Flashcards in LCCTG Medical Guidelines Deck (80)
What is the guideline age for an adult?
13yo+ or puberty
What is the guideline age for a pediatric?
What is the guideline age for an infant?
What is the guideline age for a neonate?
Lee Health considers any patients less than _____ to be pediatrics?
Trauma alert criteria adult age is what?
What are the six medication "rights"?
How many intubation attempts are allowed?
Which method of laryngoscopy is preferred?
The passing of a tube past what landmark constitutes an intubation attempt?
beyond the teeth
What should be inserted with all advanced airways?
Proper ventilation consists of adequate what?
PEEP increases what?
Functional residual capacity
What is the range for PEEP?
5-15cm H2O (5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15)
Tight lung pt PEEP setting is typically?
Wet lung pt PEEP setting is typically?
PEEP greater than 15 can result in what?
increased intrathoracic pressure causing decrease in venous return and cardiac output
Two contraindications for PEEP?
Apneic nasal oxygenation at what setting has been shown to improve O2 saturation in apneic pt's during advanced airway placement?
NC @ 15 lpm
What two monitoring devices are required for all advanced airway pt's?
FBAO on a conscious obese/pregnant pt requires what initial intervention?
FBAO on a conscious child requires what intervention
FBAO on a conscious infant requires what intervention?
5 backslaps + 5 chest thrusts
When is the use of pt restraints authorized?
When the pt's behavior may jeopardize the safety of pt or crew.
What shall be assessed and how often, on restrained pt's?
PMS x 10 minutes
How does one assess distal perfusion in the restrained pt?
cap refill<2 sec
How many sets of restrained pt PMS assessment are required regardless of short transport time?
To what facility are sepsis alert pt's transported?
What is a simple extremity fracture? (SEFx)
isolated, closed, fracture below the knee or elbow without neuromuscular compromise or surgical need