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First aid, emergency and disaster nursing quiz 1

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1. The nurse is performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an adult patient. When performing chest compressions, the nurse understands that correct hand placement is located over the ______

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2. You are first on scene and the victim is unresponsive, pulseless and has vomited. You do not feel comfortable performing mouth-to-mouth ventilation. What is best the approach?

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3. What treatment does a victim whose life threating condition is “not breathing” need?

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4. One of the aims of first aid is to preserve life. This includes____

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5. A victim of a car accident has just vomited and now appears to be coughing up blood. He is breathing very quickly and his pulse is weak and fast. What is most likely wrong? He___

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6. The one-hand technique of CPR is used for___

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7. CPR cannot prevent possible brain damage unless initiated within _____ minutes of an arrest.

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8. Which assessment scale is used as a tool to check a patient’s level of consciousness?

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9. The two-fingers technique of CPR is used for___

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10. The following are carried out during the primary survey in emergency assessment EXCEPT?

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11. To perform this technique, the unconscious victim’s forehead is pushed while pulling up on the bony part of the jaw with two or three fingers of your other hand to lift the chin. This technique is known as____

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12. When a nurse is performing a primary survey in the emergency department, what is being assessed?

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13. The intervention that can best establish whether a client is unconscious is by observing the client’s response to_______

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14. When performing CPR on an infant, how deep should the chest compressions be?

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15. The Glasgow Coma Scale is used to determine the level of____

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16. Which of the following is NOT a reason why we put unconscious casualties in the recovery position?

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17. Mr Frimpong is not breathing and has injuries to the face that prevent you from performing mouth-to-mouth. What do you do?

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18. Which is the correct ratio of chest compressions to rescue breath (s) for use in an adult casualty?

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19. An unconscious casualty is lying on his back and has broken leg. What position is best for the casualty?

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20. During CPR, chest compressions are carried out at a rate of at least___

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21. The two-hands technique of CPR is used for___

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22. What nursing intervention is done during the “E” step of the primary survey?



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