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EMT Basic
When/How long are the contractions whe…
Placenta Previa
Contractility
Easiest parts of the spine to injure
Lasting 1 1/2 min.s and 2-3 min.s apart
Placenta is formed in abnormal location
Force of myocardial muscle exerts to move blood
Cervical and Lumbar
When/How long are the contractions whe…
Lasting 1 1/2 min.s and 2-3 min.s apart
Placenta Previa
Placenta is formed in abnormal location
36 terms
EMT basic
Midline
Transverse
Frontal plane
Anterior
Front
Midline
Transverse
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
214 terms
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
152 terms
EMT Basic
AEMT's abilities
Where is glycogen stored
Cold weather clothing
Emergency doctrine
IV and meds
Liver
Inner layer draws away moisture, middle insulation, outer win…
Implied consent
AEMT's abilities
IV and meds
Where is glycogen stored
Liver
EMT Basics
Assault
battery
kidnapping
defamation
unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm
touching a patient or providing emergency care without consent
the seizing, confining, abducting, or carrying away of a pers…
the communication of false information about a person that is…
Assault
unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm
battery
touching a patient or providing emergency care without consent
214 terms
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
EMT Basic
Abandonment
Abdominal Aorta
Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm
Abdominal Cavity
The act of discontinuing emergency car without ensuring that…
The portion of the descending aorta that extends from the tho…
A weakened, ballooned, and enlarged area of the wall of the a…
The space located below the diaphragm that extends to the top…
Abandonment
The act of discontinuing emergency car without ensuring that…
Abdominal Aorta
The portion of the descending aorta that extends from the tho…
324 terms
EMT - Basic
How much blood loss is serious in an a…
Someone with an allergic Reaction will…
Will taking too much insulin cause hyp…
Nitro should _____ the Vessels
1000 cc
Low... High
Yes
Relax
How much blood loss is serious in an a…
1000 cc
Someone with an allergic Reaction will…
Low... High
214 terms
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
17 terms
EMT Basic
M.O.I. means
Hypercapnea
Assault is
Battery is
Mechanism of Injury
High carbon dioxide level
Threatening harm
actual physical contact
M.O.I. means
Mechanism of Injury
Hypercapnea
High carbon dioxide level
61 terms
emt BASIC
access
access port
accessory muscles
acetabulum
...
...
...
...
access
...
access port
...
214 terms
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
405 terms
EMT Basic
A pregnant patient who requires spinal…
Equipment and other rescuers should be…
Meconium staining is an indicator of g…
EMTs should never try to determine the…
true... pregnant women should be transported in the left latera…
B *... Personnel and equipment should be staged in the cold zon…
False *... Amniotic fluid that is greenish or brownish-yellow ra…
️true... Since it is impossible for an EMT to determine a spec…
A pregnant patient who requires spinal…
true... pregnant women should be transported in the left latera…
Equipment and other rescuers should be…
B *... Personnel and equipment should be staged in the cold zon…
43 terms
EMT Basic
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
Paramedic
EMS practitoner likely to be the first person on the scene wi…
EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency medical care
EMT with some additional qualifications for advanced care, th…
EMS practitioner who provides the highest level of prehospita…
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
EMS practitoner likely to be the first person on the scene wi…
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency medical care
17 terms
EMT Basic
M.O.I. means
Hypercapnea
Assault is
Battery is
Mechanism of Injury
High carbon dioxide level
Threatening harm
actual physical contact
M.O.I. means
Mechanism of Injury
Hypercapnea
High carbon dioxide level
57 terms
Basic EMT
Tidal Volume
Minute Volume
Minute Volume Equation
Dead Air Space
The amount of air moved in one breath.
The amount of air moved into and out of the lungs per minute.
MV=TV x RR
Roughly 150 mL of air that never makes it to the alveoli.
Tidal Volume
The amount of air moved in one breath.
Minute Volume
The amount of air moved into and out of the lungs per minute.
126 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 17
Metformin, a non-insulin medication, i…
Diabetes is MOST accurately defined as…
Insulin shock will MOST likely develop…
Diabetic coma is a life-threatening co…
Glucophage
disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
takes too much of his or her prescribed insulin
hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, and dehydration
Metformin, a non-insulin medication, i…
Glucophage
Diabetes is MOST accurately defined as…
disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
214 terms
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
63 terms
EMT-Basic
advanced EMT (AEMT)
advanced life support (ALS)
Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA)
automated external defibrillator (AED)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
Advanced lifesaving procedures, some of which are now being p…
Comprehensive legislation that is designed to protect individ…
A device that detects treatable life-threatening cardiac arrh…
advanced EMT (AEMT)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
advanced life support (ALS)
Advanced lifesaving procedures, some of which are now being p…
EMT-Basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
61 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 26
A female patient with a suspected spin…
During your primary assessment of a se…
A 45-year-old male was working on his…
A temporary loss or alteration of part…
assisting ventilations at an age-appropriate rate.
instruct him to assist her ventilations while you perform a r…
immobilize his spine and perform a focused secondary exam.
cerebral concussion.
A female patient with a suspected spin…
assisting ventilations at an age-appropriate rate.
During your primary assessment of a se…
instruct him to assist her ventilations while you perform a r…
8 terms
EMT Basic
The primary assessment of an adult wit…
You are caring for a six-year-old pati…
Which of the following interventions s…
You are caring for a 22-year-old femal…
A. Identifying the specific cause of the patient's pain.... B.…
A. Withhold oxygen until the patient develops accessory muscl…
A. Head-tilt, chin-lift.... B. Jaw thrust maneuver.... C. Orophar…
A. Respiratory distress with adequate breathing.... B. Respirat…
The primary assessment of an adult wit…
A. Identifying the specific cause of the patient's pain.... B.…
You are caring for a six-year-old pati…
A. Withhold oxygen until the patient develops accessory muscl…
216 terms
EMT Basic - Exam 1
Medical Director
Protocols
Standing Order
Airborne pathogens
Assumes ultimate responsibility
Lists of steps for different situations
Policy for certain types of calls
Absorbed through inhaling or eyes
Medical Director
Assumes ultimate responsibility
Protocols
Lists of steps for different situations
25 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 7
aerobic metabolism
anaerobic metabolism
cardiac output
chemoreceptors
the cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
the cellular process in which glucose is metabolized into ene…
the amount of blood ejected from the heart in one minute (hea…
chemical sensors in the brain and blood vessels that identify…
aerobic metabolism
the cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
anaerobic metabolism
the cellular process in which glucose is metabolized into ene…
48 terms
EMT Basic Final Exam
Compensated Shock
"Shockable" rhythms for AED
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Slight mental status changes, including anxiety and feeling o…
V-Fib & V-Tach
Tachycardia; Dyspnea; Cyanosis; Diaphoresis; pulmonary edema;…
Inadequate pumping of heart; often leads to excessive fluid b…
Compensated Shock
Slight mental status changes, including anxiety and feeling o…
"Shockable" rhythms for AED
V-Fib & V-Tach
27 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 9
Hypoxia
Ventilation
It requires chest muscles to contract…
Nonrebreather mask
The condition when oxygen levels are low.
Process of air moving in and out of chest.
Why is inhalation described as an active process?
Best device to deliver high-concentration oxygen to a breathi…
Hypoxia
The condition when oxygen levels are low.
Ventilation
Process of air moving in and out of chest.
40 terms
EMT-Basic Ch.8
accessory muscles
AVPU
body substance isolation (BSI)
breath sounds
These condary muscles of respiration.
A method of assessing a patient's level of consciousness by d…
An infection control concept and practice that assumes that a…
An indication of air movement in the lungs, usually assessed…
accessory muscles
These condary muscles of respiration.
AVPU
A method of assessing a patient's level of consciousness by d…
Chapter 1- EMT Basic
Advanced EMT (AEMT)
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
Advanced life saving procedures, some of which are now being…
Comprehensive legislation that is designed to protect people…
A device that detects treatable life-threatening cardiac dysr…
Advanced EMT (AEMT)
An individual who has training in specific aspects of advance…
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Advanced life saving procedures, some of which are now being…
140 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 5
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
A fracture of the humerus just above t…
A patient has a blood pressure of 130/…
distal forearm
heat
distal humerus fracture
ventricular contraction
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
distal forearm
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
heat
Emt basic
medial
lateral
bilateral
mid-axillary line
toward the midline of the body
to the side, away from the midline of the body
on both sides
a line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the…
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
to the side, away from the midline of the body
EMT-BASIC Vocabulary Terms
Continuous Quality Improvement
Medical Director
Public health (focus)
AED
A system of internal and external reviews and audits of all a…
The physician who authorizes or delegates to the EMT the auth…
Focused on examining the health needs of entire populations w…
A device that detects treatable life-threatening cardiac arrh…
Continuous Quality Improvement
A system of internal and external reviews and audits of all a…
Medical Director
The physician who authorizes or delegates to the EMT the auth…
EMT basic concepts
systolic blood pressure
Diastolic blood pressure
Normal Blood pressure of: Adult, 10 yr…
Tidal Volume
Pressure against the walls of the arteries as the heart contr…
Pressure against the walls of the blood vessels as the heart…
Adult 120/80, 10yr 100/60, 5yr 90/50
The amount of air a person inhales and exhales in a single br…
systolic blood pressure
Pressure against the walls of the arteries as the heart contr…
Diastolic blood pressure
Pressure against the walls of the blood vessels as the heart…
EMT Basic
Normal Anatomical Position
Sagittal / Median / Lateral Planes.
WE always refer to patient right and l…
Medial
Standing, Facing forward, Palms forward. Patient is made from…
Cuts the body into halves using a midline.
Whose right and left do we use?
Objects closer to Midline. (Inside of arm)
Normal Anatomical Position
Standing, Facing forward, Palms forward. Patient is made from…
Sagittal / Median / Lateral Planes.
Cuts the body into halves using a midline.
43 terms
EMT Basic
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
Paramedic
EMS practitoner likely to be the first person on the scene wi…
EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency medical care
EMT with some additional qualifications for advanced care, th…
EMS practitioner who provides the highest level of prehospita…
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
EMS practitoner likely to be the first person on the scene wi…
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency medical care
23 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 3
Know your lifting limits
Shoulder-width apart
Stair chair
As close to your body as possible
A basic principle when lifting a patient
Correct position of an EMT's feet when lifting
Device used to carry a patient down or up the stairs.
Where you should position the weight of the object being lift…
Know your lifting limits
A basic principle when lifting a patient
Shoulder-width apart
Correct position of an EMT's feet when lifting
41 terms
EMT - Basic
Broncho/pulmo
Cardi
Gastro
Hepat
Lungs
Heart
Stomach
Liver
Broncho/pulmo
Lungs
Cardi
Heart
46 terms
EMT Basic
Shock
Perfusion
Cardiovascular system has three parts
Blood pressure
State of collapse and failure of the cardiovascular system
Circulation of an adequate amount of blood to make the cells…
Pump(Heart)... Set of pipes(blood vessels)... Contents(the blood)
Is the pressure of blood within the vessels at any one time
Shock
State of collapse and failure of the cardiovascular system
Perfusion
Circulation of an adequate amount of blood to make the cells…
45 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 27
Following blunt trauma to the chest, a…
During your assessment of a patient wi…
You have sealed the open chest wound o…
While jogging, a 19-year old male expe…
provide some form of positive-pressure ventilation
stabilize the chest wall with a bulky dressing
partially remove the dressing
administer oxygen and transport to the hospital
Following blunt trauma to the chest, a…
provide some form of positive-pressure ventilation
During your assessment of a patient wi…
stabilize the chest wall with a bulky dressing
54 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 30
You and your partner are standing by a…
You are transporting a 28-year-old man…
High air temperature reduces the body'…
The body's natural cooling mechanism,…
move him as a unit to a supine position.
protect the affected part from further injury.
radiation.
evaporation.
You and your partner are standing by a…
move him as a unit to a supine position.
You are transporting a 28-year-old man…
protect the affected part from further injury.
EMT Basic Chapter 5
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
A fracture of the humerus just above t…
A patient has a blood pressure of 130/…
distal forearm
heat
distal humerus fracture
ventricular contraction
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
distal forearm
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
heat
226 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 30
air embolism
ambient temperature
antivenin
bends
the presence of air in the veins, which can lead to cardiac a…
the temperature of the surrounding environment
a serum that counteracts the effect of venom from from an ani…
common name for decompression sickness
air embolism
the presence of air in the veins, which can lead to cardiac a…
ambient temperature
the temperature of the surrounding environment
87 terms
EMT Basics
Medical director
The Medical Practice ACT
Medical Directors
Medical Director
Also known as Medical Control, Medical Direction, and Medical…
Allows a doctor to take an EMT under her or her wings to work.
Whose license do EMT's work under?
Who writes the protocol book to be followed
Medical director
Also known as Medical Control, Medical Direction, and Medical…
The Medical Practice ACT
Allows a doctor to take an EMT under her or her wings to work.
192 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 20
The suture of the anterior fontanelle…
A normal level of consciousness in an…
The MOST ominous sign of impending car…
Common causes of seizures in children…
18, 6
D. age-appropriate behavior, good muscle tone, and good eye c…
bradycardia
hyperglycemia
The suture of the anterior fontanelle…
18, 6
A normal level of consciousness in an…
D. age-appropriate behavior, good muscle tone, and good eye c…
53 terms
EMT Basic Exam 1
Exocrine gland of pancreas secretes:... a…
Bones of the forearm:... a. tibia & radiu…
Anterior
Superior
b. pancreatic juice
d. radius & ulna
...
...
Exocrine gland of pancreas secretes:... a…
b. pancreatic juice
Bones of the forearm:... a. tibia & radiu…
d. radius & ulna
61 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 26
A female patient with a suspected spin…
During your primary assessment of a se…
A 45-year-old male was working on his…
A temporary loss or alteration of part…
assisting ventilations at an age-appropriate rate.
instruct him to assist her ventilations while you perform a r…
immobilize his spine and perform a focused secondary exam.
cerebral concussion.
A female patient with a suspected spin…
assisting ventilations at an age-appropriate rate.
During your primary assessment of a se…
instruct him to assist her ventilations while you perform a r…
46 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 19
substance abuse is MOST accurately def…
the EMTs primary responsibility to the…
heroin is an example of an
hypotension,hypoventilation, and pinpo…
knowingly misusing substances to produce a desired effect
recognize that a poisoning has occurred
opioid
oxycodone(Percocet)
substance abuse is MOST accurately def…
knowingly misusing substances to produce a desired effect
the EMTs primary responsibility to the…
recognize that a poisoning has occurred
140 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 5
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
A fracture of the humerus just above t…
A patient has a blood pressure of 130/…
distal forearm
heat
distal humerus fracture
ventricular contraction
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
distal forearm
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
heat
15 terms
EMT basic drug cards
Acetaminophen
Activated charcoal
Albuterol
Aspirin
ACTION: analgesic, antipyretic... INDICATIONS: For pain and feve…
ACTION: Adsorbent... INDICATIONS: most acute oral poisonings; ov…
Action: Sympathomimetic bronchodilator... Indications: Bronchosp…
Action: Analgesic, antipyretic, platelet inhibitor, anti-infl…
Acetaminophen
ACTION: analgesic, antipyretic... INDICATIONS: For pain and feve…
Activated charcoal
ACTION: Adsorbent... INDICATIONS: most acute oral poisonings; ov…
140 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 5
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
A fracture of the humerus just above t…
A patient has a blood pressure of 130/…
distal forearm
heat
distal humerus fracture
ventricular contraction
A 5-year-old boy has fallen and has a…
distal forearm
A by-product of involuntary muscle con…
heat
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