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1. You are called to assist a 3-year-old male patient who pulled a pot of hot water from the stove spilling hot it onto their upper chest. The skin is red and painful, but no other signs or symptoms are present. This childs burn would be classified as
superficial
critical
severe
full thickness
Correct Answer: superficial

You are called to assist a 3-year-old male patient who pulled a pot of hot water from the stove spilling hot it onto their upper chest. The skin is red and painful, but no other signs or symptoms are present. This childs burn would be classified as
The outer layer of the skin is called the

subcutaneous layer
epidermis
dermis
subdura
The outer layer of the skin is called the

Correct Answer: epidermis
Your patient is a conscious but slightly drowsy 16-year-old female. She states she swallowed an unknown number of sleeping pills. You should ask all of the following questions EXCEPT

"Has anyone tried to treat you with anything?"
"Who gave you the pills?"
"Over how long a period did you take the pills?"
"How much do you weigh?"
Your patient is a conscious but slightly drowsy 16-year-old female. She states she swallowed an unknown number of sleeping pills. You should ask all of the following questions EXCEPT

Correct Answer: "Who gave you the pills?"
Blisters should be cared for by
leaving intact and covering loosely
opening and disinfecting
sealing with burn ointment
opening and draining
Blisters should be cared for by

Correct Answer: leaving intact and covering loosely
Which of the following is a trade name for activated charcoal
Poison-X
Charcough
Dopamine
Actidose
Which of the following is a trade name for activated charcoal

Correct Answer: Actidose
Your patient has been exposed to an unknown chemical which has soaked his clothing. You should immediately flush the patient with
alcohol
neutralizing solution
water
vinegar
Your patient has been exposed to an unknown chemical which has soaked his clothing. You should immediately flush the patient with

Correct Answer: water
Lack of oxygen in blood cells and tissues resulting from inadequate breathing or heart function will cause the skin to be:
jaundiced
red
cyanotic
yellow
Lack of oxygen in blood cells and tissues resulting from inadequate breathing or heart function will cause the skin to be:

Correct Answer: cyanotic
The use of accessory muscles and nasal flaring are all signs of
normal breathing
shallow breathing
noisy breathing
labored breathing
The use of accessory muscles and nasal flaring are all signs of

Correct Answer: labored breathing
Your patient has splashed dry cleaning fluid into his eyes. What treatment should you provide first
Irrigate eyes with a weak acid solution
Cover eyes with sterile gauze
Irrigate eyes with clean water
Dilute with vinegar and water
Your patient has splashed dry cleaning fluid into his eyes. What treatment should you provide first

Correct Answer: Irrigate eyes with clean water
The definition of absorbed poisons is those that are
all of the above
taken into the body through unbroken skin
inhaled
swallowed
The definition of absorbed poisons is those that are

Correct Answer: taken into the body through unbroken skin