What skin assessment is consistent w/ cardiac compromise?
Mottled
What do you rule out first when a pt is experiencing dyspnea?
Hypoxia
Polydipsia, Polyphagia and polyuria are symptoms of what?
Hyperglycemia
What drug can the EMT give to a hypoglycemic pt?
Oral Glucose
What system is the cause of paralysis?
Nervous
What do you use to assist breathing w/a pt in respiratory distress?
Non-rebreather
The phase in a seizure where the muscle tension is continuous
Tonic
What plays a role in the immune response?(3words)
White Blood Cells
Too little insulin
Hypoglycemia
What position do you place a pt in who is experiencing breathing distress?
fowlers
Medical term for White blood cells
leukocytes
A pt should be re-evaluated frequently when they experience severe headache since they are prone to what?
vomiting
Codeine is considered this
narcotic
Medical term for hemorrhage under the skin
eccymosis
What pain presents as localized and intense?
somatic
What respiratory pattern is associated with compensation for diabetic ketoacidosis?
kussmaul