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1
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

The need for emergency incident rehabilitation is cited by NFPA ______ and NFPA ______.

1500 and 1584

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

In most cases, crews will be rotated through rehab for rest, evaluation, and treatment after......What/When?

after using one full SCBA clylinder or the equivilent, or after completing a work cycle of 40 minutes of intinse physical exertion without SCBA. shorter times should be considered durring exteme weather or extreme physical exertion.

3
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

On large incidents, Rehab is the responsibilty of the Medical Unit under the ____________ section.

Logistics

4
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

is participation in rehab manditory?

YES

5
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Who makes up the "Rehab Task Force"?

Canteen and/or Rehab Unit, depending on weather conditions and available staffing.

6
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

The rehab area should be _______ and _______ from the incident, while still withing walking distance.

uphill and upwind

7
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

What is the Rehab Group responsible for evaluating?

approptiate vital signs, monitoring for heat and cold stress and medical issues, and CO monitoring if necessary

8
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Responders should rest for ___ to ___ minutes before release to operations.

10 to 20 minutes

9
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Responders with abnormal vital signs shall be monitored frequently ( at least every ____ minutes.

10

10
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:


If the heart rate is between ____ and  ____after 40 minutes of rest, the responder should be transported to the hospital for evauation.



>140 and <200


11
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

If the heart rate is >______ the responder will be transported to the hospital for evaluation

>200

12
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

If the respiratory rate is >____ or <____ the responder must be transported to the hospital for evaluation.

>30 or <10

13
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

If the respiration rate is > ____and

>20 and

14
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

If the carbon monoxide saturation level is >___% or the oxygen saturation level is

>5% or O2 Sat is

15
From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

How long does it generally take for the Canteen and Rehab Units to respond?

30 minutes if not longer, from the time of request

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

What temps are considered Extreme Weather Conditions?

Heat: over 80 F (actual heat index) Cold: below 40 F (keep wind chill factor in consideration)