EMT 2/10

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nikkid11
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206421
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EMT 2/10
Updated:
2013-03-11 13:40:23
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EMT mod chap 10
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EMT mod 2 chap 10
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  1. blunt-force trauma
    injury caused by a blow that does not penetrate the skin or other body tissues
  2. danger zone
    the area around the wreckage of a vehicle collision or other incident within which special safety precautions should be taken
  3. index of suspicion
    awareness that there may be injuries
  4. mechanism of injury
    a force or forces that may have caused injury
  5. nature of the illness
    what is medically wrong with a patient
  6. penetrating trauma
    injury caused by an object that passes through the skin or other body tissues
  7. scene size-up
    steps taken when approaching the scene of an emergency call: checking scene safety, taking Standard Precautions, noting the mechanism of injury or nature of the patient's illness, determining the number of patients, and deciding what , if any, additional resources to call for

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