You Are A Nurse, You Should Know Part 2

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First aid may mean the difference between life and death, between rapid recovery and long hospitalization, between temporary disability and permanent injury. First aid is not just for other people- it can be for yourself as well.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Did this on-line continuing education presentation contain valuable information? (Y/N)
  • 2. 
    Do you believe that you will be able to retain the information presented? (Y/N)
  • 3. 
    Do you believe that you will be able to retain the information presented? (Y/N)
  • 4. 
    Name 2 concepts that you learned from this online continuing education presentation:
  • 5. 
    A closed fracture is the same as a simple fracture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An open fracture is the same as a compound fracture...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide to a victim with a suspected fracture?
    • A. 

      For a suspected arm or leg fracture, check blood flow.

    • B. 

      Apply a cold compress on a suspected fracture.

    • C. 

      Apply a splint to help stabilize the fracture.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide a victim with a suspected dislocation or sprain?
    • A. 

      The letters RICE (rest-ice-compress-elevate) represent the treatment of choice.

    • B. 

      When applying ice, place it directly on the skin.

    • C. 

      Apply heat to the injury as soon as possible.

  • 9. 
    All wounds require deep cleaning and antibiotics to prevent infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The signs and symptoms of wound infection include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Swelling and redness

    • B. 

      Throbbing pain at the site of the wound

    • C. 

      Red streaks leading from the wound toward the heart.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Tetanus vaccinations
    • A. 

      Should be given every 2 years

    • B. 

      Should be given to a victim who was once immunized but has not received a booster within the last 10 years.

    • C. 

      Should be given within 4 hours of the injury to be effective.

    • D. 

      Should be given to all victims of dirty wounds.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are the recommended guidelines for caring for a victim with an amputation?
    • A. 

      Control the bleeding with direct pressure and elevate the extremity.

    • B. 

      The amputated part may be rinsed to remove the debris but does not need to be cleaned

    • C. 

      Put the wrapped amputated part in a plastic bag

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are the recommended steps for the victim with a painful blister?
    • A. 

      Drain the fluid from a small puncture at the edge of the blister.

    • B. 

      Leave the blister’s roof pm

    • C. 

      Apply a sterile dressing.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are the recommended steps for the victim with an impaled object?
    • A. 

      Remove or cut away clothing surrounding the injury

    • B. 

      Straddle the impaled object with gauze.

    • C. 

      Shorten the object only if necessary for transport

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are the recommended steps for the relief of a collection of blood under the nail from a crushing blow?
    • A. 

      Straighten a paper clip and heat the paper clip until it glows over a flame of a match or cigarette lighter.

    • B. 

      Press the glowing end of the paper clip against the nail with a little pressure

    • C. 

      Immediately the glowing paper clip creates a hole and the trapped blood rushes out.

    • D. 

      All of the above. I have done this procedure and it works without pain to the victim

  • 16. 
    To remove a strangulated ring from a victim’s fingers the following may be helpful.
    • A. 

      Window or glass cleaner

    • B. 

      Lubricant

    • C. 

      Slender balloon

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Which burn is the most serious and may not be painful?
    • A. 

      First-degree

    • B. 

      Second-degree

    • C. 

      Third-degree

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements are true for the immediate response of a thermal burn?
    • A. 

      If clothing has ignited, have the victim roll on the ground using the “stop, drop, and roll” method.

    • B. 

      Smother flames with a blanket or douse the victim

    • C. 

      Do not allow the victim to remain standing, because he or she is more apt to inhale flames.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 19. 
    Once the fire is extinguished, what should be immediately done for the victim that may have their clothing catch of fire?
    • A. 

      Remove all hot or smoldering clothing because the burning may continue if the clothing is left on.

    • B. 

      Check the ABCs.

    • C. 

      Determine the depth of the burn. It is difficult to asses the depth, however making an assessment of burn depth will help you to decide whether to seek medical care for the victim.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    To determine the extent of the burn and estimating how much surface area the burn covers. The Rule of Nine may be used. Which of the following statements are true for the Rule of Nine?
    • A. 

      The entire head is 9%,

    • B. 

      One complete arm is 9%, and each leg is 18%

    • C. 

      The front torso is 18%, the complete back is 18%,

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Which victim needs medical attention for a thermal burn?
    • A. 

      The victim is under 5 or over 55

    • B. 

      The victim has difficulty breathing

    • C. 

      The surface area of a second-degree burn is greater tan 15% of the body surface area

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Burn care for first-degree burns includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Relieve pain by immersing the burned area in cold tap water or by applying a wet, cold cloth.

    • B. 

      If cold water is unavailable use any cold, drinkable liquid to reduce a burned skin’s temperature.

    • C. 

      Relieve pain and inflammation with aspirin (adults only) or ibuprofen. Acetaminophen relieves pain but not inflammation

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 23. 
    Burn care for second-degree burns includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Seek medical attention for moderate burns covering 15% to 20% of the body surface area in adults or 10% to 20% in children or elderly victims.

    • B. 

      Relieve pain by immersing the burned area in cold tap water or by applying a wet, cold cloth. Apply cold until the part is pain free both in and out of the water (usually 15-30 minutes).

    • C. 

      Cover the burn with a dry, non-sticking, clean dressing or a clean cloth. Covering the burn reduces the amount of pain by keeping air from reaching the exposed nerve endings.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 24. 
    Later burn care includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Change dressings once or twice a day or as the doctor instructed

    • B. 

      Report any signs of infection to a doctor: redness, pain, tenderness, swelling, pus, or fever.

    • C. 

      Keep the area and dressing clean and dry

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 25. 
    Burn Care for third-degree burns includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Seek medical attention immediately

    • B. 

      Cover the burn with a dry, non-sticking, clean dressing or a clean cloth

    • C. 

      Treat the victim for shock by elevating and legs keeping the victim warm with a clean sheet or blanket.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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