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1

What is the guideline age for an adult?

13yo+ or puberty

2

What is the guideline age for a pediatric?

1-13yo

3

What is the guideline age for an infant?

1month-1 year

4

What is the guideline age for a neonate?

birth-1 month

5

Lee Health considers any patients less than _____ to be pediatrics?

18yrs

6

Trauma alert criteria adult age is what?

16yo+

7

What are the six medication "rights"?

Patient
Drug
Dose
Route
Time
Documentation

8

How many intubation attempts are allowed?

two

9

Which method of laryngoscopy is preferred?

Video

10

The passing of a tube past what landmark constitutes an intubation attempt?

beyond the teeth

11

What should be inserted with all advanced airways?

gastric tube

12

Proper ventilation consists of adequate what?

Tidal volume
Rate

13

PEEP increases what?

Functional residual capacity

14

What is the range for PEEP?

5-15cm H2O (5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15)

15

Tight lung pt PEEP setting is typically?

5cmH2O

16

Wet lung pt PEEP setting is typically?

7.5-15cmH2O

17

PEEP greater than 15 can result in what?

increased intrathoracic pressure causing decrease in venous return and cardiac output

18

Two contraindications for PEEP?

Cardiac arrest
Gross hypotension

19

Apneic nasal oxygenation at what setting has been shown to improve O2 saturation in apneic pt's during advanced airway placement?

NC @ 15 lpm

20

What two monitoring devices are required for all advanced airway pt's?

capnography
pulse oximetry

21

FBAO on a conscious obese/pregnant pt requires what initial intervention?

Chest thrusts

22

FBAO on a conscious child requires what intervention

Abdominal thrusts

23

FBAO on a conscious infant requires what intervention?

5 backslaps + 5 chest thrusts

24

When is the use of pt restraints authorized?

When the pt's behavior may jeopardize the safety of pt or crew.

25

What shall be assessed and how often, on restrained pt's?

PMS x 10 minutes

26

How does one assess distal perfusion in the restrained pt?

Distal pulses
cap refill<2 sec

27

How many sets of restrained pt PMS assessment are required regardless of short transport time?

2

28

To what facility are sepsis alert pt's transported?

Any facility

29

What is a simple extremity fracture? (SEFx)

isolated, closed, fracture below the knee or elbow without neuromuscular compromise or surgical need

30

In a child what joint dislocation is not considered a simple fracture?

elbow dislocation