57. Which of the following statements regarding electrical burns is correct? A. Entrance wounds are small relative to the amount of internal tissue damage.B. Respiratory or cardiac arrest following an electrical burn is very uncommon.C. The exit wound caused by electrical burns is smaller than the entrance wound.D. The size of the entry and exit wounds is a reliable indicator of internal damage. Answer: AQuestion Type: General KnowledgePage: 827 58. A 38-year-old male was electrocuted while attempting to wire a
house. Your assessment reveals that he is unresponsive, pulseless, and apneic. A coworker has shut off the power to the house. You should: 59. You and your partner arrive at the scene of a house fire where fire fighters have rescued a 50-year-old male from his burning house. The patient has superficial and partial-thickness burns to his face and chest. His nasal hairs are singed and he is coughing up sooty sputum. You should be MOST concerned with: 60. When treating a partial-thickness burn, you should: 61. Functions of dressings and bandages include all of the following, EXCEPT: A. immobilization of the injury. B. prevention of contamination.
C. protection from further injury. D. control of external hemorrhage.Answer: AQuestion Type: General KnowledgePage: 836 62. You have applied a dressing and roller-gauze bandage to a laceration on the arm of a young female. During transport, she begins to complain of numbness and tingling in her hand. You should:
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