Poison - 30 Mins - EMT-b

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 110

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In caring for the patient suffering a severe allergic reaction, you must obtain permission from medical direction to
    • A. 

      Administer oxygen by nonrebreather mask

    • B. 

      Provide artificial respirations, if needed

    • C. 

      Help the patient administer his epinephrine auto-injector

    • D. 

      Transport the patient to the hospital

  • 2. 
    Your patient is a conscious 2-year-old male. He has ingested a small quantity of bleach. You may see which of the following signs
    • A. 

      Dilated pupils

    • B. 

      Hot, dry skin

    • C. 

      Bright red skin on child's extremities

    • D. 

      Chemical burns around the mouth

  • 3. 
    Your patient is a conscious 16-year-old female who has ingested an unknown number of sleeping pills. You should ask all of the following questions EXCEPT
    • A. 

      "Who gave you the pills?"

    • B. 

      "Has anyone tried to treat you with anything?"

    • C. 

      "Over how long a period did you take the pills?"

    • D. 

      "How much do you weigh?"

  • 4. 
    Your patient has splashed dry cleaning fluid into his eyes. What treatment should you provide first
    • A. 

      Irrigate eyes with clean water

    • B. 

      Cover eyes with sterile gauze

    • C. 

      Dilute with vinegar and water

    • D. 

      Irrigate eyes with a weak acid solution

  • 5. 
    A 6 year old female has splashed liquid ammonia into her eyes. Irrigation of her eyes should be continued for how many minutes?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 6. 
    According to friends, a 17 year old male patient has attempted suicide by ingesting sleeping pills and alcohol. His respiration's are 9. You should first
    • A. 

      Give oxygen by nasal canula

    • B. 

      Administer activated charcoal

    • C. 

      Administer syrup of ipecac

    • D. 

      Give oxygen by BVM

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a trade name for activated charcoal
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Poison-X

    • C. 

      Charcough

    • D. 

      Actidose

  • 8. 
    What is the recommended dose of activated charcoal for a 5-year-old child
    • A. 

      50 grams activated charcoal

    • B. 

      1 gram activated charcoal/kg of body weight

    • C. 

      12.5 grams activated charcoal/kg of body weight

    • D. 

      100 grams activated charcoal

  • 9. 
    A 20-year-old patient appears dazed and seems to have lost contact with reality. The mucous membranes of his nose and mouth are swollen. He complains of a "funny numb feeling" inside his head. This patient is exhibiting signs and symptoms of drug abuse, most likely from
    • A. 

      Hallucinogens

    • B. 

      Volatile chemicals

    • C. 

      Uppers

    • D. 

      Downers