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  • 1. 
    What’s the first intervention for a patient experiencing chest pain and an 5p02 of 89%?
    • A. 

      Administer morphine.

    • B. 

      Administer oxygen.

    • C. 

      Administer sublingual nitroglycerin.

    • D. 

      Obtain an electrocardiogram (ECC)


  • 2. 
    Which of the following signs and symptoms usually signifies rapid expansion and impending rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm? 
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain.

    • B. 

      Absent pedal pulses.

    • C. 

      Chest pain.

    • D. 

      Lower back pain.


  • 3. 
    In which of the following types of cardiomyopathy does cardiac output remain normal? 
    • A. 

      Dilated

    • B. 

      Hypertrophic

    • C. 

      Obliterative

    • D. 

      Restrictive


  • 4. 
    Which of the following interventions should be your first priority when treating a patient experiencing chest pain while walking? 
    • A. 

      Have the patient sit down.

    • B. 

      Get the patient back to bed.

    • C. 

      Obtain an ECG.

    • D. 

      Administer sublingual nitroglycerin.


  • 5. 
    Which of the following positions would best aid breathing for a patient with acute pulmonary edema? 
    • A. 

      Lying flat in bed.

    • B. 

      Left side-lying position.

    • C. 

      High Fowler’s position

    • D. 

      Semi-Fowler’s position.


  • 6. 
    A pregnant woman arrives at the emergency department (ED) with abruptio placentae at 34 weeks’ gestation. She’s at risk for which of the following blood dyscrasias? 
    • A. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • B. 

      Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

    • C. 

      Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).

    • D. 

      Heparin-associated thrombosis and thrombocytopenia (HATT).


  • 7. 
    A 16-year-old patient involved in a motor vehicle accident arrives in the ED unconscious and severely hypotensive. He’s suspected to have several fractures of his pelvis and legs. Which of the following parenteral fluids is the best choice for his current condition? 
    • A. 

      Fresh frozen plasma.

    • B. 

      0.9% sodium chloride solution

    • C. 

      Lactated Ringer’s solution.

    • D. 

      Packed red blood cells


  • 8. 
    Corticosteroids are potent suppressors of the body’s inflammatory response. Which of the following conditions or actions do they suppress? 
    • A. 

      Cushing syndrome.

    • B. 

      Pain receptors.

    • C. 

      Immune response.

    • D. 

      Neural transmission.


  • 9. 
    A patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) begins zidovudine therapy. Which of the following statements best describes this drug’s action?
    • A. 

      It destroys the outer wall of the virus and kills it.

    • B. 

      It interferes with viral replication.

    • C. 

      It stimulates the immune system.

    • D. 

      It promotes excretion of viral antibodies.


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