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Sports Medicine

TermDefinition
Assessment evaluation of a patients physical education
clammy moist
emergency action plan a written plan the describes procedures and roles that must be in place for emergency situations
emergency medical services (EMS) mobile emergency health care providers
primary survey an examination of the patient to determine the presence of any life threatening emergencies; the initial assesment of airway, breathing, and circulation on a patient
trainer's angel a device made specifically to cutt off the side tabs of the face mask to hinge it back or remove it
coma a state of unconsciousness or deep stupor
log roll the method used to turn a patient with a spinal injury, in which the patient is moved to the side in one motion
secondary survey a head to toe physical assessment; an additional assessment of a patient to determine the existence of any injuires other that those found in the primary survey
orientation the ability to comprehend one's enviroment regarding time, place, situation, and identity of persons
mechanism of injury how the injury occurred
distended expanded or swollen
stoma surgically constructed opening in throat used for breathing
mucus fluid secreted from the nose
cyanosis a bluish tint to the skin and mucous membrances caused by a decrease in oxygen
PERL pupils equal and react to light
ashen a gray skin color seen in shock patients
auscultate to listen
inspiration inhalation; the act of breathing something into the lungs
expiration exhalation; the act of breathing out
edema swelling because of excess fluid in the tissues
isolated injury assessments a thorough examination of a specific part of the body to determine the extent of injury that may have occurred
HOPS history observation palpation stress tests
active range of motion / AROM a movement of a joint through a range of motion produced by muscle contraction (w/o assistance)
passive range of motion / PROM movement of a joint through a range of motion produced by an outside force (w/ assistance)
paralysis loss of sensation and movement over an area of the body because of nerve damage
Created by: Imari Wright
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