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Create a book that shows how a Myocardial Infarction (MI) happens. Include all possible signs and symptoms, an explanation of why the signs and symptoms are present (What causes them), and the appropriate treatment/therapy performed by an EMT. Include why it is necessary to treat an MI immediately. Include an illustration showing blockage and damage. To receive full points include an illustration of an EKG and what to look for in the EKG to determine the presence of an MI.
Required Academic Terms that should be found in your booklet:
Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Heart Failure/Cardiogenic Shock
Coronary Artery Disease (atherosclerosis)
Occlusion or Occluded
ST Segment Elevation
Understanding Tension Pneumothorax
Create a book that shows the mechanism (Step by Step with pictures) and effects of a tension pneumothorax.
Be sure to use the “Academic Terms” in your book. Be sure to include the signs and symptoms typically present in a pneumothorax. Be sure to include the why and how of those signs and symptoms.
Please use color. Blood always looks better red.
Academic Terms to be used:
Open/Tension (external) pneumothorax
Sucking Chest Wound
Visceral and Parietal pleurae
*Signs and Symptoms and why/how on all of them.
Jugular Vein Distention