This glossary describes words and acronyms used frequently in TripTix and TripTix help documentation. Words are defined in general and then, where appropriate, described in relation to TripTix.
Awake, Alert, and Oriented to Person, Place, Time, and Events.
Changes made to a run report after it has been submitted.
Legal documents that allow you to convey your decisions about end of life care.
Automated External Defibrillator
Alert, Voice, Pain, Unresponsive
A system designed to give emergency health information for children according to their length and associated color.
Computer Aided Dispatch
The rate at which blood refills empty capillaries.
Include Morphine Sulfate, Midazolam (Versed), Diazepam (Valium), and Lorazepam (Ativan)
An individual participating in the call that is a member of your department.
A common treatment for life-threatening cardiac issues that involves an electrical shock.
A user that possesses the Department Manager permission. Individual responsible for any configurations and settings that affect their department's workflow.
The location where the patient is unloaded for definitive care.
Driver's License number
Date of Birth
Dead on Scene
Emergency Medical Services
Electronic Patient Care Record
End-tidal carbon dioxide concentration
Causation. In medical terms, what caused the patient's health issues.
Finalized Run Report
A run report that has been approved for closing or payment processing; a completed run report to which no further changes are made.
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)
A tool medical professionals use to objectively evaluate the degree to which a person is conscious or comatose.
Global Positioning System
The number of times a patient has been pregnant, including current pregnancies.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Running TripTix in a lockdown state, where no other programs are accessible.
Level of Consciousness
National Emergency Medical Services Information System
No Known Drug Allergy
The number of times a patient has given birth beyond 20 weeks, including stillbirths.
Physician Certification Statement
Paramedic First Response
A configurable list, managed by the Department Administrator, that shows the options available for a particular data element in the ePCR.
The location where the patient was picked up by EMS.
Personal Identification Number; unique number defined in a medic's profile in TripTix CDX that is used to log in to TripTix Windows.
Author of the run record; the party responsible for finalizing the run record.
An electronic patient care report Sometimes referred to as a just a 'run,' a run report, or an ePCR.
Specialty Care Transport
When sustained cardiac activity resumes after cardiac arrest. Also known as ROSC, return of spontaneous circulation.
Social Security Number
The EMS or Fire station the responding vehicle is assigned to
A pen-like device attached to the Toughbook that can be used directly on the screen to enter text in any applicable fields.
A user's profile in TripTix CDX that contains information regarding their department, permissions, contact information, and certifications.