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Basic First Aid Practice Exams (Moderate) - Part 2
What is the first aid treatment for fire ant bites?
Pressure immobilization bandage
What is the first step in first aid care for burns?
Cool the burn using ice
Relieve pain using cold water for at least 10 minutes
Cover the burn loosely with a sterile dressing
Remove the source of the injury
Why does pain occurs more in first degree burns and second degree burns?
Due to the release of high prostaglandins by the brain
Due to nerve endings being injured and exposed
Due to the destruction of the sebaceous gland
Due to increased perspiration
Which of the following best describes a third-degree burn?
Burned area is larger than 5 inches across
Burned area is on the face
Burned area covers 10% of the body
Burn extends through all the skin layers and tissue
What layer of the skin helps regulate our body temperature?
You encounter a victim with a burn on the right leg that contains small blisters and is extremely pinkish-red and moist. The victim is in severe pain. Which type of burn that the patient have?
On the breastbone, just below the nipples
On the breastbone, above the nipples
In the center of the victim's stomach
A or B
First degree burns
Second degree burns
Third degree burns
Fourth degree burns
Why should large doses of analgesics and sedation be avoided for the burnt patient?
There was no pain at all
It will not relieve pain
It may cause respiratory depression
It may cause addiction
What is the best way to control bleeding if a tooth is knocked out?
Place a rolled gauze pad in the space left by the missing tooth and have the person gently bite down to maintain pressure
Try to locate and save the tooth because a dentist or other healthcare provider may be able to reimplant it
Place the tooth in Hanks' Balanced Salt solution, if available
The person should seek dental or emergency care as soon as possible after the injury
What is the purpose of pressure bandages when a person is bleeding?
Hands-only CPR doesn't require rescue breathing
Hands-only CPR doesn't require calling 911 because it can be performed by bystanders
The compression depth in hands-only CPR is 1.5 inches, while standard CPR requires 2 inches
The compression rate in hands-only CPR is faster compared to standard CPR
To stop or control the bleeding
To clean the wound
To sterilize the wound
To reduce air getting to the wound
What is the body's ability to maintain an internal temperature within an acceptable range despite external conditions?
What is the first sign that the body has trouble with heat?
What is the body's primary mechanism of cooling itself?
Fluids and air circulation
Heat stress on the body is a function of:
On the inner wrist
On the carotid artery
Palpating the femoral artery
On the foot
Fitness level, air temperature, and humidity
Altitude, heat, and humidity
Air temperature, humidity, and heat
Age, humidity, and altitude
What is the most severe heat-related illness?
Which of the following is a symptom of heat exhaustion?
Increased blood pressure
Profuse sweating and clammy skin
Hot, red, dry skin
What's the best way to determine if environmental conditions impose a heat load on your body?
Every 2 minutes
Every 5 minutes
After completing 5 cycles
Take your temperature
Measure your blood pressure
Weigh yourself before and after exercise to measure water weight loss
Monitor your heart rate
When a person has heat exhaustion, how much water should he or she be given?
None until the EMS arrives to give guidance
As much as possible
1 cup with 1/2 teaspoon of salt every 15 minutes for 1 hour
1 pint every 15 minutes
What is the body temperature of a person with hypothermia?
Below 35° C
What is the first sign of hypothermia?
Which of the following will give you the LEAST amount of protection against the cold?
A thick cotton sweatshirt and a jacket
A Lycra shirt, a cotton sweatshirt, and a windbreaker
A wool sweater and a windbreaker
A silk shirt, a cotton sweatshirt, and a jacket
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