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What do you ALWAYS CHECK (4 things)

Powered Oxygen, Suction, DFIB and Coffee

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Our Job by LAW:

"render care to ill or injured and to transport to the closest appropriate facility"

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EMS

Emergency Medical Services

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NOI

MEDICAL (nature of illness)

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MOI

TRAUMA (mechanism of injury)

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AVPU

Alert, responds to VOICE, responds to PAIN, unresponsive

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GCS

Glascow Coma Scale. Eye (spont, verb, pain, no), Verbal (oriented, confused, words sounds, none), Motor response (obey commands, localising, normal flexion, abnormal flexion, extension, none)

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Ivp

Intraveneous

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NRB

non-rebreather mask

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O2

Oxygen

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Sx/Sy

Signs and Symptoms

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Dx

Diagnosis

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Hx

History

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LMP

Last Menstrual Period

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C/C

Chief Complaint

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GPA

Gravida Para Abortis - (# preg, # births, # abortions)

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PE

Physical Exam

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5 regions

HEENT, CH, ABD, EXT, POST, NEURO

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HEENT (5R)

Head, ears, nose, throat

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CH (5R)

Chest

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AB (5R)

Abdomen

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POST (5R)

Posterior

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EXT (5R)

Extremities

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NEURO (5R)

Neurological

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VSx

Vital Signs (ABCDE)

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ABCDE

Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure

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What is charting ORDER?

Patient, Med, Dose, Route, Rate, Date, Time, INITIALS

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What Does SAMPLER stand for?

SIGNS and SYMPTOMS, Allergies, Medications, Past Hx, Last in/out, Event leading up, Risk factors and signst that steer you away to diff Dx

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Risk Factors by age: PEDI

pedi 0-18: Actual weight, NICU/PICU admission, premie, full term, twin, innoculations

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Ristk factors by age: ADULT/Geri

18-65 weight, ethnicity, age, gender, hospitalizations,(.65GERI innoculations, family hx)