MTA EMT Class

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MTA EMT Class
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EMT Class vocab and abbreviations
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  1. FEBR
    fever
  2. GLY
    sugar
  3. Hema
    blood
  4. Hemo
    Blood
  5. Hemat
    Blood
  6. Hepat
    Liver
  7. Histo
    Tissue
  8. Homo
    Same
  9. Hydro
    Water
  10. Hypo
    below
  11. Inter
    Between
  12. Intra
    within
  13. Itis
    Inflammation
  14. Female
  15. Male
  16. ABC
    Airway Breathing & Circulation
  17. BID
    twice a day
  18. TIO
    Three times a day
  19. NPO
    Nothing by mouth
  20. Hx
    History
  21. Tx
    Treatment
  22. Rx
    Prescription

    Rule Out
  23. y/o
    Years old
  24. c/o
    Complaining of
  25. sub st
    sub-sternal
  26. n/r
    not breathing
  27. Trans
    on top of
  28. sub
    Under
  29. Above
  30. below
  31. Bilat
    bilateral
  32. A&O
    • Alert and Oriented
    • Person, Place, & Thing
    • x1
    • x2
    • x3
  33. SOB
    Short of Breath
  34. ch pn
    Chest pain
  35. n&v
    nausea and vomiting
  36. NKA
    no known allergies
  37. Aer
    Air
  38. Ambi
    both sides
  39. An
    Without
  40. Angio
    blood vessels
  41. Anti
    against
  42. Arterio
    arteries
  43. Audio
    hearing
  44. bi
    2 sides
  45. Brady
    slow
  46. cardio
    cardiac
  47. Cephl
    head
  48. circum
    around
  49. cryo
    cold
  50. cyan
    blue
  51. cyte
    cell
  52. derm
    skin
  53. DVS
    difficult
  54. ectomy
    surgical removal
  55. Emia
    blood
  56. Superior
    top
  57. Inferior
    bottom
  58. Medial
    Middle
  59. Lateral
    outside
  60. Proximal
    closest to a point
  61. Distal
    furthest from a point
  62. bi-laterally
    both sides
  63. Anterior or ventral
    front
  64. Posterior or dorsal
    back
  65. Midline
    imaginary line down the center of your body
  66. Midaxillary line
    line that seperates the Anterior and posterior
  67. AED
    Automated external defibulator
  68. ABD
    abdomen
  69. ACLS
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  70. AIDS
    acquired immune diff
  71. ASA
    Asprin
  72. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
  73. AMA
    against Medical Advice
  74. BP
    Blood pressure
  75. BVM
    bag valve Mask
  76. Ca
    Calcium
  77. CBC
    Complete blood count
  78. CHF
    Congestive heart failure
  79. CNS
    Central Nervous system
  80. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  81. CO
    carbon monoxide
  82. COPD
    Cronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  83. SL
    sublingual
  84. CPR
    Cardiopulmonary Rescitation
  85. CVA
    • Cerebrovascular Accident
    • Stroke
  86. D/C
    disconnect
  87. DOA
    dead on arrival
  88. DT’s
    Delerium tremmors
  89. D5W
    5% Dextrose in water
  90. EKG
    Electrocardiogram
  91. ENT
    ear nose throat
  92. ER
    Emergency Room
  93. ETA
    Estimated time of arrival
  94. ETOH
    alcohol
  95. Fx
    fracture
  96. GI
    Gastrointestinal
  97. gtts
    drop
  98. Gyn
    gynecological
  99. ICU
    Intesive Care Unit
  100. IM
    Intramuscular
  101. IV
    Intravenious
  102. TL
    Translingual
  103. JVD
    Jugular Vein Distention
  104. K+
    potassium
  105. LLQ
    Lower Left Quadrant
  106. MVA
    Motor Vehicle Accident
  107. N/C
    no change
  108. NTG
    nitroglycerin
  109. O2
    oxygen
  110. OB
    obstetrics
  111. OD
    overdose
  112. PERL
    Pupils equal reactive to light
  113. PRN
    as needed
  114. pt.
    patient
  115. RBC
    Red Blood Cell
  116. R/O
    Rule out
  117. ROM
    Range of Motion
  118. RUQ
    Right upper quadrant
  119. Subq
    Subcutaneous
  120. SIDS
    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  121. TIA
    • Transient Ischemic Attack
    • mini stroke
  122. Left
  123. WBC
    White blood cell
  124. Right

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