5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- a drug that helps to dilate the coronary vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood.
- Most often patients with diseases like asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis carry a " bronchodilator," a medication designed to enlarge constricted bronchial tubes, making breathing easier.
- prescribed inhaler, nitroglycerin, and epinephrine auto- injector— are drugs that you, as an EMT, may assist the patient in taking if they have been prescribed for the patient by a physician.
- a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.
- As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.
4 True/False questions
contraindications → specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
side effects of bronchodilator → Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.
epinephrine → drug that helps to constrict the blood vessels and relax passages of the airway. It may be used to counter a severe allergic reaction.
side effects of epinephrine → Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.