Book2-CH3text - 1 In an infant the heart rate is best...

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1. In an infant the heart rate is best detected by palpating the brachial artery and? a. Auscultate the apical pulse 2. A Pt. with skin described as “clammy” has cool and moist skin. 3. When assessing the chest any open wounds you locate should be? a. Sealed with an occlusive dressing. 4. Which of the following best describes why a focused history is important in responsive pt.? a. It helps form a field diagnosis. 5. Special emphasis should be placed on which of the following during your detailed physical exam? a. Area suggested by the chief complaint. 6. You are en route to a hospital with a patient who appears stable following a MVC. To detect changes in the patients condition witch of the following should be repeated during transport? a. Initial Assessment. 7. Which of the following should be searched for during the physical examination to determine if the patient has any specific pre-existing health conditions? a. Medical alert tags 8. At the scene of a multiple vehicle collision, which of the following actions should you take first? a. Quickly scan the scene 9. During the initial assessment your patient growns tries to turn away when you apply a sternal rub. Otherwise there is no other response. The Patients medical status can be described as? a. Responds to painful stimuli 10. Your patient presents with audible stridor in the upper airway. Which of the following statements is true? a. You must evaluate the history of the condition causing the stridor and the associated clinical signs. 11. Which of the following choices is the sequence of steps when assessing a major
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