Flashcards in EMT222 Deck (84)
Multiple MVA - when to call for more resources? (Book answer)
En route to the call
Spinal immob when?
During scene size up
First action during scene size up? (Book answer)
Purpose of scene size up
Determine add'l resources needed
When does scene size up begin?
Once the call is received
What to do first when evaluating pt inside car?
Turn off engine
Using posture and positive actions or words to encourage the pt to say more is called ___.
Repeating or "echoing" what the pt tells you is called ___.
Asking questions to better grasp vague statements is ___.
Asking about feelings and showing empathy is called ___.
Making an inference from pt's response is ___.
OPQRST stands for..?
SAMPLE stands for...?
Past medical history
Last oral intake
Menstrual hx for females aged...
12 to 55
Using answers to think about associated problems and body system changes related to chief complaint is called ___.
After chief complaint, next step
Stabilizing life-threatening conditions
What established recommendations for PPE for bloodborne pathogens?
OSHA act of 1991
Purpose of primary survey?
Recognize and manage all immediately life-threatening conditions
Process of assessing for life threatening conditions? (4)
Level of consciousness, airway, breathing, circulation
Unstable patients should be packaged for transport within ___ time.
Disability is what? Includes what? (4) Occurs when?
Brief neuro evaluation.
Includes: 1. Level of consciousness, CAO
4. Motor function
Occurs: after primary survey.
Scene size up, primary assessment, secondary assessment
Primary assessment includes? (5)
ID priority transport
Secondary assessment includes? (4)
Assessment of body systems
Use of exam equipment
Exam techniques (4)
Which exam technique is invasive?
Which exam technique is used to evaluate presence of air or fluid in body tissues?
Instrument to inspect structures of eye?
Instrument to inspect ears?