Questions in Spanish for EMS – Motor Vehicle Accident

Practice questions for EMS when they arrive at the ER with a patient involved in a motor vehicle accident. This lesson is based on a list of phrases and questions put together by one of our members, an ER provider named Laila Powers. ¡Muchas gracias a Laila!  

And special thanks to my Spanish teacher from Mexico, Gloria Becerril, who helped me translate and record all the questions in this lesson. 

LEVEL - INTERMEDIATE

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EMTs examine a patient at the scene of a car accident

Servicios médicos de emergencia

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los servicios médicos de emergencia 
emergency medical services (EMS) 

los técnicos de emergencias médicas
emergency medical technicians (EMTs)

la técnica de emergencias médicas
woman EMT

los paramédicos
paramedics

la paramédica
woman paramedic

el accidente automovilístico, el accidente de tráfico
motor vehicle accident

¿Cómo ocurrió el accidente?

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VOCABULARIO

el vehículo
vehicle

implicar, involucrar
to involve

el accidente
accident

FRASES

¿Cuántos vehículos estuvieron implicados en el accidente?
How many vehicles were involved in the accident?

¿Cómo ocurrió el accidente?
How did the accident occur?

VOCABULARIO

el choque
collision

head on collision
choque frontal

el golpe
blow (hit)

FRASES

¿Fue un choque frontal?
Was it a head on collision?

¿Qué parte del vehículo recibió el choque / el golpe?
Which part of the vehicle was hit?

Él recibió una puñalada en el abdomen.
He was stabbed in the abdomen.
He suffered (received) a stab wound in the abdomen.

Ella recibió un disparo en el hombro.
She was stabbed in the shoulder.
She suffered a gunshot wound in the shoulder.

¿El vehículo se volcó?

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VOCABULARIO

volcarse
to roll, to overturn (speaking of vehicles)

salirse de la carretera
to go off the road

expulsar
to be thrown, to eject

FRASES

¿El vehículo se volcó?
Did the car roll?

¿El vehículo se salió de la carretera?
Did the vehicle go off the road?

¿El vehículo fue expulsado de la carretera?
Was the vehicle pushed off the road?

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Agradezco a Laila Powers, una miembro que trabaja en Urgencias y aportó sugerencias para esta lección, y a mi profesora de México, Gloria Becerril, que me ayudó con el español para esta lección.

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