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1. Body part cut off - preserve amputated part

2. Use when direct pressure - elevation - and pressure bandage do not stop severe bleeding

3. Poison produced by animals - plants - or bacteria

4. Responsiveness of the mind and to the impressions made by the senses

5. Torn or separated from body - bleeding heavy - preserve body part

6. Swelling (edema) - fever (pryexia) - pain - redness (erthyemia) - heat - pus (pustacles) - red streaks leading from wound

7. Can come from arteries-life threatening - veins and capillaries-less severe

8. Caused by sharp objects - bleeding limited - increase chance of infection

9. Abnormal external or internal bleeding (copious loss of bld)

10. Cold applications

11. Eliminate the cause - improve circulation especially to the brain and heart - provide an adequate oxygen supply - maintain the body temperature

12. Are injury to soft tissue

13. If fractures are present or suspected

14. Based on victims injury

15. Directly to wound

16. Skin scraped off - bleeding limited - infection must be prevented

17. Prevent infection - wash hands - use gloves - wash wound with soap and water - rinse with cool water - use sterile gauze to blot dry - apply sterile dressing - watch for signs of infection

18. Pertaining to to a crisis or danger of death

19. Do not disturb

20. Pressure should be applied to this - press against underlying bone

21. No break in skin - injury in underlying tissue

22. Subjective sensation or motor phenomenon that precedes and marks the onset of a seizure

23. Can enter an open wound - lead to serious illness or death

24. Is a break in skin or mucous membrane

25. Pulse is rapid - weak - and difficult to feel - hypertension or below normal and may not be obtainable

26. Hemorrhage or excessive loss of blood - excessive pain or infection - heart attack or stroke - poisoning of chemicals - drugs or gases - lack of oxygen - psychological trauma - dehydration from burns - vomiting - or diarrhea

27. Setting priorities for care of victim(s)

28. Act of inhaling foreign matter - usually emesis - into the respiratory tract

29. Can lead to death - even if injury is not fatal - can occur with any injury or illness requiring first aid

30. Be alert to signs of shock - be prepared to treat shock in any victim - remain calm at all times - reassure the victim while providing care - obtain appropriate assistance or medical care asap

31. Pain and tenderness - swelling - deformity - cold and clammy skin - rapid and weak pulse - uncontrolled restlessness - vomited blood - blood in urine and feces

32. Caused by a sharp object - deep - damage to muscles

33. Do not move unless absolutely necessary

34. Used for wounds - if not available use linen type cloth

35. Tearing of tissue - jagged - irregular edges - heavy bleeding - contamination

36. Will stop bleeding

37. Below bandage to assess for presence of a pulse and there should be no discoloration of skin

38. Are classified as open or closed

39. Use when bleeding is under control - maintain direct pressure - apply additional dressing - use a roller bandage

40. Restoration of life or consciousness of a person who is apparently dead by using artificial respiration and cardiac massage

41. Placing a tube within or through the trachea

42. Pertaining to the heart and lung

43. Result in bleeding - infection or tetanus

44. Sudden attack of a dz uncontrolled muscle movements of epilepsy

45. Is the first priority in caring for wounds

46. Apply for 5 to 10 minutes or until bleeding stops

47. Skin is pale (pallor) or bluish gray in color - skin is cool to touch - diaphoresis (excessive perspiration) may result in a wet - clammy feeling when the skin is touched

48. Raise above level of victims heart - continue to apply direct pressure while elevating

49. Is the immediate care that is given to the victim of an injury or illness

50. Spotted - with patches of color. pertain to what you would see with a severely burned pt