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An alert 18 year old female is found trapped in her car after a single motor vehicle crash. The air bag deployed and she denies any head or neck pain, but she complains of hip and left leg pain. Whe... n she is finally extricated from the car, her vital signs begin to collapse. What shock is she transitioning from? A. neurogenic shock to hypovolemic shock. B. decompensated shock to compensated shock. C. compensated shock to decompensated shock. D. decompensated shock to hypovolemic shock. 2. Which of the following mechanism of injuries would NOT be significant for an adult? A. Death in the same passenger compartment. B. Fall from more than ten feet. C. Ejection from vehicle. D. Altered mental status. 3. A 20 year old female has burns on her chest, abdomen, and on the anterior side of her right arm. What percentage of body is burned? A. 22.5% B. 27% C. 40.5% D. 18% 4. Before placing an unconscious 6 year old on a long backboard, what should you do? A. Place padding directly underneath the head. B. Place padding underneath the shoulders. C. Contact the parents for consent. D. Asses vital signs. 5. What best defines shock? A. Lack of adequate perfusion to the tissues. B. Hemorrhage exceeding 50% of total blood volume. C. Deficiency of vascular tone due to hemorrhage. D. Inadequate cerebral blood flow. 6. Your patient's vehicle was struck by another motorist from behind. What should you do? A. Perform a head-to-toe examination. B. Stabilize the cervical spine. C. Administer high-flow oxygen. D. Apply a half-spine immobilization device. 7. An 18 year old female was hit and has 4 teeth pushed into the upper gums of her jaw. She complains of severe pain and discomfort. Bleeding is minimal and vital signs are BP 120/90, R 16, P 88, SpO2 96%. What should you do? A. Administer aspirin for pain. B. Insert an oropharyngeal airway to maintain patency. C. Apply oxygen by nonrebreather mask at 15 lpm. D. Monitor her bleeding and ensure a patent airway. 8. An injury produced by wounding forces of compression and change of speed, both of which can disrupt tissue is defined as. A. Third degree Trauma. B. Penetrating trauma. C. Blunt trauma. D. Cavitation. 9. A 34 year old female has been bleeding vaginally for two hours. She is anxious, alert, and oriented. Her skin is cool, pale, and diaphoretic. Vital signs are BP 116/70, P 118, R 20. What should you suspect? A. Hypotensive shock B. Hypertensive shock C. Decompensated shock D. Compensated shock 10. What is a contraindication of a traction splint? A. Signs of hypoperfusion B. Swelling or deformity to the thigh C. Pelvic fracture D. Potential spinal injury 11. A 56 year old male involved in a car accident complains of chest and abdominal pain. Pulses differ by 10 mmHg systolic bilaterally and lung sounds are muffled. To which artery should you suspect a rupture? A. Subclavian artery B. Carotid artery C. Iliac artery D. Radial artery Scenario: 12. A 32 year old female attempted to commit suicide by tak [Show More]

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