5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- A 41 year-old man was assaulted during a robbery attempt. Your initial assessment reveals that the patient is semiconscious. He has massive soft-tissue trauma to the face, inadequate breathing, and oropharyngeal bleeding. You should:
- In contrast to a contusion, a hematoma is:
- Applying direct pressure to a bleeding wound stops the flow of blood because:
- Which of the following interventions encourages drainage from the site of a closed wound and reduces swelling?
- When managing a patients who is entrapped by a crushing object, it is MOST important to:
- a caused by large vessel damage.
- b make every effort to treat the patient before removing the crushing object.
- c suction the blood from his mouth and assist ventilations with a bag-mask.
- d Elevation
- e it allows platelets to seal the vascular walls.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Degloving injuries.
- a loss of blood supply to the avulsed flap.
- airway compromise
- after the patient's leg is freed from entrapment.
5 True/False questions
Physical injury to the skin: → also called the superficial fascia and consist mainly of adipose tissue.
Primary treatment in the prehospital setting for an abrasion involves: → covering it LIGHTLY with a sterile dressing.
The outermost layer of the epidermis: → also called the superficial fascia and consist mainly of adipose tissue.
Which of the following bandages is associated with the HIGHEST risk of blood flow compromise? → The seriousness of a laceration depends on its depth and the structures that have been damaged.
You should splint an open soft-tissue injury to an extremity because: → fever and chills