Burns - 30 Mins - EMT-b

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Burn Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 42-year-old male patient was involved in a house fire. His arms are charred black but the patient states he has little pain. This burn would be classified as
    • A. 

      Partial thickness

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Full thickness

    • D. 

      Superficial

  • 2. 
    Protection, temperature regulation, and excretion are major functions of the
    • A. 

      Muscles

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Blood vessels

  • 3. 
    The outer layer of the skin is called the
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Subdura

  • 4. 
    In an adult, a full thickness burn that involves 2% to 10% of the body surface is classified as
    • A. 

      Minor burn

    • B. 

      Moderate burn

    • C. 

      Critical burn

    • D. 

      Circumferential burn

  • 5. 
    You are called to assist a 3-year-old male patient who pulled a pot of hot water from the stove spilling hot it onto their upper chest. The skin is red and painful, but no other signs or symptoms are present. This childs burn would be classified as
    • A. 

      Critical

    • B. 

      Severe

    • C. 

      Superficial

    • D. 

      Full thickness

  • 6. 
    A burn characterized by intense pain, reddening, and blisters is called a
    • A. 

      Superficial burn

    • B. 

      Partial thickness burn

    • C. 

      Full thickness burn

    • D. 

      Critical burn

  • 7. 
    Acceptable care for a 7% superficial burn may include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Cool the burn with water

    • B. 

      Keep the patient warm

    • C. 

      Apply a burn ointment

    • D. 

      Keep the burn site clean

  • 8. 
    Blisters should be cared for by
    • A. 

      Opening and draining

    • B. 

      Sealing with burn ointment

    • C. 

      Opening and disinfecting

    • D. 

      Leaving intact and covering loosely

  • 9. 
    Your first concern in treating a conscious patient who has received partial thickness burns to the face is treating
    • A. 

      For relative hypothermia

    • B. 

      The burned area by applying a dressing

    • C. 

      For hypovolemia shock

    • D. 

      Airway related problems

  • 10. 
    Your patient has been exposed to an unknown chemical which has soaked his clothing. You should immediately flush the patient with
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Neutralizing solution

    • D. 

      Vinegar

  • 11. 
    The most serious problem to consider with an electrical burn is
    • A. 

      Shock

    • B. 

      Hyperthermia

    • C. 

      Brain damage

    • D. 

      Cardiac dysrhythmia/arrest

  • 12. 
    A superficial burn is characterized by
    • A. 

      Charred black areas

    • B. 

      Lack of pain

    • C. 

      Reddening of the skin

    • D. 

      Blisters