The Candid Test On Burn Module

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The Candid Test On Burn Module

When you get a burn the pain can be too much you even get confused on which first aid care you should take. Do you think you are knowledgeable enough to care for a person who is suffering from a burn? Take up the candid test on burn module and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The leading cause of all fire deaths is: 
    • A. 

      Inhalation Injuries

    • B. 

      Chemical Injuries

    • C. 

      Thermal Injuries

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The largest organ of the body is the:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 3. 
    You are called to a rural medical facility to transport a 50 year old male who has suffered second and third degree burns to the entire anterior thorax, anterior right arm, and the anterior of the left upper leg.  Using the Rules of Nine, you determine the total body surface burns to be:  
    • A. 

      9%

    • B. 

      18%

    • C. 

      27%

    • D. 

      36%

  • 4. 
    Burn injuries typically produce massive bleeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You are called to a rural medical facility to transport a 80kg, 50 year old male who has suffered second and third degree burns to the entire anterior thorax, anterior right arm, and the anterior of the left upper leg.  Using the Parkland Formula for fluid resuscitation, the patient should receive _______ fluids in the first 24 hours post injury. 
    • A. 

      8,640cc fluids

    • B. 

      10,000cc fluids

    • C. 

      11,520cc fluids

    • D. 

      14,400cc fluids

  • 6. 
    Fluid resuscitation for an adult should be aimed at maintaining a urine output of __________.  
    • A. 

      10-20cc per hour

    • B. 

      20-30cc per hour

    • C. 

      30-50cc per hour

    • D. 

      40-60cc per hour

  • 7. 
    Third degree burns typically require surgical repair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You call for the medical report and learn you will be transporting a 55-year-old male who was admitted an hour ago to the ER after being found unresponsive in a house fire.  The nursing personnel report the patient has stridor, singed nasal hairs, chest tightness, and a productive cough.  He appears confused and is not aware of his surroundings.  The patient is on high flow oxygen and is receiving normal saline at 100cc per hour.  The sending facility cannot provide any additional information.  Based on this limited information, the flight team should consider which of the following:
    • A. 

      Notify the Medical Director once you arrive at the patient’s bedside

    • B. 

      Consider elective intubation prior to transport

    • C. 

      Refuse the flight, as the patient is too critical for transport

    • D. 

      Administer fluids during transport based on the Parkland Formula

  • 9. 
    The most common cause of poisoning deaths in the United States is attributed to:
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • C. 

      Cyanide

    • D. 

      Dioxin

  • 10. 
    In severe burns involving the face or airway, it is best to use nasotracheal intubation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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