Emergency medical responders

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  • Emergency Medical Responder ( Emr )

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    illness or trauma are influenced by timely, appropriate medical care. This begins with what interventions the ambulance crew provides if one is called. In the prehospital environment, there are four levels of providers: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), and Paramedic (National Scope of Practice Model, 20-21). The EMT is considered the “backbone” of prehospital emergency medicine (National Scope of Practice Model 23). It

  • Personnel Incident Accounting Research Paper

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    A Personnel Incident Accounting Application School emergencies can range from a simple fire drill to a full-on armed intruder. One of the hardest tasks to do in an emergency is to account for everyone to ensure folks are safe and to avoid sending emergency personnel into a hazardous area looking for people who may actually already be safe.  It’s also important to know if someone is still in a hazardous area and exactly where to make rescue quicker and more efficient.   My proposed application would

  • Tactical Training For Medical Responders

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    require an increasing need for tactical medical responders. While some if not all departments in the United States have a form of Tactical Emergency Medical Support, in the present time it almost seems as if there is a growing need for awareness, education, and personnel to have a tactical mindset. Tactical Emergency Medical Support is an out-of-hospital EMS system that focuses on medical support for law enforcement special operations missions. Although most emergency situations involve routine-like situations

  • Emergency Response Plan For A Disaster Involving Best Sanitizers, Inc. Essay

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    purpose of this document is to define the emergency response plan, personnel, training, procedures and support agencies in preparation for a disaster involving Best Sanitizers, Inc.. 2.0 Scope 2.1 This document provides a total facility response program applicable to emergency situations. 2.2 The procedure details emergency reporting, evacuation, and post emergency response. 2.3 Detailed responses have also been outlined for specific types of emergencies including but not limited to: fire, chemical

  • Purpose Of An Emergency Action Plan

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    Purpose of an Emergency Action Plan: There is an inherent risk of injury in sport participation. In order to safely, quickly, and effectively deal with the possible injuries this risk may bring, an emergency action plan is needed. The staff involved in overseeing participants must know their roles in emergency situations, as well as proper procedure and protocols in order to provide quality care. An emergency action plan is essential in order to insure timely care in potentially life threatening

  • Blunt Force Trauma, Flail Chest, Heamoneumothorax, Pulmonary Contusion, Pericardial Tamponarde, Shock, Respiratory Shock, Hemoragic Shock, Fracture,

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    contusions is hard to diagnose and can only be evaluated by the mechanism of injury (MOI) , such as obvious signs of chest wall trauma such as contusion, fractures or flail chest. “Crackles may be heard on auscultation but are rarely heard in the emergency room and are non-specific.” This contusion involves injury to alveolar capillaries, resulting in accumulation of blood and fluids within the lung tissue. This causes a V≉Q mismatch, increased intrapulmonary shunting, fluid shift and segmental lung

  • Trauma Life Support Essay

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    Re- evaluation saves lives- late evident spleenic injury Introduction There is a trimodal distribution of mortality due to trauma. Patient will die of catastrophic internal injuries within seconds to minutes. Secondly, it is the significant blood loss causing death within minutes to hours. Finally, death due to multi organ failure will take days to weeks. Management within first few hour of injury is critical. We must follow the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) protocol in the initial work up

  • The Killer Angels Essay

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    everyone. Amputations were almost every physician’s immediate response to bullet wounds shattering bones, amongst other types of injuries. Medicine was not as advanced back then as it is now, especially in the battlefield. Often, physicians and other medical professionals did not use proper hygienic techniques, which led to further complications due to bacteria and

  • Essay Level 2

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    2Unit 6: Paediatric emergency first aid 1.1-Identify the responsibilities of a paediatric first aider The responsibilities of a paediatric first aider are to preserve life, limit the effects of the condition- especially in blood loss and to aid prompt recovery. Role of the first aider * Adequate first aid equipment- first aid box is up to date * Administer first aid when necessary * Report the incident- either to the manager or 999 depending on seriousness * Review situation

  • Types of Shock Essay

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    Describe the five different types of shock and include for each, its pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and treatment. Shock is described as life threatening medical emergency resulting from insufficient blood flow through the body (Huether & Mccance, 2012) There are five types of medical shock. These include septic shock, anaphylactic shock, cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic shock, and neurogenic shock (Huether & Mccance, 2012). Septic shock results from bacteria that multiply in the