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2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
329 terms
EMT
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
anatomic position
3 axis
superior
Inferior
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
above another organ (going towards the head) ... ex: the knee is…
Towards the bottom ... ex: the foot is inferior to the knee
anatomic position
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
3 axis
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
EMT
AED
First responder
BLS
EMT- Basic
Helps restore the normal heart rhythm of a cardiac arrest pat…
first to arrive on scene
essential to maintain life
Education= Min 120 hours approved training program... 10 hours i…
AED
Helps restore the normal heart rhythm of a cardiac arrest pat…
First responder
first to arrive on scene
EMT
hypothermia
hyperthermia
multisystem trauma
pulmonary embolism
generalized cooling that reduces body temperature below normal
an increase in body temperature above normal
one or more injuries that affect more than one body system
blockage in the blood circulation of the lung caused by a blo…
hypothermia
generalized cooling that reduces body temperature below normal
hyperthermia
an increase in body temperature above normal
472 terms
EMT
Medical director
Online contact
offline contact
QI program
main contact between EMT and hospitals and medical community;…
direct; over the phone or radio with director or physician
standing orders and protocols
quality improvement program
Medical director
main contact between EMT and hospitals and medical community;…
Online contact
direct; over the phone or radio with director or physician
EMT
Apneustic Respirations
Bradypnea
Ataxic Respirations
Medulla Oblongata
indicated when there is damage to upper part of the pons ( br…
Rate at which a patient is breathing, having direct relations…
Irregular breathing pattern intermixed with irregular periods…
the continuation of the spinal cord within the skull, forming…
Apneustic Respirations
indicated when there is damage to upper part of the pons ( br…
Bradypnea
Rate at which a patient is breathing, having direct relations…
70 terms
EMT
designated agent
Evidence Based
Medical Direction
Off Line Medical Direction
an EMT or other person that is authorized by the medical dire…
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
oversight of the patient care aspects of an EMT system by the…
consists of standing orders issued by the medical director th…
designated agent
an EMT or other person that is authorized by the medical dire…
Evidence Based
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
40 terms
EMT
What is CHF
normal blood pressure
Treatment for shock
Signs of shock
congestive heart failure
120/80
High flow ox, cover, consider elevate legs
increased pulse, increased respiratory rate, lower b/p
What is CHF
congestive heart failure
normal blood pressure
120/80
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
278 terms
EMT
M.O.I.
N.O.I.
A.V.P.U.
L.O.C.
Mechanism of Injury
Nature of Illness
Alert... Verbal... Pain... Unresponsive
Level of Consciousness
M.O.I.
Mechanism of Injury
N.O.I.
Nature of Illness
316 terms
EMT
Quality Improvement
Other Roles of EMT
When reaching in the back of an ambula…
When lifting
care we provide under our current level of care... -only goal is…
educate public on recognizing emergency, accessing EMS, preve…
grab onto overhead railing
-lock back and prevent twisting motions... -don't lock knees or…
Quality Improvement
care we provide under our current level of care... -only goal is…
Other Roles of EMT
educate public on recognizing emergency, accessing EMS, preve…
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
EMT
anatomic position
3 axis
superior
Inferior
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
above another organ (going towards the head) ... ex: the knee is…
Towards the bottom ... ex: the foot is inferior to the knee
anatomic position
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
3 axis
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
56 terms
EMT
Normal Adult HR
Normal Kid HR
Normal Adult BP
Normal Kid BP
60-100
70-150
120/80... Min. 90
60-70... -> kid until 10yrs: 70+(2xage) = minimal BP... -> hard to…
Normal Adult HR
60-100
Normal Kid HR
70-150
EMT
Bradycardia
What's a normal pulse ox?
What's a pulse oximeter?
Normal pulse for adults?
slow heart rate/pulse
97-100%
monitors the oxygen saturation of a patient's blood
60-80 bpm, faster for kids
Bradycardia
slow heart rate/pulse
What's a normal pulse ox?
97-100%
30 terms
EMT
Aerobic Metabolism
Anaerobic Metabolism
Perfusion
Laryngeal Spasm
Chemical and physical changes that take place with in the cel…
Chemical and physical changes that take place within the cell…
Delivery of oxygen and other nutrients to the cells of all or…
a contraction of the vocal cords that causes them to close an…
Aerobic Metabolism
Chemical and physical changes that take place with in the cel…
Anaerobic Metabolism
Chemical and physical changes that take place within the cell…
473 terms
EMT
Ensure personal safety
Medical Director
Medical Director
Personal safety
First priority of the EMT on the emergency scene
An EMT is operating as a designated agent of the
legally responsible for the clinical and patient-care aspects…
The first concern of an EMT ALWAYS
Ensure personal safety
First priority of the EMT on the emergency scene
Medical Director
An EMT is operating as a designated agent of the
445 terms
EMT
Far from midline
Close to midline
Movement away from midline
Movement towards midline
Lateral
Medial
Abduction
Adduction
Far from midline
Lateral
Close to midline
Medial
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
EMT
American Heart Association protocols a…
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
Which of the following courses require…
Which of the following statements rega…
Evidence based research
Medical director approval
EMT
The ADA prohibits employers from failing to provide full and…
American Heart Association protocols a…
Evidence based research
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
Medical director approval
EMT
Angiotensin-converting enzyme
aspirin
bicarbonate
birth control pills
ACE
ASA
HCO3
BCP
Angiotensin-converting enzyme
ACE
aspirin
ASA
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
661 terms
EMT
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 1 minute (heart…
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…
83 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
56 terms
EMT
Normal Glucose
Hypoglycemia levels
Hyperglycemia levels
Normal Adult resp
80-120
60
Above 140
12-20bpm
Normal Glucose
80-120
Hypoglycemia levels
60
67 terms
EMT
Electrophysiology
MDT
Pre-hospital emergency care
Medical Direction
branch of physiology dealing with the electrical phenomena as…
Mobile Data Communications (computer in the front of the ambu…
Keeping the public safe and healthy (preventative, EMS, Recog…
Local legestation (MEDICAL DIETIES)
Electrophysiology
branch of physiology dealing with the electrical phenomena as…
MDT
Mobile Data Communications (computer in the front of the ambu…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
11 terms
EMT
Wheezing
Rhonchi
Crackles
Emphysema
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
Bubbly or crackling sounds... Associated with fluid around the a…
• Often caused by smoking... • Destruction of alveolar walls... • C…
Wheezing
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Rhonchi
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
11 terms
EMT
Wheezing
Rhonchi
Crackles
Emphysema
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
Bubbly or crackling sounds... Associated with fluid around the a…
• Often caused by smoking... • Destruction of alveolar walls... • C…
Wheezing
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Rhonchi
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
96 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
36 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
329 terms
EMT
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
25 terms
EMT
anatomical position
Apex
Proximal
Prone
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
the tip of any structure.
Near the point of reference.
Being horizontal, face down.
anatomical position
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
Apex
the tip of any structure.
8 terms
Emt
A
Ab
Abdom(o)
Acr(o)
Without,lack of
Away from
Abdomun
Pertaining to an extremity
A
Without,lack of
Ab
Away from
83 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
24 terms
EMT
-logy
-philia
-emisis
tachy-
the study of
affinity for
vomiting
fast; rapid
-logy
the study of
-philia
affinity for
14 terms
EMT
Neonate
infant
RR for newborns
RR for infants
birth - 1mo
up to 1yr
30-60
25-50
Neonate
birth - 1mo
infant
up to 1yr
Activated Charcoal
Contradiction Activated Charcoal
side effect of Activated Charcoal
Oral Glucose
25-100g Po, Overdose, Bind to prevent the breakdown of chemic…
unresponsive, can't swallow, can't follow directions
Nausea/vomiting
15g, increase serum level in blood, IM
Activated Charcoal
25-100g Po, Overdose, Bind to prevent the breakdown of chemic…
Contradiction Activated Charcoal
unresponsive, can't swallow, can't follow directions
BSI
ABC
AVPU
DCAPBTLS
Body... substance... isolation
Airway... breathing... circulation
alert... verbal... pain... unresponsive
disabilities ... contusion... abrasions... punctures... burns... tenderness…
BSI
Body... substance... isolation
ABC
Airway... breathing... circulation
EMT
pulse on top of foot
respiratory failure
Eustress
refusal to use non-rebreather mask
dorsalis pedis
When the respiratory challenge continues, the systems cannot…
positive form of stress that helps people work when under pre…
nasal cannula or medical control
pulse on top of foot
dorsalis pedis
respiratory failure
When the respiratory challenge continues, the systems cannot…
EMT
Aorta
Vena Cava
Vein
Artery
Largest artery
Largest vein
Deoxygenated blood
Oxygenated blood
Aorta
Largest artery
Vena Cava
Largest vein
193 terms
EMT
How many vertebrae are there in each s…
What is the chest (thorax) made up of?
What pairs of ribs are attached where?…
Where is the xiphoid process? Why is t…
Cervical (C1-C7)... Thoracic (T1-T12)... Lumbar (L1-L5)
12 vertebrae, 12 pairs of ribs, breastbone
1-7 are attached to the sternum (true ribs)... 8-10 are attached…
inferior portion of the sternum. Important because it directs…
How many vertebrae are there in each s…
Cervical (C1-C7)... Thoracic (T1-T12)... Lumbar (L1-L5)
What is the chest (thorax) made up of?
12 vertebrae, 12 pairs of ribs, breastbone
165 terms
emt
d cylinder
e cylinder
m cylinder
g cylinder
350l
625 l
3000 l
5000 l
d cylinder
350l
e cylinder
625 l
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