Trauma Assessment

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  • 1. 
    Golden Hour is the ideal time to reach the Emergency Department. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Good trauma assessment results from
    • A. 

      An organized approach

    • B. 

      Clearly defined priorities

    • C. 

      Understanding available resources

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Scene size-up begins with Dispatch info
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Scene

    • C. 

      Situation

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    With critical trauma you may never get beyond the primary survey. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When assessing breathing you should
    • A. 

      Look

    • B. 

      Listen

    • C. 

      Feel

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Decreased level of consciousness requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Shock requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Severe hemorrhage does not require Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Chest pain requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Chest trauma requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Dyspnea requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Respiratory distress requires Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Multi-system trauma does not require Oxygen immediately. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When assessing breathing consider assisted ventilations if:
    • A. 

      Respirations

    • B. 

      Respirations >24

    • C. 

      Tidal volume decreased

    • D. 

      Respiratory effort increased

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    If your patient doesn’t have a carotid pulse, you can predict that the patients systolic BP below _________.
  • 16. 
    The survival rate from cardiac arrest secondary to trauma is very high. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A blood pressure or an exact respiratory or pulse rate is NOT necessary to tell that your patient is critical. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which are correctly defined in the Ample history?
    • A. 

      A = Allergies

    • B. 

      M = Mental awareness

    • C. 

      P = Past medical history

    • D. 

      L = Last oral intake

    • E. 

      E = Events leading up to incident

  • 19. 
    Which apply to radio reports?
    • A. 

      Brief

    • B. 

      Concise

    • C. 

      No more than 90 seconds air time

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    When dealing with written run reports if it isn’t documented, it wasn’t done. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which are areas to reevaluation enroute?
    • A. 

      Ventilation and perfusion status

    • B. 

      Vital signs every five minutes

    • C. 

      Continued management of identified problems

    • D. 

      Continued reassessment for unidentified problems

    • E. 

      All the above