Ch7%20Study%20Guide - Chapter 7 - Patient Assessment -...

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Chapter 7 - Patient Assessment - Study Guide Name___________________________________ Number Correct__________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) A child's (5 - 12 years old) resting pulse rate is about A) 120 - 160 B) 70 - 110 C) 80 - 140 1) 2) Which of the following is true about the ongoing assessment? A) Frequent evaluations allow you to notice subtle changes in the patient's condition B) Its purpose is to reevaluate the patient's condtion and to check the adequacy of each intervention C) It occurs while you are waiting for additional EMS personnel to arrive at the scene D) All of the above E) None of the above 2) 3) The "E" in SAMPLE stands for: A) Events associated with this illness or injury B) Expressed consent C) Environmental factors 3) 4) Flushed reddish skin often indicates A) Liver problems B) Decreased circulation C) Lack of oxygen D) Increased circulation to that part of the body E) All of the above 4) 5) You have a patient who experienced an approximately 16-foot fall from the roof while working on the gutters. He is found supine on the driveway and does not respond to verbal or painful stimuli. After assessing the scene and taking spinal restriction, you should proceed to the: A) Initial assessment B) Sample history C) Detailed physical assessment D) Rapid trauma survey 5) 6) The patient's _______________ is the response to the question, "Can you tell me why you called EMS today?" A) Chief complaint B) Airway and breathing status C) Level of responsiveness D) Mechanism of injury 6) 7) Flail chest can result from: A) Multiple rib fractures B) Inadequate oxygen supply C) Internal bleeding D) All of the above E) None of the above 7) 1
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8) During the assessment of the patient's pertinent past history, you ask for a SAMPLE history. M on this SAMPLE history stands for: A) Medical doctor B) Medical history C) Medications D) Medical complaint 8) SCENARIO Use this scenario to answer the following question(s). You have been dispatched to the scene of a construction site where a man has fallen from the second story while working on the roof. He is found lying supine on the ground, and all the other workers are looking on. 9) While continuing your initial assessment, it is determined that the patient has a patent airway and is breathing at a rate of 14. He has a pulse that is weak and thready, and there are no obvious signs of bleeding. He is very cool and clammy, and his capillary refill is slow. You determine this patient's priority as: A) Medium priority B) High priority, but can wait C) Low priority D) High priority, urgent 9) 10) Examination of the extremities may include: A) Touching the patient's bare skin B) Asking the patient to move the extremity C) Looking for bleeding D) All of the above E) None of the above 10) EXTRA CREDIT - SCENARIO (18 points possible)
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