PCP Quiz 19

Question 1 of 4

You are dispatched Code 3 to an industrial accident. The patient is a 50-year-old man who has completely amputated his left thumb while using a skill saw on the work site. The first aid attendant is on scene comforting the patient, and another worker has recovered the severed thumb and placed it in a plastic bag. The wound has minimal bleeding which is well controlled by direct pressure and elevation. The steps needed to manage the patient's wounds are listed out of sequence and with a few incorrect steps.
  1. Place the amputated part directly in ice.
  2. Cover amputated part in moistened sterile dressing.
  3. Cover amputated part with an occlusive dressing.
  4. Place amputated part in a plastic bag.
  5. Protect amputated part with bulky dressings.
  6. Keep amputated part cool.
  7. Rinse gross foreign matter from the amputated part with sterile saline.
Select the correct sequence from below.

Question 2 of 4

What information do you need to obtain regarding the Chief Complaint when performing a critical history for a patient with a closed soft tissue injury?
  1. Location and size of the injury.
  2. Treatment of the injury during the Primary Assessment.
  3. Type of the injury.
  4. Nature of the Chief Complaint.

Question 3 of 4

Which of the following apply to managing an amputated part?
  1. Rinse gross foreign matter with sterile saline.
  2. Cover with sterile dressing and protect with bulky dressing.
  3. Moisten dressings with sterile saline.
  4. Place amputated part on ice and place in plastic bag.

Question 4 of 4

Which of the following would cause you to consider this patient unstable?
  1. absent distal circulation.
  2. presence of shock.
  3. diminished pulse in injured limb.
  4. pain described as 10/10.