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1

The administration of instant concentrated glucose is the treatment for diabetic crisis (T or F)?

True

2

An inadequate amount of insulin causes a condition called insulin shock (T or F)?

False

3

Most external hemorrhage can be controlled by targeted direct pressure (T or F)?

True

4

When the body doesn’t get enough glucose, it uses fat to make energy. → by product causes Ketosis (T or F)?

True

5

The most common dressing is?

4 x 4

6

Specialized shock caused by trauma to spine?

Neurogenic shock

7

Universal color when oxygen tank has 100% oxygen?

Green

8

What role does insulin play in bringing sugar to the cells?

Helps glucose cross cell membrane

9

Priority of injury

Triage

10

When you give oxygen to someone, it is beneficial to...

trauma, cardiac episodes, and respiratory distress (All of the above)

11

Seizures are...

highest priority

12

Childbirth is...

secondary priority

13

Unconsciousness

highest priority

14

Wound with hemorrhage

lowest priority

15

Trauma to brain

concussion

16

Check pulse for adult/child in this location...

carotid

17

Check pulse for infant in this location...

brachial

18

Difference between clinical and biological death

no pulse, respiration, or BP (clinically dead) | no BP, respiration, pulse, and brain has died (biological death → can happen in 10 minutes)

19

Hypoxia

low oxygen to cells

20

Anoxia

no oxygen to cells

21

Cardiac tamponade

when you take the BP and every time the systolic and diastolic get closer and closer together; patient has a blood filled pericardial space

22

Does the Good Samaritan act protect you against gross negligence?

no

23

How do you open an airway for adult/child?

tilt head back and chin lift

24

How do you open an airway for an infant?

keep head neutral

25

When you approach an accident, the first thing you should do is...

Primary survey → looking for all life threating conditions → Airway Breathing Circulation Shock (ABCS)

26

Secondary survey?

Non-life threating conditions → head to toe assessment

27

If someone is having a seizures, the main concern is...

to protect them from an injury to themselves; e.g. move furniture away

28

Most common cause of death related to trauma

head trauma

29

58 year old male with cardiac referred pain with difficulty breathing. Likely cause?

Heart attack → call EMS, keep patient relaxed, give oxygen

30

Most common airway obstruction in adult?

tongue