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Paramedic Test - Trauma
1. An evisceration can be described as __________________.
  a laceration with a flap of tissue
  an avulsion with long bone exposure
  the top layer of skin being scraped away
  a protrusion of an internal organ from a wound
2. You are called to treat a 69 year old male who has fallen and lost consciousness. He has a laceration on his head and is breathing very rapidly. Which of the following is likely?
  He has hypoglycemia
  He has had a heart attack
  He has slipped and hit his head
  All of the above
3. What is considered the binding force or glue that helps complete the clotting process?
4. A cranial hematoma that is above the dura is called?
5. You arrive on scene with your partner Dovid to a motorcycle accident involving one bike and a tree. The patient has lacerations about the face - a broken tibia - apparent head trauma and a possible spinal cord injury. Which of these injuries is most life threatening?
  Spinal cord
  Head injury
  Facial lacerations
  Broken tibia
6. A patient is complaining of difficulty breathing after being struck in the ribs by a baseball and they are cyanotic around the lips. Proper action would include?
  Sweeping the tongue out of the way to look for airway obstructions
  High flow O2 via NRB and rapid transport
  BVM with supplemental oxygen attached
  Advice on proper use of a mitt
7. A triage tag _______________.
  Tells if a person will live
  Follows a color coded system
  Is always attached to the toe
  All of the above
8. During blast trauma the tertiary blast phase would likely cause injury by what?
  Flying pieces of projectile
  Throwing the victim against a stationary object
  A wave of energy that injures the organs
  Cavitation of the organs from the blast
9. You and your partner Monroe arrive on scene to a house fire that has just been put out. You are treating a female patient with a full thickness burn to her leg. Which of the burn zones is the one most likely to recover?
  Zone of stasis
  Zone of hemoptysis
  Zone of coagulation
  Zone of hyperemia
10. Which of the following would require an EMT to act during scene size up?
  The sound of a couple fighting inside the door of the call address
  3 pit bulls chained to steel poles outside the residence address
  A semi truck overturned with a caustic substance placard
  All of the above
11. A silver fork deformity is associated with a fracture of the?
  Proximal ulna
  Distal tibia
  Distal radius
12. Before your partners 3rd attempt at setting an IV on a rolling vein you suggest that this time she might?
  Enter the vein from the top a little quicker
  Use a bigger needle
  Enter the vein from the side
  Try to flatten the vein with skin traction
13. Your patient was in a roll over and sustained a head injury as well as multiple lacerations. You recognize the Cheyne-Stokes breathing pattern that is?
  Deep rapid respirations
  Irregular breaths with periods of apnea
  Very shallow respirations
14. If your patient has a burn involving the epidermis only it would most likely be considered?
15. Brain injuries that are indirect ?
  Cause the skull to come in contact with the brain on impact
  Cause pieces of bone to penetrate or puncture the brain
  Are not life threatening
  Are only scene in stroke victims
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