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Chapter 11,  module 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the physical examination techniques used in the prehospital care, which is the least invasive?
    • A. 

      Inspection

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Palpation

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 2. 
    Crackles would be found using which of the following assessment techniques?
    • A. 

      Palpation

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Inspection

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 3. 
    Tenderness would be discovered using which of the following assessment techniques?
    • A. 

      Palpation

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Inspection

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Palpation

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Inspection

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Tips of the fingers

    • B. 

      Pads of the fingers

    • C. 

      Palm of the hand

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Tip of the fingers

    • B. 

      Pads of the fingers

    • C. 

      Palm of the hand

    • D. 

      Back of the hands or fingers

  • 7. 
    The booming sound produced by percussing an air-filled region is
    • A. 

      Hyperresonance

    • B. 

      Dull

    • C. 

      Resonance

    • D. 

      Flat

  • 8. 
    The only region where you perform auscultation as other than the last step of assessment is the
    • A. 

      Anterior thorax

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Abdomen

    • D. 

      Peripheral arteries

  • 9. 
    One likely cause of bradycardia is
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic stimulation

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 10. 
    What technique of stethoscope use best transmits low-pitched sound to the ear?
    • A. 

      Light pressure on the diaphragm

    • B. 

      Firm pressure on the diaphragm

    • C. 

      Moderatepressure on the bell

    • D. 

      Light pressure on the bell

  • 11. 
    The sphygmomanometer should be inflated to what level beyound the point at which the patient's radial pulse disappears?
    • A. 

      10 mmHG

    • B. 

      20 mmHG

    • C. 

      30 mmHG

    • D. 

      40 mmHG

  • 12. 
    Normal exhalation is
    • A. 

      An active process involving accessory muscles

    • B. 

      An active process involving the diaphragm and intercostal muscles

    • C. 

      Active in its early stages and passive in later stages

    • D. 

      Passive in its early stages and active in later stages

    • E. 

      A passive process

  • 13. 
    For a patient with an airway obstruction, exhalation islikely to be
    • A. 

      An active process involving accessory muscles

    • B. 

      An active process involving only the diaphragm and intercostal muscles

    • C. 

      Arrive in its early stages and passive in later stages

    • D. 

      Passive in its early stages and active in later stages