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1
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The quality of data interpretation relies on:
A) patient history.
B) group consensus.
C) the paramedic's intuition. D) the patient's willingness to cooperate.
A
C) the paramedic's intuition.
2
Q
Which of the following describes pattern recognition in EMS assessment?
A) A narrow outlook that involves focusing on a problem without regard for consequences
B) A component of critical thinking in which the examiner assesses the patient's response to care
C) A situation in which the history and physical examination match a recognized pattern of illness D) A part of the prehospital physical examination
A
C) A situation in which the history and physical examination match a recognized pattern of illness
3
Q
Which of the following is a limitation of protocols, standing orders, and patient care algorithms?
A) They are generally not up to date with the most current knowledge.
B) They do not address multiple disease etiologies or multiple treatment modalities.
C) They cause many patients to feel they are not receiving high-quality care.
D) There is rarely agreement within the profession on what the standards should
A
B) They do not address multiple disease etiologies or multiple treatment modalities.
4
Q
Which of the following is an element that should be included in the challenge portion of the PACE procedure?
A) An inquiry to each team member regarding his or her interpretation of the threat
B) An appeal to the group
C) a reenactment of the perceived threat
D) A statement of the occurrence believed to be a threat
A
D) A statement of the occurrence believed to be a threat
5
Q
Which of the following is an example of a distracting injury?
A) Internal bleeding
B) Dislocated shoulder
C) Respiratory Distress
D) Head trauma
A
B) Dislocated shoulder
6
Q
During which stage of the crew resource management must team leaders acjknowledge the emotions that come with a challenge to their orders?
A) Advocacy
B) Inquiry
C) Conflict resolution
D) Decision
A
D) Decision
7
Q
Which of the following statements about effective assessment is accurate?
A) The patient's history is irrelevant to effective assessment
B) The paramedic should perform a comprehensive examination on all patients
C) Some field situations may limit the thoroughness of the examination
D) The paramedic should not rely on his or her limited knowledge of disease in developing a suspicion about possible illness
A
C) Some field situations may limit the thoroughness of the examination
8
Q
Which of the following actions is included in the evaluation component of critical thinking?
A) Patient handoff
B) Establishing a leader
C) Revision of field impression
D) Tunnel vision
A
C) Revision of field impression
9
Q
Which of the following may increase patient compliance
A) Having him or her sign a consent form
B) Using subtle bribery or coercion
C) Acting and appearing professional and competent
D) Informing the patient that the paramedic is not obligated to provide care
A
C) Acting and appearing professional and competent
10
Q
The ability to quickly focus thinking to get the desired results depending on the situation is known as:
A) analytical thinking
B) critical thinking
C) thinking on one's feet
D) creative thinking
A
B) critical thinking