Flashcards in Scene Size-Up - Chapter 10 Deck (12)
Injury caused by a blow that does not penetrate the skin or other body tissues
The area around the wreckage of a vehicle collision or other incident within which special safety precautions should be taken
Awareness that there may be injuries
Index of suspicion
A force or forces that may have caused injury; abbreviated MOI
Mechanism of injury
What is medically wrong with the patient, abbreviated NOI.
Nature of the illness
Injury caused by an object that passed the skin or other body tissues.
Steps taken when approaching the scene of an emergency call
The Scene Size-Up includes what statements?
Is the scene safe
Number of patients?
Do we have MOI/NOI?
(Partner hold C-Spine?)
Call for additional resources
When there are no apparent hazards, how far does the danger zone extend?
When fuel has spilled, how far does the danger zone extend?
When a vehicle is on fire, how far does the danger zone extend?