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Q: Why should you not use a nasophoryngeal airway with clear fluid coming from the nose?
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Why should the nasopharengeal airway not be used if there is clear liquid coming from the nose?

The clear liquid could be indicative of a basilar skull fracture.


Why should nasopharyngeal airway not be used if clear fluid is coming from ears or nose?

may indicate there was an brain injury


Why should the nasophyarngeal airway not be used if there is evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose or the ears?

this may indicate a brain injury


Why should the nasolpharyngeal airway not be used if there is evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose or the ears?

May be an indication of brain trauma


Why should naspharyngeal airway not be used if there is evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose or ears?

This may indicate a brain injury


Why should the naso pharyngeal airway not be used if there is evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose or ears?

This may indicate a brain injury.


Why should the nasopharyngeal airway not be used if there's evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose or ears?

this may indicate a brain injury


When administrating CPR for children you should?

keep the airway clear


If your dog is unconcious what should you do?

First check the airway. Make sure clear of any foreign objects like a ball or bone. If the airway is clear then get to your Veterinarian or to the nearest Emergency Clinic immediately.


When connected properly to a victim an AED device will advise you to do what?

It will first advise that it will analyze (in which case nobody should touch the patient). Next, it will advise if a shock is or isn't required.


Why should the nasopharyngeal airway not to be used if there is evidence of clear fluid from the nose or ears?

This may indicate a brain injury


How do you clear a blocked airway?

The action to clear a blocked airway is an abdominal thrust. This is called the Heimlich maneuver. This is a technique for a conscious victim who is 1 years old or older.


Should one start chest compressions CPR on a person who passes out after unsuccessful attempts at Heimlich?

Chest compressions are for cardiac problems, to maintain some blood circulation. The Heimlich Maneuver is for a blocked airway. If the person has a blocked airway and Heimlich did not clear it, chest compressions are not going to help. Find other ways to clear the airway.


Prior to inserting the nasopharyngeal airway into an accident victim, you notice clear fluid coming from the victim's nose You should not use the nasopharyngeal airway because the fluid indicates a p?

Head (Unless you're a Fighter pilot... Then of course you'll miss this question, because the words "Cranium", "Skull" and "Noggin" are not available options)


If a patient vomits during CPR what should you do?

Roll the patient on their side, clear the airway (remove the vomit), roll them on their back, open the airway (head tilt chin lift method), resume CPR.


Do you check for a pulse in an unresponsive choking patient?

If the patient is choking, the first priority is to clear the airway, not check the pulse. The airway should be cleared first, and then once the rescue breaths go in, check for a pulse.


What is recommended position for the victims when performing CPR?

On their back with their airway clear.


How do you effectivey clear an airway?

Performing the abdominal thrusts and back blows should dislodge the object; sweeping the object out with your finger removes it from the throat.


Why should the nasopharyngel airway not be used if there is evidence of clear fluid coming from the nose?

A nasopharyngeal airway, (aka NPA or a nasal trumpet), is a tube inserted into the nasal passageway of an unconscious victim to provide an open airway (when unconscious the jaw muscles relax and the tongue to falls back obstructing the airway).NPA is contraindicated (not used) in patients with severe head or facial injuries, or a basilar skull fracture (Battle's sign, raccoon eyes, cerebrospinal fluid/blood from ears, etc.) due to the possibility of direct contact with brain tissue.


What is the first step on mouth-to-mouth artificial respirations is?

check the airway is clear


What is a suction device used for in a crash cart?

To clear liquids out of the airway/mouth


Why do whales squirt water?

To clear their airway so they can breathe


How do you clear the airway for CPR?

If you see something in the airway simply sweep it out with your finger. Never do a blind sweep (if you don't see anything) Keep doing CPR.


When should you vigorously suction a newborn?

Not sure where the "Vigorously" comes from, but all newborns are suctioned at birth, The mouth first followed by the nostrils. This is done to clear the airway immediately. Your basic ABC's (Airway, Breathing, Circulation) That rule never goes away.


When should the Heimlich maneuver be used on near-drowning victims?

used only as a last resort after traditional airway clearance techniques and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) have been tried repeatedly and failed or if it is clear that a solid foreign object is blocking the airway