Penetrating Thoracic Chest Trauma Quiz

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Penetrating Thoracic Chest Trauma Quiz - Quiz

This quiz is being utilized as a pretest before the presentation of subject material on penetrating thoracic trauma.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mrs. Hart is 28 year old female, who was walking home from a pampered chef party, when she was struck by a car and pinned to a large tree. The emergency medical technicians at the scene reported a extrication time of 20 minutes. Mrs. Hart is 20 minutes into the "Golden Hour". What is the "Golden Hour"? Check all the apply.
    • A. 

      Activation of the EMS system and transport to medical facility

    • B. 

      Stabilization in the prehospital setting

    • C. 

      Time frame that immediately begins after injury during the first peak

    • D. 

      Rapid rescitation on arrival in the ED and provision of defentive care

    • E. 

      Time frame that occurs and is known as the second peak

  • 2. 
    Second only to head and spinal injuries, thoracic injuries account for _______ of trauma deaths.
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      55%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      35%

    • E. 

      25%

  • 3. 
                  1                               2                Identify one and two.
    • A. 

      Tension Pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Open Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Normal Pneumothorax

    • D. 

      Sucking Pneumothorax

    • E. 

      Hemothorax

  • 4. 
    What are the steps in the primary survey?
    • A. 

      Circulation

    • B. 

      Disability

    • C. 

      Airway

    • D. 

      Exposure/Environmental

    • E. 

      Breathing

  • 5. 
    _____  of deaths occur within minutes.
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