Card Set Information
AAOS AEMT Ch 37
A specialized vehicle for treating and transporting sick and injured pt.
A specialized vehicle used to transport EMS equipment and personnel to the scenes of medical emergencies.
The six-pointed star that identfies vehicles that meet federal specifications as licensed or certified ambulances.
Star of Life
Conventional, truck cab-chassis
a modular ambulance body that can be transferred to a newer chassis as needed.
Type I Ambulance
Standard van, forward-control integral cab-body ambulance.
Type II Ambulance
Specialty van, forward-control integral cab-body ambulance.
Type III Ambulance
To remove or neutralize radiation, chemical, or other hazardous material from clothing, equipment, vehicles, and personnel.
Where would you park the ambulance on the MVC?
At least 100' away from the MVC on the same side of the road
The process of removing dirt, dust, blood, or other visible contaminates from a surface.
The killing of pathogenic agents by direct application of chemicals.
The killing of pathogenic agents by using potent means of disinfection.
A process, such as heating, that removes mircrobial contamination.
Keeping a safe distance between your vehicle and other vehicles on any side of you.
The Cushion of Safety
Areas of the road that are blocked from your sight by you own vehicle or mirrors.
A person who assist a driver in backing up an ambulance to compensate for blind spots at the back of the vehicle.
A condition in which the tires of a vehicle may be lifted off the road surface as water "piles up" under them, making the vehicle feel as though it is floating.
Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that have been modified for medical care; used to evacuate and transport pt.
life-threatening injuries to Tx facilities.
Medical evacuation of a pt. by helicopter.