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Transporting Patients Note

Jan 14, 2017

Home as soon as the emergency patients, especially in the dead of night, don't panic and calm. Families split up, or to be responsible for taking care of patients, or contact for vehicles, or look for means of transport, or dial 120, if understaffed, to ask neighbors or relatives to help.
What should be done before the hospital
If the patient is febrile convulsion child should unlock the collar immediately, to keep the airway open and brushed or applied to the child with a cold towel head.
If there is a carbon monoxide poisoning should quickly open doors and Windows, or carry the patient to fresh air outdoors. Cardiac arrest should prompt heart massage and artificial respiration.
If the patient of angina can be 1~2 is placed in the patient sublingual nitroglycerin.
If an asthma attack, will enable the patients to sit up, calming asthma drugs to relieve symptoms.
What should choose means of transport
Suitable for the patient. For cardiac arrest may occur at any time stretcher to put hard to facilitate the rescue.
A variety of vehicles
The ambulance is ideal. Shock should not be transported by tricycle or bicycle. Tractors vibrate, is not suitable for transporting patients with heart disease, cerebral hemorrhage. Dizziness, high blood pressure, heart disease and cerebrovascular disease patients should not be transported by motorcycles.
Transport to take positions
The supine
If a patient is unconscious, its head to one side to avoid throat secretions and vomitus aspiration pipe, causing suffocation.
Lateral position
On one side can be used for pneumonia, pneumothorax, pleural effusion and empyema patients. Patients can be tilted to the side, to reduce pressure on contralateral lung, conducive to maintaining respiratory function.
Sitting position
Heart failure or difficulty breathing in patients with bronchial asthma, take seating helps to alleviate the symptoms.
Low high feet
Applies to cerebral ischemia, patients with low blood pressure or shock, can prevent insufficient blood supply to the brain.
High low
Apply to encephalitis, head trauma or stroke patients. To reduce intracranial pressure, cerebral edema.