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37 terms
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
40 terms
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…
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
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.
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…
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…
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…
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
28 terms
EMT Basic - AAOS - Chapter 26
anterograde (posttraumatic) amnesia
basilar skull fractures
Battle's sign
cerebral edema
Inability to remember events after an injury.
Usually occur following diffuse impact to the head (such as f…
Bruising behind an ear over the mastoid process that may indi…
Swelling of the brain.
anterograde (posttraumatic) amnesia
Inability to remember events after an injury.
basilar skull fractures
Usually occur following diffuse impact to the head (such as f…
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
74 terms
EMT Basic
EMT-B's
EMT-P's
First responders
Doctors, nurses and hospitals
trained to provide BLS to the sick and injured and transporta…
provide ALS to the sick and injured and transportation to app…
first on scene to provide emergency care to the sick and inju…
EMS and the EMT-B are a part of the health care system that i…
EMT-B's
trained to provide BLS to the sick and injured and transporta…
EMT-P's
provide ALS to the sick and injured and transportation to app…
28 terms
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
210 terms
EMT National Training EMT Basic EMS Operations
You arrive on scene of an unknown medi…
An explosion has occurred at a nearby…
What should be done to a French tip ca…
You and your partner Antone arrive on…
Remove yourself from the scene and advise dispatch of the sit…
1Red, 2Black, 3Red, 4Green
Flush with sterile water in preparation for additional suctio…
The patient's level of consciousness
You arrive on scene of an unknown medi…
Remove yourself from the scene and advise dispatch of the sit…
An explosion has occurred at a nearby…
1Red, 2Black, 3Red, 4Green
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…
78 terms
Emt basic Swedes
How many chambers does the heart have
Veins carry
AVPU
SAMPLE
4
Blood to the heart
Alert,verbal,pain,unresponsive
Signs and symptoms, allergies to medications,medications,past…
How many chambers does the heart have
4
Veins carry
Blood to the heart
31 terms
EMT Basic
Hypertension
Hypotension
Cyanosis
Dyspnea
High Blood Pressure
Low Blood Pressure
Lack of oxygen; has blue face
Difficulty breathing
Hypertension
High Blood Pressure
Hypotension
Low Blood Pressure
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
27 terms
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…
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…
29 terms
EMT Basic
How does cant affect the flight of the…
What happens if the CEU cannot accept…
What are the four (4) gun firing inhib…
What are the manual inputs for zeroing…
Range and deflection
The CEU defaults to a value of ZERO for the ballistic solution
1) Gun/sight error of more than .25 mils in Elevation, 2) Gun…
+/- 5 Mils for Zeroing; seperate entries for each ammo and su…
How does cant affect the flight of the…
Range and deflection
What happens if the CEU cannot accept…
The CEU defaults to a value of ZERO for the ballistic solution
15 terms
EMT basics
Oxygen Tanks -Liters
Oxygen Cylinders-Duration of Flow... Pres…
Nonrebreather mask
Nasal cannula
D 350... E 625... M 3000... G 5300... H 6900
Cylinder Constants:... D 0.16... E 0.28... M 1.56... G 2.41... H 3.14... K 4.14
12-15 LPM 80-90% O2 concentration
1-6 LPM 24-44% O2 concentration
Oxygen Tanks -Liters
D 350... E 625... M 3000... G 5300... H 6900
Oxygen Cylinders-Duration of Flow... Pres…
Cylinder Constants:... D 0.16... E 0.28... M 1.56... G 2.41... H 3.14... K 4.14
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
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
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
16 terms
EMT Basics
what are the five rights involved in d…
what should be noted when medication i…
Respiratory Emergencies
how should chest expansion be?
Right Medication ... Right Patient ... Right Route... Right Dose... Right…
the date and time should be noted and then documented in the…
Infant 25-50... Child 15-30... Adult 12-20
equal bilaterally
what are the five rights involved in d…
Right Medication ... Right Patient ... Right Route... Right Dose... Right…
what should be noted when medication i…
the date and time should be noted and then documented in the…
109 terms
EMT-Basic Vocabulary
Abandonment
12-lead ECG
4-lead ECG
Abdomen
Unilateral termination of the care by the EMT without the pat…
An ECG that uses 12 leads attached to the patient's skin; the…
An ECG that uses 4 leads attached t the patient's skin; these…
The body cavity that contains the major organs of digestion a…
Abandonment
Unilateral termination of the care by the EMT without the pat…
12-lead ECG
An ECG that uses 12 leads attached to the patient's skin; the…
48 terms
EMT Basic Chapter 38
In order to accomplish the goal of pri…
Interoperability, an important feature…
According to the JumpSTART triage syst…
The JumpSTART triage system is intende…
keep the triage assessment brief and the patient categories b…
agencies of different types or from different jurisdictions t…
assess for a distal pulse.
8, 100 lb
In order to accomplish the goal of pri…
keep the triage assessment brief and the patient categories b…
Interoperability, an important feature…
agencies of different types or from different jurisdictions t…
47 terms
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…
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
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
81 terms
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…
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
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…
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