If you go to the emergency room for an asthma attack in progress, you’ll need medications to get your asthma under immediate control. These can include: Short-acting beta agonists, such as albuterol. These are the same medications as those in your quick-acting (rescue) inhaler.
Which of the following conditions is a medical emergency?
According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, the following are warning signs of a medical emergency: Bleeding that will not stop. Breathing problems (difficulty breathing, shortness of breath) Change in mental status (such as unusual behavior, confusion, difficulty arousing)
Which of the following conditions is a medical emergency that can be life threatening?
An example of a life threatening emergency could be the following: Heart attack. Severe breathing problem. Severe bleeding.
What are 3 life threatening conditions?
recognize that breathing emergencies, choking, heart attack, strokes, heavy bleeding, poisoning and shock are life threatening situations; 4.
What are 5 life threatening conditions?
What is a life-threatening health condition?
- Severe allergies (bees, peanuts, etc.)
- Epilepsy/seizure disorder.
- Severe asthma.
- Cardiac/heart conditions.
What are four examples of non emergencies?
Some examples of non-emergency calls are abandoned vehicles, barking dogs, property crimes not in progress, and non-injury accidents.
What are examples of emergency situations?
Types of Emergencies
- Chemical spills.
- Dam failure.
- Extreme heat waves.
What is the first thing you do in case of emergency?
First Things to Do in Any Emergency
Decide whether it is safer to evacuate or shelter-in-place. Once safely evacuated or sheltered-in-place, call for help using 911 and clearly explain what you know about the situation. Provide first aid for any injured people. Move any people who are injured away from further danger.