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Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support - 30 Mins - EMT-b

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1.  The most common cause of airway obstruction in unconscious patients is:
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2.  Which of the following manual airway maneuvers is NOT recommended for use on trauma patients?
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3.  The first priority of trauma management and resuscitation is:
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4.  _______________ is the most desirable method of achieving maximum control of the airway for trauma patients who are apneic or require assisted ventilation.
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5.  Potential complications of endotracheal intubation include:
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6.  In a normal adult, the control of respiration by chemoreceptors in the brain is determined by sensing which of the following chemicals?
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7.  The most important early observation that reveals developing respiratory compromise after trauma is:
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8.  The most important concern about a rib fracture is:
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9.  A patient with a suspected flail chest develops increasing respirations and difficulty breathing. Which of the following interventions would be most likely to help the patient?
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10.  Patients with pulmonary contusion should not be given too much intravenous fluid because fluid will:
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11.  A patient with a suspected simple pneumothorax will benefit from which of the following interventions?
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12.  Which of the following is a sign and symptom of shock?
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13.  The organs most commonly injured in the abdomen by blunt trauma are the:
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14.  Injuries to hollow organs in the abdomen cause peritonitis secondary to hemorrhage into the peritoneal cavity.
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15.  A 35 year old man falls off a 10-foot ladder. Based on this information, which injuries would you attend to first?
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16.  What condition would you assess for when dealing with a crushing injury?
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17.  The proper way to dress most burn injuries in the pre-hospital setting is to use:
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18.  The biggest concern with electrical burns is:
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