5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- A wound is at HIGHEST risk of infection if:
- In general, most open wounds should be sutured or otherwise closed no longer than ____ hours following the injury.
- You have dressed and bandaged a location to the arm of a 16 year-old woman and are transporting her to the hospital. en route, the patient complains that her fingers are tingling. You touch her hand and note that it is cool. You should:
- An infection characterized by painful muscle contractions is called:
- During the process of the wound healing, hemostasis:
- a readjust the bandage if needed and reassess distal neuromuscular function
- b it is caused by a HUMAN or ANIMAL bite
- c temporarily stops bleeding via vasoconstriction and platelet aggregation.
- d 6 to 8 hours.
- e tetanus
5 Multiple choice questions
- apply an occlusive dressing
- carefully assess the skull for an underlying fracture.
- helps control the bleeding when used in conduction with direct pressure.
- aggressively infusing normal saline.
5 True/False questions
You are the first unit at the scene of a small building collapse. As you exit the ambulance, you can see a man pinned under a large metal beam. You should: → covering it LIGHTLY with a sterile dressing.
The First aspect to address in any patient with soft-tissue injury is: → your safety, BSI, SS
The subcutaneous tissue is: → also called the superficial fascia and consist mainly of adipose tissue.
You should splint an open soft-tissue injury to an extremity because: → motion of the extremity may disrupt the blood clotting process.
The skin helps regulate body temperature through: → the production of sweat, which is evaporated from the surface of the skin.