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How Well Do You Know EMT Lingo?

EMTs are often tasked with saving lives, but do you know the lingo that only an EMT would know? Think you can decipher these 12 EMT words and phrases? Let's find out if you could save lives with your knowledge!
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What is a "code 99?"
Cardiac arrest
Car accident
Airway obstruction

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What does "Doctart" mean?
Patients or nurses who have a thing for doctors.
A patient asking to a see a doctor.
An incompetent doctor.

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What does "Code Blue Hair" mean?
Old woman who accidentally dialed 911.
Drown victim.
Cardiac arrest on a really old person.

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What does "BLS" stand for?
Basic life support
Bright light stretcher
Be a life saver

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For what purpose would EMTs use an "AED"?
Brain damage
Heavy bleeding
Heart issues

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When EMTs shout about an "MVA," they're most likely referring to what?
A car accident
A bomb threat
A gang fight

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What is referred to as a "donor-cycle?"
An open top Jeep.
A motorcycle.
A bicycle.

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Who might be referred to as a "paragod?"
A know it all doctor.
A patient who thinks they know everything.
An EMT who thinks they know everything.

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What does it mean if an EMT says, "bag him"?
Put him in a body bag.
Apply a respiratory mask.
Roll him in the ambulance.

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What do EMTs do with a "C-collar"?
Stop bleeding.
Drive quickly.
Protect the spine.

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Who delegates work to EMTs?
A medical director.
A hospital CEO.
An ambulance driver.

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What is a "code brown?"
Poop blowout
Urinary issues
Brain trauma

C+, EMT Emergency

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We have a bona-fide emergency on our hands! While you may know a bit of medical jargon, you could never hang with the EMTs. In fact, the lingo might send your head spinning into a downright dizzy spell! Don't fret, at least you gave this quiz your all and learned a bit of true EMT lingo!

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Whoa, have you ever worked as an EMT? If not, you sure could have fooled us! It's obvious that you know your EMT lingo better than most. From the common codes to the funny words EMTs use to stay sane on the job, you know your lingo almost as well as a true EMT!

A+, EMT Excellent

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Go ahead and start bragging now, because you know your EMT lingo as well as any professional in this field! From the common codes and medical emergencies to the jargon used amongst peers, you know your way around an ambulance and an ER as only a true EMT can.
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1
What is a "code 99?"
Cardiac arrest
Car accident
Airway obstruction
2
What does "Doctart" mean?
Patients or nurses who have a thing for doctors.
A patient asking to a see a doctor.
An incompetent doctor.
3
What does "Code Blue Hair" mean?
Old woman who accidentally dialed 911.
Drown victim.
Cardiac arrest on a really old person.
4
What does "BLS" stand for?
Basic life support
Bright light stretcher
Be a life saver
5
For what purpose would EMTs use an "AED"?
Brain damage
Heavy bleeding
Heart issues
6
When EMTs shout about an "MVA," they're most likely referring to what?
A car accident
A bomb threat
A gang fight
7
What is referred to as a "donor-cycle?"
An open top Jeep.
A motorcycle.
A bicycle.
8
Who might be referred to as a "paragod?"
A know it all doctor.
A patient who thinks they know everything.
An EMT who thinks they know everything.
9
What does it mean if an EMT says, "bag him"?
Put him in a body bag.
Apply a respiratory mask.
Roll him in the ambulance.
10
What do EMTs do with a "C-collar"?
Stop bleeding.
Drive quickly.
Protect the spine.
11
Who delegates work to EMTs?
A medical director.
A hospital CEO.
An ambulance driver.
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What is a "code brown?"
Poop blowout
Urinary issues
Brain trauma

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