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When calling 9-1-1, which of the following information should be given to the EMS dispatch?
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The victim’s location and condition,Your name and the phone number you are calling from,Number of persons involved
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What should the rescuer look for during the scene size-up?
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The number of victims,Hazards that could be dangerous to the rescuer, the victim(s), or bystanders, The mechanism or cause of injury
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) includes:
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eye protection, exam gloves, mouth-to-barrier devices
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First aid is intended to
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provide temporary help until proper medical care, if needed, is obtained
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If the victim is unresponsive, permission to give first aid is known as:
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implied consent
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A first aider must stay with the victim until another equally or better trained person takes over. Failure to do so would be considered:
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abandonment
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Which of the following statements concerning Good Samaritan laws is true?
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They protect first aiders acting in good faith.
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The ________ helps determine the safety of the scene and the general condition of the victim.
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scene size-up
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he mnemonic DOTS can help you remember:
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the signs and symptoms of an injury
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What method should be used to open the airway of an unresponsive victim?
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Head tilt-chin lift
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Which is the most serious type of bleeding?
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ArteriaL
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Clear or pink watery fluid dripping from the nose or ear is a sign of a:
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skull fracture
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What is the most effective method for controlling most types of bleeding?
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Direct pressure over the wound
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Shock refers to the failure of which system?
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circulatory
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A rough guide known as the ________ assigns a percentage value of total body surface area (BSA) to each part of an adult’s body.
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rule of hand
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Which type of nosebleed is the most common
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anterior
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Using an antibiotic ointment on a small second degree burn is acceptable first aid care for this type of injury
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True
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Which of the following are signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis?
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Flushed skin, hives, Intense itching
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You should call 911 or seek medical care for bleeding that is not controllable with the application of pressure after 10 to 15 minutes.
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True
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Sensitive persons may experience anaphylaxis from exposure to
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insect stings, food,medications
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The two classifications for fractures are
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open and closed
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Emergency care for a heart attack includes
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monitor breathing,call 9-1-1,help victim into most comfortable resting position
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What first aid can be given to the victim of flail chest
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monitor breathing,stablize the ribs, call 9-1-1
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The FAST mnemonic stands for
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face, arms, speech, and time
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A bad temper, poor coordination, and sudden hunger are all signs and symptoms of
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hypoglycemia
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The RICE procedure is the acronym for
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rest, ice, compression, and elevation
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In cases of fainting, you should be concerned if the fainting victim:
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faints for no apparent reason, has had repeated episodes of unconsciousness,loses consciousness while sitting or lying down
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Insufficient insulin, overeating, inactivity, illness, stress, or a combination of these factors may lead to ________.
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hyperglycemia.
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What is the best thing that can be used to effectively seal a sucking chest wound?
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Plastic wrap
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If you are uncertain whether the diabetic victim has a high or low blood glucose level, give the person ________.
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SUGAR
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Which of the following statements concerning animal bites is TRUE?
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If the victim was bitten by a healthy domestic dog or cat, the animal should be confined and observed for 10 days
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Poisons can be:
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ingested or inhaled, injected, absorbed
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Which of the following snakes are pit vipers?
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Rattlesnake, Copperhead, Water moccasin
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Signs and symptoms of a life-threatening reaction to an insect sting include
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inability to breathe
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Which of the following is a sign or symptom of swallowed poisoning?
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Nausea or vomiting Abdominal cramping,Burns, odor, stains around and in mouth
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What characteristic identifies a female black widow spider
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Red spot on abdomen
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If contact has been made with a poisonous plant, the victim should immediately:
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wash with soap and water or rubbing alcohol.
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Which is the proper first aid for someone who has taken an overdose of drugs?
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Check breathing.
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The best way to remove a tick is to:
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use tweezers
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Which of the following statements concerning symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning is TRUE
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Symptoms worsen or improve at certain times of the day,Symptoms can come and go ,Symptoms worsen or improve in certain places.
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Which heat illness is life threatening?
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Heatstroke
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Which of the following is the correct priority list for attempting a water rescue
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Reach, throw, row, go
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Which of the following can relieve heat cramps?
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Resting in a cool place, Drinking or sports drink, Stretching the muscle,
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The process of prioritizing or classifying injured victims is called:
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triage
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One of the first symptoms of hypothermia is:
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a change in mental status.
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When performing triage, which classification should be given to a victim whose care and transportation can be delayed up to 1 hour?
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Delayed care
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An important point of first aid for the heatstroke victim is:
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you should start cooling the victim before EMS personnel arrive.
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Which of the following is a correct statement regarding moving a victim
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All necessary first aid should be provided before moving the victim,A victim should be moved only if there is an immediate danger, A victim should not be moved until ready for transportation.
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Frostbite mainly affects ________.
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the feet, the hands, the ears
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If a victim is caught in a confined space, such as a tank or pit, the rescuer should:
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call for immediate help

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