Transport Operations

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jelliott
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175030
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Transport Operations
Updated:
2012-10-02 13:35:02
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AAOS AEMT Ch 37
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  1. A specialized vehicle for treating and transporting sick and injured pt.
    Ambulance
  2. A specialized vehicle used to transport EMS equipment and personnel to the scenes of medical emergencies.
    First-Responder Vehicle
  3. The six-pointed star that identfies vehicles that meet federal specifications as licensed or certified ambulances.
    Star of Life
  4. Conventional, truck cab-chassis  a modular ambulance body that can be transferred to a newer chassis as needed.
    Type I Ambulance
  5. Standard van, forward-control integral cab-body ambulance.
    Type II Ambulance
  6. Specialty van, forward-control integral cab-body ambulance.
    Type III Ambulance
  7. To remove or neutralize radiation, chemical, or other hazardous material from clothing, equipment, vehicles, and personnel.
    Decontamination
  8. Where would you park the ambulance on the MVC?
    At least 100' away from the MVC on the same side of the road
  9. The process of removing dirt, dust, blood, or other visible contaminates from a surface.
    Cleaning
  10. The killing of pathogenic agents by direct application of chemicals.
    Disinfection
  11. The killing of pathogenic agents by using potent means of disinfection.
    High-Level Disinfection
  12. A process, such as heating, that removes mircrobial contamination.
    Sterilization
  13. Keeping a safe distance between your vehicle and other vehicles on any side of you.
    The Cushion of Safety
  14. Areas of the road that are blocked from your sight by you own vehicle or mirrors.
    Blind Spots
  15. A person who assist a driver in backing up an ambulance to compensate for blind spots at the back of the vehicle.
    Spotter
  16. 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.
    Hydroplaning
  17. Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that have been modified for medical care; used to evacuate and transport pt.  life-threatening injuries to Tx facilities.
    Air Ambulance
  18. Medical evacuation of a pt. by helicopter.
    Medivac

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