April - First Aid - Bone, Joint And Muscle Injury

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  • 1. 

    C&B Marine Safety Resource Manual, April

  • 2. 

    A fractured bone may or may not penetrate the skin

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A fractured bone may or may not penetrate the skin because there are two types of fractures: closed fractures and open fractures. In a closed fracture, the bone breaks but does not penetrate the skin, while in an open fracture, the bone breaks and protrudes through the skin. Therefore, it is true that a fractured bone may or may not penetrate the skin.

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  • 3. 

    Ice should be applied to the injured area for one hour at a time to numb the pain

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ice isn't for pain - it's to help muscle to relax

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  • 4. 

    Stretching is the best course of action with muscle cramps

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Stretching is the best course of action with muscle cramps because it helps to relieve the tension and tightness in the affected muscle. When a muscle cramp occurs, the muscle contracts and becomes shortened, causing pain and discomfort. By stretching the muscle, it can be lengthened and relaxed, which can alleviate the cramp. Stretching also increases blood flow to the muscle, promoting healing and reducing the risk of future cramps. Additionally, stretching can help improve flexibility and prevent muscle imbalances, which can contribute to cramping. Therefore, stretching is an effective and recommended approach for managing muscle cramps.

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  • 5. 

    Compression does not prevent swelling

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Compression does not prevent swelling. This statement is false because compression is actually known to help reduce swelling. When applied to an injured area, compression works by applying pressure, which helps to reduce the flow of fluid to the area, thus minimizing swelling. Additionally, compression can also help to support and stabilize the injured area, promoting healing and preventing further damage. Therefore, compression is an effective method for managing swelling.

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  • 6. 

    CMS refers to checking for

    • A.

      Circulation, sensation and muscles

    • B.

      Connection, sensory and movement

    • C.

      Circulation, sensation and movement

    Correct Answer
    C. Circulation, sensation and movement
    Explanation
    CMS refers to checking for circulation, sensation, and movement. This refers to the assessment of blood flow, sensory perception, and the ability to move in a particular area of the body. By checking for these three factors, healthcare professionals can evaluate the overall health and functioning of a specific body part or limb. It is an important assessment tool used in various medical settings to monitor and diagnose conditions such as nerve damage, blood circulation problems, and musculoskeletal injuries.

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  • 7. 

    RICE stands for

    • A.

      Rest, Ice, Circulation, Elevation

    • B.

      Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

    • C.

      Respiratory, Institution, Circulation, Enterprises

    • D.

      Rest, Ice, Compassion, Elevation

    Correct Answer
    B. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. This acronym, RICE, is commonly used in first aid to treat injuries such as sprains or strains. Rest refers to avoiding any further activity that may worsen the injury. Ice is used to reduce swelling and pain by constricting blood vessels. Compression involves applying pressure to the injured area with a bandage or wrap to help reduce swelling. Elevation means keeping the injured area elevated above the heart level to reduce swelling and promote blood flow.

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  • 8. 

    DOTS refers to checking for

    • A.

      Deformities

    • B.

      Open Wounds

    • C.

      Tenderness

    • D.

      Swelling

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All the above." DOTS refers to checking for deformities, open wounds, tenderness, and swelling. This acronym is commonly used in medical assessments to ensure a thorough examination of the affected area. By checking for all these signs, healthcare professionals can identify any abnormalities or injuries that may require further attention or treatment.

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