Rapid Trauma Assessment Quiz For EMT!

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Rapid Trauma Assessment is a fast method used by Emergency Medical Technicians(EMT) to recognize hidden and evident injuries in a traumatic condition. EMT(Emergency Medical Technician) enhances and learn their skills in conducting assessments of injury. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about assessment involving basic checks on airway, breathing and circulation. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Golden Hour is the ideal time to reach the Emergency Department. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Good trauma assessment results from
    • A. 

      An organized approach

    • B. 

      Clearly defined priorities

    • C. 

      Understanding available resources

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Scene size-up begins with Dispatch info
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Scene

    • C. 

      Situation

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    With critical trauma you may never get beyond the primary survey. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Anticipate airway problems with
    • A. 

      Decreased level of consciousness

    • B. 

      Head trauma, Facial trauma

    • C. 

      Neck trauma, Upper thorax trauma

    • D. 

      Severe Burns to any of these areas

  • 6. 
    When assessing breathing you should
    • A. 

      Look

    • B. 

      Listen

    • C. 

      Feel

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Decreased level of consciousness requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Shock requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Severe hemorrhage does not require Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Chest trauma requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Dyspnea requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Respiratory distress requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Multi-system trauma does not require Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When assessing breathing consider assisted ventilations if:
    • A. 

      Respirations

    • B. 

      Respirations >24

    • C. 

      Tidal volume decreased

    • D. 

      Respiratory effort increased

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    How to check for circulation?
    • A. 

      Check heart beating.

    • B. 

      Check serious external bleeding.

    • C. 

      Check the patients perfusion.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    If your patient doesn’t have a radial pulse, you can predict that the patients systolic BP below _________.
  • 17. 
    If your patient doesn’t have a carotid pulse, you can predict that the patients systolic BP below _________.
  • 18. 
    The survival rate from cardiac arrest secondary to trauma is very high. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A blood pressure or an exact respiratory or pulse rate is NOT necessary to tell that your patient is critical. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which are correctly defined in the Ample history?
    • A. 

      A = Allergies

    • B. 

      M = Mental awareness

    • C. 

      P = Past medical history

    • D. 

      L = Last oral intake

    • E. 

      E = Events leading up to incident

  • 21. 
    Which apply to radio reports?
    • A. 

      Brief

    • B. 

      Concise

    • C. 

      No more than 90 seconds air time

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    When dealing with written run reports if it isn’t documented, it wasn’t done. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which are areas to reevaluation enroute?
    • A. 

      Ventilation and perfusion status

    • B. 

      Vital signs every five minutes

    • C. 

      Continued management of identified problems

    • D. 

      Continued reassessment for unidentified problems

    • E. 

      All the above