Following a serious accident, rapid and shallow breathing, cold and clammy skin, and a rapid, weak pulse are signs of _______.
Which of the following should you not do if you have a nose bleed?
|A)||Apply an ice pack to the bridge of the nose.|
|B)||Pinch the nostrils firmly together for about five minutes before releasing.|
|C)||Tilt your head backward to stop the bleeding.|
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is ________.
|A)||a first aid technique that is used to restore heartbeat and breathing|
|B)||an emergency technique used to dislodge an object from a person's airway|
|C)||a first aid technique used to treat an abrasion|
|D)||an emergency technique that is used to realign a broken bone|
What are the ABCs of caring for a shock victim?
|A)||Airway, Blood flow, Circulation|
|B)||Airway, Breathing, Circulation|
|C)||Alertness, stop Bleeding, Call for help|
|D)||Airway, Breathing, CPR|
Why is it very important to check a victim by doing an assessment before starting any type of first aid?
|A)||So you can find out if you know the person|
|B)||So you can ask them how the accident happened|
|C)||So you can get phone numbers of people they want you to call for them|
|D)||So you know what is wrong with the victim and which procedures you may need to perform|
Which of the following is an example of practicing universal precautions?
|A)||Not helping an injured person because they are bleeding|
|B)||Telling someone you would do more, but you don't want to risk getting sick|
|C)||Using a face shield to give rescue breathing to someone who has stopped breathing|
|D)||Only helping children who are injured because they are probably not sick|
Why should you only perform CPR on a victim if you have been trained to use it?
|A)||It requires a medical or nursing degree.|
|B)||It can seriously injure a person if it is not done correctly.|
|C)||You don't want to get the victim's hopes up.|
|D)||all of the above|
Why is it important to know the warning signs of a stroke?
|A)||You want to use universal precautions if someone has a stroke.|
|B)||You need to know whether to use a splint or not.|
|C)||You need to know whether to send the person home or not.|
|D)||Medical care must be given quickly to avoid permanent damage or death.|
Why would you need a tetanus shot after you had a puncture injury, such as stepping on a sharp object?
|A)||There could be poison on the sharp object that could get into your blood.|
|B)||It can lead to avulsion.|
|C)||There could be bacteria on the sharp object that would get into your blood.|
|D)||There is a risk for developing Lyme disease.|
Why would you call the local emergency number before giving first aid if someone is choking, even if the person is conscious?
|A)||The situation could get much more serious.|
|B)||If the abdominal thrusts don't work, the person may be unconscious quickly.|
|C)||You will be busy treating the victim and won't have time to call once you've started.|
|D)||All of the above|