28. You are transporting an immobilized patient with severe facial trauma. As you are preparing to give your radio report to the hospital, the patient begins vomiting large amounts of blood. You should: A. quickly suction his oropharynx.B. turn the backboard onto its side.C. reassess his breathing adequacy.D. alert the hospital of the situation.Answer: BQuestion Type: Critical Thinking
Page: 859 29. Bleeding from soft-tissue injuries to the face is MOST effectively controlled with: 30. A 30-year-old female presents with redness, inflammation, and painto her left eye. During your assessment, you note that she is having difficulty keeping her eyes open. You should suspect that she is experiencing: 31. A 22-year-old male was walking on the beach and had sand blown into his eyes. He complains of pain and decreased vision to his right eye. Treatment should include:
32. A 40-year-old male was in his woodworking shop when he felt a sudden, sharp pain in his left eye. Your assessment reveals a small splinter of wood embedded in his cornea. You should: A. scrape the splinter away with moist, sterile gauze.B. cover his right eye and flush the left eye with saline.C. cover both of his eyes and transport to the hospital. D. remove the object with a cotton-tipped applicator.Answer: CQuestion Type: Critical ThinkingPage: 864 33. A factory worker was splashed in the eyes with a strong acid chemical. He complains of intense pain and blurred vision. Your ambulance does not carry bottles of sterile saline or water. You should: 34. A young female experienced a laceration to her left eyeball from flying glass when her boyfriend broke a soda bottle against a wall. There is moderate bleeding and the patient states that she cannot see out of the injured eye. You should:
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