Fourteen Sudden Illness


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  1. How long does a heart attack last?
  2. List 14 signal for recognizing a possible heart attack.
  3. Discuss how to care for a heart attack.
  4. What is angina?
  5. List 10 signs and symptoms for recognizing angina
  6. Discuss care for Angina
  7. What is a Stroke?
  8. Discuss the different types of strokes.
  9. List 17 signs of recognizing a stroke
  10. Discuss care for stroke
  11. What is Asthma?
  12. List 7 signals for recognizing an asthma attack
  13. List 9 common reason that may trigger asthma in the following

Environmental (9 reasons)

Drugs or chemical (7 reasons)

Conditions or events (7 reasons)

  1. Discuss how to care for Asthma attack
  2. Discuss how to us a physician prescribed quick relief inhaler
  3. What is hyperventilation
  4. List 6 Sign of hyperventilation
  5. Discuss care for hyperventilation
  6. What is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
  7. Discuss the different types of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
  8. List 3 signs for recognizing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
  9. Discuss caring for Chronic pulmonary
  10. What is fainting?
  11. List and explain 2  types of fainting
  12. List 7 symptoms and signs to recognize when a person is about to faint
  13. List 13 ways about how to care for fainting?
  14. List 4 cautions for fainting(DO NOT)
  15. What is a seizure?
  16. List 8 medical conditions that may increase the stability or irritability of the brain and can lead to seizures?
  17. Discuss the different types of seizures
  18. List 11 symptoms to help you recognizing seizures
  19.  List 5 cautions for seizures (Do Not)
  20. Discuss how to care for seizures



  1. Discuss the 3 different types of diabetes
  2. List 10 signs and symptoms for recognizing low blood glucose.
  3. What is another name for low blood glucose?
  4. What factors causes low blood glucose?
  5. List 4 steps about how to care for low blood glucose?
  6. List 9 signs and symptoms for recognizing high blood glucose.
  7. What is another name for high blood glucose?
  8. What factors causes high blood glucose?
  9. Discuss caring for high blood glucose?


Abdominal Complaints

  1. List and discuss 3 symptoms that may indicate gastrointestinal problems
  2. Where is the abdomen located
  3. What are hollow organs
  4. What are solid organs
  5. List 9 questions a first aider should ask when recognizing abdominal pain
  6. List 6 steps to care for abdominal pain.
  7. List 4 cautions about abdominal complaints.
  8. Nausea and vomiting often occur with conditions such as


  1. How many days should it take to clear up minor illnesses, nausea and vomiting?_________
  2. Persistent nausea and vomiting can signal more serious illnesses such as


  1. List 6 question a first aider should answer when recognizing nausea and vomiting
  2. Discuss 5 steps about caring for nausea and vomiting
  3. List 7 signs that may indicate motion sickness
  4. Discuss 2 steps to care for motion sickness
  5. What is diarrhea?
  6. Diarrhea can be a symptom of
  7. List 7 questions a first aiders should answer when treating a person with diarrhea
  8. Discuss 4 steps when caring for diarrhea
  9. List 3 Cautions concerning diarrhea
  10. What is constipation?
  11. What do most physicians define constipation as _____________________________________________________________________________________________
  12. Normal Bowel movements can occur _________________________________________________________or ___________________________________________________________.
  13. What are 4 factors that may cause changes in bowl movement?
  14. List 2 signs for recognizing constipation
  15. Discuss 4 steps to care for constipation