Techniques And Equipment

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2. Techniques and Equipment


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  • 1. 
     Where is your brachial pulse?
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Groin area

    • C. 

      Inner side of upper arm

    • D. 

      Wrist

    • E. 

      Temples

  • 2. 
    What is the normal breathing rate per minute in adults and children?
    • A. 

      12-16, 20-30

    • B. 

      20-30, 12-16

    • C. 

      10-13, 25-32

    • D. 

      25-32, 10-13

  • 3. 
    What bandage should you tie on a casualty if he/she has a collar bone fracture?
    • A. 

      Arm sling

    • B. 

      Elevation sling

    • C. 

      Scalp bandage

    • D. 

      Stump bandage

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT CORRECT when applying a bandage?
    • A. 

      Before applying a bandage, reassure the casualty and explain clearly what you are going to do

    • B. 

      Apply the bandages very tightly so that it will be very secured

    • C. 

      We should leave the fingers or toes on a bandaged limb exposed

    • D. 

      If circulation is impeded, we should loosen the bandage

  • 5. 
    What is the use of a orthopaedic stretcher?
    • A. 

      To adjust position of casualty to ensure maximum comfort

    • B. 

      To moving a casualty with suspected spinal injury

    • C. 

      Evacuating casualties from places that are difficult to reach

    • D. 

      Lift the casualty on to a stretcher with minimal movement of the body

  • 6. 
    What is the preferred length of a roller bandage to the arm?
    • A. 

      2.5cm

    • B. 

      5cm

    • C. 

      7.5-10cm

    • D. 

      10-15cm

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are not ways of securing a roller bandage?
    • A. 

      Bandage clip

    • B. 

      Safety pin

    • C. 

      Tucking in the end

    • D. 

      Paper clips

    • E. 

      Stapler