chapter 11 cpr

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Before and after splinting, it is important to assess
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pulse and sensation.
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Bone or joint injuries can be one of two types
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open or closed.
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The victim has a severely angulated lower leg fracture. You should:
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splint leg in the position found.
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A ________ is a stretching and tearing of muscle fibers.
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strain
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Identifying signs and symptoms of a bone and joint injury should be done ________ the primary survey.
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after
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Because dislocations are often accompanied by fractures, you should immobilize all dislocations:
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in the position found.
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Highly specialized connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone is:
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tendons.
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A ligament is often injured simultaneously with the:
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joint.
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You should immobilize the joint ________ the fracture.
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above and below
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An improvised splint can not be made of:
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rope
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To immobilize an elbow joint injury you should immobilize the:
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bones above and below the elbow.
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Which of the following is a function of a traction splint?
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to splint a thigh
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The human musculoskeletal system is composed of more than ________ muscles.
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600
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In which of the following situations would you not splint a fracture?
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if it causes more pain for the victim
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What is the most important first aid care for a suspected fracture?
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immobilization
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When assessing bone injuries, you can get a good idea of how much additional damage may have occurred by determining:
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the mechanism of injury
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When treating a sprain, the “I” in the acronym RICE stands for:
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ice
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The victim has a severely angulated lower leg fracture. You should
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splint leg in the position found.
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An improvised splint should not be:
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shorter than the bone.
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An upper arm fracture, once splinted, should be placed in a:
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sling and swath.
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A special type of tissue that contracts when stimulated is:
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muscle
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If a victim has all of the fractures listed below, which would you splint first?
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spinal fracture
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Which of the following is not one of the four major functions of the skeletal system?
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protect against infection
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Always check the distal pulse of a suspected fracture site. Lack of a pulse indicates:
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decreased blood flow.
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A woman riding a horse is thrown and lands on two outstretched hands. One arm sustains a fractured elbow and the collarbone at the end of the other arm is fractured. This is an example of what kind of force?
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indirect
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The victim has a severe muscle cramp to the calf muscle. You should:
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apply ice to the muscle.
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Which of the following would be generally true when following basic rules for applying a splint?
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splint an injury in the position you found it
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A splint that provides a counter-pull, alleviates pain, and reduces blood loss is a
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traction splint.

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