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Quiz 4-12 1. Which of the following best explains the importance of determining the trauma patient’s level of consciousness and orientation in the initial assessment? a. It serves as a baseline for determining improvement or deterioration in the patient’s condition. 2. Your patient is a 4-year old child weighing 40 pounds. He has received an accidental gunshot wound to the groin and has lost a significant amount of blood. He responds to painful stimuli and has a heart rate of 150 with no radial pulse. Respirations are 32 and shallow. What is the total amount of intravenous fluid you should administer to this patient, assuming his condition does NOT improve with intervention? a. 1080 ml 3. Which of the following is NOT an element of the scene size-up on a trauma response? a. Setting up an IV to save time during transport 4. The effectiveness and/or safety of which of the following devices may be affected during helicopter transport? a. PASG b. Endotracheal tubes c. Air splints d. All of the above 5. Which of the following best describes the significance of finding an abrasion during the Prehospital assessment of the trauma patient? a. It is possible indication of more significant trauma beneath the abrasion 6. Which of the following best describes definitive care for the trauma patient with ongoing, significant hemorrhage? a. Immediate surgery 7. Your patient is a 19-year old male who was thrown from a horse while riding in a rodeo. After being thrown, the horse stepped on the patient’s abdomen. When you reach the patient, you note that his face, neck and shoulders are pale, cool, and diaphoretic but that the patient’s skin is otherwise warm and dry. The patient has some movement and sensation is his forarms and hands but otherwise no
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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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quiz4-12 - Quiz 4-12 1. Which of the following best...

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