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You are dispatched to a residence for a 40-year-old female who complains of lower abdominal pain, fever and chills, and a foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Which of the following additional assessment findings would increase your index of suspicion for PID?
a shuffling gait when walking
Each ovary produces an ovum in alternating months and releases it into the:
fallopian tube.
When documenting a call in which a female was sexually assaulted, you should
keep the report concise and record only what the patient stated in her own words.
PID typically does NOT affect the:
urinary bladder.
Which of the following clinical presentations is MOST consistent with PID?
lower abdominal pain, fever, general malaise, and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
A 26-year-old female presents with heavy vaginal bleeding. She is conscious, but restless. Her blood pressure is 84/54 mm Hg, her pulse is 120 beats/min and weak, and her respirations are 22 breaths/min with adequate depth. She tells you that she inserted a tampon about 2 hours ago. You should:
administer high-flow oxygen, place a sterile pad over her vagina, keep her warm, elevate her lower extremities, and transport without delay.
The onset of menstruation is called menarche and usually occurs in women who are
between 11 and 16 years of age.
The physical examination of a sexual assault victim should be:
limited to a brief survey for life-threatening injuries.
Whenever possible, a female sexual assault victim should be:
given the option of being treated by a female EMT.
Which of the following statements regarding pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is correct?
PID can scar the fallopian tubes, which increases the risk of an ectopic pregnancy.
Which of the following statements regarding rape is correct?
Rape is a legal diagnosis, not a medical diagnosis
Bacterial vaginosis is a condition that occurs when:
normal bacteria in the vagina are replaced by an overgrowth of other bacterial forms.
Potentially life-threatening consequences of PID include:
ovarian abscess and ectopic pregnancy.
When caring for a female patient who has been sexually assaulted, you should:
place any bloodstained clothing or other articles in separate paper bags.
Which of the following conditions does NOT typically present with vaginal discharge?
genital herpes
As a woman approaches menopause:
her menstrual periods may become irregular and vary in severity.
When caring for a woman who is experiencing a gynecologic emergency, the EMT's main focus should be to:
maintain her ABCs and transport without delay.
During your assessment of a young female with nontraumatic vaginal bleeding, you note that her level of consciousness is decreased, her respirations are rapid and shallow, her skin is cool and moist, and her pulse is rapid and weak. You should:
assist her ventilations with a bag-mask device.
It is not uncommon for young females who experience their first menstrual period to
Cramp
When a woman presents with abdominal pain or other vague symptoms, the EMT is often unable to determine the nature of the problem until he or she:
has gathered patient history information.