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CUPS, C=
CRITICAL- CARDIAC ARREST, RESPIRATORY ARREST, OBSTRUCTED AIRWAY
CUPS, U=
UNSTABLE- SERIOUS CHEST INJURIES, DIFFICULT BREATHING, UNCONTROLED BLEEDING, SIGNS OF SHOCK, HEAD INJURY WITH ALTERED LOC, SIGNIFICANT MOI
CUPS, P=
POTENTIALY UNSTABLE- SIGNIFICANT MOI, MAJOR ISOLATED INJURIES, EXTREMITY INJURIES WITH SEVER CIRCULATORY DAMAGE
CUPS, S=
STABLE- MINOR ISOLATED INJURY WITHOUT MAJOR BLOOD LOSS NERVE DAMAGE OR CIRCULATORY COMPROMISE, NO SIGNS OF SHOCK
PROTOCOLS
STANDARD THAT INCLUDES GENERAL AND SPECIFIC PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING CERTIAN PATIENTS CONDITIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
STANDING ORDERS
TREATMENTS YOU CAN PERFORM BEFORE CONTACTING MEDICAL CONTROL PHYSICIAN FOR PERMISSION
ALGORITHMS
SCHEMATIC FLOW CHART THAT OUTLINES THE APPROPRIATE CARE FOR SPECIFIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
THINKING STYLE, REFLECTIVE VS IMPULSIVE
DONT CLOSE OFF DATA PERSUIT AND THE LIST OF DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS TOO QUICKLY
REFLECTIVE=
ACTING THOUGHTFULLY, DELIBERATELY, AND ANALYTICALLY, TAKE TIME AND FIGURE OUT PROBLEM(STABLE PATIENTS)
IMPULSIVE=
ACTING INSTINCTIVELY, WITHOUT STOPING TO THINK
DIVERGENT THINKING
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT ALL ASPECTS OF A COMPLEX SITUATION BEFORE ARIVING AT A SOLUTION
CONVERGENT THINKING
FOCUSING ON ONLY THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF A CRITICAL SITUATION, USEDIN SIMPLE UNCOMPLICATED SITUATIONS
ANTICIPATORY THINKING
LOOKING AHEAD PROACTIVELY TO POTENTIAL RAMIFICATIONS OF ACTIONS, MOST USED BY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
REACTIVE THINKING
RESPONDING TO EVENTS AFTER THEY OCCUR
PSEUDO-INSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOR
LEARNED ACTIONS THAT ARE PRACTICED UNTIL THEY CAN BE DONE WITHOUT THINKING
WHAT IS THE CRITICAL THINKING PROCESS
1.FORM A CONCEPT, 2.INTERPRET DATA, 3.APPLY THE PRINCIPLES, 4.EVALUATE, 5.REFLECTING ON INCIDENT
WHAT ARE THE SIX R'S
READ THE SCENE, READ THE PATIENT, REACT, REEVALUATE, REVISE, REVIEW