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Vocab Chapter 12

Index of Suspicion An anticipation that certain types of accidents and mechanism will produce specific types of injuries
Mechanism of Injury The factors and forces that cause traumatic injury
Medial toward the midline or center of the body
Nature of the illness They type of medical condition or complaint a patient is suffering from
Personal Protective Equipment Equipment worn to protect against injury and disease
Scene Safety Steps take to ensure the safety and well being of the EMT,, his partner, patients and bystanders
Scene Size up an assessment of the scene for safety hazards and to determine the nature of the patients problem
Trauma concerning injury
Created by: Pamilee3733