Introduction To First Aid

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Introduction To First Aid

1. Introduction to First Aid


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are not guidelines for preventing cross infection?
    • A. 

      Cover cuts and grazes on your hands with waterproof dressings

    • B. 

      Try not to breathe, cough or sneeze over a wound while you are treating the casualty

    • C. 

      If gloves are unavailable, enclose your hands in clean plastic bags

    • D. 

      If you prick yourself with any needle found on or near a casualty, continue treating the casualty before treating yourself.

  • 2. 
    What does the following symbol mean?
    • A. 

      Corrosive Agent

    • B. 

      Oxidising Agent

    • C. 

      Flammable gas

    • D. 

      Compressed gas

  • 3. 
    Which is the first thing you should check when doing primary assessment?
    • A. 

      Check whether casualty is conscious

    • B. 

      Check whether there are risks to yourself

    • C. 

      Check whether there are any risks to the casualty

    • D. 

      Shout for help and dial for ambulance

  • 4. 
    What does secondary survey not include?
    • A. 

      Dialing of ambulance

    • B. 

      Finding out what happened

    • C. 

      Performing a physical examination

    • D. 

      Look for external clues

  • 5. 
    What is whiplash caused by?
    • A. 

      Falling from a height

    • B. 

      Crushed by a heavy object for more than 15 minutes

    • C. 

      Sudden forces on the body in a car crash

    • D. 

      Stepping on something sharp

  • 6. 
    What are not ways of finding out the symptoms and signs of illness or injury?
    • A. 

      By sight

    • B. 

      By hearing

    • C. 

      By tasting

    • D. 

      By smell

  • 7. 
    What should you do if the neccessary medication (e.g. Aspirin for heart attack) is not there?
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Seek medical help

    • C. 

      Get the same medication from passers-by

    • D. 

      Leave casualty alone to search for medication

  • 8. 
    What does U in the AVPU code stand for?
    • A. 

      Unconscious

    • B. 

      Unresponsive

    • C. 

      Unfeeling

    • D. 

      Unacceptable

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are not responsibilities of a first aider?
    • A. 

      To make sure the casualty is safe, even if it means putting yourself at risk

    • B. 

      To identify injury and nature of illness affecting casualty

    • C. 

      To access a situation quickly and safely, and summon appropriate help

    • D. 

      To give casualty early and appropriate treatment, starting with the most serious conditions first.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is false in a traffic accident?
    • A. 

      If possible, treat casualties in the position in which you find them; move them only if they are in danger or to provide life-saving treatment (such as CPR)

    • B. 

      Always assume that that there is a neck (spinal) injury in any casualty who has been injured in a traffic accident.

    • C. 

      For traffic accidents, place warning triangles at least 5m away from the incident site to alert other road-users.

    • D. 

      The first-aider should always make sure that the car engine is switched off and the handbrakes are pulled up.