Cls - Lesson 5: Control Bleeding

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AR CLS lesson 5 for controlling bleeding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the leading preventable cause of death on the battlefield?
  • 2. 
    You have applied a field dressing, manual pressure, and elevation to a wound on the casualty's thigh, but blood is still leaking from the dressing. What should you do now?
  • 3. 
    You have controlled the bleeding to a casualty with a severe wound to the arm and immobilized the arm. The casualty will be evacuated by improvised litter. What other thing should you do before having the casualty evacuated?
  • 4. 
    The pad of material placed on the wound to absorb the blood is called the _____________________; the material used to keep the first pad of material from slipping off the wound is called the _____________________________.
  • 5. 
    A casualty is bleeding from a wound in the leg. Part of the trouser material next to the wound is stuck to the wound. You should:
    • A. 

      Tear or cut around the stuck material so as to not pull the material from the wound.

    • B. 

      Gently pull the material from the wound area.

  • 6. 
    What part of the field dressing should be applied directly over an open wound?
    • A. 

      Olive-drab tails.

    • B. 

      Top side of the dressing (side to which tails are attached).

    • C. 

      White side of the dressing.

    • D. 

      Either side of the dressing.

  • 7. 
    When applying a field dressing to a bleeding wound on the arm, the tails should be tied in a nonslip knot:
    • A. 

      Directly over the center of the wound.

    • B. 

      Over the outer edge of the dressing.

    • C. 

      On the other side of the arm (away from the wound).

    • D. 

      Wherever the tails happen to cross.

  • 8. 
    You have just applied a field dressing to a wound on the casualty's arm. Under what circumstance would you loosen the field dressing?
    • A. 

      The bleeding has stopped.

    • B. 

      The casualty has lost consciousness.

    • C. 

      The casualty complains of thirst.

    • D. 

      There is no pulse in the limb below (distal to) the bandage.

  • 9. 
    You have applied a field dressing to a bleeding wound on the casualty's forearm. The limb is not fractured. You should also apply _____________ ____________ directly over the wound and ____________________ the arm.
  • 10. 
    A pressure dressing is usually:
    • A. 

      Another field dressing.

    • B. 

      Folded material secured by a cravat.

  • 11. 
    The "wad" of material that is part of a pressure dressing is placed:
    • A. 

      Two to four inches above (proximal to) the field dressing.

    • B. 

      On top of the field dressing and over the wound.

    • C. 

      Two to four inches below (distal to) the field dressing.

  • 12. 
    When applying a pressure dressing, the tails should be tied:
    • A. 

      Directly over the wound.

    • B. 

      Over the outer edge of the dressing.

    • C. 

      On the other side of the arm (side opposite the wound).

    • D. 

      Wherever the tails happen to cross.

  • 13. 
    The portion of the limb below the pressure dressing is cool to the touch and the nail beds on the limb are bluish. The pressure dressing should be ___________________ and ____________________. If the condition does not improve, _____________________ the casualty.
  • 14. 
    You are going to apply digital pressure to help control severe bleeding from an open wound on the thigh. Use _______________________________ to apply pressure to the pressure point at the front, center part of the crease in the groin in order to press the artery against the bone.
  • 15. 
    Which of the following is applied with the intent of stopping blood circulation?
    • A. 

      Field dressing.

    • B. 

      Manual pressure.

    • C. 

      Pressure dressing.

    • D. 

      Tourniquet.

  • 16. 
    Both you and the casualty are in a place of safety and you have sufficient time to treat the casualty. In which of the following situations, if any, would you apply a tourniquet without first trying to control the bleeding with a pressure dressing?
    • A. 

      Severe bleeding from a wound on the leg.

    • B. 

      Severe bleeding from a wound on the forearm.

    • C. 

      Amputation of the forearm four inches below the elbow.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    When applying the CAT, the friction adaptor buckle is not necessary for proper application to a(n) _____________________ , but it must be used as added protection when using two hands to apply the CAT to a(n) _________________ .
  • 18. 
    Which one of the following would be preferred for an improvised tourniquet band?
    • A. 

      A wire that is 36 inches long.

    • B. 

      A square of cloth (about 36 inches on each side) cut diagonally and folded into a cravat.

    • C. 

      A strong rubber band.

    • D. 

      A bootlace.

  • 19. 
    You are going to apply an improvised tourniquet band made from a muslin bandage. The tourniquet band should be at least _________ wide when folded.
    • A. 

      One-half inch.

    • B. 

      One inch.

    • C. 

      One and a half inches.

    • D. 

      Two inches.

  • 20. 
    If the amputation site is about one inch below the elbow joint, the tourniquet band should be applied:
    • A. 

      Between the wound and the elbow.

    • B. 

      Directly over the elbow.

    • C. 

      Two inches above the elbow.

    • D. 

      Two inches distal to the shoulder joint.

  • 21. 
    A soldier has just had his forearm amputated slightly above the wrist. The bleeding from the amputation site is not severe. What should you do first?
    • A. 

      Apply a field dressing to the wound.

    • B. 

      Apply a tourniquet two inches above the amputation site.

    • C. 

      Apply a pressure dressing to the stump.

    • D. 

      Apply a tourniquet two inches above the elbow.

  • 22. 
    Which one of the following statements gives a proper rule for tightening a tourniquet?
    • A. 

      A tourniquet should be loose enough so that you can slip two fingers under the tourniquet band.

    • B. 

      A tourniquet should be loose enough so that you can slip the tip of one finger under the tourniquet band.

    • C. 

      A tourniquet is to be tightened until the bright red bleeding has stopped; darker blood oozing from the wound can be ignored.

    • D. 

      A tourniquet is to be tightened until both the bright red bleeding and the darker venous bleeding have stopped completely.

  • 23. 
    Once you have tightened an improvised tourniquet, you must:
    • A. 

      Secure the windlass so that the tourniquet will not unwind.

    • B. 

      Apply a field dressing over the windlass.

    • C. 

      Remove the windlass and tie the tails in a nonslip knot.

  • 24. 
    The lower part of the casualty's arm has been amputated. You have applied a tourniquet. How is the stump treated?
    • A. 

      The stump is dressed and bandaged.

    • B. 

      The stump is left exposed to facilitate drainage.

  • 25. 
    You have applied a tourniquet to a casualty's left leg. Which one of the following is a proper method of marking the casualty?
    • A. 

      Write a "T" and the time of application on the casualty's forehead.

    • B. 

      Write a "T" and the time of application on the dressing over the stump.

    • C. 

      Write "LL" and the time of application on the casualty's forehead.

    • D. 

      Write "LL" and the time of application on the dressing over the stump.

    • E. 

      Write your initials on the casualty's chest.

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