First Response and Emergency Care – Component 3

First Response and Emergency Care – Component 3 Revision Questions

Question 1: Describe the physical and psychosocial development of a child, focusing on the body parts:

  • Brain and nervous system
  • Heart
  • Head
  • Chest and lungs
  • Abdomen
  • Neck and airway
  • Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Emotions

Question 2:  Provide the ranges for normal respiratory rates and normal heart rates for children.

Age              Respiratory Range

  • <1
  • 1-2
  • 2-5
  • 5-12
  • >12

Age       Heart rate range

  • 0-3 months
  • 3 months -2 years
  • 2-10 years
  • >10 years

Question 3: 

  • (a) Describe how you would assess a child showing signs of respiratory failure
  • (b) Describe how you would assess a child showing signs of circulatory failure.
  • (c) Describe how you can differentiate between the two.

Question 4: From the following list of common childhood illnesses,  Describe three of the following childhood illnesses and their recognition features: Bronchiolitis • Croup • Viral wheeze •Epiglottitis • Meningococcal septicaemia • Sepsis

Question 5: Provide a brief description of how you would manage 3 of the childhood diseases not used in question 4.

Question 6: Explain each component of the paediatric assessment triangle.

Question 7: Briefly describe your safeguarding considerations and the actions you would take when called to a 5-year old child alone at home. 

Question 8: What are the key signs exhibited by a patient or colleague potentially experiencing mental health crisis? How would you manage the crisis within national or local guidelines.

Question 9: Describe the pathophysiology, recognition and management of the Asthma, Pneumonia, and COPD (Emphysema and Bronchitis).

Question 10: Draw and label the following components of the digestive system: Liver, Gall bladder, Large intestine, Small intestine, Oesophagus, Stomach. 

Question 11: Summarise the functions of the parts identified in Question 10 above.

Question 12: Choose three common digestive system conditions from the following list. Describe the diseases you have chosen: Ulcer • Cirrhosis of the liver • Crohn’s disease • Appendicitis • Gall stones • Hepatitis C

Question 13: Briefly describe the recognition features and pathophysiology of sepsis, septic shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS).

Question 14: Briefly describe how you would assess and manage a patient exhibiting signs of sepsis.

Question 15: You are required to attend to a heavily pregnant patient who is experiencing contractions. Identify the stages of labour and the care that should be provided at each stage.

Question 16: Explain how you would manage the mother and baby following delivery.

Question 17: Name and define four complications of childbirth

Find attempted solutions to these questions here

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