EMT Refresher Unit 2 Quiz

EMT Refresher Unit 2 Quiz

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A patient’s brain cells are undergoing anaerobic metabolism. As a result, those cells:

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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can assess a heart’s rhythm, determine if defibrillation is necessary, and deliver a(n) ________ when needed.

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When working with oxygen cylinders, be sure to avoid letting oxygen and oil come into contact with each other. This could cause:

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Your patient is unresponsive. To assess his breathing, you listen and feel for signs of breathing to assess whether he has adequate:

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Normal air is approximately ________ oxygen and ________ nitrogen.

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The narrative portion of the patient care report is where you tell the story of the patient, the chief complaint, and the care provided up to the point of transfer. Because this section is in narrative format, it is important to:

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All patient information is private and confidential and may not be shared with anyone except the chain of direct patient care. What is the one exception to this rule?

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You are interviewing a 98-year-old female with chest pain. All of the following are strategies for communicating with a geriatric patient EXCEPT:

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The term ________ refers to communication using the movements and attitudes of the body.

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After getting the angina patient downstairs and to the cot, the best position for the patient to be transported to the emergency department is the ________ position.

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To minimize the chance of injury, it is important to avoid ________ when you lift your patient.

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The written documentation of a patient encounter is called a(n):

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Your patient has been thrown from a vehicle during an accident. You need to ensure a patent airway but are concerned that the patient may have a spine injury. Which method do you use?

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Firefighters have pulled a woman out of a burning building. She is not burned but she has been exposed to a lot of smoke, which means she is at risk for:

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A patient who will not tolerate oxygen by mask or cannula might benefit from:

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Placing tape on oxygen cylinders can:

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Which of the following is NOT a common indication for oxygen administration?

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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can assess a heart’s rhythm, determine if defibrillation is necessary, and deliver a(n) ________ when needed.

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Before you begin CPR, the patient must be:

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The most common cause of cardiac arrest in adults is:

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When a patient’s heart stops pumping blood, the patient is:

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