PSFA Final Test

PSFA Final Test

1 / 30

Unlawful physical contact with a patient is called:

2 / 30

Certain states have ________ laws that protect care providers from civil liability for delivering care, as long as it is to their level of training and the best of their ability.

3 / 30

Standard precautions are specific steps taken to prevent exposure to:

4 / 30

Body substance isolation (BSI) precautions include:

5 / 30

Which body cavity houses the heart and lungs?

6 / 30

The body maintains ________ in every cell of the body by the regular delivery of oxygen and nutrients and removal of waste products.

7 / 30

An 85-year-old man complains of chest pain. He has a fast heart rate and a low blood pressure. His skin is pale, cool, and sweaty, and he feels anxious. This patient is showing signs and symptoms of:

8 / 30

The most common cause of cardiac arrest in adults is:

9 / 30

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

10 / 30

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

11 / 30

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?

12 / 30

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:

13 / 30

All the information you gather about the patient’s current and previous medical conditions is referred to as the patient’s:

14 / 30

Which of the following would be considered a symptom?

15 / 30

The term ________ refers to actions taken to correct or stabilize a patient’s illness or injury.

16 / 30

Which of the following is characteristic of normal breathing?

17 / 30

An altered mental state can be brought on by any of the following EXCEPT:

18 / 30

Your patient was injured when his airbag deployed during a head-on collision. To begin your assessment, you first:

19 / 30

All unresponsive trauma patients should be assumed to have which of the following?

20 / 30

A patient has swelling and deformity in her right upper thigh after a motor vehicle crash. You are concerned about an injury to which bone?

21 / 30

A patient has bright red blood spurting from a laceration on his leg. This bleeding is best described as:

22 / 30

Common causes of multiple casualty incidents include:

23 / 30

You are responding to a construction site on a hot day where a person has become dizzy. On your arrival, you find a patient lying on the ground being fanned by his friends. He is sweating heavily. This patient most likely has:

24 / 30

________ is a method of sorting patients for care and transport based on the severity of their injuries or illnesses.

25 / 30

Common causes of multiple casualty incidents include:

26 / 30

Unintentional medication errors are common among elderly patients because:

27 / 30

Which of the following is a sign of imminent delivery?

28 / 30

You must save the placenta, all attached membranes, and all soiled sheets and towels so that a physician can examine them to ensure the entire organ and its membranes were expelled from the uterus. If you don’t have a basin or container to collect these items, allow the afterbirth to deliver directly:

29 / 30

When working on the scene of a call that is located on a highway responding personnel should wear:

30 / 30

Your patient is bleeding profusely from a wound to her wrist. There are no dressings immediately available. What should you do first?

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