PMED 110_Chap 1-9 Exam - Page 1 1. Which of the following...

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Page 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the three basic elements of citizen involvement in EMS? a. recognizing an emergency b. initiating basic life support procedures c. providing financial support for EMS agencies d. accessing the EMS system 2. A physician not affiliated with the EMS system who takes part in patient care with system paramedics at an emergency scene is referred to as a(n): a. intervener physician. b. intrusive physician. c. Good Samaritan physician. d. altruistic physician. 3. The results of a research study written for publication in a medical journal are usually subjected to: a. peer review. b. Internet posting. c. legal analysis. d. corporate review. 4. Making lists and keeping a personal calendar are two ways in which the paramedic can demonstrate the professional attribute of: a. careful delivery of service. b. communication skills. c. teamwork. d. time management skills. 5. When considering the addition of a new EMS service or enhancement of an existing one, paramedics should be sure to include a role for: a. nurses. b. retired physicians. c. community members. d. attorneys. 6. Which of the following is NOT a physical benefit of achieving acceptable physical fitness? a. decreased blood pressure b. increased oxygen-carrying capacity c. decreased resting heart rate d. decreased metabolism 7. Biological cycles that occur approximately every 24 hours are called: a. cartesian rhythms. b. spenserian rhythms. c. mendelian rhythms. d. circadian rhythms.
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8. Which of the following is NOT one of the standard warning signs of cancer? a. change in a mole b. unexplained chronic fatigue c. lumps d. weight gain 9. All of the following are proper principles to follow when lifting EXCEPT: a. Ask for help when you need it. b. Always avoid twisting and turning. c. Keep your palms down when possible. d. Use the lower extremities to lift most of the load. 10. Which members of an EMS ambulance crew should use seat belts? a. only those seated in the front b. only those riding in the back c. all crew members, front and back whenever possible d. none, because the requirements of medical care take priority 11. Which of the following is NOT one of the phases of the stress response? a. resistance b. withdrawal c. alarm d. exhaustion 12. When coping mechanisms can no longer buffer stressors on the job, the result is likely to be: a. withdrawal. b. eustress. c. burnout. d. fugue. 13. Which of the following is NOT a normal part of the "fight-or-flight" response? a. heart rate increases b. digestion slows c. blood pressure increases d. pupils constrict 14. The stress management technique of controlled breathing works by: a. reducing adrenaline levels. b. increasing blood pressure.
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course PARAMEDICS 110 taught by Professor Goold during the Spring '08 term at Los Rios Colleges.

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PMED 110_Chap 1-9 Exam - Page 1 1. Which of the following...

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