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EMS Humor: The newest NREMT check off!

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Myob YgobThe substance I consume has 80mg of caffeine per 10oz. serving. It is not coffee...English breakfast tea, actually and I use it triple strength per cup...three bags per cup, that's right. 240mg of caffeine per EACH 10oz. cup. If you're still on coffee, you're a wimp. I use Twinings brand, btw. And the Irish Breakfast Tea is even stronger.

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Jeremiah GompfJoshua Hodson do you think Scott Brooker can implement this at work?

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Samantha McLarenThis is important. Lmao theres no functioning without coffee

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Colton FrankenbergI know a few other places and professions that could use a score sheet like this

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Matthew GerrishLol. Critical fail - Makes tea. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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Thomas BurrisTurning off pot for call critical fail. No coffee when we get back

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Molly Knight"Makes Tea" is an auto fail haha

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Wes Lee"Makes tea"

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Kristy SpringfieldThis is the most useful skill of all!

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Ben ErdaniJesse Sopko at what time????

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Geoffrey EasthamGibi Gonzalez make sure you study

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Scott TimoszykMercedes Brown check this out!! Lmao

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Chris DiehlDon't need no coffee.

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Mark MillsDee Wilson. Lol

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Transient Ischemic Attacks
Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) present with the same signs and symptoms as those of stroke; thus, assessment of a patient with a TIA is the same as that for a patient with stroke. TIAs are important predictors of brain infarction; however, they are not associated with permanent neurological deficits.
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Transient Ischemic Attacks
Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) present with the same signs and symptoms as those of stroke; thus, assessment of a patient with a TIA is the same as that for a patient with stroke. TIAs are important predictors of brain infarction; however, they are not associated with permanent neurological deficits.

Pulmonary Physiology
The major functions of the lungs include to provide tissue oxygen and to expel carbon dioxide. This exchange occurs at the alveolar and pulmonary capillary junction. This exchange is required for optimal utilization of energy and metabolism.
The respiratory system consists of the upper airway and lower airway. The upper airway is comprised of the nose, mouth, and pharynx. The lower airway consists of the epiglottis, glottis, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli. The right lung has three lobes, and the left lung has two lobes with a smaller lingual lobe.
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Pulmonary Physiology
The major functions of the lungs include to provide tissue oxygen and to expel carbon dioxide. This exchange occurs at the alveolar and pulmonary capillary junction. This exchange is required for optimal utilization of energy and metabolism.
The respiratory system consists of the upper airway and lower airway. The upper airway is comprised of the nose, mouth, and pharynx. The lower airway consists of the epiglottis, glottis, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli. The right lung has three lobes, and the left lung has two lobes with a smaller lingual lobe.

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You are on scene with a 4-year-old female that has partial-thickness burns to the entire head and anterior chest. What percentage of the total body surface area does this represent?

A) 18%
B) 9%
C) 24%
D) 32%

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Matthew GerrishHead burn percentage for a toddler would be 18 percent. And the chest would be another 18 percent. Soo, the total would be 36 percent. Answer isn't listed in here.

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Marci Marie Buckley18+9 for the anterior chest only not entire front which would be another 18. So the total is 27% but that's not an option either.

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Albert LopezA four year old childs head is 18% and anterior chest is 18% total of 36%, closest to this figure is 32% (D)

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Wade Ward18 percent

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Michelle HunterThe answer is not here

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Michelle HunterIt's 36

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Anthony OlsenAnswer is c

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Mnemonic for Cardiac Tamponade!!!
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Distended jugular veins
Distant heart tones
Decreased blood pressure
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Mnemonic for Cardiac Tamponade!!!
3Ds
Distended jugular veins
Distant heart tones
Decreased blood pressure

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Jose DiazThe funny thing is that EMS are the people that do the cleaning at the hospital where I work.

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Robert HallWhat a great looking 35 ha ha

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Ian MarsdenDanny Hammond is that you pal...? ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Gayland W GrantWONDERING WHAT HAPPENED TO ME

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Darren BoyleStevie Kane...my feelings about NIAS ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Nick RandelErnest Yadon, lol ๐Ÿ˜‚

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You could see this term again.

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Mary Anne RussellMe, too.

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Josh PierceBeen a few years since I heard this term.

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You are called to the local park for 12-year-old male that was repeatedly kicked in the abdomen during a fight. An injury to which abdominal organ is most likely to cause death in a pediatric patient?

A) Liver
B) Appendix
C) Stomach
D) Spleen

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You are called to the local park for 12-year-old male that was repeatedly kicked in the abdomen during a fight. An injury to which abdominal organ is most likely to cause death in a pediatric patient?

A) Liver
B) Appendix
C) Stomach
D) Spleen

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Amanda Randall WeberIt doesn't ask you where he's been kicked; it asks you which organ is most likely to lead to death if damaged. There are no pancakes on the roof in this scenario. Dont overthink it. Spleen.

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Robert MendozaD. I really don't think anyone kicking someone repeatedly in the abdomen looks to target a certain quadrant. The question is: An injury to which abdominal organ is most likely to cause death in a pediatric patient?

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Clifton CastlemanAccording to all the research I've done (mainly because I was simply curious), the LIVER is actually the most commonly injured - and is nearly tied with the *second most common* abdominal injury in children, the SPLEEN, for most deaths.

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Manny SanchezForget quadrant. What's most likely? Spleen bleeds pretty bad and most likely to cause hypovolemia from rupture.

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Carol BullardSpleen - very vascular organ with various grades of bleeding - blunt force trauma can cause a rupture. --

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Brenda Mattson HoilmanD- and yes that was before I saw every one else's answer, lol

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Terry SchweitzerId have to agree with D as well but would depend on quadrant as well.

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Michael R. WukitsI'm going to have to say D, but only because no one else has picked it yet.

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Jeff JohnsonGizzard

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Callie MalloryD. Splenic rupture is a huge issue and can cause death in anyone. Usually causes referred pain to the left shoulder.

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Heather JeselinkIt would really depend on what quadrant he was kicked in

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Eileen CarrollSpleen - D

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LiLy Ojeda FloresSpleen

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Darrin HartSpleen

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Julie Montgomery NelsonD spleen

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Rosalee RositerSpleen ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Scott MoranSpleen

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Cassi Lynn CeeCee ThompsonAbsolutely D

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Amber SuszczynskiD. Spleen

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Tara Dees CooperSpleen

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Jeremy PreshongSpleen mostly likely.. but could Depends on the quad

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Diona ThompsonD the spleen

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Anna Swires HollandLOL. Have intended to send you and Samantha both some encouragement. Praying for your family and hoping all is going well.

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Jessi LynnJacob lol I love this dog, send this to your sister

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Maria SergeantOhhhhh nooooo you didnt....lol

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Crista Alleva FregapaneI love this dog

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Shawna ShovelskiLove it lmao ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Nick Khamhou Chaleunphone

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Jennifer PauliStephanie Moen this made me think of you!

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Kayla ParkerBrett Scherer thought you might find this funny ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Genna ColemanKate Markham we can be pair-a-medics together soon!! :0

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Stephanie Jimenez๐Ÿ˜‚ I just love the dogs face.

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Jay QuintanaAndrew Osborn I laughed way to hard at this ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Penny MiddendorfYou go girl!

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Chris BookoutThanks for the joke. I will use it tomorrow.

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Lanie MazureAshley Mooring Holloman Kirk Holloman This is why y'all got married

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Your heart gets a lot of attention from poets, songwriters, and storytellers, but today Hank's gonna tell you how it really works. The heartโ€™s...

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David Martineau Jr.Crash Course does an amazing job of visualizing and setting in ideas. Helped me a lot so far in medic school!

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You and your partner have just assisted in a field delivery. Your partner tells you to take the infant and perform an APGAR assessment. An APGAR assessment should be performed:

A) at one minute and five minutes after crowning
B) at one minute and five minutes after delivery
C) at five minutes and ten minutes after delivery
D) only once after you cut the cord

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Glenn BrockIt should be performed at 1 year after crowning and five years after delivery.

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Cardioversion!
Cardioversion is used for patients in an irregular rhythm, such a atrial fibrillation or v-tach with a pulse. An important thing to remember in cardioversion is that the shock is synchronized to the R wave. Shocking during the absolute refractory period (T-wave) will likely create asystole. Make sure sync button is on and you see R-wave capture. This is usually represented by a little dot or arrow at the top of the R-wave on the monitor.
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Cardioversion!
Cardioversion is used for patients in an irregular rhythm, such a atrial fibrillation or v-tach with a pulse. An important thing to remember in cardioversion is that the shock is synchronized to the R wave. Shocking during the absolute refractory period (T-wave) will likely create asystole. Make sure sync button is on and you see R-wave capture. This is usually represented by a little dot or arrow at the top of the R-wave on the monitor.

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Johnny MontgomeryThat's cool didn't know that, ya learn something new everyday.

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Kylie PayLouise Cornell - just did this on hub !!!

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Ludo PernaIs this an Atrial Flutter?

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Nancy Ellen ShoresMake dam sure you turn on sync

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Truth!

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Ed MarloweI feel like this is something you would like Steve Sauve

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Brett JonesNot necessarily . I've administered many doses of Fentanyl to people on my "stretcher".

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Patti SommerfeldSo true!!!

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Angela Baker AndersonGod Bless our First Responders!

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Niki KinderVery true... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Brady HancockAmen god bless๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Mary Ann ReynoldsYes.

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Jacob HaasThat depends on how huge the pt is that your pushing

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Nikki HenleyCasey ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ I know that's right.

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Bettye MeyerTrue true true.

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Hemochromatosis!
Hemochromatosis is a genetic disease in which the body absorbs more iron than needed. The extra iron is stored in various organs, including the kidneys, liver, and pancreas. This disorder can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, arthritis, impotence, and a bronze skin tone. These symptoms can be avoided by regular blood draws.
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Hemochromatosis!
Hemochromatosis is a genetic disease in which the body absorbs more iron than needed. The extra iron is stored in various organs, including the kidneys, liver, and pancreas. This disorder can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, arthritis, impotence, and a bronze skin tone. These symptoms can be avoided by regular blood draws.

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Melissa McKibbenIt can also make you susceptible to a dangerous infection from the bacteria present in brackish coastal waters and raw shellfish. GOOD TIMES.

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Rachel KeirlMy fella has this John, and has to have blood drained. He found out he had it from being diagnosed diabetic. x

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Shane YorkDon't forget kidney stones.

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Michael OatesAlmost as serious as cranial-rectitus

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Jim LoweryYou forgot low testosterone, pituitary and testicular damage

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John DolesThe patient found Marvolo Gaunt's Ring and placed it on his ring finger. This started to slowly kill his flesh, patient would of been a dead man until Dumbledore found him and took the ring.

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Jean Elizabeth KrevorThird-degree electrical burn. Consider c-spine, airway management, [edited to add cardiac monitor] damp bandages, rapid transportation to burn center.

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Jean Elizabeth KrevorI do think we need more to go by than just the photo. Was the temperature cold outside? How did we find the patient? If it's frostbite, it's REALLY progressed, and it's odd the palm is involved like that, although s/he could have been grasping something metal that froze the palm too.

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Amanda KnorrI'm going with severe frostbite. The only type of history I seem to have is that his thumb is missing so probably had frost bite before and lost his thumb? Sterile dressing, keep patient warm and consider pain management.

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Keith KeaneTo throw it out there, you can see this with yersinia pestis infections, aka - the black death. Histories are extremely important!

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Jason ClattThat's an environmental injury or a chemical injury. Lol. No seriously. Looks like frostbite with the waxy look of the skin and obvious death of the skin tissues on the finger tips. Could have been exposed in cold environment. Or spilled a cryogenic type fluid or gas on the hand (liquid nitrogen).

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Malume InnoIts Dry gangrene. The treatment will be amputation, antibiotics, wound dressing, pain management, psychological support, physiotherapy, occupational therapy

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Kim ElsiforI'm not studying meds or EMT or anything like that but I knew this was an electricity burn, 3rd degree. Black skin, gray nails and pealing skin. But, don't ask me how to tend to it there I am at a complete loss.

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Mike FrancisNot enough to go on. Normally I'd say frost bite, but I'm considering potentially poor circulation leading to necrosis. Reason I say this is: 1) electrical is more of a dark brownish black and charred, this has definitive edges. 2) I'd bet they're elderly by the hands/nails. 3) frost bite is usually very close to this except the palm. I can't see you having the palm effect with frostbite, but I could be wrong. Either way, poor circulation/necrosis, regardless of from frostbite or peripheral arterial/vascular disease.

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Gayland W GrantI belive it is Electrical burn. Add moist bandages covered. Start a line in the good arm. Monitor cardiac.

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Timothy Lynn O'CeallaighEither electrical burn or severe forstbite. Need general impression/scene sizeup to differentiate

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Brent DeMarkI lean electrical burn due to the odd pattern, but could as well be severe frostbite. Good one. Im curious my self.

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Mason Lee SimmonsI thought frostbite too, but starting to consider electrical burn

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Andrew O'DrainBy the way the hand is positioned I can imagine a screwdriver being held

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Donoven LuceroThat's not an injury, he just touched the soul of an EMS provider. With our dark humor ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Eileen CarrollElectrical burn. Saline damp sterile dressing. Try to keep the fingers separate if possible. Airway management, Cardiac monitoring, pain management, transport to a burn unit

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Ryan CortazzoCould also be from extended use of pressors in the ICU.

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Julien WatkinsNecrosis. Due to circulatory issues. The old lady wasn't on a snowboard trip.

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John CoulisCryoarcheologist suffering the effects of brushing the snow off of his Prius?

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Priscilla MerloLooks like severe frostbite but then again could be an electrical burn? ๐Ÿค”

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Rotsen RJ HallegadoMOI? Possible chemical/electrical burn, NOI? Consider possibility of diabetic emergency

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Angela Mans-DekkerI have had a pt who had that.... was blood vessel disease... both hands and feet... happened very rapidly!

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Jaime SprinkI googled the picture just because I needed to know the answer. It came back as severe frostbite.

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John StickneyClassic case of Combat Jack. I had the same thing while deployed to Iraq.

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Lauren KneeboneElectrical burn. Amputation, anti biotics, cardiac care with monitor and send to burn unit.

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Measuring Fundal Height
A quick method of estimating the date of a pregnancy is by measuring fundal height. This is the distance from the symphysis pubis to the top of the uterine fundus. The fundus is measured by running a measuring tape vertically from the top of the pubis bone to the top of the fundus. Each centimeter of fundal height is considered equal to one week of gestation. For example, if the patient measures 20 cm, she would be approximately 20 weeks gestation.
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Measuring Fundal Height
A quick method of estimating the date of a pregnancy is by measuring fundal height. This is the distance from the symphysis pubis to the top of the uterine fundus. The fundus is measured by running a measuring tape vertically from the top of the pubis bone to the top of the fundus. Each centimeter of fundal height is considered equal to one week of gestation. For example, if the patient measures 20 cm, she would be approximately 20 weeks gestation.

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Jason RoeYou put the fun in fundal

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Jessica WrightA group of us went to a cadaver lab and was asked to bag a pt. Then was asked if we thought we were successful. Everyone said yes. Then the instructor pulled back the cadaver skin to expose lungs and asked to to ventilate again so we could see how the lungs inflate with one person. No one, including men with bigger hands were getting air to the lower lungs, only the top. Instructor then had one person seal and one bag. We were successful every time that way. 2 man ventilation is not always able to happen, but it is definitely more successful.

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Derike CliftWell ur first problem is ur not holding the mask right..

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Stephen DiamondWhat the fuck maybe if you held the mask right. Second maybe if you call als and tube the guy you wouldnt need a bvm... Just saying

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Chelan PhillipsThat would take like 12 tagaderms. Yes by all means delay ventilating this patient so you can try a nifty trick you saw on Facebook.

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Timothy Lynn O'CeallaighIf they can take OPA, just put a King or LMA, takes like 15 secs...

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John ClarkeCheck for a douche knot first--resuscitation attempts may be futile despite tricks

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Roger CushmanClippers - shave that stuff off. 5 seconds and bam, good seal.

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Chris CollinsWouldnt the air just escape between the tagederm and beard? Im honestly asking, have never tried this before.

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Cecil BurrowsJust tube them and be done with it.

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Jonathan LesterOr you can just tube them. King or ET.

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The Umbilical Cord
An essential part of fetal circulation is the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord is a flexible cord-like structure that connects a fetus at the abdomen with the placenta. It contains two umbilical arteries and one vein that transports nourishment to the fetus and remove its wastes.
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An essential part of fetal circulation is the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord is a flexible cord-like structure that connects a fetus at the abdomen with the placenta. It contains two umbilical arteries and one vein that transports nourishment to the fetus and remove its wastes.

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Itay TilingerIn an emergency situation that involves new born we can supply medications threw the umbilical cord. How do we recognise the vein and differentiate it from the arteries?

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You have responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision where a 27-year-old male driver has been pinned by the steering wheel. The patient is unresponsive, is breathing at 30 times per minute and very shallow, and has petechiae of the skin from the shoulders on up. The remaining rapid trauma assessment reveals no other injuries. If this patient remains pinned for greater than 20 minutes, which of the following treatment options should be considered?

A) Administering sodium bicarbonate.
B) Performing bilateral pleural decompressions.
C) Administering 20 cc/kg of lactated ringers.
D) Placing and inflating a pneumatic anti-shock garment.

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You have responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision where a 27-year-old male driver has been pinned by the steering wheel. The patient is unresponsive, is breathing at 30 times per minute and very shallow, and has petechiae of the skin from the shoulders on up. The remaining rapid trauma assessment reveals no other injuries. If this patient remains pinned for greater than 20 minutes, which of the following treatment options should be considered?

A) Administering sodium bicarbonate.
B) Performing bilateral pleural decompressions.
C) Administering 20 cc/kg of lactated ringers.
D) Placing and inflating a pneumatic anti-shock garment.

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David GoldblumThis is not compartment syndrome! This is traumatic asphyxia. There is not enough information here to select any of the options given. Treatment of this patient should include immediate intubation while he's still pinned, iv/io access. He will most likely be acidotic however, it would be from the reduced respiratory ability. Not compartment syndrome.

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Reginald John EwertStart pushing that bicarb. He's gonna have compartment syndrome and as soon as they extricate him, he's gonna decline and fast. I'm an EMT so I don't push meds, but have seen this on our scenes a couple times before. A all the way.

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Marcelo Augusto A. CosgayonGoing with D Not authorized to administer meds, so A And C aren't options. The patient may be unresponsive but is breathing, so CPR isn't required. Just my amateur opinion

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Linda MackieA...also take a Polaroid or two for the med record-could be useful if pt dies later in hospital , as pneumonia will be later risk and possibly listed as cause of death...but without photo and record, compartment syndrome will not be listed as related cause and can effect insurance outcome for family. Besides, a picture is worth a thousand words...

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Michael RuizA. Being trapped that long causes compartment syndrome which is treated by sodium bicarbonate.

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Vijayalal VijayanCrush syndrome, paramedic will administer sodium bicarbonate

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Tracy Anderson WhiteA...counteract potassium flood with Crush

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Matt HouckA. Patient is more than likely acidotic from compromised respiratory patterns in addition to everything mentioned above. Bicarb would definitely help in that respect.

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Tyler LaVoieA gotta counter the compartment syndrome shock they're gonna get once they get circulation again.

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Timothy Lynn O'CeallaighJust wondering, how did you guys rule out B?

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Eileen CarrollEasy..... A. Compartment Syndrome.

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Mary VanceA-- will be a crush injury

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Chris HallD has no value. A is the answer

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
The cerebrospinal fluid aids in the protection of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges by acting as a watery cushion surrounding them to absorb the shocks to which they are exposed.

If you suspect a skull fracture and there is evidence of bleeding from the nose or ears (any bleeding from the skull when a fracture is suspected) you can sometimes determine the presence of CSF in the blood with a Halo Test:
If possible - take a drop of the suspected blood and let it drip onto a sheet, paper towel or filter paper (coffee filters work great in a pinch).
- Watch the drop of blood for signs of the CSF leaving the denser blood and producing the tell-tale Halo sign. You will see a distinct lighter ring around the coagulating blood drop, suggesting a skull fracture and determining your patient to be a definite Load-N-Go!
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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) 
The cerebrospinal fluid aids in the protection of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges by acting as a watery cushion surrounding them to absorb the shocks to which they are exposed. 

If you suspect a skull fracture and there is evidence of bleeding from the nose or ears (any bleeding from the skull when a fracture is suspected) you can sometimes determine the presence of CSF in the blood with a Halo Test:
If possible - take a drop of the suspected blood and let it drip onto a sheet, paper towel or filter paper (coffee filters work great in a pinch). 
- Watch the drop of blood for signs of the CSF leaving the denser blood and producing the tell-tale Halo sign. You will see a distinct lighter ring around the coagulating blood drop, suggesting a skull fracture and determining your patient to be a definite Load-N-Go!