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Can You Give Cpr To Someone Who May Have A Broken Neck
-can vary from relatively minor 2 serious. A clay shoveler's Fx is avulsion of the tip of a spinous process, painful not Sirius. CS body Fx can be a compression but not unstable , & a CS Fx that includes the posterior elements can B very unstable & srius. There R many in between theses extremes. The more severe R traumatic injuries, usually high energy as MVA's, or fall from ...Read more
Hold neck still: You put one hand on either side of the head to stabilize the cervical spine, and proceed with cpr. The chest compressions are more important than the respirations but hold the neck in the midline and stabilize the spine while doing CPR unless the neck is not centered- do not attempt to center the neck if it appears dislocated. Just keep it immobile. ...Read more
See below: In someone with no pulse and no breathing, CPR takes priority over everything else, otherwise the person will die. If you suspect trauma to the neck there are techniques to administer CPR without moving the neck. This is discussed in every basic life support course which is a great thing to take. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your not supposed to move someone who might have a broken neck/spine, how do you help them poop?
Special needs: Most physicians are experienced in dealing with patients who have special needs, such as blind, deaf, speech issues, language barriers and so forth. ...Read more
See doctor: A lis-franc injury is a serious condition occurring between the base of the 1st and 2nd rays which if left untreated will affect the way you use your foot and walk. See a podiatrist or a foot/ankle orthopedist. Stabilizing the injury usually involves surgery but rehabilitating it afterwards is just as important to regain full function and strength. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I gave cpr to someone who didn't need it would they have any permanent injuries by accident, what to do?
Potentially: like rib fractures, injury to internal organs etc. ...Read more
Flat +/- legs raised: This question appears to be in the context of cpr, basic life support, or advanced life support. Lay the child or infant on his/her back, with the head in a 'sniffing' position, and keep the airway open. If the environment allows, you can raise the legs higher than the heart and head. ...Read more
If I can calm someone and give BP pill to someone I think might be having a stroke, can they go to ER by car>?
No: If a stroke is suspected call 911. The person is always seen quicker that way as strict protocols are in place. High blood pressure is not the only cause of stroke and i would not recommend giving anymore than the usual daily dose. Call 911 better safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can you tell me in a shock patient, will they have protective reflexes and will they be posturing or seizing?
Depends: Different causes of shock can lead to more deteriorated states. Initially, will have protective reflexes and should not be posturing. Due to decreased blood supply to brain there is possibility of seizures. With initial shock, there is low BP, elevated HR, decreased urine, abnormal mental state, and a metabolic acidosis. Again, if not corrected, can deteriorate resulting in further manifestations ...Read more
Can you tell me if a doctor and a paramedic are in public somewhere, and someone gets hurt, who responds?
Likely medic: Not all dr's are trained or comfortable in emergency response--an area where the paramedic excels. Usually a dr will offer to assist if ems provider already there. ...Read more
Apply pressure: Apply pressure to the area stopping the bleeding temporarily. Call emergency services to help you immediately. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if someone experienced a traumatic event at age 19 and developed ptsd will they be able to mentally mature pas?
With good : Psychotherapy, you can overcome traumatic events and ptsd. It will require some work on your part and may take some time, but you can be helped. Contact a psychologist or psychiatrist who specializes in ptsd. Ask about emdr treatment as well, since it is one of the most successful types of treatment for ptsd. ...Read more
Can you tell me how an anesthesiologist know how much anesthetic to give to someone who rushes in from a car crash or something and needs emergency surgery?
Yes: If your diagnosis is just spinal stenosis and you are otherwise in good shape, you should be able to assist in this activity unless you are also relatively small or frail that it would hurt you to do so. Most cases of spinal stenosis are not assosciated with loss of strength or significant back pain but may impair your ability if the stenosis is affecting the spinal cord leading to a myleopathy. ...Read more
Can a person be unable to leave antidepressive prescriptions or there's always a high medical when a person can be able to live properly without them?
Can get off of them: I think you're asking if people can ever get off of an antidepressant after starting them and the answer is, yes. Some people are able to ween them with their doctor's help and do not feel the need to retake them especially after a certain period in their life has passed. Others may need them longer term. You should always ask your physician prior to stopping one, however. ...Read more
Can you prescribe meds if needed through this service without having to have a in person appointment?
A physician is able.: You must be evaluated by virtual consult before any medications can be prescribed. This occurs under HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
Broadly speaking, cardioplumonary resuscitation (cpr), is the act of compressing the heart in an effort to create blood flow. This is typically performed as "external" or "closed chest" cpr, as taught by the america heart association. When performed with assisted ventilation, it is possible to deliver enough oxygen to the heart for it to regain its ability to ...Read more
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