Vocabulary Introduction Medical/Legal Human Body Random

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What is Standing Orders?
A policy or protocol issued by a medical director that authorizes EMT's and others to perform particular skills in certian situations.

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What is Personal Safety.
Your first responsibility at any scene is the safety of...

100

What is Abandonment.
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before the patient has been transferred to someone with equal or greater medical training.

100

What is servical thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccyx.
Name the five divisions of the spine.

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What is SA Node.
The dominant pacemaker of the heart is...

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What is Standard Precautions?
A strict form of infection control that is based on the assumption that all blood and other body fluids are infectious.

200

What is first responder, EMT basic, EMT intermediate, and EMT paramedic.
There are four general levels of EMS training and certification. (list from lowest to highest)

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What is implied consent.
The consent it is presumed a patient or patients parent would give if they could such as for an unconscioius patient or a parent who cannot be contacted when care is needed.

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What is right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, and left ventricle.
List the four chambers of the heart.

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What is emergancy moves, urgent moves, and non-urgent moves
List the 3 types of moves.

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What is Scope of Practice?
A set of regulations and ethical considerations that define the scope, or extent and limits, of the EMT's job.

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What is offline medical direction.
Medical director issues a standing order that allows EMT's to give medication in certian circumstances without speaking directly to the medical director. This is known as..

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What is Negligence.
A finding of failure to act properly in a situation i which there was a duty to act and that harm was caused to the patient as a result.

300

What is liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, left kidney, and colon.
List the organs in the upper left quadrant

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What is power lift, and power grip.
to prevent ingury when lifting a patient. two methods commonly used are...

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What is Extremity Lift?
A method of lifting and carrying a patient during which one rescuer slips hand under the patient's armpits and grasps the wrists, while another rescuer grasps the patients knees.

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What is Answer B. You do not actually have to see the order verbal comfirmation from a family member is sufficient.
Which of the following statments about DNR orders are false. A. A DNR order requires a signature from a physician. B. You do not actually have to see the order verbal comfirmation from a family member is sufficient. C. Mentally competent patients may refuse care.

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What is scope of practice.
A set of regulations and ethical considerations that define the scope, or extent, and lmits of the EMT's job

400

What is liver, right kidney, colon, pancreas, and gall bladder.
List the organs located in the right upper quadrant.

400

What is epidermis.
The outer most part of the skin is called.....

500

What is Zygomatic Arches?
Form the structure of the cheeks.

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What is Designated Agent
An emt or other person authorized by a Medical Director to give medications and provide emergency care

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What is HIPPA.
A federal law protecting the privacy of the patients specific health care information and providing the patient with control over how this information is used and distributed

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What is cervical 7 thoracic 12 lumbar 5 sacral 5 coccyx 4
List in order the number of vertebrae in order of the spinal column.

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What is brain and spinal cord.
The central nervous system is compposed of the...

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