PSFA Unit 3 Quiz

PSFA Unit 3 Quiz

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The AVPU scale measures mental status in four categories by assessing whether a patient is alert, verbal, painful, and:

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

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Your patient has a persistent cough and breathes with her lips pursed. She says she is always tired and short of breath, and admits to being a smoker. You notice that her upper torso is barrel shaped. You recognize the signs and symptoms of COPD.

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Which of the following is characteristic of normal breathing?

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You and your partner are dispatched to a crime scene where there is a stabbing victim. Your first priority is to:

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

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A ________ includes a visual overview of the entire scene to identify any obvious or potential hazards prior to entering.

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Which of the following would be considered a symptom?

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What is the difference between a sign and a symptom?

10 / 10

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

Your score is


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