Chapter 17
Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter 18
GI/GU Emergencies
Chapter 19
Endocrine and Hematologic
Chapter 20
Immunologic
Chapter 21
Toxicology
100

Name the 2 types of stroke

Hemorrhagic and Ischemic

100

Where is the appendix located?

Right upper quadrant

100

Endocrine glands secrete what?

Hormones

100

How should you remove a stinger?

Use the edge of a card or something that is sharp/stiff

100

What pneumonic should you use for cholinergic overdoses?

SLUDGEM

200

What 3 things should you assess for a stroke?

Facial droop, arm drift, and slurred speech

200

What is melena? What is it a sign of?

Dark tarry stools, GI bleeding

200

What is polyphagia?

Excessive Hunger

200

What is anaphylaxis?

An immune response that affects more than 1 body system

200

List two questions you should as a patient or bystander about a poison contact?

How long ago did it happen?

How much of it was in contact?

Weight of the patient?

What is the poison?

300

What is a postictal state?

The time of altered mental status following a seizure

300

What are esophageal varices?

When the vessels in the esophagus rupture due to a back up of blood (increase in pressure) from the liver. 

300

How much oral glucose do you give?

The whole tube, 15 grams

300

What is another word for hives?

Uticaria

300

If you patient had a wet acid/alkali on them what should you do?

Irrigate for >15 minutes

400

What triad would you use to determine a hemorrhagic stroke or increase ICP?

Cushing's Triad

400

What is ileus?

The paralysis of muscular contractions that move the bowels

400

What respirations are common in patients with DKA?

Kussmaul- rapid and deep

400

Name 3 signs of anaphylaxis

Stridor

Wheezing

Hives

Hypotension

Tachycardia

Edema

400

If someone ingests a poison, what medication should you consider administering? How much?

Activated Charcoal, 1 g/kg

500

What is the pneumonic you should use for altered mental status?

AEIOU-TIPS

500

Where does gallbladder pain refer to?

Right shoulder

500

What is HHNK (hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome)

Similar to hyperglycemia in type 1 but there is no keytones.

Signs/symptoms: hyperglycemia, AMS, dehydration, weakness, and seizures

500

How much epi does a child receive from an epi pen?

0.15 mg

500

If a patient has slow or absent respirations with contricted pupils, what overdose should you consider?

Narcotic Overdose

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