Eight Senses Assessment - page 2
everyone seems to enjoy these "games". once again it is a no blame no shame game. you have been on the holiday of your life camping out on a deserted remote national park. you have a mobile... Read More
Jun 16, '03I wasnt thinking of bears either- went into D& D mode so was thinking more about crazed axemen leaping out from behind bushs!!!!!!!!!!!!! sorry!
ok will think about this.
Jun 16, '03ABC ok?
What is the color of his skin? Ruby red perhaps Carbon Monoxide poisoning from the kerosene lamps. Get out into air.
Temperature cold, hot, dry, moist? Cover appropriately.
Check for wounds, burns etc.
How much is in a cask? I'm not familiar with that measure.
I assume methylated spirits is kerosene/lamp oil?
Any in the cold lamp?
Odor of alcohol? stool? emesis? urine?
Is he arousable? Shake and shout.....if he arouses, ask did he drink the kerosene?
Eyes pupils reactive, size? hyphemic?
Abdomen, distended, tympanic?
Jun 17, '03Hmmm. Now that we know about the alcohol, that makes a difference.
A bear might not eat what's in the pot. They can smell some things that are bad for you.
Jun 17, '03I'm going to guess he drank the methylated spirits and caused himself some major damage.
Jun 17, '03A reasonably comon memonic for remembering the caauses of an altered level of consciousness is
In Australia we would have to add "envenomation" to the above list.
Methylated spirits is wood alcohol
In Australia it is notorious as a drink for the homeless and terminal alcoholics "metho drinkers". Methylated spirits is not easily detected on the breath.
Jun 18, '03we only have one poisonous snake, the adder and think it might run a mile! more chance of meeting a crazed dwarven axeman!!
Jun 20, '03What is the answer here, ?????????????????????
No one has responded in nearly 4 days...............
Was there an end ing ?????????????????????????????
Jun 20, '03maybe we decided (as hard nurses!) that we were on holiday, the person was dead............and we'd finish our holiday and tell someone when we got home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!