Flash Card 5
If no one comes, then you must temporarily leave the victim to phone 911 and/or retrieve the AED yourself.
Knowing when to phone your emergency response number (or 911) and how to give compressions and breaths, could help save a life.
CPR Terminology (Systems of the Human Body)
Respiratory and Circulatory systems – the respiratory system functions to oxygenate the blood, and the circulatory system distributes the oxygenated blood throughout the body.
Cardiovascular system – pumps oxygenated blood throughout the body.
Digestive system – is made up of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, the rectum and the anus. Together these organs help the body break down and absorb food.
Nervous system – is made up of the brain, cranial nerves, spinal cord, spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, ganglionated trunks and nerves. This network of specialized cells allows the body to communicate between the receptions of stimuli and responds to those stimuli.
Musculoskeletal system– All muscles and bones of the body.
Reproductive system – Reproductive organs of the female and male body that allow the body to produce offspring.
Endocrine system – consists of the pituitary, hypothalamus, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal, pineal and gonads. Glands that release hormones that effect every cell and tissue in the body.
Lymphatic system – A network of tissues and organs consisting of lymphoid tissue that carry a fluid called lymph. They are most important for supporting the immune system and maintaining the balance of fluid in the body.