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1

the START system allows for triage of victims in how many seconds?

60 seconds

2

the HEAR radio is activated through?

Medical alert center

3

what are the three physical assessments preformed for the START systems?

ventilation, perfusion and mental status

4

a Delayed category is defined as?

a pt. who does not fall under the immediate/ minor category

5

triage tag corners are retained by ?

tx unit leader and transportation supervisor

6

who is responsible for establishing the MAC comms to assure proper pt. trans and destination?

first arriving ALS RA

7

transporters are assigned to move pts. from where during an MCI?

triage to tx
tx to transportation

8

tx dispatch manager is supervised by?

tx unit leader

9

what shall be of paramount considreation during operations at MCI's?

Safety

10

who performs the functions of tx unit leader until that position is filled?

triage unit leader

11

if a pt. condition changes, what changes are made to the triage tag?

remove the entire bottom portion of tag and add a second tag identifying the new priority

12

what does the acronym START represent?

simple triage and rapid treatment

13

which unit leader is responsible for establishing the morgue?

triage

14

the transportation unit leader supervises?

medical comms coordinator
transportation recorder
ambulance staging manager

15

a victim wearing a triage tag with the yellow portion attached to the bottom of the tag would be classified in which of the following triage categories?

delayed

16

the primary goal of triage is to?

select the pts in greatest need of urgent care

17

the simple triage and rapid tx (START) plan allows first responders to triage pts in 60 seconds or less, depending on three simple observations. these physical assessments include all of the following.

ventilation
perfusion
mental status

18

pts are tagged so that rescuers arriving later can immediately turn their attention to the pts most in need. pts who are separated from the general group at the start of triage to a specific location would be tagged?

minor

19

when it becomes necessary to remove bodies from disaster sites due to rescue work or the health and safety of others, a set of specific procedures should be followed. the following information is required on the tag or label that is attached to the body.

the date and time found
exact location where found, including floor and room number, or other specific location as appropriate
the name and work telephone number of person making identity or filling out the tag

20

who assumes responsibility for tx, coordination of pt. tx, and preparation for transport in the tx areas?

tx unit leader

21

which ICS position in the medical gorup will assume the role of the medical supply unit leader until the position is activated?

ambulance staging manager

22

to establish a medical group skeleton organization without transport capability will require the following resources?

BC
EMS batt. captain
6 fire companies
2 ALS rescue ambulances

23

using the START system, when evaluating the breathing rate, pts with breathing rates greater than? per minute are tagged "immediate"

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