scene is to identify hazards and recognize immediate life-threatening problems in the primary survey. Once these are identified and recognized, attempts should be made to correct them. Keeping in mind the “golden hour,” ten minutes should be the maximum time at scene.

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