BOOK4-CH2BluntTrauma

BOOK4-CH2BluntTrauma - Volume 4 Chapter 2 Blunt Trauma 1 In...

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Volume 4 Chapter 2 Blunt Trauma 1. In frontal impact collisions, which pathway of patient travel results in higher mortality? a. Down and under b. straight c. Up-and-over d. Vertical 2. In falls, which section of the spinal column is the most prone to compression? a. Sacral b. Thoracic c. Cervical d. Lumbar 3. Which of the following statements about the impact of motorcycle helmet usage is true? a. Helmet use neither increases nor decreases chance of cervical spine injury- b. Helmet use is a sure way to protect your cervical spine from injury c. Helmet use does not protect your cervical spine what so ever 4. Which of the two following factors proportionately affect the kinetic energy of a bullet fired from a gun? a. Velocity and mass b. Acceleration and Deceleration c. Mass and weight d. Acceleration and gravity 5. People in which of the following age groups are prone to significant trauma due to falls? a. Teenagers b. College age adults c. Pediatric population d. Geriatric population 6. Which of the following injuries is associated with the pressure wave produced by a blast? a. Femur fracture b. Pneumathorax c. Acute renal failure d. Decreased range of motion in upper extremities 7. Which of the following impacts the severity of injury sustained in a motor vehicle collision? a. Vehicle speed b. Rate of acceleration or deceleration
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c. Gross vehicle weight d. All of the above 8. Which of the following injuries is most likely in a resr-end collision? a. Head and neck injuries b. Pelvic fractures c. Thoracic and abdominal injuries d. Lumbar spine injuries 9. Applying Newtons second law of motion to a vehicle traveling 70 miles per hour, crashing into which of the following would transfer the most force to the patient? a. Shurbbery b. A body of water c. Sign post d. Bridge abutment 10. Upon arriving at the scene of a single vehicle collision in which the vehicle struck a utility pole, you note that the windshield is spidered, or starred, and that the driver was not restrained. Which of the following injuries is most likely? 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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BOOK4-CH2BluntTrauma - Volume 4 Chapter 2 Blunt Trauma 1 In...

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