← ch 8 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Reassessment is performed to determine all of the following, EXCEPT:
- Which of the following is the MOST accurate guide to palpating a pulse?
- A 50-year-old male presents with an altered mental status. His wife tells you that he had a "small stroke" 3 years ago but has otherwise been in good health. The patient is responsive but unable to follow commands. After administering oxygen, you should:
- The normal respiratory rate for an adult should range from:
- A 50-year-old male is found unconscious in his car. There were no witnesses to the event. When gathering medical history information for this patient, the EMT should:
- a 12 to 20 breaths per minute.
- b the reason why the patient called EMS
- c prepare for immediate transport.
- d Place the tips of your index and long fingers over the pulse point
- e determine if the patient has a medical alert bracelet or wallet card
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- decreased blood oxygen.
- confirm this information with law enforcement personnel at the scene
- subcutaneous emphysema
- I was mowing the lawn when the pain began."
- 2 seconds
5 True/False Questions
Which of the following pupillary changes would indicate depressed brain function? → 61-year-old female who is unconscious with facial cyanosis
An unstable patient should be reassessed at least every: → 5 minutes.
A 40-year-old male presents with pain to the right upper quadrant of his abdomen. He is conscious and alert with stable vital signs. During your assessment, you note that his skin and sclera are jaundiced. You should suspect: → liver dysfunction
Which of the following is the MOST effective method of assessing the quality of air movement in the lungs? → Place the tips of your index and long fingers over the pulse point
You are dispatched to the county jail for an inmate who is "sick." When you arrive, you find the patient, a 33-year-old male, unresponsive. His airway is patent and his respirations are rapid and shallow. Your initial action should be to: → provide assisted ventilation.