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A victim delivered to surgical team within __ has the best chance at survival?

Within first hour

1

Airbags cannot deploy after battery has been destroyed?

False

2

Members should always treat the area around the airbag as if they have not deployed. The rule 5-10-20 should be observed?

At least 5" (sides), at least 10" (from driver), at least 20" (from passenger airbags)

3

Transmitting a 10-75 for an emergency should be considered when there are several vehicles with numerous patients?

True

4

Disentanglement?

Removal of wreckage from around the patient

5

Extrication?

Physical removal of the victim from the vehicle

6

Place power unit where?

Front or rear of vehicle

7

Vehicle extrication: engine ops. Officer divides company into two teams. Who does he proceed to scene of accident with?

Officer & two CFRD FF -- equipped with trauma bag & collars.

8

Remaining members ?

Stretch & CHARGE precautionary hand line. Consider foam

9

Who ensures car in park, windows are open, seats are moved back & seatbelts removed before shutting down ignition?

Inside team

10

Who brings hurst tool equipment to scene?

Roof & OV

11

Who ensures disconnection of battery -- remove __ terminal first?

Officer. Negative.

12

Two rules of vehicle stabilization?

-vehicles are stabilized the way they are found
-NEVER right a vehicle with a victim inside

13

It is always necessary to deflate tires?

False. But it will afford the best possible stabilization.

14

Vehicle on its side or roof. Secure to substantial object with utility rope. Members should not enter until stabilized. A good initial choice for entry into these vehicles could be ?

Front of rear window

15

Door removal. First point of entry may vary. There are two options. They are?

Nader pin or hinge side

16

Glass removal: cover victim with a fabric blanket?

Fabric blankets NOT a good choice. Salvage plastic or yellow exposure blankets are good.

17

Windshields: 3 tools used for removal?

Sawzall, axe or windshield saw(with teeth facing handle). ** axe last resort

18

Hydraulic fluid in eyes - flush eyes for at least __ minutes & immediately seek medical attn?

20 minutes