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The most important aspect of the scene size-up is:

Ensuring scene safety

1

The_________ is your awareness and concern for potentially serious underlying and unseen injuries or illness.

Index of suspicion

2

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

3

"why did you call for EMS today" helps determine the:

Chief complaint

4

You should assess pulse, motor, and sensation in all of the extremities and check for pupillary reactions if you suspect a(n)__________ problem.

Neurologic

5

When palpating the chest and abdomen, you are attempting to identify areas of:

Tenderness

6

Patients with alternated mental status should be considered___________ when determining transport options.

High priority

7

A patient suffering from a heart attack should be transportated to:

A university hospital with a catheterization lab, 15 minutes away

8

Which statement regarding HIV is FALSE?

It is not considered a hazard when deposited on mucous membranes.

9

If you have been exposed to an HIV-positive patient's blood, you should:

Seek medical advice as soon as possible

10

Patients who are being treated with penicillin for a syphilis infection are considered:

Noncommunicable within 28 to 48 hours

11

The incubation period for hepatitis Beach is typically

4 to 12 weeks.

12

Vaccinations are NOT available for which form of hepatitis?

Hepatitis C

13

Which of the following statements about tuberculosis is FALSE?

It is found in open, uncrowded living space

14

_________ is a bacterium that causes infections and is resistant to most antibiotics.

MRSA