EMR Training | Caring for Common Medical Emergencies | Chapter EMR-R03
EMR Training |Caring for Common Medical Emergencies | Chapter EMR-R05 begins with an introduction to the care of the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth the following topics
- What are Medical Emergencies?
- Altered Mental Status.
- Overdose and Poisoning.
- Alcohol and Drug.
- Sepsis and Anaphylaxis.
- Renal Failure, and.
- Behavioral Emergencies.
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Excerpts from Patients with Special Challenges for the Emergency Medical Responder
If the poison has been ingested, the following signs are your clue.
- Burns or stains around the mouth.
- Unusual breath odors, body odors, or odors on clothing or at the scene.
- Abnormal breathing.
- Abnormal pulse rate and rhythm.
- Dilated or constricted pupils.
- Excessive saliva.
- Foaming at the mouth.
- Burning in mouth and throat.
- Painful to swallow.
- Abdominal pain.
- Upset stomach or nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
- Altered mental status, including unresponsiveness.