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As an EMT, your objective when treating patients with face and neck injuries is to:

Prevent further injury
Manage any acute airway problems
Control bleeding

1

The head is divided into two parts: the cranium and the

Face

2

The brain connects to the spinal cord through a large opening at the base of the skull known as the:

Foramen magnum

3

Approximately________ of the nose is composed of bone. The remainder is composed of cartilage.

One third

4

Motion of the mandible occurs at the:

Temporomandibular joint

5

The______ connects the cricoid cartilage and thyroid cartilage.

Cricothyroid membrane

6

The nasal cavity is divided into two chambers by the:

Nasal septum

7

The middle ear is connected to the nasal cavity by the:

Eustachian tube

8

Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of a laryngeal injury?

Wheezing

9

Which of the following is NOT a sign of a possible facial fracture?

Bleeding from the forehead

10

The presence of air in the soft tissues of the neck that produces a crackling sensation is called:

Subcutaneous emphysema

11

Which of the following is NOT true regarding the treatment of bleeding from a neck injury?

Use gauze to secure the dressing in place

12

What is the main purpose of eye blinking?

Clean the eye

13

When flushing an eye with saline to remove a foreign object, it is important to remember to:

Flush from the nose side of the eye toward the outside

14

When stabilizing a large foreign object in the eye, you should first cover the eye with a moist dressing, then:

Surround the object with a doughnut-shaped collar made from gauze

15

When a patient has a chemical burn to the eye for at least 5 minutes; however, if the burn was caused by an alkali or strong acid, you should irrigate for:

20 minutes