5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The outermost layer of the epidermis:
- All of the following are functions of the skin, EXCEPT:
- Signs and symptoms of compartment syndrome include all of the following EXCEPT:
- A patients taking _______ would MOST likely experience a delay in the healing of a wound.
- Which of the following medications would MOST likely interfere with hemostasis?
- a Plavix
- b Corticosteroids
- c providing the immune response for the body
- d Erythema
- e consist of nonliving cells that are continuously being shed.
5 Multiple choice questions
- requires prompt transport to the hospital
- is limited because the skin is unbroken.
- leakage of fluids into the spaces between the cells.
- often remains open, heals more slowly, and is more likely to result in abnormal scar formation.
5 True/False questions
Elevation of a bleeding extremity: → helps control the bleeding when used in conduction with direct pressure.
Systemic signs of infection secondary to a tissue injury include: → flying shrapnel may cause penetrating injuries.
A young woman attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist. Bright red blood is spurting from the injury site. After applying direct pressure, you should: → elevate her extremity above the level of the heart
A wound is at HIGHEST risk of infection if: → can result in excessive blood loss due to hemorrhage if the paramedic does not intervene rapidly.
A 22 year-old man was struck in the forehead by a softball. He is conscious and alert, but complains of a severe headache. Your assessment reveals a large hematoma to his forehead. His vital signs are stable and his breathing is adequate. You should → tetanus