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  1. Abrasion
  2. Frostbite
  3. Diabetes
  4. Amputation
  5. STD
  6. Hepatitis B virus
  7. Open chest injury
  8. Tourniquet
  9. Abandonment
  10. CDC
  11. Puncture wound
  12. Avulsion
  13. Full thickness burn
  14. Dilation
  15. ICS
  16. Universal precautions
  17. Muscular system
  18. Level of consciousness
  19. Anaphylaxis
  20. Positional asphyxia
  21. Airborne disease
  22. PMS
  23. Stroke
  24. Uterus
  25. Body substance isolation
  26. Amniotic sac
  27. Open fracture
  28. Bruising
  29. Closed fracture
  30. Cyanosis
  31. Electrical burn
  32. Circulatory system
  33. Informed consent
  34. USDOT
  35. Closed chest injury
  36. AED
  37. Nervous system
  38. Implied consent
  39. Capillary bleeding
  40. Venous bleeding
  41. Flail chest
  42. DNR DNRO
  43. Placental
  44. Fracture
  45. Abdominal evisceration
  46. Involuntary muscles
  47. Digestive system
  48. Contusion
  49. Expressed consent
  50. Emergency move
  51. Personal protective equipment
  52. Cervix
  53. Medic alert
  54. Chemical burn
  55. Voluntary muscles
  56. Placenta
  57. CPR
  58. ABCs
  59. Hepatitis A virus
  60. Respiratory system
  61. Advanced directive
  62. Triage
  63. Birth canal
  64. Arterial bleeding
  65. Duty to act
  66. Cardiac muscles
  67. MRSA
  68. HIV
  69. AIDS
  70. Central nervous system
  71. Good Samaritan Act
  72. Asthma
  73. Expulsion
  74. SAMPLE
  75. Occlusive
  76. Recovery position
  77. Dislocation
  78. Hyperthermia
  79. Evisceration
  80. Shock
  81. Heart attack
  82. Carbon monoxide
  83. Labor
  84. Negligence
  85. HIPPA
  86. Hematoma
  87. Skeletal system
  88. Hepatitis C virus
  89. Insulin
  90. Umbilical cord
  91. Skin
  92. Superficial burn
  93. Peripheral nervous system
  94. AVPU
  95. START
  96. Inhalation burn
  97. Multiple casualty incident
  98. Hypothermia
  99. Emergency medical technician
  100. TB
  101. Partial thickness burn
  102. Femur
  103. Swelling
  104. Emergency medical services system
  105. Thermal burn
  106. Sucking chest injury
  107. Laceration
  108. Breach of duty
  1. a A patient's mental status due to illness or injury
  2. b Changes in circulation causing the lips, palms, and nail beds to turn blue
  3. c An obvious discoloration (black and blue) of the soft tissue at the injury site
  4. d Controls voluntary and involuntary body activity, supports higher mental functions such as thought and emotion, allows the individual to be aware of and react to the environment, and keeps the rest of the body's systems working together
  5. e Pumps blood throughout the body; consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood
  6. f The most common chronic bloodborne infection; primarily transmitted through direct contact with human blood, from sharing needles or drug paraphernalia, or from an infected mother delivering her baby
  7. g Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; caused by HIV
  8. h Soft tissue that is raised when blood or other body fluids pool beneath the skin at the injury site
  9. i Controlling infection by separating patients from each other; includes two basic behaviors: the use of medical PPE and personal behaviors that reduce risk
  10. j A localized injury from overexposure to cold
  11. k Occurs when the body cannot recover from fluid loss
  12. l Method for identifying four levels of patient responsiveness: alert, verbal, pain, and unresponsiveness
  13. m The disk-shaped inner lining of the uterus; provides nourishment and oxygen to a fetus
  14. n Bleeding where dark red blood flows steadily from a wound, indicating a severed or damaged vein
  15. o The second stage of labor; the fetus moves through the birth canal and is delivered
  16. p An open wound in soft tissue
  17. q A device, such as a bandage, that restricts blood flow to an extremity such as an arm or leg
  18. r A bone break
  19. s The excessive cooling of the body's core temperature
  20. t The gross removal of an appendage, complete or incomplete
  21. u Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  22. v Thighbone; the longest and strongest bone in the human body
  23. w lifting, and running Muscles used for deliberate acts, such as chewing,
  24. x A type of bacteria that is highly contagious and resistant to certain antibiotics; causes a skin infection that is red, swollen, painful, or warm to the touch; may have purulent drainage or appear to be a spider bite, pimple, or boil
  25. y The final phase of pregnancy; begins the birthing process
  26. z The muscles in the heart that constantly work to expand and contract it
  27. aa A highly infectious disease spread by person-to-person contact, generally through fecal contamination or oral ingestion
  28. ab An incident that involves more than one victim
  29. ac A relocation performed when a patient is in immediate danger or when the patient's location prevents providing care to him or her or another patient
  30. ad A disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin
  31. ae Infection transmitted through sexual contact; among the most common infectious diseases
  32. af The passage the fetus is pushed through during delivery
  33. ag A highly infectious airborne disease
  34. ah A burn that occurs when an external heat source comes into contact with the skin
  35. ai The relinquishing of a right or interest with the intention of never again claiming it
  36. aj An open wound caused by scraping, shearing away, or rubbing the outermost skin layerv
  37. ak The neck of the uterus; contains a mucus plug
  38. al Automated external defibrillator
  39. am A closed injury that is discolored and painful at the injury site
  40. an A fracture in which the skin at the injury site remains intact
  41. ao A person's agreement to allow something to happen, made with full knowledge of the risks involved and the alternatives
  42. ap United States Department of Transportation
  43. aq Damage to part of the brain due to the rupture or blockage of a blood vessel
  44. ar Center for Disease Control & Prevention
  45. as The organ that holds the developing fetus
  46. at Network of trained professionals linked to provide advanced, out-of-hospital care for victims of a sudden traumatic injury or illness
  47. au A system of sorting and classifying of patients; determines order in which patients receive medical attention; assesses a large number of victims rapidly
  48. av An injury characterized by a flap of skin, torn or cut, that may not be completely loose from the body
  49. aw An open wound where the organs protrude
  50. ax Documents a patient's request to withhold specific medical care
  51. ay Consent inferred from conduct rather than from direct expression
  52. az Bloodborne virus that attacks the immune system and causes AIDS; transmission occurs primarily during sexual contact with an infected individual, when intravenous drug users share contaminated needles, from infected mother to unborn child, and from contact with blood, certain body fluids, and tissue from an infected individual
  53. ba An injury occurring when the end of a bone comes out of its socket at the joint
  54. bb Gives the body shape, protects internal organs, and provides body movement
  55. bc Technicians who have advanced, specialized training that enables them to provide comprehensive care to patients
  56. bd Results from the narrowing of airway passages, causing breathing difficulties
  57. be The hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy needed for daily life
  58. bf A position where the patient is rolled over (preferably onto the left side) with knees slightly bent; helps maintain an open airway if the patient vomits and may prevent positional asphyxia
  59. bg Airway, breathing, and circulation; assessment begins with ABCs
  60. bh Failure of the heart and blood vessels (circulatory system) to maintain enough oxygen-rich blood flowing to the vital organs of the body
  61. bi Type of open chest injury in which air and/or blood escapes into the area surrounding the lungs, creating a change in the pressure in the chest cavity
  62. bj Procedures designed to prevent transmission of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and other blood-borne pathogens
  63. bk A potentially poisonous byproduct of combustion
  64. bl Connects the fetus and the mother; provides nourishment to the fetus
  65. bm Results from blunt trauma to the chest area; damages internal organs and/or causes internal bleeding
  66. bn An open wound where organs protrude from the abdominal cavity
  67. bo Occurs when a burning chemical comes into contact with skin
  68. bp The supporting framework for the body, giving it shape and protecting vital organs; attains mobility from the attached muscles and manufactures red blood cells
  69. bq The result of driving a sharp or blunt, pointed object into soft tissue
  70. br The first stage of labor; begins with the initial contraction and continues until the fetus enters the birth canal
  71. bs A severe allergic reaction in which air passages swell and restrict breathing; caused by insect bites or stings, pollen, medications, foods, chemicals, or other substances
  72. bt Any infection spread from person to person through the air; caused by breathing in microscopic, disease-bearing organisms called pathogens
  73. bu The protective covering for the inside of the body; provides a barrier against bacteria and other harmful substances and organisms; acts as a communication organ; helps regulate body temperature
  74. bv Signs and symptoms, allergies, medications, past history, last oral intake, events; method to help an officer acquire information useful in determining causes of injury or illness
  75. bw The third stage of labor during which the placenta separates from the uterine wall and moves through the birth canal for delivery
  76. bx A third-degree burn that damages all skin layers and affects muscles and nerves; causes skin to look waxy, white, or charred
  77. by Airtight
  78. bz Items that protect individuals from harmful substances, infections, or other people; includes eye protection, gloves, shields, and biohazard bags
  79. ca The bag of fluid surrounding the fetus
  80. cb Bright red blood spurting from a wound, indicating a severed or damaged artery
  81. cc Occurs when manmade or natural (lightning) electricity comes into contact with the skin and body, causing the skin or internal organs to burn
  82. cd First-degree burn that damages the first layer of skin; becomes red and feels very painful
  83. ce Death as a result of a body position that interferes with one's ability to breathe
  84. cf The duty to take some action to prevent harm to another and for the failure of which an officer may be liable depending on the relationship of the parties and the circumstances
  85. cg Includes nerves that connect to the spinal cord and branch out to every other part of the body; serves as a two-way communication system
  86. ch Do Not Resuscitate or Do Not Resuscitate Order; documents the terminally or chronically ill patient's wish to refuse resuscitation
  87. ci Dark red blood oozing from a wound, indicating damaged capillaries
  88. cj Protects the rights of patients and restricts the release of patient information
  89. ck Caused by oxygen deprivation to part of the heart, typically from a blocked blood vessel
  90. cl An injury that occurs when penetration opens the chest area
  91. cm Protects physicians who render emergency care from civil suits; Florida's Good Samaritan Act also protects first aid providers
  92. cn A closed injury that evidences as a discolored lump
  93. co Smooth muscles that carry out many automatic body functions
  94. cp Located in the brain and spinal cord; components are the body's mainframe computer where all communication and control originate
  95. cq Failure to use due or reasonable care in a situation, resulting in harm to another (Legal); failure to exercise the standard of care that a reasonably prudent person would have exercised in a similar situation; conduct that falls below the legal standard established to protect others against unreasonable risk of harm, except for conduct that is intentionally, wantonly, or willfully disregardful of other's rights
  96. cr A closed chest injury that occurs when two or more adjacent ribs are fractured in two or more places and become free floating
  97. cs Incident Command System
  98. ct Delivers oxygen to and removes carbon dioxide from the blood
  99. cu Second-degree burn that damages the first two skin layers, which blister and feel very painful
  100. cv Ingests and digests food and nutrients; includes the stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and small and large intestines
  101. cw The failure of an officer to act or failure to act appropriately
  102. cx Consent that is clearly and unmistakably stated
  103. cy Occurs when a patient has a burn to any part of the airway
  104. cz A bracelet, necklace, or card that alerts medical personnel to a specific medical condition
  105. da When examining extremities for potential injuries, indicates what to check for: pulse, and motor and sensory function
  106. db A fracture where the skin at the injury site is broken, and the bone may protrude through the skin
  107. dc A highly infectious disease spread through sexual contact, sharing contaminated needles (through intravenous drug use), or through blood transfusions
  108. dd A method of triage that assesses a large number of victims rapidly using personnel with limited medical training