DEFINITIONS & TERMINOLOGY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY SHOCK LEGAL & ETHICAL ISSUES ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
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WHAT ARE QUADRANTS?
The way to describe the sections of the abdominal cavity. Imagine two lines intersecting at the umbilicus dividing the abdomen into four equal areas.
100
WHAT IS THE SUPERIOR VENA CAVA?
Carries blood from the neck, head, shoulders and upper extremities, returning to the heart.
100
WHAT IS CARDIOGENIC SHOCK?
A condition manifested from an inadequate function of the heart or pump failure.
100
WHAT IS SCOPE OF PRACTICE?
Refers to the level of care that can be provided by a health care professional with a specified level of training.
100
WHAT IS HYPOTHERMIA?
A condition in which the internal body's core temperature falls below 95 degrees F.
200
WHAT IS THE TRENDELENBURG POSITION?
The position in which the body is supine with the head lower than the feet.
200
WHAT ARE THE KIDNEYS?
These organs rid the blood of toxic waste products and control its balance of water and salt.
200
WHAT IS PSYCHOGENIC SHOCK?
A sudden reaction of the nervous system that produces a temporary generalized vascular dilation, resulting in fainting.
200
WHAT IS EXPRESSED CONSENT?
Patient explicitly grants permission for you to give care, usually a verbal agreement or a nod.
200
WHAT IS HYPERTHERMIA?
A condition in which the body's core temperature increases to above 101 degrees F.
300
WHAT IS THE XIPHOID PROCESS?
Boney protrusion located on the distal end of the sternum.
300
WHAT IS THE SPLEEN?
Virtually all of the blood in the body passes through this organ, where it is filtered. Worn out blood cells, foreign substances, and bacteria are removed.
300
WHAT IS ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK?
A condition that occurs when a person reacts violently to a substance to which he or she has been sensitized.
300
WHAT IS AN ADVANCED DIRECTIVE?
A legal document that identifies what medical care a person will or will not accept. The document is developed and signed while the person is competent to make decisions regarding future situations.
300
WHAT IS DROWNING?
Death from suffocation after submersion in water.
400
WHAT IS PULSE OXIMETRY?
An assessment tool that measures oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in the capillary beds.
400
WHAT IS PLASMA?
A sticky, yellow fluid that carries the blood cells and nutrients. It also transports cellular waste material to the organs of excretion. It contains most of the compounds needed to produce a blood clot.
400
WHAT IS SEPTIC SHOCK?
A condition in which toxins damage the vessel walls, causing them to become leaky and unable to contract well.
400
WHAT IS ASSAULT?
The crime of threatening, either verbally or physically, to touch another person without consent.
400
WHAT IS ANTIVENOM?
A serum containing antibodies that counteract venom.
500
WHAT IS JAUNDICE?
A yellow skin or sclera discoloration that is caused by liver disease or dysfunction.
500
WHAT ARE ENZYMES?
Secretions which are added to food by the salivary glands the stomach, the liver, the pancreas, and the small intestine to convert the food into basic sugars, fatty acids, and amino acids.
500
WHAT IS PERFUSION?
The cardiovascular system's circulation of blood and oxygen to all cells in different tissues and organs in the body.
500
WHAT ARE GOOD SAMARITAN LAWS?
Laws generally protect Emergency Medical Responders who act in good faith and within their scope of practice.
500
WHAT IS AMBIENT TEMPERATURE?
The temperature of the surrounding environment.




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