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Which heat emergency? Large muscle groups, nausea, tachycardia, pallor, diaphoresis, r/t exercise or exertion...
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Heat cramps
How is hypothermia treated?
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Warm to 90 degrees, D/C at 93 degrees. Passively with blanket, actively with lamps/body heat, core with IVF, gastric, peritoneal and colonic lavage. Treat acidosis and dehydration.
How are heat cramps treated?
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Rest and fluids with sodium.
What cold emergency? White, hard skin. Insensitive to touch. Involves muscle, bone or tendons.
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Deep frostbite
In the treatment of frostbite, _______ will develop in a few hours after re-warming.
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blisters
Gastric lavage is an adjunct OD therapy. During its use, _______ is a priority.
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protecting airway
Treats? Robaxin or Valium
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Black widow bite (decrease muscle spasms).
How is a brown recluse spider bite treated?
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Cool compress and elevate extremity; analgesia, antihistamines, corticosteroids, antibiotics; tetanus; hyperbaric O2 therapy.
Cat bites are a greater risk for infection due to the presence of _______ in most mouths of healthy cats.
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Pasteurella (septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, or tenosynovitis)
How are snake bites treated?
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Prevent venom spread (immobilize limb at heart level); remove clothes; IVF to maintain BP; labs; acetaminophen; debridement or fasciotomy.
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What are signs and symptoms of a snake bite?
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Swelling within 30 min.; fang marks; pain, bruising, erythema; loss of limb function; necrosis; n/v; dizziness; metallic taste; respiratory problems; tachycardia; GI bleed.
Rattlesnakes, copperheads, and water moccasins are pit vipers with _______ venom.
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hemolytic
What are signs and symptoms of a black widow spider bite?
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Within 30 minutes, signs and symptoms include: n/v, abdominal cramps, hypertension, dyspnea, tachycardia, chest pain, seizure.
How are black widow spider bites treated?
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Cool area to decrease action of venom; Robaxin or Valium to decrease muscle spasms; and tetanus.
Source of bite? Purple purpura ring around bite, very painful, excessive ischemia and necrosis.
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Brown recluse
Source of bite? Pin-prick sensation, severe pain, systemic symptoms within 30 minutes.
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Black widow
Snake bite victims should avoid what substances?
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Caffeine, alcohol, smoking, aspirin, and NSAIDS.
A poisonous coral snake is red and yellow with _______ venom.
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neurotoxic (no triangular head)
The brown recluse spider bite is _______ toxic and causes a severe local tissue reaction in 2-8 hours.
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cytotoxic
Source of bite? Flu like symptoms, bulls-eye rash, chronic arthritis and myocarditis for months to years.
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Spirochete in a tick.
How are tick bites treated?
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Remove tick and antibiotics. Death can occur from respiratory muscle paralysis if tick is not removed.
  
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