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Management of Acute Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal Glands Adrenal Glands: -Located bilaterally at the superior pole of each kidney -A gland within a gland, with the cortex surrounding the medulla -medulla secretes epinephrine (adrenaline) -the adrenal cortex secretes many hormones: including cortisol and aldosterone Possible Conditions Related to ….  Read More

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Ocular Emergencies

Name the two true ocular emergencies 1. Chemical burns of the cornea 2. Retinal artery occlusion When should therapy be instituted in the case of an ocular emergency? Within minutes < When should therapy be instituted in the case of an urgent ....  Read More

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Emergency Oxygen

What is it called when breathing stops? respiratory arrest When the supply of oxygen to the brain and heart, as well as the rest of the body, is reduced, it results in hypoxia < Hypoxia is when an insufficient amount of oxygen ....  Read More

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CDL Air Brakes (Section 5)

What makes air brakes work? Compressed air. What are the three braking systems? Service brake, parking brake, emergency brake < What does the service brake do? Applies and releases the brakes when you use the brake pedal during normal driving. What does ....  Read More

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North Hills Hospital Emergency Codes

Code Gray/ Black SEVERE WEATHER/TORNADO Gray- TORNADO WATCH: Patient population assessed, close firedoors and window coverings Black- TORNADO WARNING:If time, take pts to bathrooms, otherwise put patients flat on floor and cover with blanket, alert surgery no elective surgery Code Red FIRE ….  Read More