Pretest: First Aid For Choking People

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Give abdominal thrusts.

    • B. 

      Slap her on the back until she coughs up the object.

    • C. 

      Encourage her to continue coughing.

    • D. 

      Lower him to the floor, check for and remove an object if it is visible at the back of the throat.Lower him to the floor, check for and remove an object if it is visible at the back of the throat.

  • 2. 
    If something blocks a child’s airway, the child is conscious, but cannot breath, cough, or speak. What should you do? A.      Obtain consent from parent or guardian, if present. B.      Check scene, check person. C.      Have someone call 911. D.     Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts. E.      Lean the person forward and give 5 back blows with the heel of your hand.
    • A. 

      A B C D E

    • B. 

      B C A E D

    • C. 

      B A C D E

    • D. 

      C A B E D

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Lower her to the floor, check for and remove an object if it is visible at the back of the throat.

    • B. 

      Give chest thrusts until the object is dislodged or she becomes unconscious.

    • C. 

      Encourage her to continue coughing to try to dislodge the object.

    • D. 

      Give abdominal thrusts until the object is dislodged or she becomes unconscious.

  • 4. 
    A squad of Marines was celebrating the end of prolonged and strenuous maneuvers with a steak dinner. During the meal, one of the Marines stood up clutching his throat, his face turning red. The choking sign was clearly understood; he was unable to speak and he had severe difficulty breathing.  What should you do? A.      Obtain consent B.      Check scene, check person C.      Have someone call 911 D.     Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts. E.      Lean the person forward and give 5 back blows with the heel of your hand.
    • A. 

      A B C D E

    • B. 

      B A C D E

    • C. 

      C A B E D

    • D. 

      B C A E D

  • 5. 
    If you suspect that your choking baby’s airway is closed off because her throat has swollen shut, what should you do right now?
    • A. 

      Give her back blows and chest thrusts.

    • B. 

      Call 911 immediately.

    • C. 

      Encourage her to try to dislodge the object.

    • D. 

      Perform a check at the back of the throat.

  • 6. 
    What should you do for a conscious infant who is choking and cannot cry, cough or breathe?  A.      Carefully position the infant face-down on your forearm. B.      Call 911 or the local emergency number. C.      Give 5 chest thrusts. D.     Carefully position the infant face-up on your forearm. E.      Give 5 firm back blows between the infant’s shoulder blades with the heel of your hand.
    • A. 

      B A E D C

    • B. 

      B D C A E

    • C. 

      B A C D E

    • D. 

      B D E A C