PCP Quiz 23

Question 1 of 25

A burn that involves only the epidermis is classified as a ________ burn.





Question 2 of 25

Electricity follows the path of least resistance. In the human body, the path of least resistance would follow the:





Question 3 of 25

Scenario: You are dispatched to a structural fire in which a 32-year-old male has been burned in a steam blast. Upon assessment, you note blisters to the anterior chest and circumferential burns to both lower extremities. Using the rule of nines, what percentage of burn does this patient have?





Question 4 of 25

When patients are inside an enclosed space, suspect:





Question 5 of 25

What type of burn denatures the biochemical makeup of cell membranes and destroys the cell?





Question 6 of 25

Which classification of burn is characterized mainly by blisters?





Question 7 of 25

Which of the following is considered a critical burn and must be transported Code 3 to the hospital?





Question 8 of 25

Complications of lightning strikes include:
  1. Fractures of long bones.
  2. Temporary paralysis in legs.
  3. Respiratory arrest.
  4. Seizures.





Question 9 of 25

Lightning strikes will typically cause a dysrhythmia called:






Question 10 of 25

Burns from lightning strike are described as being:






Question 11 of 25

After making a live contact, an electrician has collapsed with an entrance wound on the right hand and an exit wound on the left. What is the MOST likely cause of collapse?





Question 12 of 25

Which of the following are not included in treatment for thermal burns?
  1. Stop the burning.
  2. Administer oxygen.
  3. Apply ointment to burns.
  4. Rupture blisters.
  5. Dress wounds.






Question 13 of 25

You arrive at a house fire where you are directed towards three patients.
  1. 40-year-old woman who had been trapped in a hot smoke filled room; she is complaining of burns to her face and hands. You notice that her voice is quite hoarse.
  2. 45-year-old male who complains of pain where his arms wre both burned. They are red and painful, but you do not notice any blisters at this time.
  3. 12-year-old boy who fractured his mid shaft tib/fib when a smoldering beam fell on his lower leg. The leg has sustained first and second degree burns where the beam was on the leg.






Question 14 of 25

A burn which has damaged the dermis, the epidermis and the subcutaneous layer is classified as a 3rd degree burn.



Question 15 of 25

A burn which has damaged the dermis, the epidermis and the subcutaneous layer is classified as a 2nd degree burn.



Question 16 of 25

Your 16-year-old patient fell asleep on the beach. The entire anterior portion of his body and face are covered with a red painful burn. Ther are no blisters. What percentage of this patient has been burned?





Question 17 of 25

Your 16-year-old patient fell asleep on the beach. The entire anterior portion of his body is covered with a red painful burn. There are no blisters. What would you classify this burn as?




Question 18 of 25

The four major categories of burn injuries are:





Question 19 of 25

The severity of a burn is determined by the location and size of the burn as well as the:





Question 20 of 25

Exposure to which of the following can result in a thermal burn?
  1. Hot liquid.
  2. Steam.
  3. Open flame.
  4. Sun burn.
  5. Acid.





Question 21 of 25

You are en route, Code 3 to the hospital with a 36-year-old male who was burned in a house fire. The anterior portion of the right leg is entirely burned as is the entire right arm and hand (anterior and posterior). The abdomen is red and blistered. The burns on the leg and arm are red, blistered, and painful. The hand is painless and charred looking. What percentage of this patient has a 2nd or 3rd degree burn?





Question 22 of 25

Every patient who has sustained an electrical burn must be:





Question 23 of 25

Which of the following is NOT considered a critical burn?





Question 24 of 25

Which of the following is considered a critical burn and must be transported Code 3 to the hospital?





Question 25 of 25

Chemical burns to the eyes must be flushed for at least: