Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Duodote Auto-injector?

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Duodote Auto-injector?

How Well Do You Know About Duodote Auto-injector? Insects can be a nuisance, but when we try to get rid of them, we face a risk of getting insecticide poisoning from the sprays used. The duodote auto-injector is known to serve as the initial treatment for a patient suffering from this kind of poisoning. Take up this quiz and see just how much you know about this device.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The DuoDote auto-injector contains which of the following combination of medications?
    • A. 

      1 mg Atropine and 300 mg Pralidoxime

    • B. 

      2 mg Atropine, 400 mg Pralidoxime Chloride, and 1 mg Diazepam

    • C. 

      2.1 mg Atropine and 600 mg Pralidoxime Chloride

    • D. 

      2 mg Diazepam and 600 mg pralidoxime chloride

  • 2. 
    The DuoDote kits on the ambulances are intended for use on...
    • A. 

      Patients

    • B. 

      EMS Care Providers

    • C. 

      Bystanders who may have been exposed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Steps for using the DuoDote auto-injector include all of the following except.
    • A. 

      Pull off the gray safety release.

    • B. 

      Tear open the plastic pouch at one of the notches.

    • C. 

      Place your thumb firmly over the green end cap.

    • D. 

      Place the auto-injector firmly in your dominant hand.

  • 4. 
    No more than _____ doses of DuoDote should be administered unless definitive medical care (ex. hospitalization, respiratory support) is available.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 5. 
    After the auto-injector triggers, hold the DuoDote firmly in place against the injection site for ____ seconds.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      30

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a symptom of an Organophosphate poisoning?
    • A. 

      Large open lesions

    • B. 

      Blurred Vision

    • C. 

      Runny Nose

    • D. 

      Severe stomach cramping

  • 7. 
    What are the indications for use of the DuoDote Kit?
    • A. 

      Organophosphate poisoning and Cyanide poisoning

    • B. 

      Cyanide poisoning with exposure to blister agents

    • C. 

      Organophosphate poisoning only (Nerve Agents & Insecticides)

    • D. 

      Orgaonophosphate and exposure to biological toxins

  • 8. 
    When administering the DuoDote kit, swing and push the Green Tip of the auto-injector at the mid outer thigh at a _____ degree angle.
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 9. 
    When disposing of the DuoDote auto-injector...
    • A. 

      Push the needle against the a hard surface to bend it over.

    • B. 

      Replace the auto-injector into the package that it came in.

    • C. 

      Keep the auto-injector with the patient and send it to the hospital.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    When should the DuoDote kit be administered?
    • A. 

      As soon as symptoms appear

    • B. 

      As soon as you are exposed

    • C. 

      Prior to entry into the Hot Zone

    • D. 

      After a complete patient assessment including vital signs, SPO2 and EKG.