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Barracks - First Aid Test #8 (June)

DianeHaught - Jun 02, 2006 - 05:12 PM
Post subject: First Aid Test #8 (June)
First Aid Test #8 (June)

First Aid Test #8

Mail Test answers to:



include your RP-Sgt-Game Name
such as RP-WO3-DianeHaught

1.What should be done for an embedded foreign object in a wound?

A. Remove as soon as possible
B. Leave in place and seek further medical attention
C. Remove after 10 minutes

2.When arriving on a scene with multiple casualties which of the following should be first priority?

A. Noisy person clutching bleeding arm
B. Quiet person lying on back
C. Quiet person lying on front
D. Someone whose leg is bent at a funny angle

3.Which is the correct technique for a penetrating chest wound?

A. Only use a dressing
B. Only use a plastic bag
C. Place plastic bag over wound then dressing
D. Place dressing over wound then a plastic bag

4.You come across someone whose leg is being crushed by a heavy object. You suspect that it has been like that for over 15 minutes. What are your actions.

A. Remove the object as soon as possible
B. Get help first then remove the object
C. Get help to lift the object
D.Dial 999 and leave the object where it is

5.Should brandy be offered to someone suffering from hypothermia?

A. Yes
B. No

6. If an asthma sufferer takes their medication, but it has no effect, how long should you wait before getting dialing 999 for an ambulance?

A. Always call 999 for an asthma attack
B. After 30 seconds
C. After 5 minutes
D. After 15 minutes

7. Can vinegar be used to incapacitate the stinging cells from a jellyfish?

A. Yes
B. No

8. How should you check to see that the circulation has not been cut-off after applying a bandage to the wrist?

A. Press a finger nail and see how quickly the colour returns
B. Test the temperature of the finger with a thermometer
C. See if they can still lift a heavy object

9. When dealing with an unconscious casualty for how long should you check for signs of life?

Up to ____________ seconds

10. Is the following statement true or false?
"If earache occurs during air travel the patient could close their mouth, pinch their nose and blow their nose, to equalise the pressure in the ears."

A. True
B. False

11. Someone has suffered an electric shock from a power tool. You are unable to isolate the electricity at the mains, which of the following should be used to move the power tool away?

A. Your bare foot
B. A metal object (e.G. Piping)
C. A wet piece of wood
D. A dry broom handle

12. Which of the following would you use an elevation sling for?

A. Bleeding hand
B. Simple Rib Fracture
C. Complicated Rib Fracture
D. Fractured forearm
E. Burn to hand

13. What position should someone with an abdominal wound be placed in?

A. Lying flat on back
B. Lying down with knees raised
C. Sitting on a chair
D. Standing

14. With a patient suffering from a penetrating chest wound should you lean the patient towards the injured side or away from it?

A. Towards the injured side
B. Away from the injured side

15. When applying a dressing and plastic film (or bag) to a penetrating chest wound how many sides should you apply tape to?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4

16. When treating a casualty for shock should you give him/her a glass of water to drink?

A. Yes
B. No

17. If someone has taken an overdose of drugs, should you induce vomiting?

A. Yes
B. No

18. Which of the following can be used in the treatment of a burn?

A. Water
B. Plastic Kitchen Film
C. Lotions
D. Sterile Dressing
E. Fat

19. It is important to build up trust with the patient. If they ask a question that you do not know the answer to should you?

A. Ignore the question
B. Tell them it is not important
C. Tell them you do not know
D. Make up some fancy words that they will not understand

20. at is the statutory colour for clinical waste sacks?


21. If hypothermia occurs from someone being outside for a long length of time how should they be reheated?

A. Rapidly (e.g.. Bath warm water)
B. Slowly (e.g.. With blankets)

22. Someone is suffering from superficial burns. What area of the body will need to be burned before requiring hospital treatment.
Note: 1% of the body is about the size of the palm of a hand

____________ %

23. What is the priority when treating with any casualty?

A. Bleeding
B. Circulation
C. Fractures
D. Airway

24. What is the safe minimum distance from the source of electricity where high-voltage electrical cables are involved.

A. 1 metre (1 yard)
B. 5 metres (5.5 yards)
C. 18 metres (20 yards)
D. 35 metres (38 yards)

25.Should a blanket be used on a patient that is suffering from shock?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Only during cold weather

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