EMT quiz4

  1. What is not a part of the scene size up?
    establishing the airway
  2. Body substance isolation precautions include:
    gloves, eyewear, mask
  3. A fall should be considered severe whenever patients have fallen:
    three times their height
  4. What may be useful in determinig the nature of illness/mechanism of injury?
    bystanders, the patient, family members
  5. The portion of the assessment that is designed to identify and treat immediate life-threatening injuries is called the:
    initial assessment
  6. Actions taken to correct a patient's problems are known as:
  7. All of the following are examples of interventions except:
    checking the carotid pulse
  8. If a patient is not alert and is breathing less than 8 times a minute, the EMT should:
    ventilate with positive-pressure device and 100% oxygen
  9. The assessment sign that is generally more reliable in children than adults is:
    capillary refill
  10. In any patient with suspected spinal cord injury, an EMT should apply manual stabilization:
    on first contact with the patient
  11. What is not a vital sign?
    mental status
  12. You should obtain the first vital signs:
    during the focused history and physical exam
  13. An EMT should be most concerned with a pulse rate maintained above:
    120 beats/minute
  14. The first pulse taken by an EMT on patients 1 year and older is the:
    radial pulse
  15. The act of breathing out is called:
  16. All of the following are signs of labored breathing except:
  17. The respiratory sound that points toward medical problems such as asthma is:
  18. The skin color that indicates poor circulation is:
  19. For skin to be called "clammy" it must be:
    Cool and moist
  20. For unstable patients, an EMT should take vital signs every:
    5 minutes
  21. After the initial assessment, the more thorough assessment that an EMT performs int he field is the:
    detailed physical exam
  22. The decision to do a rapid trauma assessment is based on:
    mechanism of injury
  23. In assessing areas of a patient's body, the two main methodes the EMT uses are inspection and:
  24. The medical term for "bruises" is:
  25. All of the following would lead and EMT to suspect a cervical spine injury except:
    bruise on the forehead
  26. Internal bleeding may cause:
  27. Paradoxical motion is most commonly associated with:
    chest injury
  28. If the medical patient is unconscious, the most reliable way for the EMT to obtain an accurate history of the present illness is to:
    talk to family members
  29. On most runs by EMT crews, most of the history of the present illness for a child is usually gathered from the:
  30. For the unresponsive medical patient, the EMT would begin by:
    performing a rapid physical examination
  31. To check the level of responsiveness in a 7-month infant who appears drowsy, the EMT should:
    tap the bottom of the feet
  32. When assessing a conscious child, the EMT should remember to:
    maintain eye contact with the patient
  33. The EMT's findings during the ongoing assessment are particularly important for the :
  34. Just how to conduct the ongoing assessment is determined by the:
  35. The shortest and most concise form of communication is performed by an EMT on a call is:
    written run report
  36. All of the following patient data should be included in a radio medical report except:
    name and address
  37. To help calm a patient, and EMT should:
    explain all procedures
  38. In assessing a child, an EMT should:
    crouch at the child's level
  39. n cases of critically ill patients, an EMT should speak:
    in a clear, steady tone
  40. If an on-line physician orders medication, an EMT should:
    repeat the order back word for word
  41. Documentation of a call actually begins:
    early in the call
  42. The documentation produced by an EMT is known informally as a:
  43. A prehospital care report can not become
    private property controlled by the patient
  44. An EMT would record the timein which an emergency unit left on a call in the:
    patient data section
  45. In writing narratives, EMT's usually place quotation marks around:
    chief complaints
  46. Actions performed on a patient that are worng and improper are known as:
    errors on commision
  47. All of the following can be found in a well-written narrative except:
    radio codes
  48. Unlike a radio report, a prehospital care report will include the patient's:
    name and address
  49. If a competent patient refuses care or transport, an EMT should:
    document the refusal
  50. Incorrect information in a prehospital care report should be:
    crossed out completly
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EMT quiz4