EMR Quiz 5

Question 1 of 20

The most recognized cause of hypoglycemia is the accidental overdose of ________ by a patient with diabetes.





Question 2 of 20

Emergency care for a patient with abdominal pain includes: ensuring a patent airway and administering oxygen. The EMR should also:





Question 3 of 20

For an EMR, the first rule at the scene of an inhaled-poison emergency is to:





Question 4 of 20

Common causes of hyperglycemia include all of the following EXCEPT:





Question 5 of 20

When a swimmer is in direct contact with cool water, body heat can be lost through:





Question 6 of 20

When sweat changes to vapour, body heat is lost by:





Question 7 of 20

What body parts most commonly incur a local cold injury?





Question 8 of 20

The body's ability to lose heat through evaporation is reduced:





Question 9 of 20

You arrive at the home of a 12 -year-old who is complaining of numbness in his right hand. Examination shows a circle of redness on the back of the hand with some swelling and evidence of a small hole. The EMR should ask:





Question 10 of 20

A patient was stung by a wasp on her left hand. After ensuring her ABCs and positionng the bite site, the EMR should:





Question 11 of 20

A 23-year-old patient ran 10 miles on a very hot spring day, after which he experienced muscle spasms of the legs and stomach. What may be a cause of the spasms?





Question 12 of 20

Your patient, Liam, presents with normal-to-cool skin, dizziness, rapid pulse, and slight nausea. In addition to any other injury or illness he may have, Aaron most likely is experiencing a heat emergency called:





Question 13 of 20

13. A person who ______ is probably experiencing a behavioural emergency.





Question 14 of 20

Reasonable force is best defined as the amount of force:





Question 15 of 20

You are called to the scene of a behavioural emergency, where a teenager is exhibiting bizarre behaviour. After scene assessment, what should you do next?





Question 16 of 20

A patient with a behavioural emergency may best be defined as a patient who exhibits abnormal behaviour that is:





Question 17 of 20

An air embolism can occur when a diver:





Question 18 of 20

In order to turn an unconscious patient face-up in shallow water you should use:





Question 19 of 20

It is not safe to walk in fast moving water over ______ depth.





Question 20 of 20

When determining how to respond to a water rescue, you need not consider: