EMT: quiz2

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  1. The study of functions of the body is called:
  2. The structure of the body is referred to as its:
  3. The anatomical position is best described as a person:
    standing, facing forward, palms facing forward
  4. An imaginary line down the center of the body that passes between the eyes and
    extends down past the umbilicus is the:
  5. The term that refers to a position closer to the midline is:
  6. Another word for anterior is:
  7. The preferred position for any unconscious non-trauma patient is:
  8. The Fowler's position is usually achieved by raising the head end of the stretcher so that the body is at a:
    45-60 degree angle
  9. This division of the
    spinal column is subject to injury because it is not supported by another part
    of the skeleton:
  10. The pelvis is
    commonly referred to as the:
  11. The scapula and acromion are parts of the:
  12. Inferiorly, the knee connects with the:
    tibia and fibula
  13. The body contains how many different types of muscle:
  14. After inhaled air goes through he larynx, the next part of the respiratory system the air passes
    as it moves to the lungs is the:
  15. The chamber that pumps oxygen-rich blood out of the heart for distribution to the
    rest of the body is the:
    left ventricle
  16. The largest artery in the body is the:
  17. The pulse checked during infant CPR is the:
  18. The blood vessels where gases, nutrients, and waste products are exchanged between the body's
    cell and the bloodstream are the:
  19. The component of the blood that has a primary function of carrying oxygen to tissue
    red blood cells
  20. The pressure created in the arteries when blood is forced out of the heart is referred to
  21. The adequate supply of oxygen and nutrients to the organs and tissues of the body is called:
  22. The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the:
    spinal cord
  23. The skin layer rich with blood vessels, nerves, and specialized structures such as sweat
    glands and sebaceous glands is the:
  24. The endocrine system produces chemicals called:
  25. Body functions such as digestion and heart rate are controlled by the:
    autonomic nervous system
  26. Gas exchange within the lungs takes place in the:
  27. When the left ventricle is contracting, the left atrium is:
  28. There are _____cervical vertebrae.
  29. The thoracic
    vertebrae are connected to the ribs.
  30. The femur and humorous
    are examples of what type of bone?
  31. What is the name of the hormone that must be present in order for glucose to enter the cell?
  32. The sum of all of
    the body's chemical processes is called:
  33. _______ is a passive process.
  34. All arteries carry deoxygenated blood:
  35. The stomach is located in the:
    left upper abdominal quadrant
  36. The ____ prevents aspiration during swallowing:
  37. The primary pacemaker of the heart is:
    the senatorial node
  38. The normal range in an adult's heart rate is:
  39. The lower jaw bone is called the:
  40. One major function of bone is NOT:
  41. When you are
    lifting a heavy object, most of the work should be done by the muscles of your:
  42. For which reason should an urgent move be used?
    immediate treatment for a breathing emergency can be performed
  43. The preferred device for carrying a conscious medical patient down a flight of steps is the:
    stair chair
  44. One technique that can greatly reduce the risk of back injuries when lifting and
    moving patients is:
    keeping the lifted weight in close to your body
  45. Which of the conditions below is NOT one that permits the use of an emergency move?
    A stable patient's position is hampering apolice investigation
  46. When an
    abbreviated assessment on a patient trapped in wreckage reveals that the
    patient must be moved quickly, you would order a(n)
    urgent move
  47. The technique
    used when quickly removing a patient from a vehicle is called:
    rapid extrication
  48. Unresponsive
    patients without suspected spinal injuries should be placed in the:
    recovery position
  49. The method that
    should be used when moving a patient onto a long spine board is the:
    log roll
  50. The method commonly used to transfer a patient from a bed at home to a stretcher is the:
    draw-sheet method
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