5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- a powder, usually premixed with water, that will adsorb some poisons and help prevent them from being absorbed by the body.
- Is this the right:
right route of administration?
- a form of glucose ( a kind of sugar) given by mouth to treat an awake patient ( who is able to swallow) with an altered mental status and a history of diabetes.
- Since many bronchodilators also have an effect on the heart, an increased heart rate and patient jitteriness are common side effects of treatment.
- specific signs or circumstances under which it is appropriate to administer a drug to a patient.
4 True/False questions
bronchodilator → 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.
oxygen → a gas commonly found in the atmosphere. Pure oxygen is used as a drug to treat any patient whose medical or traumatic condition may cause him to be hypoxic, or low in oxygen.
What medications can you assist the patient in taking → 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.
what medications do EMT's carry → As an EMT, you will carry activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen on the ambu-lance.