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HPPE200 First Aid & Emergency Exam 2 CH 6-9
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When a person is choking, what do you use to perform back blows?
heel of hand
You have applied direct pressure to a bleeding wound on a person's forearm, where would you check for circulation?
To give an abdominal thrust, where do you place your fist?
above the naval
In CPR, the head tilt is used to...
open the airway
When you apply the tunicate, you continue to tighten the tourniquet until...
the bleeding stops
A significant loss of what is most likely to result in shock?
When you apply a tunicate, which position would the tunicate be applied at?
2 inches above the wound
True or False: Shock occurs when an adequate amount of fluid is circulating to the vital organs.
A person involved in a car wreck and has trauma to the spinal cord has which type of shock?
Which component accounts for most of the solid parts of blood?
red blood cells
You are caring for a person who is in shock and they tell you they are very thirsty and want water. What do you do?
nothing, you don't give food or water to someone in shock
The person is in shock and you don't know what the injuries are, what do you do first?
What would be most helpful in minimizing shock?
covering the person with a blanket
Heart attack normally result from what?
How does the body initially respond to life threatening bleeding?
keep oxygenated blood near vital organs
You suspect a person might be having a heart attack, what action would be appropriate?
have the person stop what they are doing and rest comfortable
You are caring for a person that is experiencing chest pain, what is the first thing you should do?
The main purpose of CPR is...
to circulate oxygenated blood so that it reaches their vital organs
For CPR to be most effective, how should you position the person?
on their back on a firm surface
How far should you give chest compressions on an adult?
How far should you give chest compressions on an infant?
Where would you place the AD pad on an adult?
Their upper right and lower left chest, so that the shocks cross through the heart
Their upper right and lower left chest, so that the shocks cross through the heart 23. Where would you place the AD pad on an infant?
one on the chest and one on the back
Before the AD analyzes the heart rhythm, you should...
ensure that no one including yourself is touching the person
What signs or symptoms least likely indicate a breathing emergency?
A condition in which breathing has stopped?
You come up on a scene and you expect the person has an asthma attack, you suspect this based on...
A person with asthma says their asthma is set off when they are around animal dander, this is called a...
A person has an anatomical airway obstruction, the cause is...
A child who is eating a piece of candy appears to be choking on it, what should you do?
perform 5 back blow and 5 abdominal thrust until the obstruction is removed
When performing CPR on an adult you would use?
two hands below the sternum
CPR compressions on an infant are performed by using...
2 fingers on one hand
You cannot use pediatric AD pads on an adult
You can use adult AD pads on an infant
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