Flashcards in Ch 25 Questions Deck (16)
As an EMT, your objective when treating patients with face and neck injuries is to:
Prevent further injury
Manage any acute airway problems
The head is divided into two parts: the cranium and the
The brain connects to the spinal cord through a large opening at the base of the skull known as the:
Approximately________ of the nose is composed of bone. The remainder is composed of cartilage.
Motion of the mandible occurs at the:
The______ connects the cricoid cartilage and thyroid cartilage.
The nasal cavity is divided into two chambers by the:
The middle ear is connected to the nasal cavity by the:
Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of a laryngeal injury?
Which of the following is NOT a sign of a possible facial fracture?
Bleeding from the forehead
The presence of air in the soft tissues of the neck that produces a crackling sensation is called:
Which of the following is NOT true regarding the treatment of bleeding from a neck injury?
Use gauze to secure the dressing in place
What is the main purpose of eye blinking?
Clean the eye
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
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