emergency medical technician
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ABBR: EMT An individual trained to administer emergency care in a variety of conditions, but esp. to patients who have suffered illnesses such as cardiac arrest, chest pain, stroke, or trauma. EMTs function in an EMS system, are certified by the state after completing instruction, and work under the authority of a supervising medical control physician, using treatment protocols approved by a medical advisory committee.
SEE: Emergency Medical Service System; SEE: EMS medical control; SEE: EMS treatment protocol; SEE: paramedic
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Emergency Medical Technician." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761623/all/emergency_medical_technician.
Emergency medical technician. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761623/all/emergency_medical_technician. Accessed October 13, 2019.
Emergency medical technician. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761623/all/emergency_medical_technician
Emergency Medical Technician [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761623/all/emergency_medical_technician.
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