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This quiz has questions on emergency medical dispatch! When someone cannot get a patient or themselves to a hospital in case of an emergency, they can call for help from medical facilities by placing an emergency call to them. The closest medical facility will dispatch help to the persons. Take up this quiz and get to see if you know the codes involved in the EMD.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A caller states he found his wife pulse less and not breathing with a plastic bag over her head. What is the proper determinate code?   

    • A.

      9-E-1

    • B.

      26-D-1

    • C.

      31-E-1

    • D.

      9-E-5

    Correct Answer
    D. 9-E-5
    Explanation
    #4

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  • 2. 

    The definition of an "extreme" fall is from 3 stories or higher. Would a ten year old falling from 6 feet be considered a " long" fall?   

    • A.

      YES

    • B.

      NO

    • C.

      MAYBE

    • D.

      DON'T KNOW

    Correct Answer
    B. NO
    Explanation
    long fall for adult/child is 10-29 feet

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  • 3. 

    A caller says she has been sick all week and when she got up she felt dizzy and fell to the ground.Which protocol should you use?   

    • A.

      17-FALLS

    • B.

      26-SICK PERSON

    • C.

      31-UNCONSCIOUS/FAINTING

    • D.

      32-UNKNOWN PROBLEM

    Correct Answer
    C. 31-UNCONSCIOUS/FAINTING
    Explanation
    #3-31. Ground level falls caused by fainting, near fainting or dizziness are handled on protocol 31.

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  • 4. 

    What is EMD's  First Law of Scene Helpers?                                                            

    • A.

      HELP ARRIVED, TIME TO HANG UP

    • B.

      FIRST ON SCENE HAS COMMAND

    • C.

      SCENE SAFETY BSI

    • D.

      ALWAYS ASSUME THERE IS A PILLOW BEHIND THE PATIENTS HEAD UNTIL PROVEN OTHERWISE

    Correct Answer
    D. ALWAYS ASSUME THERE IS A PILLOW BEHIND THE PATIENTS HEAD UNTIL PROVEN OTHERWISE
    Explanation
    #4

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  • 5. 

    Direct pressure will control most external bleeding and is the ONLY control choice in the Dispatch environment.   

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    • C.

      TOO TOUGH OF A QUESTION

    • D.

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    # 1

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  • 6. 

    The suffix codes help delineate the type of problem for specific response and safety purposes. What does the suffix X stand for on protocol 27?   

    • A.

      STAB

    • B.

      GUNSHOT

    • C.

      SELF INFLICTED GSW

    • D.

      IMPALED

    Correct Answer
    C. SELF INFLICTED GSW
    Explanation
    # 3

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  • 7. 

    Joey fell off a ladder and impaled his armpit on a picket fence. Which protocol should you use?   

    • A.

      17-FALLS

    • B.

      30-TRAUMATIC INJURIES

    • C.

      27-STAB/GUNSHOT/PENETRATING TRAUMA

    • D.

      5-BACK PAIN

    Correct Answer
    C. 27-STAB/GUNSHOT/PENETRATING TRAUMA
    Explanation
    # 3

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  • 8. 

    When giving CPR instructions on a trauma patient you should use ?   

    • A.

      MODIFIED JAW THRUST

    • B.

      HEAD TILT CHIN LIFT

    • C.

      BAG VALVE MASK

    • D.

      TRACHEOSTOMY WITH A BIC PEN

    Correct Answer
    B. HEAD TILT CHIN LIFT
    Explanation
    # 2. The head tilt chin lift is the only method used in the dispatch environment.

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