EMT - B

A pop-quiz for the EMT-Basic student.

Question 1:   You have a patient who is not breathing, what is your next move?
Apply a non-rebreather mask at 15 lpm
Perform abdominal thrusts
Assist ventilations with a BVM

Question 2:   Your unresponsive patient just vomited, what is your next move?
Begin assisting ventilations with a BVM
Sit the patient up
Turn the patient to their side and suction the mouth

Question 3:   Your patient just began to seize, what is your next move?
Place a bite stick in the mouth so they don't bite their tongue
Protect the patient from injuring themselves
Restrain the patient

Question 4:   You have a diabetic patient who has not taken their insulin in 3 days. Your patient is now unconscious. What is your next move?
Administer Oral Glucose between the cheek and gum
Have the patient's family give a shot of insulin to the patient
Rapid transport and request ALS

Question 5:   You have a patient that fell while cleaning snow off his house roof. He is unconscious. What is your next move?
Open his airway with a Head-Tilt/Chin-Lift maneuver
Look, Listen and Feel for breathing
Open his airway with a Jaw-Thrust maneuver

Question 6:   You have a patient Who was involved in a minor car crash. She is pregnant. You have her secured to a backboard but she is becoming hypotensive. What is your next move?
Raise the foot of the board 8-12 inches and reassess the patient
Rapid transport and call for ALS
Roll the board & the patient to her left side and reassess the patient

Question 7:   You are ventilating your unresponsive patient when suddenly the breath doesn't go in. What is your next move?
Squeeze the bag harder and faster
Perform abdominal thrusts and a finger sweep
Reposition the head and attempt to ventilate

Question 8:   You have a patient involved in a motor vehicle accident. Based on the following vital signs, what do you suspect? BP 196/124, Pulse 62, Respirations irregular.
Hypovolemic shock
Head injury
Anxiety

Question 9:   You have just helped to deliver a newborn baby. The baby is not responding to warming, drying, positioning. What else do you want to try to get the baby to breath?
Assist ventilations with a BVM
Blow-by oxygen
Suction & Stimulation

Question 10:   You have a woman who has just delivered a baby. She is still bleeding profusely. What is your next move?
Have her hold her legs together tightly
Have her lay on her side
Massage her abdomen (uterus)

This Quiz has been designed by Rowanm77.