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  1. What percentage of the body is involved in a burn that covers one arm and the head of the adult?

    A 1%
    B 9%
    C 18%
    D 36%
    E 40%
    C
  2. The Good Samaritan law explicitly allows medical assistants

    A to administer first aid within the scope of their competence
    B to call the EMS system and stay with the victim until EMS personnel arrive
    C to act freely in an emergency situation to save the victim's life
    D to diagnose the patient at the scene of the accident or emergency
    E only to call the EMS system and wait for authorized personnel but not to touch or communicate with an accident victim.
    A
  3. In emergency childbirth, at what point should the umbilical cord be tied and cut?

    A when the infant if fully out
    B within 10 minutes of birth
    C when the infant starts breathing
    D when the nother and baby get to the hospital
    E when the baby is ready to nurse
    C
  4. To treat frostbite, a medical assistant can

    A massage the affected area gently
    B Rub the affected ares with a warmed towel
    C Keep the patient's head and shoulder slightly elevated
    D Wash the area with soap and water
    E Place warm clothing and balnkets around the affected area
    E
  5. Which of the following are symptoms of heatstroke?

    A the body tingles, and the patient feels pain
    B There ia a white, waxy, or grayish yellow buildup on the skin, and the patient has a high body temperature
    C the skin feels moist and hot, and the patient feels, dizzy, with a possibly altered mental state
    D the pulse is rapid, the skin is hot and dry, and the patient feels weak
    E The patient has a strange metallic taste in his or her mouth and feels hot.
    D
  6. When treating a second degree burn, a medical assistant should

    A break blisters to relieve the patient's pain
    B Immerse the burned area in cold water
    C Remove charred and adhered clothing
    D Apply medical ointments to the affected area
    E Apply wet, sterile dressing
    B
  7. When Bill Williams scraped his skin, he most likely got a

    A Incision
    B Laceration
    C Abrasion
    D Puncture
    E Bruise
    C
  8. Irreversible brain damage can be caused by tissue anoxia lasting

    A More than 2 minutes
    B More than 3 minutes
    C More than 6 minutes
    D More than 45 minutes
    E More than 3 minutes
    C
  9. Which of the following is a correct way to treat a snake bite?

    A Administer activated charcoal
    B Walk the patient to a hospital
    C Suction the wound and apply ice
    D Immobilize the bitten area and wash it with soap and water
    E Cut out the affected area
    D
  10. IF a patient is bleeding from the lower arm and direct pressureand elevation do not stop the bleeding, where should pressure be applied?

    A Radial-ulnar artery
    B Brachial artery
    C Subclavian artery
    D Carotid artery
    E Phrenic artery
    B
  11. One possible cause of a stroke is

    A occulsion in the brain by a thrombus
    B decreased cerebal blood flow
    C ingested poisons
    D hypocalcemia
    E hyperthermia
    A
  12. White, waxy, or grayish yellow skin that also feels crusty and softness in tissue beneath the skin should indicate

    A Heatstroke
    B Frostbite
    C Contusion
    D Hypothermia
    E Shock
    B
  13. Which of the following is a possible treatment of syncope?

    A Having the patient lower his or her head between their legs
    B Laying the patient flat on the patients back with the feet slightly elevated
    C Loosening tight clothing and applying a cold cloth to the patients face
    D Both B and C
    E All of the above
    E
  14. The Heimlich manuever is used for which of the following?

    A Convulsion
    B Epistaxis
    C Hematemesis
    D Shock
    E Choking
    E
  15. Anaphylactic Shock occurs following

    A Hemorrhage
    B Allergic reaction
    C Toxemia of pregnancy
    D Cardiac arrest
    E All of the above
    B
  16. Which of the following should not be done by a patient with a contussion?

    A Eat
    B Take aspirin
    C Take acetaminophen
    D Rest
    E Gradually resume normal activities
    B
  17. The most severe and major complication for burn victims is

    A Pain
    B Anemia
    C Infection
    D Malignant fever
    E Both B and C
    C
  18. Which of the following should not be done when a patient complains of abdominal pain?

    A Have the patient lie on the back
    B Apply heat to the patient's abdomen
    C Have the patient flex the knees
    D Monitor the patient's pulse
    E Check for signs of shock
    B
  19. Closed wounds are called

    A Bruises or contusions
    B Lacerations
    C Abrasions
    D Scrapes
    E None of the above
    A
  20. When administering CPR, how many compressions should you do?

    A 15 in 1 minute
    B 20 in 1 minute
    C 25 in 1 minute
    D 60 in 1 minute
    E 30 in 2 minutes
    D
  21. According to Good Samaritan Law

    A Emergency care is required of all medical personnel in all situations
    B Emergency care is permitted only with the verbal consent of the patient
    C Emergency care is permitted when it is within the scope of competence of the person
    D Possible negligence is never a factor in providing emergency care
    E Both B and D
    C
  22. Chest pain might indicate

    A Cocaine use
    B Myocardial Infarction
    C Epistaxis
    D Both B and C
    E Both A and B
    E
  23. When you suspect neck injury, what action should you take to open the patient's airway before administering rescue breathing?

    A Place your mouth over the patient's nose and blow air into it until the patients chest rises
    B Put your finger behind the jawbone just below the ear and push the jaw forward
    C Wait for EMS personnel, and do not administer rescue breathing
    D Hold the patient's neck rigidly while you lift the patient's chin up and push back on the forehead
    E Open an airway in he patient's neck with a sterile instrument
    B
  24. Treat hypoglycemia by

    A Administer glucose
    B Giving the patient plain orange juice
    C Loosening the patient's restrictive clothing and elevating the patient's head
    D Administering immunization as soon as possible
    E None of the above
    A
  25. What is the best location to check the pulse of a 48 year old male who is unconscious and not breathing?

    A At the radial artery of the wrist
    B At the brachial artery of the arm
    C At the carotid artery of the neck
    D On the chest, directly over the heart
    E At the temples of the head
    C
  26. An adult is in sudden cardiac arrest. Which of the following gives the victim the best chance of survival?

    A CPR performed by EMS personnel immediately upon arrival at the victim's side
    B Immediate CPR and defribrillation within no more than 3 to 5 minutes
    C Defribrillation in 10 minutes with or without CPR
    D Immediate CPR with defribrillation in 10 minutes
    E Injection of adrenaline followed by CPR
    B

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