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By James Whittle

Responding for all times is a self-directed examine consultant of case reviews in emergency care. It integrates the theoreticial wisdom of prehospital emergency drugs with the serious pondering talents of evaluate and intervention. This simple source specializes in a sytematic method of problem-solving emergency sufferer care.

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Trauma to children may result in hypovolemia from hemorrhage involving large bone fractures. The earliest sign(s) of hypovolemia in children are usually manifested in: a) pallor and coolness b) hypotension c) bradycardia d) hyperventilation e) decreased LOC 9. Differentiate between the normal vital signs of children and those of adults: 1. Respiratory rates increase with age. 2. Pulse rates decrease with age. 3. Blood pressure increases with age. 4. Skin condition becomes more reliable with age.

Some forms of energy include thermal, electrical, chemical, radiant, and mechanical energy. This last is the form taken when damage is sustained to both car and occupants during motor vehicle collisions. Kinetic energy is based on a relationship between weight and speed. If, for example, two bullets are fired, the first with twice the mass (weight) as the second but traveling at half the velocity (speed), the second bullet will CASE STUDY 3 ✱ 33 result in twice the impact energy despite its small size.

Embolism 4. tumor a) 1, 2 b) 3, 4 c) 1, 3 d) 2, 3, 4 e) 1, 2, 4 2. In distinguishing between occlusive and hemorrhagic strokes, which of the following statements are true? 1. Occlusive strokes often occur in older people while they are asleep. 2. Hemorrhage strokes can occur in young people who seemed to be in excellent health prior to onset. 3. An intense headache is often a distinguishing feature of hemorrhagic strokes. CASE STUDY 5 4. ✱ 49 Hypertension is always a clue to the presence of occlusive strokes.

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