emergency medical technician


noun

a person who is specially trained and certified to give emergency medical care to patients before they reach a healthcare facility. Abbreviation: EMT

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British Dictionary definitions for emergency medical technician

emergency medical technician

noun

US a member of the emergency services who is trained to provide basic emergency medical care before a patient is taken to a hospitalAbbreviation: EMT
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Medicine definitions for emergency medical technician

emergency medical technician
[ ĭ-mûrjən-sē ]

n.

A person trained and certified to appraise and initiate the administration of emergency care for victims of trauma or acute illness before or during transportation of victims to a health care facility.
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