EMT Mnemonics & Acroynyms

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EMT Mnemonics & Acroynyms


 
  
Created Jan 27, 2007
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NickD

 

 
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1
The "P" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Personal, Partner, & Patient safety (Also reconsider BSI, "body substance isolation")
2
The "E" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Enviromental Hazards
3
The first "N" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Number of Patients
4
The "M" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Mechanism of Injury/Illness
5
The "A" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Addtional Resources
6
The second "N" in PENMAN stands for?
 
Need for Spinal Immobilzation (If Yes, Manual Immobilliztion Begins Now)
7
The "A" in AVPU stands for?
 
Alert
8
The "V" in AVPU stands for?
 
Verbal
9
The "P" in AVPU stands for?
 
Pain
10
The "U" in AVPU stands for?
 
Unresponsive
11
The "O" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Onset - Sudden/Gradual?
12
The "P" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Provoke/Palliation
13
The "Q" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Quality
14
The "R" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Region/Radiation/Recurrent
15
The "S" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Severity (1-10)
16
The "T" in OPQRST stands for?
 
Time (When did it Pain/Illness begin)
17
The "S" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Signs & Symptoms
18
The "A" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Allergies/Age/Weight
19
The "M" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Medications
20
The "P" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Pertinent Medical History
21
The "L" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Last Oral Intake
22
The "E" in SAMPLE stands for?
 
Events Surrounding Incident


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