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EMT-Basic Test - Random
1. You have responded to the call of an unknown injury accident at Bob's Beer Emporium. You arrive to find a man who is belligerent and confused with a 6 inch gash in his arm. After several attempts at getting the man to let you treat him you decide the best course of action is...
  Restrain the man and take him to the hospital
  Call medical direction for advise
  To have your partner sign the refusal of transport form and get back into service
  Continue asking him over and over again until he lets you treat him
2. What is the central nervous system?
  The brain and lungs
  The brain and the heart
  The brain and the spinal cord
  The peripheral autonomic system
3. Considering the potential for injury from a fall - which of these is the least important factor?
  Height of fall
  What the patient fell onto
  Patients height
  If they hit anything else during the fall
4. When transmitting a number with two or more digits you should say the whole number first followed by?
  Saying it again
  Saying each number individually
  Saying it in Spanish
5. When checking the brachial pulse it should be done?
  On the little finger side
  In the anterior armpit
  On the top of the foot
  On the thumb side of the wrist
6. The T in OPQRST stands for?
7. During anaphylaxis the vessels of the circulatory system __________________ while the passages of the airway _______________
  Constrict / dilate
  Get smaller / get bigger
  Collapse / expand
  Dilate /swell
8. The kidneys are part of the_______________ and help_____________
  Lymphatic system / regulate hormone levels
  Endocrine system / metabolize carbohydrates
  Digestive system / digest food
  Urinary system / filter waste
9. An avulsion occurs when?
  Skin and tissue are pulled back
  A laceration is very deep
  The abrasion covers more than 10% of the body
  None of the above
10. A person having breathing difficulties may show?
  Straining of facial muscles
  No sign of distress
  Signs of adequate breathing
  Signs of contentment
11. You and your partner Wendy have just arrived on scene to a report of a woman having a seizure. When you enter the room you witness the patients muscles tensing down and where they remain rigid. This period of the seizure is called?
12. You are ventilating an adult patient who is apneic How much volume of air should you give them per bag compression?
13. How many vertebrae are in the thoracic section of the spine?
14. You are assessing a possible stroke patient. What scale would you use?
  1 through 10
15. A drop in blood pressure is a?
  Late sign of shock
  Early sign of shock
  Poor indicator of shock
  Good sign during shock
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