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EMS Operations,

1. What should be done to a French tip catheter after suctioning a patient's airway?


2. You have requested helicopter transportation of a critical burn patient. The remote nature of the accident will force the helicopter to land on an incline. From which direction should you approach the helicopter?


3. What authority has jurisdiction over radio transmissions made during a call?


4. Your patient is a 14-year-old girl who is complaining of vaginal pain after falling onto the center post of her bike. She is alone and very scared. She has called the accident in on her cell phone and stated that she is bleeding very badly and feeling faint. Besides treating for shock, what other things should you consider with this patient?


5. You are called to the scene of a woman who is having difficulty breathing. Upon arrival you notice several people surrounding the woman who seems to be agitated. Your scene assessment determines it to be safe and you approach the woman who is in the tripod position. Her breathing is rapid and shallow. She states her ribs hurt after being struck with a punch from her husband. You should?


6. Which of the following would be a sign that CPR may not be necessary?


7. A motor vehicle accident has occurred right in front of your ambulance and requires the patients to be extricated. Your first choice of location to accomplish the rapid extrication should be the?


8. An EMT may be charged with abandonment if they?


9. An ambulance unit or fire department that makes an uncoordinated, independent decision during an incident is said to be:


10. You and your partner Pepe arrive on scene to find a man in his early twenties with a large gash on his forearm that is spurting blood. You immediately apply pressure with your gloved hand as Pepe hands you a trauma dressing. The patient is pale with a weak rapid pulse and respirations of 30 breaths per minute. As you are finishing your initial assessment and bandaging the wound the PT tells you to "get away" from him. Your best course of action would be to do what?