BOOK4-CH11AbdominalTrauma

BOOK4-CH11AbdominalTrauma - Volume 4 Chapter 10 Abdominal...

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Volume 4 Chapter 10 Abdominal Trauma 1. Which of the following best describes shear injuries to the abdominal organs? a. Sudden decompression of solid or hollow organs b. Sudden compression of gas containing hollow organs resulting in their rupture c. Tearing of the organ in which the organ is fixed at its point of attachment but free to move otherwise d. Impact of solid organs with the abdominal wall in rapid deceleration 2. Which of the following can reduce the potential for abdominal injury? a. Side impact airbags b. Proper placement of automobile lap belts in adults c. Proper placement of automobile lap belts in children d. All of the above 3. The suspicion of blunt abdominal trauma should be based primarily on: a. The MOI b. Distention of the abdomen on palpation c. The presence of contusions d. The pts complaint of abdominal pain 4. The largest reserve of blood of any body organ is contained in the: a. Spleen b. Liver c. Pancreas d. Kidneys 5. Which of the following is true abdominal trauma? a. A significant amount of blood can accumulate in the abdominal cavity before signs and symptoms of abdominal injury appear b. Due to the vascular nature of abdominopelvic organs, the onset of signs and symptoms is abrupt and severe c. A soft, nondistended abdomen with intact bowel sounds reliably rules out hollow organ injury 6. The injury in which abdominal organs protrude through a large, deep laceration of
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