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Chapter 23 KC
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What is the narrowest portion of the uterus?
Which of the following best decribes how often each ovary produces an ovum?
Each ovary produces an ovum over alternating months
Sexually transmitted diseases, such as untreated gonorrhea and chlamydia, can lead to a more serious condition known as:
pelvic inflammatory dieases (PID)
Which of the following sexually transmitted diseases can result in pelvic inflammatory disease?
In which of the following diseases, if the disease is left untreated, can bacterium enter the bloodstream and spread to other parts of the body, including the brain?
What is the most common vaginal infection in women ages 15 to 44 years?
When obtaining a SAMPLE history, which of the following pieces of information is it important to obtain?
-The possibility of pregnancy
-The date of the patient's last menstrual period
-Use of a birth control device or birth control pills
What is the EMT's FIRST priority when dealing with a patient experiencing excessive vaginal bleeding?
Treat the patient for shock and transport
Pertinent findings that include vital signs and abdominal, genitourinary, and neurologic status should be included in which assessment?
For a report of abdominal pain, ask specific questions about all of the following, EXCEPT:
Whenever you care for patients with gynecologic emergencies, you must maintain the patient's ________ as much as possible.
Which of the following should an EMT NOT do when caring for a patient with a gynecologic emergency?
Pack and place dressings in the vagina
Sexual assault and rape are crimes. As an EMT treating a patient who is a victim of a sexual assault or rape, how would you preserve any evidence, such as clothing or bloodstained articles, that is removed from the patient?
place it in a paper bag
If possible, transport the victim of a sexual assault or rape to a hospital with specialized staff. The acronym for these health professionals is:
An EMT has to discourage the victim of sexual assault from doing all of the following, EXCEPT:
brushing her hair
If a "club drug" is still in a patient's system after a sexual assault, which of the following symptoms might she have?
When caring for gynecologic patients, it's important to use personal protective equipment (PPE), including:
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