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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following is used to quickly record patient vital information in mass casualty incidents? A) A piece of 2 - inch tape on the patient ʹ s forehead B) Triage tags C) MCI narratives D) Prehospital care reports 1) 2) Patient and bystander quotes belong in the ________ section. A) quotation B) subjective narrative C) assessment/management plan D) objective narrative 2) 3) The standard charting abbreviation for nitroglycerin is: A) NGT. B) Nitro. C) NTG. D) N 2 O. 3) 4) Which of the following situations poses an even greater risk of liability to the paramedic than patient refusal of care? A) Transporting a mentally incompetent individual against his wishes B) Denying transport to an apparently stable patient who insists he needs an ambulance C) Having the patient who wants to refuse speak directly with a medical control physician D) Transporting minors, with or without their consent 4) 5) When using a prehospital care report for research or quality assurance, you should block out the: A) times. B) treatments rendered. C) paramedics ʹ names. D) patient ʹ s identifying information. 5) 6) The unofficial language used by a particular group or profession is known as ________ and can be confusing when included on a PCR. A) semantics B) slang C) terminology D) jargon 6) 7) Which of the following best describes why abbreviations and acronyms can cause confusion and problems? A) Physicians use a different set of abbreviations and acronyms. B) They are not universally accepted by all EMS agencies. C) Nursing uses a different set of abbreviations and acronyms. D) Some abbreviations and acronyms can have multiple meanings. 7) 8) The narrative approach that focuses only on the areas involved in the current illness or injury is the ________ approach. A) focused exam B) head - to - toe C) toe - to - head D) body systems 8) 1
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9) What is the patient ʹ s heart rate in the following narrative? The pt. complained of CP x 2 days before calling EMS and is now also c/o SOB. Vitals BP 90/50, labored with retractions. Treated with O2 and atropine. Upon arrival, the pt. reported feeling better. A) 90 B) 40 C) 50 D) Cannot be determined 9) 10) The objective narrative portion of documentation contains information on the: A) history of the present illness. B) current health status. C) physical exam. D) chief complaint. 10)
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course PARAMEDIC 100 taught by Professor Warafal during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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