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Sampling of 20 questions found on First Aid Certification Exam
A condition that occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is interrupted by a blood clot, resulting in the death of brain cells.
A sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain.
A critical condition brought on by a sudden drop in blood flow through the body.
A condition that occurs when a part of the heart muscle doesn't get enough blood.
What should you do if you think a person is having a stroke?
Call 911, note the signs and symptoms, stay with the person and provide reassurance
Call 911, and use the R-I-C-E treatment procedure
Call 911, get an AED and provide CPR
Call 911 and wait for the EMS
What is the most common type of closed wound?
What is the first aid treatment for closed wounds?
Applying an ointment
Applying a cold pack
Following the R-I-C-E procedure
Applying a hot pack
Dressings are recommended for acute wounds to:
Keep the wound clean
Enhance growth factors and cytokines within wound fluid
Promote cell proliferation because of low pH and hypoxia
Which of the following is not a part of the RICE method for treating muscle, bone, and joint injuries?
How should a bee sting be removed?
Use your fingernail and scrap in the opposite direction to the sting
Run it under cold water to wash it away
Squeeze the stinger and pull it out
If a person gets bitten on the finger by a snake, how far up the arm should a pressure immobilization bandage be applied?
As far up the limb as possible
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.
What is the general first aid treatment for a chemical burn?
Remove the chemical, then call 911
Remove the chemical, cool it with ice, and cover it with a bandage
Remove the chemical, flush with water, and cover with a bandage
Do not touch the burnt area and call 911 instead
What first step should you do when you encounter an electrical burn victim?
Check the scene for safety
Make sure the victim is no longer in contact with the electrical current
Provide first aid care as needed
Check if the victim needs CPR
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?
First degree burns
Second degree burns
Third degree burns
Fourth degree burns
What is the most common cause of nosebleeds?
Falling or getting hit in the nose
Breathing dry air
Changes in altitude
What is the purpose of pressure bandages when a person is bleeding?
To stop or control the bleeding
To clean the wound
To sterilize the wound
To reduce air getting to the wound
What is the primary cause of hyperthermia?
Overexposure to heat
Loss of fluids and electrolytes
What is the first sign that the body has trouble with heat?
What is the first step you should do if you find someone with hypothermia?
Give the person a hot coffee
Provide a thick and warm blanket
Move the person out of the cold and remove wet clothing
Provide warm beverages
Which of the following is NOT a common cause of poisonings at home?
What should you do if you suspect someone is experiencing alcohol poisoning?
Force the victim to vomit
Call 911 or the Poison Help hotline
Give the victim something to eat or drink
Perform CPR immediately
Which of the following is the most common cause of food poisoning?
Red kidney beans
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