EMT 2/16

  1. critical thinking
    an analytical process that can help someone thing through a problem in an organized and efficient manner
  2. diagnosis
    a description or label for a patient's condition that assists a clinician in further evaluation and treatment
  3. differential diagnosis
    a list of potential diagnoses compiled early in the assessment of the patient
  4. EMS diagnosis/EMT diagnosis
    a description or label for a patient's condition, based on the patient's history, physical exam, and vital signs, that assists the EMT in further evaluation and treatment. An EMS diagnosis is often less specific than a traditional medical diagnosis
  5. red flag
    a sign or symptom that suggests the possibility of a particular problem that is very serious
Card Set
EMT 2/16
EMT mod 2 chap 16