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List the Six Parts of a neurological exam?

Mental Status, Coordination, Motor (Strenght), Cranial Nerves, Sensory, Deep Tendon Reflex (DTR)

What Items do you test for in Coordination (6)?

Normal walk, Heel-to-toe, Romberg, Finger to nose, heel shin slide, rapid movement.

List the twelve crainial nerves?

Olfactory, optic, oculomotor, Trochlear, Trigeminal, abducens, facial, acoustic, glossopharyngeal, vagu, spinal accessory, hypoglossal.

Extremity Strength is rated on what scale?

0 - Paralysis-No motion possible.
1-Profound Weakness-flicker or trace of muscle contraction.
2-Sever Weakness-Able to contract muscle but can't move joint against gravity.
3-Moderate Weakness-Able to overcome the force of gravity but not the resistance of the examiner.
4-Mild Weakness-Able to resist slight force of the examiner.
5-Normal-Equal strenght bilaterally and able to resist examiner.

What is the medical term for the nerve endings running along the trunk?


Whne is type I symptoms not diagnosed as thpe 1 DCS and why?

Cutis Marmolada (marbling of the skin) because it's usuallyis a precurser to more serous symptoms.

List the 3 Categories of type II DCS?

Nuerological, Cardiopulmunary (Chokes), Inner Ear (Staggers)

What is suffecient hydration for a TT-5 or 6?

1 to 2 liters of water, juice, or non-carbonated drink per treatment.

What is the rule of thumb for IV consideraions?

Stuporous or unconscious patients should always be given IV fluids. Patients with type II symptoms or AGE should be considered.

What is the normal drip rate for an IV?

75 to 100cc/hr

Urine output should be what?

a good indicator is clear colorless urine.

List symptomes of hypoxia?

Loss or judgement, lack of concentration, lack of muscle control, inability to perform delicate or skill requiring task, drowsiness, weakness, agrivation, euphoria and loss of conciousness.

How do you treat Mediastinal emphysema?

100 % O2 and possible decompression to 5-10 feet with DMO approval.

List the signs of a Phuemothorax?

sudden, sharp pain to the chast, gaurding, shortness of breath, labored breathing, increased heart rate, weak pulse.

What are the phases of CNS O2 Convulsion?

Clonic-thrashing and jerking
Postictal-calming down

How long after removal of O2 can a patient still be susceptible to CNS Tox?

2-3 min

What does the primary med kit contain?

contains diagnostic and therapeutic equipment that is available immediately when required i.e. flashlight, stethosocope sphygmomanometer, reflex hammer, tuning fork, swab sticks, tongue depressors, thermometer. pulse oximerter, gloves.

what does the secondary med kit contain?

contains equipment and medicine that does not need to be available immediately, but can be locked in as needed

Tenders on a TT 5,6,6A, 1A, 2A, or 3 should wait how long before no "D" diving/ D diving.

18 hrs for no D
24 hrs for D

Tenders on a TT 4,7, and 8 should wait how long before diving?

48 hrs

Patients treated on a TT 5 should remain at the chamber for how long?

2 hrs

Patients treated for type II DCS or require a TT 6 for type I symptoms and had complete relief should remain at the chamber facility for?


Patients should remain within ___min travel of a chamber facility for __ hrs and should be accompanied.

60 min for 24hrs

Only the ___ can release a patient.


After treatment inside tenders should remain in the vacinity of the chamber for __ hr/s. if on a TT 4,7,or 8 they should also remain within __ min of a chamber for __ hrs.

1hr / 60min / 24hrs

Tenders treating on a TT 5,6,6A,1A, 2A, or 3 shouldn't fly for __hr/s

72 hrs

Tenders treating on a TT 4,7,and 8 shouldn't fly for how many hours?

72 hrs

patients with complete relief shouldn't fly for __ hr/s but if they have residual symptoms they must wait __

72 hrs
they must wait for DMO Approval