EMT-basic Review Infants And Children

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EMT-Basic review infants and Children Chapter 38 From Mc-Graw Hill’s EMT-Basic Study Guide, pp 293-307


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Emotional and physical characteristics of adolescents include believing the illness or injury that they have is some form of punishment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When examining and caring for a child, begin your assessment with the head, and end with the feet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An 8-year-old child is preoccupied with his/her body and is extremely concerned about modesty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When treating a child, keep in mind that infants and children have a higher metabolic rate, so periods of oxygenation can be more dangerous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Compensatory respiratory mechanisms are the same as an adult’s and they will both gradually deteriorate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The leading cause of cardiac arrest in infants and children is failure of the respiratory system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A child is displaying nasal flaring and retractions, but is maintaining an adequate respiratory rate and depth. This child is in compensated respiratory failure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Indications that a pediatric patient has a partial airway obstruction include crowing or other noisy respirations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Of the following, rales are more indicative of severe distress as opposed to wheezing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When assessing the circulation of a 2-year old child, all of the following should be checked: warmth and color of hands and feet, mental status, blood pressure, and capillary refill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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