The best way to prevent an emergency is to
know your patient
Most medical emergencies occur because a person is
What member of the dental team is ultimately responsible for a patient's safety in the dental office?
What member of the dental team would most likely be in charge of calling emergency medical services?
Emergency phone numbers should be kept
next to each phone
What minimum credentials must a dental assistant have to meet emergency care standards?
Ability to assess & record vital signs
In emergency care, the acronym CAB represents
chest compressions, airway, breathing
What is the ratio of breaths to compresions when CPR is performed on an adult?
30 compressions/ 2 breaths
The drug most commonly used in a medical emergency is
In emergency care, the acronym AED represents
Automated external defibrillator
What does the AED provide to the heart?
If a patient tells you how he or she is feeling, the patient is referring to a
When a patient is not responsive to sensory stimulation, he or she is said to be
What is the medical term for fainting?
The medical term for chest pain is?
The medical term for a stroke is?
The medication a patient with asthma would most commonly have with him or her is?
What kind of allergic response could be life-threatening?
An abnormal increase of glucose in the blood can cause
The universal sign for someone choking is
placement of the hands to the throat
Ch31 multiple choice