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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)
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-…
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
17 terms
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
8 terms
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…
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…
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
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
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…
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
133 terms
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%
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…
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…
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…
36 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
123 terms
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-…
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…
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…
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…
347 terms
EMT Vocabulary
In a situation where you suspect a pt…
General adaptation syndrome (with resp…
The 5 stage grieving process
Hepatitis
A HEPA Respirator (high-efficiency particulate air) on yourse…
3 stage response: 1) alarm response 2) reaction and resistanc…
1) Denial 2) Anger/Hostility 3) Bargaining 4) Depression 5) A…
Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by a viral infectio…
In a situation where you suspect a pt…
A HEPA Respirator (high-efficiency particulate air) on yourse…
General adaptation syndrome (with resp…
3 stage response: 1) alarm response 2) reaction and resistanc…
13 terms
EMTs
restock
designated
orally
diminished
to stock again; to resupply
having a specified designation
by mouth
to make less or cause to appear less
restock
to stock again; to resupply
designated
having a specified designation
26 terms
EMT CH 10 - Shock
Afterload
anaphylaxis (anaphylactic shock)
Aneurysm
autonomic nervous system
The force or resistance against which the heart pumps.
An extreme, life-threatening systemic allergic reaction that…
A swelling or enlargement of part of a blood vessel, resultin…
The part of the nervous system that regulates involuntary fun…
Afterload
The force or resistance against which the heart pumps.
anaphylaxis (anaphylactic shock)
An extreme, life-threatening systemic allergic reaction that…
37 terms
EMT Anatomy
Mandible
Maxilla
Cervical Vertebrae
Thoracic Vertebrae
Mandible
Maxilla
127 terms
EMT Medical
oxygen
aspirin
epinephrine
nitroglycerine
treatment of hypoxia... prescription drug, treat as such-- hyper…
treatment of acute coronary syndrome/MI... reduce blood's abilit…
treatment of anaphylaxis... constrict blood vessels, dilate bron…
treatment of chest pain associated with acute coronary syndro…
oxygen
treatment of hypoxia... prescription drug, treat as such-- hyper…
aspirin
treatment of acute coronary syndrome/MI... reduce blood's abilit…
106 terms
EMT Anatomy
midline
medial
lateral
proximal
nose to crotch line
towards the midline
away from midline
towards the trunk
midline
nose to crotch line
medial
towards the midline
36 terms
EMT basic
Midline
Transverse
Frontal plane
Anterior
Front
Midline
Transverse
35 terms
EMT Anatomy
Maxillae
Mandible
Zygomatic Bone
Nasal Bones
Maxillae
Mandible
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
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
71 terms
EMT chapter 17
Endocrine System
Endocrine Glands job is to?
Hormone is a?
Homeostasis
a complex message and control system that includes a network…
secrete or release chemicals that are used inside the body
chemical substance produced by a gland that has special regul…
is the stability in the body's internal environment. It requi…
Endocrine System
a complex message and control system that includes a network…
Endocrine Glands job is to?
secrete or release chemicals that are used inside the body
140 terms
EMT Exam 1
after a serious stressful call, what d…
critical incidence stress debriefing h…
defusing occurs how long after incident
___ is the single most important way y…
-critical incidence stress debriefing... -defusing
24-72
1-4
hand washing
after a serious stressful call, what d…
-critical incidence stress debriefing... -defusing
critical incidence stress debriefing h…
24-72
60 terms
EMT Chap 9
The upper airway includes...
Lower airway includes
Normal rate of breathing
Hypoxia
Its function is to warm, humidify, and filter air as it enter…
Its function is to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide... -Trache…
-Adult: 12-20... -Child: 15-30... -Infant: 25-50
When cells and tissues do not have enough oxygen
The upper airway includes...
Its function is to warm, humidify, and filter air as it enter…
Lower airway includes
Its function is to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide... -Trache…
118 terms
EMT Chapter 6
Maxilla
Mandible
Scapula
Humerus
Only part of the jaw that moves
Maxilla
Mandible
Only part of the jaw that moves
32 terms
EMT-B: Skeletal Anatomy
Cervical Vertebrae
Thoracic Vertebrae
Lumbar Vertebrae
Sacral Vertebrae
Label the structure indicated in red.
Label the structure indicated in red.
Label the structure indicated in red.
Label the structure indicated in the circle.
Cervical Vertebrae
Label the structure indicated in red.
Thoracic Vertebrae
Label the structure indicated in red.
401 terms
EMT Class
abandonment
ABC
abdominal quadrants
acetabulum
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
Airway... Breathing... Circulation
4 divisions... right upper quadrant(RUQ)/left upper quadrant(LUQ…
pelvic socket into which the ball at the proximal end of the…
abandonment
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
ABC
Airway... Breathing... Circulation
48 terms
EMT Vocabulary
Abandonment
Actual consent (expressed consent)
Anterior/Ventral
Arteriole
To leave a patient without handing care over to someone of eq…
A patient actually gives you permission to treat them
Front of the body
Smallest part of the artery; separates the artery and the cap…
Abandonment
To leave a patient without handing care over to someone of eq…
Actual consent (expressed consent)
A patient actually gives you permission to treat them
420 terms
EMT Review
PCR
Purpose of a PCR
Patient refusals
Refusals with medication
patient care report
medical record, legal document, billing, training and research
Should use patients words to describe refusal, signed by fami…
if you give a medication and then the patient refuses care, r…
PCR
patient care report
Purpose of a PCR
medical record, legal document, billing, training and research
156 terms
EMT Chapter 5 Terms
Compound
Root
Combining Form
Prefix
word formed from two or more words
foundation of a word that is not a word that can stand on its…
word root with an added vowel that can be joined with other w…
word part added to the beginning of a root or word to modify…
Compound
word formed from two or more words
Root
foundation of a word that is not a word that can stand on its…
86 terms
EMT: Patient Assessment
AIRWAY:... A patient who isn't breathing…
AIRWAY:... When you do CPR, the patient g…
The initial CPR has caused some gastri…
O2 tank @ 1500 psi & pt needs 16L/min.…
a. not likely; damage can occur as soon as 4 mins w/ brain de…
b. 0.16
Cricoid pressure/sellick maneuver
(1500-200)*16/15=13.86 mins
AIRWAY:... A patient who isn't breathing…
a. not likely; damage can occur as soon as 4 mins w/ brain de…
AIRWAY:... When you do CPR, the patient g…
b. 0.16
14 terms
EMT & Cardiac - Rhythm Strips
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Normal Sinus Rhythm EKG
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Bradycardia EKG
•Predisposing Factors:... -NORMAL... -Regular impulses at a normal…
•*Sinus= arrhythmia originates in SA (sinus) nodee**... •Predis…
Normal Sinus Rhythm
•Predisposing Factors:... -NORMAL... -Regular impulses at a normal…
Normal Sinus Rhythm EKG
124 terms
EMT Chapter 5
The small amount of liquid within a jo…
The nasal cavity; formed by the union…
A type of joint that has grown togethe…
The tiny blood vessels between the art…
synovial fluid
nasopharynx
symphysis
capillary vessels
The small amount of liquid within a jo…
synovial fluid
The nasal cavity; formed by the union…
nasopharynx
38 terms
EMT Chapter 1
What is the EMS?
What is "The White Paper"?
When did EMS become a professional car…
One of the most dramatic recent develo…
A team of health care professionals who are responsible for a…
A common name for the Accidental Death and Disability: The ne…
1974 with the creation of the National EMS Scope of Practice…
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
What is the EMS?
A team of health care professionals who are responsible for a…
What is "The White Paper"?
A common name for the Accidental Death and Disability: The ne…
66 terms
EMT final
Ventilation vs. Respiration
Inhalation
Exhalation
Upper airway anatomy
-Ventilation: air in and out... -Respiration: gas exchange
-Inhalation (- air pressure) diaphram contracts downward
-Exhalation (+air pressure) diaphram relaxes upward
-Pharynx (naso, oro, larygo)... -Larynx (thyroid/crioid cartilag…
Ventilation vs. Respiration
-Ventilation: air in and out... -Respiration: gas exchange
Inhalation
-Inhalation (- air pressure) diaphram contracts downward
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