Technical Rescue Awareness IV

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Technical Rescue Awareness IV

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of sorting victims based on the severity of their injuries and medical needsis known as
    • A. 

      Victim management

    • B. 

      Triage

    • C. 

      Reconnaissance

    • D. 

      Search tactics

  • 2. 
    __________ is a condition in which a victim is trapped by debris, soil, or othermaterial and is unable to perform self-extrication.
    • A. 

      Rescue

    • B. 

      Removal

    • C. 

      Encasement

    • D. 

      Entrapment

  • 3. 
    The size of the _______________ team is determined by the type, size, and complexity of the rescue situation. 
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Reconnaissance

    • C. 

      Rescue

    • D. 

      Removal

  • 4. 
    A __________ search (often referred to as a hasty search) involves a deployment of search resources that will initiate a rapid search of an area that is thought likely to contain survivors. 
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Victim

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Rescue

  • 5. 
    A ___________ search is a slower, more methodical, and detailed search of a rescue environment to ensure that no victims were overlooked during the initial search operation.
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Victim

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Rescue

  • 6. 
    Upon arrival at the scene, rescuers should perform an adequate ___________ that includes acomprehensive hazard and risk assessment. This assessment helps identify the hazardsthat rescuers will be exposed to, the hazards that victims must be protected from, thelevel of personal protection required, and the safety procedures that must beimplemented.
    • A. 

      Primary search

    • B. 

      Secondary search

    • C. 

      Risk assessment

    • D. 

      Size-up

  • 7. 
    While gaining access to a patient, rescuers should continuously look for ____________ thatmay not have been visible during the initial hazard assessment. 
    • A. 

      Hazards

    • B. 

      Terrain

    • C. 

      Policies

    • D. 

      Guidlines

  • 8. 
    Confined-space emergencies typically result in patients being exposed to a(n) _______ within the confined space. 
    • A. 

      Self-contained atmosphere

    • B. 

      Toxic atmosphere

    • C. 

      Oxygen -deficient atmosphere

    • D. 

      Oxygen-deficient or toxic atmosphere

  • 9. 
    A small-diameter packaging device such as a _________ stretcher might be required foruse inside a sewer, narrow tunnel, or building collapse void.
    • A. 

      Scoop

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      SKED

    • D. 

      Basket

  • 10. 
    There are significant hazards involved in the operation of any helicopter, including some hazards directly related to approach, __________  , and takeoff from landing zones. 
    • A. 

      Pilot training

    • B. 

      Air speed

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Landing

  • 11. 
    A good landing zone will also be large enough that it includes a(n) _________ and departure zone. 
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Landing

    • C. 

      Approach

    • D. 

      Apparatus staging area

  • 12. 
    As a rule of thumb, the touchdown area for the helicopter should be a minimum of ___ ft x ___ ft. 
    • A. 

      150/150

    • B. 

      200/200

    • C. 

      175/175

    • D. 

      100/100

  • 13. 
    The ground surface should be firm, with vegetation less than ___ feet high and a slopeof no more than __ degrees. 
    • A. 

      5/2

    • B. 

      2/5

    • C. 

      15/20

    • D. 

      20/15

  • 14. 
    Many response organizations perform __________ within their response areas on a regular basis to determine their vulnerability to various technical rescue events.
    • A. 

      Needs assessments

    • B. 

      Training

    • C. 

      Table top exercises

    • D. 

      Tactical surveys