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Skin signs Color normal skin color is light-skinned pink people is pink Color Moisture Temperature Texture Mobility and turgor Lesions A Pt. with skin described as “clammy” has cool and moist skin. When evaluating a patient's skin condition, a paramedic should check for which of the following? 1. color 2. temperature 3. pigmentation 4. moisture Selected Answer: 1,2,4 Correct Answer: 1,2,4 Physical exam Inspection Palpation Percussion Auscultation 1. Special emphasis should be placed on which of the following during your detailed physical exam? Area suggested by the chief complaint. What technique does a Paramedic use to effectively evaluate for tenderness, rigidiy or crepitus? Selected Answer: Palpati on Correct Answer: Palpati on Physical exam techniques include all of the following EXCEPT: Selected Answer: association Correct Answer: association The technique of ________ involves careful, noninvasive, informed observation.
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Selected Answer: inspection Correct Answer: inspection Documation Document exactly what you did, when you did it, and the effects of your interventions. Uses for PCR Medical Administrative Research Legal 1. The six “Rs” of putting together the critical decision making process include all of the following except: Reinforcing good practices Lung sounds Crackles -light crackling popping, nonmusical sounds heard usually during inspiration, also called rales Wheezes- continuous high-pitched musical sounds similar to a whistle Rhonchi - continuous sounds with a lower pitch and a snoring quality Stridor - predominantly inspiratory wheeze associated with laryngeal obstruction Pleural fricton rub- the squeaking or grating sound of the pleural linings rubbing together 2. Your patient presents with audible stridor in the upper airway. Which of the following statements is true? You must evaluate the history of the condition causing the stridor and the associated clinical signs. A stethoscope is usually needed to hear all of the following sounds EXCEPT: Selected Answer: stridor Correct Answer: stridor Roles of responsibilities Preparation Response Scene size up Pt assessment Treatment and management Disposition and transfer Documentation Clean-up, maintenance, and review 3. At the scene of a multiple vehicle collision, which of the following actions should you take first? Quickly scan the scene
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Which of the following is a desirable paramedic characteristic? The ability to give medical advise The ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of patients A commanding presence on the scene 4. Which of the following best describes when you should perform a scene size up? a.
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course PAR 100 taught by Professor Alan during the Spring '10 term at Miramar College.

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