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EMT Lingo

by: Alexandria Nicole

EMT Lingo

Alexandria Nicole


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Lingo includes, abbreviations and acronyms. Steps to take during a Trauma and Medical event. Questions to ask a PT. and more.
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Alexandria Nicole on Monday October 3, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College taught by Brad in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views.


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Date Created: 10/03/16
Acronyms Abbreviations Trauma S- Signs / Symptoms LOC - Level of Consciousness No Sig MOI A- Allergies DRT - Dead Right There -Focused Trauma ass. M- Medication FTFO - Fell the Fuck out -Focus on what they say is wrong P- Past Pertinent history (History related to issue) ABC- Airway, Breathing, Circulation -Sample / Vitals L- Last oral Intake MOI - Mechanism of Injury - Sec Asses. E - Events leading up to… NOI - Nature of illness (Chief Complaint) - Transport - Reassess O- Onset - Ongoing P- Provocation (Does anything make it better or Sig MOI (Unresponsive) worse) - Life threats Q- Quality (what kind of a pain does it feel like?) - Rapid Trauma Scan R- Radiate (Do you feel the pain anywhere else?) - Sample/Vitals S- Severity ( 1-10 how would you rate this pain?) - Secondary Trauma Assessment T-Time (Does it come ago or constant?) - Transport - Reassess D-Deformities - ongoing assessment (every 5 min critical 15 if C-Contusion (Bruse) non critical) A- Abrasion - Trending - Comparing Vitals P-Puncture Medical - Responsive B-Burns -Sample T-Tenderness - Vitals L-Lacerations (Lacs) - 2nd assessment (Focused assessment) S- Swelling - Transport - ongoing (Continuation of vitals every 5-15 min) A- Alert Unresponsive V- Verbal P- Painful - Vitals - Sample U- Unresponsive - Transport P- Pupils E- Equal A- and R- Reactive R-Round L- to Light Scene Size up Vitals - Beings at the time of Dispatched BP- Blood Pressure - Hazards (Weather, Time of day, Systolic/Diastolic Traffic, Hazardous materials) - Not safe Normal 120/80 - Move PT. HR-Heart Rate/Pulse - Control Scene - Like stop traffic Beats per min - Additional Resources - Safe Normal Adult - 60 to 100 - Initial Assessment RR- Respiratory Rate - General Impression - ABC’s Breaths per min - AVPU Normal Adult 12-20 - Do I have Medical or Trauma? Skin- Temp. & Color - O2 - 89% 2 Letters per min via nasal Cannula 93% 6 LPM via NC 99% 15 LPM via Non Rebreather (GBS) - Normal 80-120 Mg per dL (Milligrams per Deciliter)


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