The Other Burns (Chemical) - 15 Mins - EMT B

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following chemicals should be brushed off before washed off?
    • A. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • B. 

      Acetic acid

    • C. 

      Sodium hydroxide

    • D. 

      Dry lime

  • 2. 
    Acid burns to the eyes should be flooded with water for at least ______.
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      30 minutes

  • 3. 
    A secondary problem due to a burn from an electrical shock could be
    • A. 

      Fractures

    • B. 

      Seizures

    • C. 

      Irregular heartbeat

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Your patient has been exposed to an unknown chemical which has soaked his clothing. You should immediately flush the patient with:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      A neutralizing solution

    • C. 

      Vinegar

    • D. 

      A baking soda solution

  • 5. 
    You are caring for a 24-year-old female patient who accidentally spilled an alkaline drain cleaner on her forearm. The cleaner has been washed off but the arm is still painful, red, and blistered. This burn would be classified as
    • A. 

      Partial thickness

    • B. 

      Severe

    • C. 

      Superficial

    • D. 

      Full thickness