EMT-b Medical Assessment Trivia Quiz

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Patient Assessment/ Management- Medical


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Second step...

    • A.

      Scene Safe

    Correct Answer
    A. Scene Safe
  • 2. 

    Third Step...

    • A.

      MOI

    • B.

      Nature of Illness

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. MOI
    B. Nature of Illness
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the third step is to consider the MOI (Mechanism of Injury) and the nature of illness. This step likely refers to assessing the cause or mechanism of the injury or illness, as well as understanding the nature or characteristics of the condition. By considering both the MOI and the nature of illness, healthcare professionals can gather important information to help determine the appropriate course of action or treatment for the patient.

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  • 3. 

    Step 4...

    • A.

      Number of patients

    Correct Answer
    A. Number of patients
  • 4. 

    Step 5...

    • A.

      Request additional help

    • B.

      Call ALS

    • C.

      Consider need for additional help

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Request additional help
    B. Call ALS
    C. Consider need for additional help
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to first request additional help, then call ALS (Advanced Life Support), and finally consider the need for any further assistance. This sequence suggests a systematic approach to dealing with a situation that requires additional support or medical intervention. By first requesting additional help, the person acknowledges the need for assistance. Calling ALS indicates a higher level of medical expertise and resources being involved. Lastly, considering the need for additional help suggests a thorough evaluation of the situation to ensure all necessary measures are taken.

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  • 5. 

    Step 6...

    • A.

      C-spine stabilization

    • B.

      C-spine

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. C-spine stabilization
    B. C-spine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C-spine stabilization. C-spine refers to the cervical spine, which is the upper part of the spine consisting of the neck vertebrae. Stabilization refers to the process of immobilizing or securing the spine to prevent further injury. In this context, C-spine stabilization would involve techniques or procedures to ensure the stability of the cervical spine, which is crucial in cases of suspected or confirmed neck or spinal injuries.

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  • 6. 

    Step 7...

    • A.

      General impression

    Correct Answer
    A. General impression
  • 7. 

    Step 8...

    • A.

      Level of responsiveness

    • B.

      AVPU

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Level of responsiveness
    B. AVPU
    Explanation
    In medical terms, AVPU stands for Alert, Verbal, Pain, Unresponsive, which represents the different levels of responsiveness in a patient. The AVPU scale is used to assess a patient's mental status and level of consciousness. "Level of responsiveness" refers to the patient's ability to respond to stimuli or external stimuli. The AVPU scale helps medical professionals determine the severity of a patient's condition and guide appropriate treatment.

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  • 8. 

    Step 9...

    • A.

      Chief complaint

    Correct Answer
    A. Chief complaint
  • 9. 

    Step 10... Airway and breathing steps...

    • A.

      Assessment

    Correct Answer
    A. Assessment
  • 10. 

    Step 10... Airway and breathing steps...

    • A.

      Oxygen therapy

    Correct Answer
    A. Oxygen therapy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is oxygen therapy because in step 10, after addressing airway and breathing steps, the next appropriate action would be to provide oxygen therapy. Oxygen therapy helps to improve oxygen levels in the body and is often used in medical emergencies or situations where there is a lack of oxygen. This intervention can be crucial in ensuring the patient's oxygenation and overall well-being.

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  • 11. 

    Step 10... Airway and breathing...

    • A.

      Assures adequate ventilation

    Correct Answer
    A. Assures adequate ventilation
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that step 10 in the given context is related to ensuring adequate ventilation of the airway and breathing. It implies that whatever action or procedure is performed in step 10 is aimed at making sure that the person's airway is clear and that they are able to breathe properly.

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  • 12. 

    Step 11...

    • A.

      Circulation

    Correct Answer
    A. Circulation
  • 13. 

    Step 11... Circulation

    • A.

      Control major bleeding

    Correct Answer
    A. Control major bleeding
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to control major bleeding. In step 11, the focus is on circulation, and controlling major bleeding is crucial for maintaining proper blood flow and preventing further complications. By stopping or minimizing the bleeding, the body can maintain an adequate blood volume and prevent excessive blood loss, which can lead to shock and other life-threatening conditions. Controlling major bleeding is a critical step in providing immediate care and ensuring the patient's stability before seeking further medical assistance.

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  • 14. 

    Step 11... Circulation

    • A.

      Pulse

    Correct Answer
    A. Pulse
  • 15. 

    Step 11... Circulation

    • A.

      Skin

    Correct Answer
    A. Skin
    Explanation
    Step 11 mentions "Circulation" and "Skin" as separate entities. The answer "Skin" is most likely referring to the topic or subject being discussed in Step 11. It could be discussing the functions, structure, or any other aspect related to the skin. Without further context or information, it is difficult to provide a more specific explanation.

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  • 16. 

    Skin: check...

    • A.

      Color, temperature, and condition

    • B.

      Color, temp, condition

    • C.

      Color, temp, and condition

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Color, temperature, and condition
    B. Color, temp, condition
    C. Color, temp, and condition
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "color, temperature, and condition." This answer lists the three factors that are checked for the skin: color, temperature, and condition. These factors are important in assessing the overall health and well-being of the skin.

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  • 17. 

    Step 12...

    • A.

      Transport decision

    Correct Answer
    A. Transport decision
  • 18. 

    Step 13...

    • A.

      Signs and symptoms

    Correct Answer
    A. Signs and symptoms
  • 19. 

    Step 14...

    • A.

      Allergies

    Correct Answer
    A. Allergies
  • 20. 

    Step 15...

    • A.

      Medications

    Correct Answer
    A. Medications
  • 21. 

    Step 16...

    • A.

      Past pertinent history

    Correct Answer
    A. Past pertinent history
  • 22. 

    Step 17...

    • A.

      Last oral intake

    Correct Answer
    A. Last oral intake
  • 23. 

    Step 18...

    • A.

      Events leading to present illness

    Correct Answer
    A. Events leading to present illness
  • 24. 

    Step 22...

    • A.

      Transport

    Correct Answer
    A. Transport
  • 25. 

    Step 23...

    • A.

      Considers a detailed physical exam

    • B.

      Detailed physical exam

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Considers a detailed physical exam
    B. Detailed physical exam
  • 26. 

    Step 24...

    • A.

      Repeats initial assessment

    • B.

      Reassess ABC's

    • C.

      ABC

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Repeats initial assessment
    B. Reassess ABC's
    C. ABC
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Step 24 involves repeating the initial assessment and reassessing ABC's. This means that after completing the initial assessment, the person performing the task needs to go back and repeat the assessment process to ensure accuracy and gather any additional information if necessary. Additionally, they need to reassess ABC's, which refers to Airway, Breathing, and Circulation, the vital signs that are crucial for determining a patient's condition. This step helps in continuously monitoring the patient's status and making any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.

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  • 27. 

    Step 25...

    • A.

      Repeats vitals

    Correct Answer
    A. Repeats vitals
  • 28. 

    Step 26...

    • A.

      Repeats focused assessment

    • B.

      Repeat focused assessment

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Repeats focused assessment
    B. Repeat focused assessment
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Repeats focused assessment, repeat focused assessment." This means that the healthcare provider is conducting a second focused assessment on the patient. This may be done to gather more information, reassess a specific issue, or monitor the effectiveness of a treatment. By repeating the focused assessment, the healthcare provider can ensure that they have a comprehensive understanding of the patient's condition and make informed decisions about their care.

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