Module 9 First Aid and CPR

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All of the above
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Which of the following are appropriate first aid measures for a coral snakebite?
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4 hours
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Antivenom must be given within ____ of the snakebite.
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Flu-like symptoms
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After developing severe pain from muscle stiffness and cramps, the victim of a black widow spider bite will experience:
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Brown recluse
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Which spider bite will result in a blister developing within 48 to 72 hours after the bite?
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All of the above
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A tarantula bite:
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Encephalitis
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In the United States, mosquitoes are carriers of:
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30 minutes
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The victim of an insect sting should be observed for at least ____ for signs of an allergic reaction.
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Get away from the snake
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The first step in caring for the victim of snakebite is to:
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Wash the area with soap and water and seek medical attention
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First aid for nonpoisonous snakebites includes which of the following?
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Honeybee
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Which of the following insects leaves its stinger behind in the skin?
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Evaporation
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Body heat loss by conversion of liquid on the skin to a vapor is called:
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Yes
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Should CPR be started on a victim whose core body temperature is less than 90 degrees F?
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Acute
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What type of exposure is also known as immersion exposure?
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On his/her back
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In what position should you place the hypothermic victim?
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1000
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Air temperature is 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit lower for every ____ feet above where the temperature was measured.
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Radiation
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Body heat loss by giving off heat is called:
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Convection
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Body heat loss by air blowing over the skin or through porous clothing is called:
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95
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Hypothermia is a life-threatening condition in which the body’s core temperature falls below ____ degrees F.
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No
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Should CPR be started on a victim who was submerged in water for more than 60 minutes?
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Head
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Up to 50 percent of the body’s total heat production can be lost by radiation through the ____.
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All of the above
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Which groups are at highest risk of heat illness?
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Exertional heatstroke
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Healthy, active individuals who are strenuously working or playing in a warm environment are prone to:
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An ice bath
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Which cooling method works the fastest?
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5
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You are getting enough water if you are producing clear urine at least ____ times a day.
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Skin
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Humans lose heat largely through their:
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Classic heatstroke
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Which type of heatstroke most often affects the elderly?
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Drying and cooling the skin
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Prickly heat is treated by:
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A very humid but mildly warm day
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Which climate condition can be more stressful?
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Water or salt depletion
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Heat exhaustion is caused by:
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30 minutes
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Transport a victim of heat exhaustion to a medical facility if no improvement is seen within:

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