Card Set Information
ABC AVPU SAMPLE DCAPBTLS OPQRST
Common EMT abbreviations
What does ABC stand for?
Airway Breathing Circulation
What does AVPU stand for?
Alert, Verbal, Pain, Unresponsive
What does the D in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the C in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the A in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the P in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the B in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the T in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the L in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the S in DCAPBTLS stand for?
What does the S in SAMPLE stand for?
Signs & Symptoms
What does the A in SAMPLE stand for?
What does the M in SAMPLE stand for?
What does the P in SAMPLE stand for?
Pertinent past history
What does the L in SAMPLE stand for?
Last oral intake
What does the E in SAMPLE stand for?
Events leading up to
What does the O in OPQRST stand for?
What does the P in OPQRST stand for?
What does the Q in OPQRST stand for?
Quality of pain
What does the R in OPQRST stand for?
What does the S in OPQRST stand for?
What does the T in OPQRST stand for?
What does RTA Stand for?
Rapid trauma assessment
What does MOI stand for?
Mechanism of injury
What does NOI stand for?
Nature of illness
What does CAO stand for?
Concious Alert Oriented
(to person, place, time & event)
What does PEARL stand for?
Pupils Equal And Reactive to Light
What does LOC stand for?
Level Of Consciousness
What does AMI stand for?
Acute Myocardial Infarction
What does AMS stand for?
Altered Mental Status
What does CVA stand for?
What does TIA stand for?
Transient Ischemic Attack
What does TIPS stand for?
Trauma, Infection, Psychogenic causes, Seisure/Syncope
What does AEIOU stand for?
Alcohol, Electrolytes, Insulin, Opiates, Uremia (kidney failure)
What does APGAR stand for?
Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respirations