basic emergency care

cardiac arrest
heart and breathing can stop suddenly and with out warning

respiratory arrest
when breathing stops but the heart action continues for several minutes

must be started at once when a person is in cardiac arrest

emergency care
goals are to prevent death;prevent injuries from becoming worse

performing adult cpr
is done when the person does not respond is not breathing and has no pulse

cpr for infants/children
shout for help//perform cpr for 1 minute

fbao(foreign-body airway obstruction in adults
hiemlich can be perform with the person standing,sitting,or lying down

recovery position
side lying ,kepp the head,neck,and spine straight/a hand supports the head

results when organs and tissues do not get enough blood

anapylactic shock
life threatening sensitivity to an antigen

violent and sudden contractions or tremors of muscle groups

described as partial thickness or full thickness /very painful/ do not put oil.butter, salve,or ointments on burns

full thickness burns
are not painful nerve endings are destroyed

sudden loss of consicousness form inadequate blood supply to the brain

occurs when the brain is suddenly deprived of its blood supply

signs of stroke
loss of consciousness rapid pulse, labored respirations, elevated blood pressure, and hemiplegia

feelings and emotions

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