Forum Ride Along
The struggle has been real. I got my EMT 2 years ago and I'm now in a fire academy that is also an EMT course. Everything has changed regarding o2 to being for patients with SpO2 94% and below only... kind of. But anyway we took a test today that asked about bagging a cardiac arrest patient who went down due to severe COPD emergency. The 3 answers I remember were to aggressively bag them, ventilate at a rate of over 3-5 seconds(adults should be 5-6), and to ventilate at a rate of 20 per minute(it should be 10-12). I might've overthought the question and answers, but wouldn't aggressive ventilations cause distention?