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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question 1) The right of competent people to determine what happens to their bodies is one example of the principle of: A) libertarianism. B) autonomy. C) democracy. D) agency. 1) 2) Rules or standards that govern the conduct of members of a particular group or profession are called: A) regulations. B) statutes. C) ethics. D) morals. 2) 3) Your patient is a 24 - year - old male with a severe closed head injury. He is unresponsive and his vital signs are unstable. Which of the following is the appropriate disposition for this patient? A) A level III trauma center B) A level II trauma center C) A level I trauma center D) A level IV trauma center 3) 4) An occupation in which the practitioners have a competence in a specialized body of knowledge or skills that has been recognized by some organization or agency is called a: A) career. B) vocation. C) trade. D) profession. 4) 5) In which of the following areas is there a recognized need for prevention activities in many communities? A) Fall - related injuries in the geriatric population B) Patients discharged after only short hospital stays for serious illness and injury C) Improper medication use D) All of the above 5) 6) Which of the following types of food contributes fiber to the diet? A) Dairy products B) Whole - grain cereals C) Meat D) Shellfish 6) 7) Which of the following normally occurs as part of the "fight - or - flight" response? A) Heart rate decreases B) Blood pressure decreases C) Pupils dilate D) Digestion speeds up 7) 1
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8) Your patient is a 16 - year - old male with a reported history of ingesting 8 to 10 beers over the preceding 2 hours. He fell while jumping on a trampoline in a garage, striking his head on the concrete floor. There was no reported loss of consciousness, but the patient has a laceration to the occipital area of the head. The patient is alert and oriented to person, time, and place but fails to show appropriate concern for his injury and has slurred speech. The parents are unavailable. Which of the following is the best course of action? A) Treat the patient as an emancipated minor and allow him to decide whether he wants treatment and transport. B) Treat the patient under the doctrine of implied consent of the parents. C) Have the patient arrested for underage drinking and obtain the consent of law enforcement to treat the patient. D) Use the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur to support your decision to either treat and release or treat and transport. 8) 9) Which of the following is NOT one of the common elements of Good Samaritan laws offering protection to people who assist at scenes of medical emergencies? A) The people attempted to contact qualified emergency personnel.
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