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Chapter 40 Pre test
Chapter 40 Pre test
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Which of the following is the best type of eye protection for EMS workers at an accident scene during extrication?
Safety goggles with a soft vinyl frame
Which of the following is the greatest likely hazard at any highway accident scene?
Distracted drivers in oncoming traffic
During vehicle extrications, what is the correct order of operations?
disentangling patents before immobilizing and extracting them
Which of the following is NOT used to stabilize a vehicle involved in a collision?
Due to limited space and the unusual position of the accident, it is not possible to stage on the same side of the highway as a crashed vehicle with two patients not yet extricated from the wreckage. Traffic on the highway has not yet been blocked off. In this situation, it is best to:
block traffic on the highway as soon as possible.
Which of the following actions should you take immediately after gaining access to a patient in a vehicle?
Provide the primary assessment.
Which of the following is correct for maximum visibility during night operations?
turn red/amber emergency lights on.
The "inner circle" at a crash site is:
the area immediately around and including the crashed vehicle(s).
An EMS response to a highway accident scene should:
be limited to only the vehicles and manpower required to accomplish the mission.
What is a risk of using emergency lights at night on an accident scene?
The lights may temporarily blind drivers.
Two vehicles have collided just around a curve in the highway. The posted speed limit is 40 mph. Where should the first cone or flare be placed in this situation?
165 feet before the curve
When you are able to reach a patient by rolling down a window or opening a door, it is known as what type of access?
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