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Outdoor Emergency Care acronyms

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OEC
Outdoor Emergency Care
EMS
Emergency Medical Services
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
AEMT
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
EMD
Emergency Medical Dispatcher
EMR
Emergency Medical Responder
EMT
Emergency Medical Technician
BSI
Body Substance Isolation
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
UVR
Ultraviolet Radiation
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
TB
Tuberculosis
MOI
Mechanism of Injury
NOI
Nature of Illness
HazMat
Hazardous Materials
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheet
NIMS
National Incident Management System
MCI
Multiple Casualty Incident
ICS
Incident Command System
IC
Incident Commander
ICP (ch4)
Incident Command Post
IAP
Incident Action Plan
ID-ME
Immediate, Delayed, Minimal, Expectant
RPM
Respirations per Minute
LSB
Long Spine Board
BEAN
Body Elevation and Nonmovement
BEAM
Body Elevation and Movement
ABCD
Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability
ATV
All-terrain Vehicle
ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival
CVS
Cardiovascular System
CSF
Cerebrospinal Fluid
GI
Gastrointestinal
AVPU
Alert, Verbal, Pain, Unresponsive
GCS
Glasgow Coma Scale
SAMPLE
Signs/ Symptoms, Allergies, Medications, Past Medical History, Last Oral Intake, Events Leading to Event
OPQRST
Onset, Provocation/Palliation, Quality, Region/Radiation, Severity, Time
DCAP-BTLS
Deformity, Contusions, Abrasions/ Avulsions, Punctures/ Penetrations, Burns/ Bleeding/ Bruises, Tenderness, Lacerations, Swelling
PERRL
Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light
LOR
Level of Responsiveness
BP
Blood Pressure
SAILOR
Sex of Patient, Age of Patient, Incident/ Chief Complaint, Location of Incident/ Patient, Equipment Needed, Resources Needed
BLS
Basic Life Support
ALS
Advanced Life Support
NSP
National Ski Patrol
PCR
Patient Care Report
SOAP
Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
CHEATED
Chief Complaint, History, Exam, Assessment, Treatment, Evaluation, Disposition
FACTUAL- OEC
Facts, Accurate, Complete, Terms, Unbiased, Avoid Slang, Legible/ Legal, Organized, Error free, Checked
HPI
History of Present Illness
HAINES
High Arm in Endangered Spine
NPA
Nasopharyngeal Airway
SLIC
Size the Adjunct, Lubricate the Adjunct, Insert the Adjunct, Check the Adjunct
NC
Nasal Cannula
NRB
Nonrebreather Mask
BVM
Bag-valve Mask
OTC
Over the Counter
COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
HVS
Hyperventilation Sydrome
PE
Pulmonary Embolism
DVT
Deep Venous Thrombosis
MDI
Metered Dose Inhaler
CVD
Cardiovascular Disease
CAD
Coronary Artery Disease
AMI
Acute Myocardial Infarction
CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
AED
Automated External Defibrillator
MI
Myocardial Infarction
SCA
Sudden Cardiac Arrest
AAA
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
RICES
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, Splint
CMS
Circulation, Motor Function, Sensation
DC
Direct Current
AC
Alternating Current
TBSA
Total Body Surface Area
ARDS
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
TMJ
Temporomandibular Joint
CNS
Central Nervous System
TBI
Traumatic Brain Injury
SCI
Spinal Cord Injury
ICP (ch21)
Intracranial Pressure
DAI
Diffuse Axonal Injury
PCS
Post-Concussive Syndrome
OPA
Oropharyngeal Airway
AMS (ch. 11)
Altered Mental Status
AEIOU-TIPS
Alcohol/Acidosis, Epilepsy, Insulin, Overdose, Uremia, Trauma, Infection, Pyshoses, Stroke
IDDM
Insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NIDDM
Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
GDM
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
TIA
Transient Ischemic Attack
NSAIDs
Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
MS (ch. 20)
Musculoskeletal
A/C
Acromioclavicular
S/C
Sternoclavicular
SAM (splint)
Structural, Aluminum, Malleable
LAP
Look, Auscultate, Palpate
GU
Genitourinary
PUD
Peptic Ulcerative Disease
GERD
Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease
LPM
Liters Per Minute
LUQ
Left Upper Quadrant
RUQ
Right Upper Quadrant
LLQ
Left Lower Quadrant
RLQ
Right Lower Quadrant
NVD
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder
IQ
Intelligence Quotient
ASDs
Autism Spectrum Disorders
AD
Autonomic Dysreflexia
CP
Cerebral Palsy
MS (ch. 32)
Multiple Sclerosis
SB
Spina Bifida
MD
Muscular Dystrophy
DS
Down Syndrome
B/K
Below the Knee
A/K
Above the Knee
AHA
American Heart Association
SPF
Sun Protection Factor
PFD
Personal Flotation Devices
DCI
Decompression Illness
DCS
Decompression Sickness
AGE
Arterial Gas Embolism
DAN
Divers Alert Network
LBM
Little Brown Mushrooms
WNV
West Nile Virus
AMS (ch.28)
Acute Mountain Sickness
HAPE
High-altitude Pulmonary Edema
HACE
High-altitude Cerebral Edema
HARH
High-altitude Retinal Hemorrhage
RK
Radial Keratotomy
DNR
Do Not Resuscitate
PTSD
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
CISM
Critical Incident Stress Management
PID
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PIH
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
OB
Obstetrics
APGAR
Appearance, Pulse, Grimace/Irritability, Activity/Muscle Tone, Respirations
CBRNE
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive
CERT
Civilian/Community Emergency Response Team
DMAT
Disaster Medical Assistance Team
MRC
Medical Reserve Corps
USAR
Urban Search and Rescue
NRF
National Response Framework
ESF
Emergency Support Function
NDMS
National Disaster Medical System
ASPR
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
DHHS
Department of Health and Human Services
DMORT
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
NVRT
National Veterinary Response Team
NNRT
National Nurse Response Team
NPRT
National Pharmacy Response Team
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
HAZWOPER
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
SLUDGE
Salivation, Lacrimation, Urination, Defecation, GI Irritation, Eye Constriction
DUMBELS
Defecation, Urination, Miosis, Bronchorrhea, Emesis, Lacrimation, Salivation
SAR
Search and Rescue
HAR
High-angle Rescue
LAR
Low-angle Rescue
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
SCBA
Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
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