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1

Triage in French means what?

To sort

2

Where is a tactical triage primarily used?

BAS

3

Tactical class 1 patients require what treatment?

Minor professional treatment

4

Tactical class 2 patients require what treatment?

Immediate life sustaining measures or of a moderate nature. Requires minimum amount of time and supplies

5

Tactical class 3 patients require what treatment?

Definitive treatment can be delayed without jeopardy to life or loss of limb

6

Tactical class 4 patients require what treatment?

Extensive treatment beyond medical capabilities

7

Non tactical priority 1 patients have what type of injuries?

Correctable life threatening illness/injuries

8

Non tactical priority 2 patients have what type of injuries?

Serious but not life threatening

9

Non tactical priority 3 patients have what type of injuries?

Minor

10

Non tactical priority 4 patients have what type of injuries?

Dead or fatally injured

11

The primary survey is what kind of process?

Treat as you go

12

What is D and E of ABC's?

Disability, Expose

13

What are the early s/sx of shock?

Restlessness and apprehension followed by apathy

14

In hemorrhagic shock the pulse may reach how high?

140

15

In neurogenic shock the heart rate is often below what?

60

16

What is the usual BP and pulse in moderately sever shock?

Systolic drops below 100, hr goes above 100

17

What should be remembered when treating a head wound?

Never give meds, keep victim flat, do not raise feet, raise head to help breathing prn, no direct pressure on depressed skull

18

How should a chest wound victim lay on the stretcher during combat?

On affected side

19

What is an ideal dressing for exposed intestines?

A large battle dressing

20

When splinting how high should the hand be above the elbow?

4"

21

When should a humorous fx be splinted in the position found?

When the break is close to the elbow (unless no distal pulse)

22

A femur splint should be fastened in what 5 places?

Ankle, knee, below hip, pelvis, below armpit

23

If both tib/fib is broken how many splints should be applied?

3 places and both sides underneath

24

What are two types of half ring traction splints?

Hare and Thomas

25

How long does it take for a first degree burn take to heal?

1 week

26

2nd degree burns are characterized as what?

Epidermal blisters

27

How long do second degree burns take to heal?

2-3 weeks

28

3rd degree burns are considered a what burn?

Full thickness burns

29

Burns over 20% TBSA are treated with what?

LR

30

Victims of major burns should receive what booster dose?

Tetanus toxoid