Brady V2 Ch5
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Brady V2 Ch5
Brady V2 Ch5
The process of exchanging information between individuals.
What is the basic communication model?
Sender has an idea or message
Sender encodes the message
Sender sends the message
Receiver receivers the message
Receiver decodes the message
Receiver gives feedback to the sender
What are semantics?
Related to the meaning of words.
What is the definition of radio frequency?
The number of times per second a radio wave oscillates.
What is a radio band?
A range of radio frequencies.
What is ultrahigh frequency (UHF)?
Radio frequency band from 300 to 3000 megahertz.
What is the chain of events in EMS response communications?
Detection and citizen access
Automatic collision notification
Call taking and emergency response
Call coordination and incident recording
Discussion with medical direction
Back in service, ready for the next call
What is EMD?
Emergency medical dispatch, the person who manages and EMS systems reponse and readiness.
What is priority dispatching?
A system that uses medically approved questions and predetermined guidelines to determine the appropriate level of response.
What are prearrival instructions?
A dispatchers instruction to the caller for appropriate emergency measures.
What is a simplex communication system?
One that transmits and receives on the same frequency.
What is a duplex communication system?
One that allows simultaneous two way communications by using two frequencies for each channel.
What is a multiplex communication system?
A duplex system that can transmit voice and data simultaneoulsy.
What is the term trunking regarding radio communications?
A communication system that pools all frequencies and routes transmissions to the next available frequency. It is in the 800 MHz range.
To orally defame another person.
To defame another person in writing.
Regarding general radio procedures what is one very important aspect?
Be consise in order to hold the attention of the person receiveing your radio report.
Generally what information should be given in a verbal radio report about your patient to the hospital?
Id of the unit and provider
Description of the scene
Patients age, sex, & appx weight for drug orders
Patients chief complaint
Brief, pertinent history of the present illness (OPQRST)
Pertinent past medical history, medications, allergies (SAMPLE)
Pertinent physical exam findings
Treatment given so far/request for orders
ETA at hospital
Other pertinent information