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First Aid chapters 6-7

After obtaining critical information from a victim that has ingested poisoning, the first aider should: (Assume that the poisoning is not acid or alkali and the victim is responsive.) immediately call posion control center According to the book what should be done ….  Read More

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HESI PHARMACOLOGY REVIEW

ELDERLY HAVE DECREASED RENAL FUNCTION EXCRETE DUGS AT A SLOWER RATE THAN YOUNGER ADULTS. ***RISK OF TOXICITY FOR MEDS SCHEDULED CLOSE TOGETHER EXAMPLE Q 4HRS FOR NARCOTICS*** SUCCINYLCHOLINE (ANECTINE) DEPOLARIZING NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKER USED DURING SURGERY ***MAY CAUSE VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA/DYSRHYTHMIAS.*** ***ADDED NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKER(NMB) ….  Read More

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Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis excessive dietary iron absorption and iron accumulation in liver and other organs HFE Hemochromatosis – Cirrhosis – hepatocellular carcinoma – diabetes – cardiomyopathy and heart failure – hypogonadism – thyroid and other endocrine dysfunction – arthropathy – skin pigmentation = are ….  Read More

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Paramedic Drug Cards

Activated Charcoal Class: Adsorbent Indications: Most oral poisonings and medication overdoses Contraindications: Comatose pt’s + after injestion of corrosives, caustics Dosage: Adult: 1-2 g/kg PO Pediatric: 1-2 g/kg PO Adenosine ( Adenocard ) Class: Endogenous nucleotide Indications: Conversion of PSVT to sinus ….  Read More

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Boy Scout First Aid

List the steps involved in handling an emergency. 1. Check the scene. 2. Call for help. 3. Approach safely. 4. Provide urgent treatment (hurry cases). 5. Protect from further injury. 6. Treat everyone for shock. 7. Make a thorough check for other ….  Read More

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Equine First-Aid Kit

Antibacterial, such as Betadine to cleanse wound bandaging materials roll gauze, Vetrap, Kling Wrap, adhesive tape, 4×4 pads < Stable wraps, roll cotton for leg injuries and support bandages Plastic wrap sweat wrap Diaper wrapping hooves Bandage scissors halter stethoscope rectal thermometer ....  Read More

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(First Aid) Neurology (Pharmacology)

G-protein coupled receptors (mu, delta, kappa) Opiod receptors are this type of receptor, and have these classes Mu opiod receptor Receptor that binds morphine and endorphins < Delta opiod receptor Receptor that binds enkephalins Kappa opiod receptor Receptor that binds dynorphins Opiod ....  Read More