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Unformatted text preview: Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question 1) Any occurrence in which blood or body fluids contact nonintact skin or mucous membranes is considered a(n): A) infection B) contamination C) incident D) exposure 1) 2) Social, religious, or personal standards of right and wrong are called: A) ethics. B) morals. C) culture. D) common laws. 2) 3) 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) profession. B) career. C) vocation. D) trade. 3) 4) State laws requiring the reporting of births, deaths, certain infectious diseases, and child and elder abuse and neglect may require the paramedic to breach the obligation to protect the patient's: A) First Amendment rights. B) confidentiality. C) right to self- determination. D) autonomy. 4) 5) Eating habits that contribute to good nutrition include which of the following? A) Eat a variety of foods from the major food groups daily B) Eating primarily high- protein foods C) Consuming no more than 10 percent of calories from carbohydrates D) Consuming 8 to 10 glasses of fruit juice per day 5) 6) ________ is NOT a matter of civil law. A) Marriage B) Negligence C) Malpractice D) Battery 6) 7) A patient is involved in a car crash. When the paramedics arrive, he complains of neck pain but refuses to let the paramedics immobilize his spine. The paramedics explain the risks of refusing treatment and have the patient sign a release- from- liability form. The patient suffers minor neurological damage and later sues, charging negligence on the part of the paramedics. Which of the following best explains why the patient is not likely to be awarded damages? A) The paramedics did not have a duty to act. B) A monetary award cannot be assigned to the damages. C) There was contributory negligence on the part of the patient. D) There was no violation of the standard of care. 7) 1 8) "Case" law and "judge- made" law are other names for ________ law. A) legislative B) administrative C) constitutional D) common 8) 9) Your patient is a competent adult who has given permission for treatment and transport. You have loaded the patient into the ambulance, but just before you are ready to leave the scene, she changes her mind and says she does not want to go to the hospital. Which of the following statements about this situation is true? A) She can now be treated using implied consent. B) You must obtain an emergency detention order to continue treatment. C) She cannot withdraw consent after having given it. D) She can withdraw consent, but you must explain her condition and the possible consequences of refusing treatment and transport....
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