NREMT Paramedic Trauma Exam Quiz!

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NREMT Paramedic Trauma Exam Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following rightly depicts the main cause of death for penetrating trauma victims?
    • A. 

      Sepsis

    • B. 

      Hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Collapsed lung

    • D. 

      Hollow organ damage

  • 2. 
    Documenting a major trauma event accurately and precisely is very important and crucial. Which of the following is the most important reason for doing so?
    • A. 

      To help the receiving hospital provide effective care

    • B. 

      For trauma database data collection

    • C. 

      For quality assurance purposes

    • D. 

      To help law enforcement get patient information

  • 3. 
    In completing an accurate or precise report of a  major trauma event, which of the subsequent options is not consequential? 
    • A. 

      Whether the patient will be considered criminally liable for the incident

    • B. 

      The time the injury occurred.

    • C. 

      Details about the scene and conclusions about the mechanism of injury

    • D. 

      Initial assessment findings

  • 4. 
    The peritoneal cavity can be filled with what approximate percentage of blood volume?
    • A. 

      50-60%

    • B. 

      10-20%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      25-40%

  • 5. 
    Which of the following populations are highly susceptible to external and internal hemorrhage?
    • A. 

      Hemophiliacs

    • B. 

      Chronic alcoholics

    • C. 

      Cancer patients

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the subsequent options is the most critical or the worst for patients who have major traumatic injuries?
    • A. 

      Aggressive C-spine management

    • B. 

      Rapid IV access and fluid administration

    • C. 

      Rapid delivery to trauma surgery

    • D. 

      Immediate placement of advanced airway

  • 7. 
    Which of the following categories of three components combine to form trauma coagulopathy(also known as the "deadly triad")?
    • A. 

      Hemodilution, acidosis, hypothermia

    • B. 

      Hypoxia, acidosis, hyperthermia

    • C. 

      Hypoxia, hypovolemia, hypothermia

    • D. 

      Sludging, acidosis, hyperthermia

  • 8. 
    For a patient experiencing a traumatic aortic rupture, which of the following signs and symptoms will be visible?
    • A. 

      Unilaterally decreased breath sounds, flail segments, dyspnea

    • B. 

      Tearing sensation, variation in blood pressure on different arms, unexplained hypotension

    • C. 

      Clavicle fracture, pain on inspiration, absence of breath sounds upper lobe.

    • D. 

      Dyspnea, lower rib fracture, nausea

  • 9. 
    The adventitia tunic plays an important role in the traumatic aortic disruption. Which of the following depicts that role?
    • A. 

      Promoting clotting, causing minor tears to plug readily

    • B. 

      Ballooning with increase in blood, causing pressure on the heart and lungs.

    • C. 

      Tearing unevenly, causing problems for surgical repair

    • D. 

      Protects the aorta and prevents complete tear

  • 10. 
    For a patient suffering from a hemothorax, which of the following examination findings would be found in such a patient?
    • A. 

      Rhonchi on lung auscultation

    • B. 

      Grey Turner sign

    • C. 

      Dullness on percussion of the chest

    • D. 

      All of the above

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