ACLS For EMT-b

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  • 1. 
    A Dangerous condition in which the body tissues and cells do not have enough oxygen?
    • A. 

      Hypoxia

    • B. 

      MVA

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Health

  • 2. 
    A combination of two movements to open the airway by tilting the forehead back and lifting the chin; used for non-trauma patients?
    • A. 

      C-spine

    • B. 

      Head tilt chin lift maneuver

    • C. 

      EMS

    • D. 

      AOS

  • 3. 
    Technigue to open the airway by placing the fingers behind the angle of the jaw and bringing the jaw foreward; used when a patient may have a cervical spine injury.
    • A. 

      Jaw-thrust maneuver

    • B. 

      C-spine

    • C. 

      Torsades

  • 4. 
    The air sacs of the lungs in which the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place?
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Ear

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 5. 
    The airway adjunct that you measure from the corner of the mouth to the ear lobe, and you insert through the oral opening?
    • A. 

      IV

    • B. 

      Stick

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Oropharyngeal

  • 6. 
    The airway adjunct that you insert via the nasal passage?
    • A. 

      Nasopharyngeal

    • B. 

      BIC

    • C. 

      COPD

  • 7. 
    Two types of blades that you attach to a larynsgoscope handle.  These blades are used for intubation.   What are the names of the two blades?
    • A. 

      Miller (straight), Macintosh (curved)

    • B. 

      Matt (straight), Ben (curved)

    • C. 

      Tom (curved), wilson (straight)

  • 8. 
    When setting up a ET-tube, after attaching the 10cc syringe, what should you do next?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Inflate the balloon cuff to make sure there are no leaks and then deflate the balloon to get ready for intubation.

    • C. 

      Not my job

  • 9. 
    BLS may use this maneuver to assist the Paramedic with intubation.  This may also be used to to colapse the esophagus when ventilating the patient so the stomach does not become pressurized from the ventilation.    It is performed by depressing the cricoid cartilage approximatley 1/2" with two fingers.   What is this maneuver called?
    • A. 

      Bernie Don

    • B. 

      Tom

    • C. 

      Sellick maeuver

  • 10. 
    The heart has the ability to intiate electrical impulses spontaneously without out-side stimulation.  This is called?
    • A. 

      Automaticity

    • B. 

      BASIC heart beat

    • C. 

      Tachycardia