5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which of the following statements regarding lacerations is MOST correct?
- You are dispatched to a residence for a man who cut his hand with a chainsaw. Upon arriving at the scene, your first action should be to:
- Compared to the bleeding from an open wound, bleeding from a closed wound:
- Which of the following interventions encourages drainage from the site of a closed wound and reduces swelling?
- During the secondary phase of a blast injury:
- a The seriousness of a laceration depends on its depth and the structures that have been damaged.
- b flying shrapnel may cause penetrating injuries.
- c carefully assess the scene for safety hazards.
- d is limited because the skin is unbroken.
- e Elevation
5 Multiple choice questions
- 6 to 8 hours.
- new blood vessels from the body attempts to bring oxygen and nutrients to the injured tissue.
- covering it LIGHTLY with a sterile dressing.
- carefully assess the skull for an underlying fracture.
- Degloving injuries.
5 True/False questions
In contrast to a contusion, a hematoma is: → caused by large vessel damage.
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.
Which of the following statements regarding compartments syndrome is MOST correct? → Compartment syndrome is more likely to occur with closed 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: → requires prompt transport to the hospital
The use of wet dressings in the field is limited because? → they provide a medium for pathogens to grow