Canadian ski patrol Acronyms

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PPE
P ersonal
P rotective
E quipment
BSI
B ody
S ubstance
I solation
SNNAC
S cene safety
N ature of illness/mechanism of injury
N umber patients
A dditional resources
C onsider C-spine
GCLC
G eneral impression
C ontrol C-spine
L evel of consciousness (AVPU)
C hief complaint
AVPU
A lert
V erbal response
P ainful response
U nresponsive
ABCD
A irway (OPA/NPA)
B reathing (Oxygenate or Ventilate?)
C irculation (Pulse, Skin-CCT, Blood sweep)
D ecision to transport (priority level)
DCAPBLS
Inspect for DCAPBTLS

D eformities
C ontusions (bruising)
A brasion
P enitration/ Punctures
B urns
L aceration
S welling
CTAS
C anadian
T riage
A nd acuity
S cale
CRASH
C ardiac
R espiratory
A ltered LOC
S hock
H ead Injury
TIC
Palpate for TIC

T enderness
I nstability
C repitus (broken bones rubbing)
TRDP
Inspect abdomen for TRDP

T enderness
R igidity
D istention
P ulsating mass
JVD
Check neck for JVD (bulging veins)
Make sure trachea is midline

J ugular
V ein
D istention
PMS
P ulse
M otor function
S ensation
CSM
C irculation
S ensation
M otor
CCT
Check skin for CCT

C olor
C ondition
T emperature
PERRL
Check eyes for PERRL

P upils
E qual
R ound (and)
R eactive (to)
L ight
OPQRST
O nset
P rovoking factors
Q uality
R adiation
S everity
T ime
SAMPLE
S igns & Symptoms
A llergies
M edications
P ast medical history
L ast oral intake
E vents leading up (to injury)
IAP
I nspect
A uscultate
P alpate
BUDS
B lood
U rine
D efecation
S tuff
CSP
C anadian
S ki
P atrol
LOC
L evel
O f
C onciousness
START
S imple
T riage
A nd
R apid
T reatment
COPD
C hronic
O bstructive
P ulmonary
D isorder
CPR
C ardio
P ulmonary
R esesitation
PEA
Pulseless
electrical
activity
AED
A utomated
E eternal
D efibrillator
RED
R est
E levate
D irect pressure
WHIMIS
W orkplace
H azardous
M aterials
I nformation
S ystem
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