Review Questions: Medical Emergencies

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Review Questions: Medical Emergencies

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When giving abdominal thrusts to an adult who is choking, you should
    • A. 

      Place your hands near the throat.

    • B. 

      Place your hands near the left side of the lower abdomen.

    • C. 

      Put the thumb side of your fist slightly above her navel (belly button) and well below the breastbone.

  • 2. 
    Signs of a severe allergic reaction include trouble breathing, swelling of the face and tongue, and the person may stop responding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A person who is awake and can talk but who has an uncomfortable feeling, such as pain or pressure in the chest, may be experiencing a
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Heart Attack

  • 4. 
    Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body, is a warning sign of
    • A. 

      Fainting

    • B. 

      Stroke

    • C. 

      Heart Attack

    • D. 

      Seizure

  • 5. 
    If someone with low blood sugar is responding and can sit up and swallow, give her something that contains sugar to eat or drink.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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