EMR Quiz 4

Question 1 of 20

An AED may be used on which of the following patients?





Question 2 of 20

A 5-month old baby girl is not breathing and does not have a pulse. Emergency care for her will include:





Question 3 of 20

Once placed on a patient and turned on, a _______ defibrillator still requires the operator to push a button to analyze and defibrillate.





Question 4 of 20

After using the AED on your patient, you determine that he has regained a pulse and is brething adequately. You should then do all of the following EXCEPT:





Question 5 of 20

The term "hypoxic drive" refers to the body looking to the levels of ______ in the blood to determine the need to breathe.





Question 6 of 20

You can use the mnemonic "OPQRRRST" to help you get answers to the "S" part of a SAMPLE history. What do the three "Rs" in the mnemonic stand for?





Question 7 of 20

Items such as _____ suggest that the patient may have a chronic breathing condition.





Question 8 of 20

Adequate breathing is characterized by all of the following EXCEPT:





Question 9 of 20

The difference between an asthma attack and status asthmaticus is:





Question 10 of 20

Mr. Clark is having chest pain and is afraid that he is going to die. An appropriate intervention at this time would be to:





Question 11 of 20

The EMR's adult patient is unconscious, with no sign of injury or illness. During the ongoing assessment, the EMR determines the respiratory rate has slowed to less than 10 breaths per minute. What should the EMR do?





Question 12 of 20

To properly care for a patient in respiratory distress, the EMR should FIRST:





Question 13 of 20

Which of the following is a contraindication for the administration of nitroglycerin?





Question 14 of 20

In respiratory distress, either air cannot pass easily into the lungs or:





Question 15 of 20

It is _____ for an EMR to tell the difference between angina pain and the pain of a heart attack before beginning treatment.





Question 16 of 20

Veins cary blood:





Question 17 of 20

Which one of the following is true about the heart?





Question 18 of 20

The smallest blood vessels are called:





Question 19 of 20

The rate of speed at which the heart beats is controlled by the ______ nervous system.





Question 20 of 20

A pulse may best be defined as: