Flashcards in Ch 12 Questions Deck (15):
The most important aspect of the scene size-up is:
Ensuring scene safety
The_________ is your awareness and concern for potentially serious underlying and unseen injuries or illness.
Index of suspicion
If your patience is alone and unresponsive, in order to obtain some form of medical history you should:
Search the scene for medication containers or medical devices
"why did you call for EMS today" helps determine the:
You should assess pulse, motor, and sensation in all of the extremities and check for pupillary reactions if you suspect a(n)__________ problem.
When palpating the chest and abdomen, you are attempting to identify areas of:
Patients with alternated mental status should be considered___________ when determining transport options.
A patient suffering from a heart attack should be transportated to:
A university hospital with a catheterization lab, 15 minutes away
Which statement regarding HIV is FALSE?
It is not considered a hazard when deposited on mucous membranes.
If you have been exposed to an HIV-positive patient's blood, you should:
Seek medical advice as soon as possible
Patients who are being treated with penicillin for a syphilis infection are considered:
Noncommunicable within 28 to 48 hours
The incubation period for hepatitis Beach is typically
4 to 12 weeks.
Vaccinations are NOT available for which form of hepatitis?
Which of the following statements about tuberculosis is FALSE?
It is found in open, uncrowded living space