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1

Cardiac or respiratory arrest is a triage ______.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

A. Blue

2

A patient with an LOC less than verbal or acute GCS under 14 is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. Red

3

STEMI on 12-Lead ECG is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. Red

4

Suspected strokes with a last normal time under ___ hours are code red patients.

A. 1 hour
B. 3 hours
C. 5 hours
D. 7 hours

C. 5 hours

5

High risk/complicated OB patients greater than ____ weeks gestation are code red patients.

A. 20 weeks
B. 28 weeks
C. 30 weeks

A. 20 weeks

6

An acute GCS under ____ requires a level 1 trauma center.

A. 8
B. 10
C. 12
D. 14

D. 14

7

A systolic BP of under 90 mmHg or signs of shock is a triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

8

Respiratory rates under 10 or greater than 10, or requiring respiratory support are triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

9

Penetrating injury to head, neck, torso, or extremities proximal to knee/elbow are triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

10

Partial thickness burns greater than ___ of total BSA is a code red trauma and requires transport to the trauma center.

A. 10%
B. 20 %
C. 30%
D. 40%

A. 10%

11

What regions of the body that, when burned, constitute a code red patient?

- face
- hands
- genitals
- perineum
- crossing major joints (think issues with eschars)

12

A ____ degree burn in any age group is a code red trauma alert.

third

13

Any electrical burn, including lightning injury, is a triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

14

Chemical burns are a triage ____ patient.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

15

Inhalation burns are a triage ____ patient.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

16

Burns in a patient with any pre-existing conditions that might affect management/mortality are considered a are a triage ____ patient.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

17

Any patient with burns and concomitant trauma is considered a _____ triage.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

B. red

18

Pts who require advanced airway management (like medication, monitoring, non-invasive management) are considered triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

19

A patient with an LOC of verbal (or baseline LOC change) or an acute GCS of 14-15 is a triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

20

Suspected cardiac chest pain without STEMI on 12-lead is considered triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

21

Suspected stroke greater than 5 hours last seen normal is considered triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

22

A patient with a potentially toxic ingestion is a triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

23

Obstetric patients with impending delivery or uncomplicated field delivery is a triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

24

Following blunt trauma, a patient over 20 weeks gestation with abdominal and/or back pain following blunt trauma is code _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

25

Newborn with APGAR over 8 is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

26

Potential long bone fracture is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

27

Adult patients with fall greater than ____ feet is code ___ and requires a level I trauma center.

20; yellow

28

Peds patients with fall greater than ____ feet or ____ times the child's height is code ___ and requires a level I trauma center.

10; 3; yellow

29

What high risk auto crash findings cause a patient to be a code yellow and require Level I trauma center?

- Ejection
- Death in same compartment

30

Auto versus pedestrian/bicyclist becomes a code yellow trauma when what conditions are met?

- Thrown
- Run over
- Impact over 20 mph

31

A motorcycle crash over ____ is a code yellow trauma alert.

20 mph

32

Chest wall instability/deformity/significant focal bony tenderness is a code ____ patient.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

33

Significant abdominal pain/bruising/tenderness related to an acute trauma is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

34

2+ long bone fractures is a triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

35

Amputation proximal to wrist/ankle is a code _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

36

A pelvic fracture is a code ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

37

Open/depressed skull fracture is triage ____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow

38

Paralysis or new neuro deficit is a triage

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. yellow

39

Adults over 55 YO on anticoagulant therapy (do/do not) require a level I trauma center.

do not

40

What high risk auto crash findings are traumas, but do not require level I transport?

- Intrusion over 12" by occupant
- Intrusion over 18" at any location

41

Patients who are alert/oriented (or at baseline mental status), with normal V/S for age, and do not require emergency care are triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

D. Green

42

Patients who are experiencing suicidal thoughts or psychiatric medication non-compliance are triage _____.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

E. Orange

43

T/F: elderly patients with AMS/confusion/combativeness are triaged orange.

False. These patients often have underlying problems (dementia, sepsis, etc.) that may result in AMS.

44

If medication is required to calm/protect a patient, they are triage _____ at minimum.

A. Blue
B. Red
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Orange

C. Yellow