Scene Size-Up - Chapter 10 Flashcards Preview

EMT Training > Scene Size-Up - Chapter 10 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Scene Size-Up - Chapter 10 Deck (12)
Loading flashcards...
0

Injury caused by a blow that does not penetrate the skin or other body tissues

Blunt-force trauma

1

The area around the wreckage of a vehicle collision or other incident within which special safety precautions should be taken

Danger zone

2

Awareness that there may be injuries

Index of suspicion

3

A force or forces that may have caused injury; abbreviated MOI

Mechanism of injury

4

What is medically wrong with the patient, abbreviated NOI.

Nature of the illness

5

Injury caused by an object that passed the skin or other body tissues.

Penetrating trauma

6

Steps taken when approaching the scene of an emergency call

Scene size-up

7

The Scene Size-Up includes what statements?

Is the scene safe
BSI/Applying PPE
Number of patients?
Do we have MOI/NOI?
(Partner hold C-Spine?)
Call for additional resources
General impression

8

When there are no apparent hazards, how far does the danger zone extend?

50 feet

9

When fuel has spilled, how far does the danger zone extend?

100 feet

10

When a vehicle is on fire, how far does the danger zone extend?

100 feet

11

When a power line is down, how far does the danger zone extend?

The distance of a pole in all directions