Tutor profile: Mikayla L.
Which of the following patients should be seen first? A. a 27 year old woman with Crohn's disease states that she has blood in her stool B. a 16 year old girl who is 32 weeks pregnant complaining of severe back pain C. a 46 year old man who complains of unilateral leg pain and swelling D. a 58 year old man with chest pain
The answer is D. The 58 year old man with chest pains should be seen first to get an ECG to determine if he is having a STEMI. While unilateral leg pain and swelling indicates a DVT, it is not the first priority (C). The best way to determine who should be seen first is by using your ABC's (airway, breathing, circulation) in that order. It may also be helpful to ask yourself, who could die first if they do not receive help or intervention?
Subject: Study Skills
True or false: It is more effective to study the material for a final at least a week in advance.
True. Studying for a final at least a week in advance will allow more repetition in the material and time for asking questions to gain a better understanding about the topics that will be tested.
Subject: English as a Second Language
Which form of their/there/they're would be used in the following sentence: "John ran over (their, there, or they’re)"
The answer is "there". "There" refers to a place, while "their" refers to a person, and "they're" refers to the contraction - they are.
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