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EMT Ch 8 Lec Quiz
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You are called to a scene where a 40-year-old man was clearing trees in a remote area and was struck by a falling tree. When you arrive, he is conscious but the tree is laying across his lower legs. How should you remove the victim once the tree is removed?
When lifting the patient, it is imperative to use which proper body mechanics?
hold your back in an upright position.
When lifting a backboard, you should use which of the following?
The scoop stretcher is also known as what?
To avoid the strain of unnecessary lifting and carrying, which of the following should you use when moving a patient from the ground onto a stretcher?
Draw sheet method
You are dispatched to a house where an 80-year-old woman has fallen in an upstairs bathroom and hit her head on the sink. When you arrive she is unconscious. Which is the best equipment to use to move her to the ambulance?
When carrying a patient down a flight of stairs on a backboard, which person should be at the head end of the backboard?
Doug, who is 5'8" and a weightlifter
Which of the following is an example of an urgent move?
Rapid ex technique
You are responding to an accident where a 25-year-old female fell 15 feet while rock climbing. The terrain is steep and there is not much space to work. Which device should you use?
You are transporting a 50-year-old patient who reports respiratory distress but has no other indications of other injury or illness. What is the best position in which to place this patient?
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