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Chapter 44: Care of Patients with Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock deWit: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice, 3rd Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A diving accident occurs at the community pool and the victim is conscious and in pain. Which intervention is most appropriate pending the arrival of emergency medical personnel? a. Position the patient on the side of the pool. b. Move the patient to the shallow end and cover with a towel c. Leave the patient in the pool and support with a large float. d. Leave the patient in the pool and attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). ANS: C Care should be taken to avoid movement of the patient and increasing injury to the spinal cord. Leaving the patient in the pool and supporting the patient on a float will not increase a possible spinal injury. Pulling the patient may cause further injury to the spine. CPR is not indicated as the patient is not experiencing cardiopulmonary arrest.
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 1026 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Diving Injury: First Aid KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential 2. A drowning victim is brought to shore and is semiconscious and breathing. The camp counselor recognizes that which positioning is the most appropriate for this victim?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 1026 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: Near-Drowning: Positioning KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential 3. In the memory prompt for emergency care, ABCDE, what does the “E” represent?
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PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 1029 OBJ: 2 (theory) TOP: ABCDE Memory Prompt: Definition KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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