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Airway, Respiration and Ventilation,

1. You are intubating a female patient with assistance from your partner Rudy. After inserting the ET tube and inflating the cuff Rudy auscultates and finds breath sounds in the right lung only. This is a sign for you to?


2. The pediatric assessment triangle is composed of three elements:


3. You and your partner Amy arrive on scene to find a woman with hives over much of her body. She is wheezing and complaining of difficulty breathing. Her husband says she was stung by a hornet and has no prior history of allergies. What would be the best course of action?


4. You are assessing an 84 year old man. Upon auscultation of the lungs you discover crackles or rale sounds. He is complaining of chest pain and congestion. These signs and symptoms can indicate?


5. A child between 3-5 would have normal vitals if they were?


6. You are assisting your partner who is preparing to intubate a 79 year old woman. You are managing the BVM and begin ventilating and preoxygenating the patient at what rate?


7. If someone is having breathing problems as a result of atelectasis...


8. You arrive on scene with your partner Emilio to find a woman who is having problems breathing. She is speaking in 1 or 2 word bursts and is on oxygen at 3 liters per minute. There is an ashtray next to her bed loaded with cigarette butts. She says her care taker called the ambulance and she does not want you there. She says she will allow you to take her vitals but then you have to leave. Her BP is 100/60 her pulse is 48 and her respirations are 18. She says she is 89 years old and has a pacemaker and is on high blood pressure medication. "I just want to be old, please leave", she says. What should you do?


9. Your patient is an 18 month old boy who, as reported by his mother, is "acting strange". You arrive to find the child reclined in his mother's arms. "I don't know what's wrong with him," she says. "I came out of the bathroom and he started making odd sounds and had spit running out of his mouth." What is the first thing you should do?


10. A respiration rate would be considered within normal limits for an adult at____ per minute, for a 6-12 year old child at ____ per minute, and for an infant at____ per minute.