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EMS Mnemonics (memory device)

Discussion in 'BLS Discussion' started by EMS123, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. endocrinology

    endocrinology Forum Ride Along

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    reasons for unconsciousness:
    H -hemorrhagic shock
    A -anoxia
    B -brain tumors
    I -infection
    T -temperature
    S -sugar
    C -convulsions
    H -hypertension
    A -alcohol
    P -poisoning
     
  2. NUEMT

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  3. Specialized

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    I don't mean to quote a really old post but another great one is "My baby looks hot tonight". That one is always easy to remember!
     
  4. Specialized

    Specialized Forum Crew Member

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    I know this isn't exactly a mnemonic, but what does LALS mean? I've never heard this term before.
     
  5. DesertMedic66

    DesertMedic66 Forum Troll

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    The only time I have heard that is the term Limited Advanced Life Support. All it means is an AEMT.
     
  6. Specialized

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    Ahh okay, that makes sense. Thank you.
     
  7. bakertaylor28

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    OPQRST isn't a good device to be in the habit of- P-QRS-T is a concept all of its own within ALS.
     
  8. grapp

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    BSI
    Direct Inline Stablization
    Direction Manual Stabilization
    Assess CMS
    Apply an appropriately sized cerbical collar.
    Secure Torso
    Evaluate Torso Straps
    Evaluate / Apply Head Pads
    Secure head to pads
    Backboard (verbalization in my class)
    Reassess CMS
     
  9. BigBadNate

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    FUBAR
    ****ed
    Up
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    All
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    CYA
    Cover
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  10. CALEMT

    CALEMT The Other Guy/ Paramaybe?

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    Head
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  11. NysEms2117

    NysEms2117 ex-Parole officer/EMT

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    i thought that had already been posted otherwise i would've lol
     
  12. NysEms2117

    NysEms2117 ex-Parole officer/EMT

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    Somebody
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    :cool:
     
  13. NomadicMedic

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    FBI

    Federal Bureau of Investigation

    CIA

    Central Intelligence Agency

    DOJ

    Department Of Justice
     
  15. CALEMT

    CALEMT The Other Guy/ Paramaybe?

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    Emergency Medical Services

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    Emergency Medical Technician
     
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  16. NomadicMedic

    NomadicMedic EMS Edumacator

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    Earn money sleeping
    Every marriage suffers

    EMT-B

    Empty my trash, beotch. (Can only be used by disco patch wearing paragod)
     
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  17. Giant81

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    HPFM: Hokus Pokus F*****g Magic
     
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  18. Giant81

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    nevermind already used
     
  19. MMohler

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  20. DesertMedic66

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    Pretty sure that one has been said several times on the thread already..
     

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