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4. The across-the-room observation step in the initial assessment provides the opportunity to:a. assess for uncontrolled internal hemorrhage.Rationale: The across-the-room observation is done to identify uncontrolled external hemorrhage, not internal hemorrhage (p. 40).b. accurately triage the patient.Rationale: The across-the-room observation is done to identify uncontrolled external hemorrhage. It does not affect triage (p. 40).c. reprioritize circulation before airway or breathing. Rationale: The across-the-room observation is done at the beginning of the primary survey to rapidly assess the need to reprioritize circulation before airway or breathing. This is done if uncontrolled external hemorrhage is identified (p. 40).d. activate the trauma team.Rationale: The trauma team is activated before arrival of the patient (p. 40).5. Which of the following accurately describes ventilation principles associated with a bag-mask device? 6. Which of the following is the best measure of the adequacy of cellular perfusion and helps to predict the outcome of resuscitation?