Wfr Day 2 Review Quiz

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Neurological Quizzes & Trivia

NeurologicalHeadNeckSpinal InjurySecondary ProcessHead to ToePatient HistoryVitals


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The systolic blood pressure is 
    • A. 

      The first measurement you hear

    • B. 

      Highest when the patient is at rest

    • C. 

      Changes often and is inconsistent

  • 2. 
    A  heart rate could be described as
    • A. 

      Weak and labored

    • B. 

      Strong and regular

    • C. 

      Pink warm and dry

  • 3. 
    A patient who has suffered trauma to the head may show warning signs and symptoms after the first few hours of the injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The  Glasgow coma scale is used to determine a persons level of consciousness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Examination of the pupils is used to determine 
    • A. 

      Neurological damage

    • B. 

      Damage to the lumbar region (Lower Back) of the spine

    • C. 

      Musculoskeletal injuries

  • 6. 
    A good method to assess for a spinal injury is to palpate (gently push) each vertebra.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Cerebrospinal fluid is typically,
    • A. 

      Greenish in color

    • B. 

      Clear in color, but may have blood in it

    • C. 

      Black in color

  • 8. 
    Signs and symptoms of a head injury can include
    • A. 

      Poor concentration

    • B. 

      Brief loss of consciousness

    • C. 

      Vomiting

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    A patient with a headache, stiff neck and a rash
    • A. 

      May have meningitis

    • B. 

      May have a stroke

    • C. 

      Is not related to any specific cause

  • 10. 
    The "L" in SAMPLE stands for "Last Oral Intake" 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The secondary assessment may include all the following except
    • A. 

      Palpation of the spine

    • B. 

      Determining the range of motion of the patients shoulder

    • C. 

      Finding a place to land a helicopter

    • D. 

      Taking the patients temperature

  • 12. 
    An otoscope (Dr. Mom ear checker) can be used to check for all of the following except
    • A. 

      Looking for signs of bleeding behind the ear drum

    • B. 

      Removing ear wax

    • C. 

      Looking for ear infections

  • 13. 
    Swelling and redness in a lower leg may indicate a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False