American Red Cross First aid Exam

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A woman burned her hand in the lunchroom. You should:
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Cool the burn with large amounts of fresh running water, cover the burn loosely with dry, sterile dressing, and Remove her from the source of the burn. (All of the above)
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Which type of injury involves an open wound in which the bone has torn through the skin?
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Open Fracture
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The general care for a muscle, bone, or joint injury includes:
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Rest, Immobilize, Cold, and Elevate.
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When caring for a person who is having a seizure, you should:
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Remove nearby objects that might cause injury.
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What sudden illness is usually caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain?
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Stroke
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This sudden illness results from too much or too little sugar in the person’s blood. What is it?
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Diabetic Emergency
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Care for a person with heat exhaustion includes the following:
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Get the person out of the heat and into a cooler place.
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Heat-related illnesses include the following:
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Heat cramps, Heat exhaustion, and Heat stroke.
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How should you care for someone with minor frostbite on the fingers?
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Get the person to a warm environment and then rewarm his or her hands using skin-to-skin contact.
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What is the first step in caring for a wound with significant bleeding?
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Apply direct pressure with a sterile or clean dressing.
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If an open wound continues to bleed after applying direct pressure:
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Add additional dressings and continue to apply direct pressure, Do not remove any blood-soaked bandages, and Ensure the 9-1-1 or the local emergency number has been called. (all of the above).
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How do you care for a person with a possible head, neck, or spinal injury?
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Support the head in the position you find it. Do not try to align.
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In stroke recognition, FAST means:
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Face, Arm, Speech, and Time.
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A young woman is having trouble breathing and, based on your check of the person, you suspect that she is having a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting. What should you do?
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Call 9-1-1 immediately and care for the person until the EMS personnel take over.
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What is a common signal of sudden illness?
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Changes in levels of consciousness, Loss of vision or blurred vision, and Signals of shock. (all of the above).

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