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Dr. Jack Morgan
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Search And Rescue (Overview)

Search and rescue programs search for and provide aid to those who are in distress or danger.


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Is anyone on the coast guard search and rescue team?

Is anyone on the coast guard search and rescue team?

Yes: I am not sure what your question is. Are you interested in enlisting or being commissioned in the uscg to work with search & rescue? If so, check out this article: http://www.Usmilitary.Com/8127/search-and-rescue-uscg-career-jobs/. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Morgan
6 doctors shared insights

Search And Rescue (Overview)

Search and rescue programs search for and provide aid to those who are in distress or danger.


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Home health care and i'm a member of a search and rescue squad. So how will they fix it?

Home health care and i'm a member of a search and rescue squad. So how will they fix it?

Home Health: Qualifications for home health-when the patient is confined to the house like bedridden, cannot ambulate, no means of transportation, poor eyesight, difficulty taking medications etc. ...Read more

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What is an emergency rescue?

What is an emergency rescue?

The golden Hour: The golden hour for trauma is the first hour of care- if care can be received within the first hour after an accident- chances of survival are much better. An emergency rescue is the process of either saving someone from a life or limb injury both out of the hospital (by paramedics) or inside the hospital by emergency personnel. ...Read more

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How do you perform rescue breathing on an adult?

How do you perform rescue breathing on an adult?

AHA or ARC: It would not be safe for me to provide a description of this and for you to go out and try it. It would be better to take a class from the american heart association or the american red cross -so that you get hand's on training. They can also ensure that you are doing it correctly. ...Read more

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If alone with an unresponsive child or infant victim, the rescuer should do what?

If alone with an unresponsive child or infant victim, the rescuer should do what?

Follow the ABC's: The american heart association has formal courses to teach people how to deal with emergency situations such as this. Abcs (abacavir) are key. Airway breathing and then circulation are also followed by professionals. Ems. Nurses and doctors airway and breathing are especially key in children. ...Read more

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Are dry powder inhalers ever appropriately used as rescue inhalers, or are MDIs the most appropriate choice?

Are dry powder inhalers ever appropriately used as rescue inhalers, or are MDIs the most appropriate choice?

Either one is ok: To use a medication as a rescue inhaler to treat asthma symptoms, the medication should be a fast-acting bronchodilator (whether it comes as a traditional metered-dose-inhaler or as a dry-powder-inhaler should not matter, as long as the patient has used the inhaler before, and did not get any problems such as side effects in the past). ...Read more

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What is a rescue solution?

?: Depends on what condition you are being "rescued" from. Need more specifics. ...Read more

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How dangerous are rescue drugs for asthma?

How dangerous are rescue drugs for asthma?

Safe: Albuterol and the other rescue beta-agonists are generally safe. You may get a rapid heart beat ... But it is better than dying of asthma or suffering. The reason we like to minimize rescue inhalers is that they don't treat the underlying illness - airway inflammation. Inhaled steroids do this well for most sufferers. See your doc for more information. ...Read more

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