Spine - 30 Mins - EMT B

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Spine - 30 Mins - EMT B

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Applying an improperly sized rigid cervical collar might result in
    • A. 

      A too-large collar will hyperextend the neck

    • B. 

      A too-small collar will hyperextend the neck

    • C. 

      A too-small collar will hyperflex the neck

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The components of the central nervous system are the
    • A. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • B. 

      Arteries and veins

    • C. 

      Muscles and tendons

    • D. 

      Cranium and vertebrae

  • 3. 
    A short spine board is appropriate to use in immobilizing a patient who is
    • A. 

      Seated in a vehicle

    • B. 

      Lying on a soft surface

    • C. 

      Lying on a hard surface

    • D. 

      Standing

  • 4. 
    When using a short spine board to immobilize a patient, the patient's head should be secured
    • A. 

      Last, after the body

    • B. 

      First, before the body

    • C. 

      After the patient is removed from the vehicle

    • D. 

      As soon as the patient is placed on a long spine board

  • 5. 
    Your patient is a 52-year-old unconscious female patient who was the driver in a vehicle struck by a milk delivery truck. She has an open head wound, and bruising to the chest and abdomen. Respiration's are 28 per minute, pulse is 140 per minute. Her skin is cool and clammy. Your choice for extricating this patient is
    • A. 

      Full immobilization with a short spine board

    • B. 

      Full immobilization with a KED

    • C. 

      Rapid extrication

    • D. 

      Long board only

  • 6. 
    When log-rolling a patient onto a long spine board, the EMT-B in charge of the move is the person at the
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Chest

    • C. 

      Feet

    • D. 

      Pelvis

  • 7. 
    Bone fragments, blood clots, vomit or broken teeth are all potential
    • A. 

      Causes for shock

    • B. 

      Contraindications for a non rebreather mask

    • C. 

      Indications for full immobilization

    • D. 

      Airway obstructions