Cls - Lesson 2: Evaluating A Casualty

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AR CLS lesson 2 for evaluating a casualty.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does evaluation and treatment of a casualty in a secure situation differ from that in a combat (under fire) situation?
  • 2. 
    What are the three principal preventable causes of death on the battlefield?
  • 3. 
    What are three situations in which you would not treat a casualty?
  • 4. 
    You are going to the aid of an injured soldier. You are under fire. What should be your first action.
    • A. 

      Scan the area for possible dangers.

    • B. 

      Check the soldier's pulse.

    • C. 

      Check the soldier for breathing.

    • D. 

      Check the soldier for bleeding.

  • 5. 
    The casualty is lying on his back. You see a penetrating wound to the front of a casualty’s chest. Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      You only need to seal the visible chest wound.

    • B. 

      You need to check for both entrance and exit wounds to the chest and seal both.

  • 6. 
    When should you plan how to move a wounded soldier out of enemy fire?
    • A. 

      Before you leave your place of safety to go to the wounded soldier.

    • B. 

      As soon as you reach the wounded soldier.

    • C. 

      As soon as you have treated the life-threatening conditions.

    • D. 

      As soon as you have treated all of the casualty's injuries.

  • 7. 
    You have reached a wounded casualty under fire. The casualty has a penetrating chest wound, is not breathing, and is making no effort to breathe. Which of the following is the proper procedure?
    • A. 

      Begin performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    • B. 

      Seal the chest wound(s).

    • C. 

      Move the casualty to a place of safety.

    • D. 

      Do not try to treat the casualty.

  • 8. 
    You are determining the casualty's level of responsiveness. The casualty tells you that he has been shot. Should you test the casualty's responsiveness to pain?
    • A. 

      Yes, a full testing is required.

    • B. 

      No, you already have sufficient information to make a determination that the casualty is alert.

  • 9. 
    When evaluating a casualty, the casualty should be in what position?
    • A. 

      On his back (supine).

    • B. 

      On his chest (prone).

    • C. 

      Lying on his injured side.

    • D. 

      Lying on his uninjured side.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following should you treat first if exposed to enemy fire?
    • A. 

      Severe bleeding.

    • B. 

      Breathing difficulties with a penetrating chest wound.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following should you treat first if you and the casualty are in a protected area?
    • A. 

      Severe bleeding.

    • B. 

      Breathing difficulties with a penetrating chest wound.

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