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EMR Acronyms

abbreviations in the medical field babaaayy! :)
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BSI
Body Substance Isolation
LOC
Level of Consciousness
AVPU
Alert, Verbal, Painful, Unresponsive
SAMPLE
Signs/ Symptoms, Allergies, Medications, pertinent past history, last oral intake, events leading to injury
OPQRST
Onset, Provocation, Quality, radiate, severity, time
CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
AED
Automatic External Defibrillator
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
MCI
Mass Causality Incident
DCAPBTLS
Deformities, Contusions, Abrasions, Punctures, Burns, Tenderness, Lacerations, Swelling
PMS
Pulse Motor Sensory
MOI
Mechanism of Injury
BVM
Bag Valve Mask
JVD
Jugular Vein Distention
PPTS
Person, Place Time Situation
ABC
Airway, Breathing, Circulation
SLUDGE
Salivation, Lacrimation, Urination, Defication, Gastric upset Emesis
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
EMS
Emergency Medical System
BLS
Basic Life Support
ALS
Advanced Life Support
COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CSF
Cerebral Spinal Fluid
PPE
Personal Protective Equiptment
START
Simple Triage and Rapid Transport
CISD
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
CVA
Cerebrovascular Accident (aka Stroke)
DEPT
Direct Pressure, Elevation, Pressure Point, Turnikit
PERL
Pupil Equal and Reactive to Light
FBAO
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction