Midterm Study Guide

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1.  A scoop stretcher is a good choice for spinal immobilization: 
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B.
2.  What is antidote for lead poisoning? 
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B.
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D.
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3.  What percent oxygen does a patient receive from a nasal cannula (flowing at 1-6 LPM)? 
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  Distal refers to 
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B.
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D.
E.
5.  A patient with a nose bleed should be positioned: 
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B.
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D.
E.
6.  In which of the following diabetic emergencies would you expect to find cold, pale, moist, or clammy skin: 
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B.
7.  Is the epiglottis superior to the larynx
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B.
8.  What is crepitus
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B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  The transverse process is located in the: 
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B.
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10.  Oxygen should be administered to hypoxic COPD patients 
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B.
11.  Should you bend at the waist when lifting or carrying a patient? 
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B.
12.  What should you give for a morphine overdose? 
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B.
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13.  Oxygen supplied via a non-rebreather mask should be provided at the rate of: 
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B.
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D.
E.
14.  What is the term for a patient who is standing face forward with palms forward? 
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D.
E.
15.  The atria are superior to the ventricles. 
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B.
16.  The first task you should perform when you encounter an apparently unresponsive patient is: 
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E.
17.  What does hypoxemia mean? 
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B.
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D.
18.  Which of the following sounds might you expect to hear when you auscultate a patient with CHF? 
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B.
19.  When treating a drug overdose, which question should you not ask: 
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B.
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20.  Lack of oxygen is called: 
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B.
C.
D.
21.  The immediate threat caused by an open wound is infection. 
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B.
22.  The MOI can provide clues that will help you help your patient. 
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B.
23.  A myocardial infarction can lead to: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
24.  Fever, chills, and sore muscles are typical symptoms of a: 
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B.
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D.
E.
25.  Which of the following types of muscle is under direct voluntary control of the brain 
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B.
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D.
E.
26.  The pulse that can be palpated near the top of the foot is called the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  The hole at the base of the skull is called the: 
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B.
C.
28.  The left ventricle sends blood to the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  Where is the cricoid cartilage? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  Posterior refers to 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  Passive rewarming of a hypothermic patient includes placing heat-packs or hot water bottles near the patient’s axillary and groin. 
A.
B.
32.  Inferior refers to 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  The T in OPQRST stands for 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  What percent oxygen does a patient receive from rescue breathing without supplemental oxygen? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  To size an oropharyngeal airway, measure from the: 
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D.
E.
36.  The systolic blood pressure indicates the pressure when the left ventricle contracts: 
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B.
37.  The term for an injury where a body part is separated from the body is 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
38.  The right ventricle sends blood to the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  The P in OPQRST stands for 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  The L in SAMPLE history stands for: 
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B.
C.
D.
41.  What percent oxygen does a patient receive when breathing room air? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  The heart contains: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  How many coccyx vertebrae are in the spine? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  The sacrum is located in the: 
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B.
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D.
E.
45.  Smooth muscle refers to: 
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B.
C.
D.
46.  What percent oxygen does a patient receive from a non-rebreather mask (flowing at 10-15 LPM)? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  Hypertension, erratic respirations, and slowing heart rate my indicate: 
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B.
C.
D.
48.  Is the mandible superior to the maxilla? 
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B.
49.  The dorsalis pedis pulse is located on: 
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B.
50.  The carpals are located near the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
51.  What is the normal respiration rate for an adult? 
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B.
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D.
E.
52.  A sound typically associated with asthma or an allergic reaction is: 
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B.
C.
53.  What is optimum on-scene time for a critical trauma patient? 
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B.
C.
D.
54.  The prongs on a nasal cannula should curve 
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B.
55.  The term wheezing typically refers to which type of airway obstruction? 
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B.
56.  The coarse rattling sound (somewhat like snoring) that can be heard when auscultating lungs is called: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  The manubrium is near the: 
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Which of the following flow rates should you select when using a BVM device with a reservoir? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  Red blood cells transport oxygen: 
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B.
60.  During a seizure, you should insert an oral airway to prevent the patient from biting his or her tongue. 
A.
B.
61.  Which of the following signs of inadequate breathing is more prominent in children than in adults? 
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B.
C.
D.
62.  The SA node is located near the: 
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B.
C.
D.
63.  The liver is located in the? 
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B.
C.
D.
64.  The distal end of the Achilles tendon attaches to the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
65.  The term stridor typically refers to which type of airway obstruction? 
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B.
66.  Anatomy refers to: 
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B.
C.
67.  The mid-axillary line runs in which direction? 
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B.
C.
D.
68.  Platelets help the blood clot. 
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B.
69.  Which of the following would be a closed injury? 
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B.
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E.
70.  Which type of fracture is more common in younger patients than in older patients? 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  What do you call a pH that is less than 7.35? 
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B.
72.  Which of the following is NOT one of the stages of grief? 
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B.
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73.  The left atrium sends blood to the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
74.  The S in SAMPLE history stands for: 
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B.
C.
D.
75.  The A in SAMPLE history stands for: 
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B.
C.
D.
76.  A sound typically associated with a blocked airway is:    
A.
B.
C.
77.  The P in SAMPLE history stands for: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  Before use, the reservoir bag on a non-rebreather mask should be pre-inflated to: 
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B.
C.
79.  Palpation is: 
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B.
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80.  Which of the following is the more common diabetic emergency? 
A.
B.
81.  Most EMT-B protocols allow them to assist patients with prescribed nitroglycerin. 
A.
B.
82.  It is acceptable to ask patients to walk when triaging an MCI. 
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B.
83.  What is the name of the knee cap? 
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B.
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84.  Nitroglycerin is a: 
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B.
85.  When the pupils are in a dark room, they will: 
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B.
C.
D.
86.  Phalanges are located near the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  The peripheral nerves are a part of the central nervous system. 
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B.
88.  The medical term for the heel bone is the: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  One of the best ways to prevent disease transmission is: 
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B.
C.
D.
90.  This heart valve is located between the right atrium and right ventricle: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
91.  Crepitus and false motion are: 
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B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  When the diaphragm contracts: 
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B.