PSFA Unit 1 Quiz

PSFA Unit 1 Quiz

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Arteries carry ________ blood away from the heart, while veins carry ________ blood back to the heart.

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

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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:

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A patient complains of falling and has a deformity to the lower leg near the ankle. This is most likely to be an injury to the:

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Which body cavity houses the heart and lungs?

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A(n) ________ is any emotional or physical demand that causes stress.

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Body substance isolation (BSI) precautions include:

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Standard precautions are specific steps taken to prevent exposure to:

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For a lawsuit alleging negligence to be successful, the following four elements must be established EXCEPT:

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________ must alert authorities to certain events or conditions that they either know or suspect have occurred, such as child or elder abuse.

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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.

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Ethics are the ________ that guide a person’s right, good, and proper behavior.

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Unlawful physical contact with a patient is called:

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The scope of practice for an EMS provider is defined by ________ statutes and regulations.

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The term ________ means the chain of human resources and services linked together to provide continuous emergency care from the scene to the medical facility.

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