Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/27

Click to flip

27 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
1 . With exposure to Adamsite, which, if any, of the following actions must be taken to minimize or inhibit the symptoms of exposure?

a. Don a protective mask and continue duties as vigorously as possible
b. Give an intramuscular injection of physostigmine
c. Give an intravenous infusion of sodium thiosulfate
d. Do none of the above
a. Don a protective mask and continue duties as vigorously as possible
2 . Which of the following odors is an early indication of exposure to phosgene gas in casualty-producing amounts?

a. Bitter almonds
b. A freshly mown lawn
c. Geraniums
d. None of the above. Phosgene is undetectable
b. A freshly mown lawn
3 . Of the following, which type of radiation has the greatest penetrating power?

a. Alpha
b. Beta
c. Gamma
d. Neutron
c. Gamma
4 . Presenting a serious internal radiation hazard, alpha particles can enter the body through which of the following?

a. The digestive system
b. The respiratory system
c. Open wounds
d. Any of the above
d. Any of the above
5 . When entering an area known to be contaminated with biological agents, which of the following actions should be taken?

a. Put on gloves, if available
b. Button up clothing
c. Put on a protective mask
d. Do all of the above
d. Do all of the above
6 . Who, if anyone, is responsible for maintaining adequate supplies for the decontamination and treatment of CBR casualties?

a. Medical officer
b. Damage control officer
c. Supply officer
d. No one
a. Medical officer
7 . The chemical agent that primarily affects the higher regulatory functions of the CNS is represented by which of the following symbols?

a. AC
b. BZ
c. CN
d. CS
b. BZ, Incapacitating Agents
8 . The symbol for phosgene gas is

a. C1
b. CN
c. CG
d. CK
c. CG
9 . In a definitive care facility, the indicated treatment of a nerve agent victim includes which of the following therapies?

a. 2 mg atropine and 600 mg 2-PAM chloride every 15 minutes until recovery
b. 2 mg atropine every 15 minutes until the victim has a dry mouth and mild tachycardia
c. 600 mg 2-PAM chloride every 15 minutes until the victim is conscious
d. Respiratory support only
b. 2 mg atropine every 15 minutes until the victim has a dry mouth and mild tachycardia
10 . When using antibiotics for victims of radiation injuries, what is the recommended dosage?

a. One-half of the normal dosage
b. The normal dosage
c. Two times the normal dosage
d. Three times the normal dosage
d. Three times the normal dosage
11 . Exposure to fresh air and allowing wind to blow across wide open eyes is generally sufficient treatment for which of the following agents?

a. Psychochemicals
b. Lacrimators
c. Vomiting agents
d. Glycolates
b. Lacrimators
12 . What is the proper treatment for burning white phosphorus particles embedded in the skin?

a. Surgical removal followed by a copper sulfate wet dressing
b. A copper sulfate rinse then surgical removal
c. A copper sulfate rinse only
d. Allowing them to burn out
b. A copper sulfate rinse then surgical removal
13 . Who is responsible for area decontamination of chemical agents aboard ship?

a. Medical officer
b. Supply officer
c. Damage control personnel
d. All hands
c. Damage control personnel
14 . What is the appropriate procedure to follow when biological agents are known to have been placed in your drinking water?

a. Double the amount of chlorine in the water
b. Double the time the water is exposed to the chlorine
c. Boil the water before you drink any of it
d. Refrain from drinking the water
c. Boil the water before you drink any of it
15 . Inhalation of nerve gas characteristically results in which of the symptoms listed below?

a. Local muscular twitching
b. Dry mouth
c. Pinpoint pupils
d. Pulmonary edema
c. Pinpoint pupils
16 . The treatment of thermal burns from a nuclear detonation differs from more conventional burn wounds in which, if any, of the following ways?

a. Conventional burn wounds are generally less serious
b. Conventional burn wounds are more likely to become infected
c. Burns resulting from a nuclear detonation are more painful
d. There is no difference
d. There is no difference
17 . First aid treatment for blood agents is amyl nitrite ampules followed by which of the compounds listed below?

a. Oral potassium chloride
b. Oral sodium thiosulfate
c. Intravenous potassium chloride
d. Intravenous sodium thiosulfate
d. Intravenous sodium thiosulfate
18 . Specific antidotal therapy is available for which, if any, of the following vesicants?

a. Mustard (HD)
b. Nitrogen mustard (HN)
c. Lewisite (L)
d. None of the above
c. Lewisite (L)
19 . What should be the first priority in the treatment of chemically contaminated casualties?

a. Control of massive hemorrhage
b. Decontamination
c. Treatment of life-threatening shock and wounds
d. Removal of contaminated clothing
a. Control of massive hemorrhage
20 . The tendency of a chemical agent to remain effective in a contaminated area is known as

a. lethality
b. persistency
c. volatility
d. permeability
b. persistency
21 . Nerve agents produce their effect by interfering with normal transmission of nerve impulses.

a. TRUE
b. FALSE
c. Not sure
d. Don^t know
a. TRUE
22 . By what means can biological agents can be detected?

a. Physical senses
b. Chemical detectors
c. Laboratory examination
d. All of the above
c. Laboratory examination
23 . In the event of a nuclear detonation, what is the best position to assume?

a. Sitting, with the knees drawn up to the chest, facing away from the blast
b. Face down, with your face covered
c. On your side, in a fetal position facing away from the blast
d. Supine, with your face covered
b. Face down, with your face covered
24 . What part of the body is most sensitive to the effects of mustard gases?

a. Eyes
b. Lungs
c. Liver
d. Skin
a. Eyes
25. A chemical agent on the skin can be removed effectively by using what skin decontamination kit? This skin decontamination kit replaces the M258A1 decontamination kit.

a. 2-PAM Cl decontamination kit
b. M291 skin decontamination kit
c. M293 skin decontamination kit
d. none of the above
b. M291 skin decontamination kit
26. Directive for Treatment of
Chemical Agent Casualties and Conventional Military
Chemical Injuries

a. NAVMED P-5041
b. NAVMED P-5042
c. BUMEDINST 10249
d. none of the above
a. NAVMED P-5041, Treatment of
Chemical Agent Casualties and Conventional Military
Chemical Injuries
27. Where can additional information pertaining to the initial
management of irradiated or radioactively
contaminated individuals may be obtained?

a. BUMEDINST 6470.10
b. BUMEDINST 6320.1A
c. NAVMED P-5041
d. none of the above
a. BUMEDINST 6470.10, Initial
Management of Irradiated or Radioactively
Contaminated Personnel