Rwjuh Trauma Alert Guidelines Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Rwjuh Trauma Alert Guidelines Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With these new guideline ______ may call a trauma alert.Your answer:
    • A. 

      Only ALS Providers

    • B. 

      BLS Providers only if ALS is not present

    • C. 

      BLS Providers only if ALS is present

    • D. 

      BLS Providers

  • 2. 
    Trauma alert should be called on:Your answer:
    • A. 

      MEMS PD channel

    • B. 

      JEMS 4

    • C. 

      JEMS 2

    • D. 

      MICU OPS 3

  • 3. 
    The optimal time a trauma alert should be called:Your answer:
    • A. 

      10 minutes from the hospital

    • B. 

      Before you arrive on scene

    • C. 

      On arrival to receiving hospital

    • D. 

      30 minutes from hospital

  • 4. 
    Once a trauma alert is called you should:Your answer:
    • A. 

      Request a medic unit out of the city

    • B. 

      Proceed to the hospital no light/sirens

    • C. 

      Proceed to the hospital

    • D. 

      Place pt on NC 15 LPM

  • 5. 
    LVAD is an acronym for:Your answer:
    • A. 

      Load, Verify, Alert, Disposition

    • B. 

      Left vaso-atrium device

    • C. 

      Left ventricular assist device

    • D. 

      Leads, Ventilate, Airway, Defribulate

  • 6. 
    'Code chill' has now been implemented at RWJUH ER for the purpose of:
    • A. 

      Alerting for signs and symptoms of hypothermia

    • B. 

      Intravascular cooling for patients presenting with cardiac arrest

    • C. 

      Alerting the hospital of pt with behavioral problems

    • D. 

      Alerting the hospital of pt with high blood pressure

  • 7. 
    In the MAR Method of improved external blood loss estimation developed in part by Dr. Merlin, a good estimation for an area of blood covered by each fist is corresponds to:
    • A. 

      100 mL

    • B. 

      3 mL

    • C. 

      20 mL

    • D. 

      1/2 Pt.

  • 8. 
    The optimal length of the verbal report to the trauma team should be:
    • A. 

      2 minutes

    • B. 

      Less then 5 minutes

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      Inversely proportional to how sick your pt is

  • 9. 
    When a pt falls from a standing position you shouldYour answer:
    • A. 

      Automatically call a trauma alert

    • B. 

      Ask if the pt is on Coumadin; If no, trauma alert not necessary

    • C. 

      Use your discretion

    • D. 

      Trick question, only call trauma alert if fall greater then 25 feet

Back to Top Back to top