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A patient has a fractured bones in his left leg. which one of the following could be broken?

Femur, tibia, or fibula

You have been called to transport a patient who is suffering from an illness that has caused a decrease in the ability of the involuntary muscles to move. Which one of the following conditions should you expect?

decreased movement of wastes through the large intestine

Which one of the following anatomical statements is true?

The knee is proximal to the ankle

The left atrium:

Receives blood from the pulmonary veins.

The spinal column is composed of what sections as described from superior to inferior?

Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccyx

Which one of the following statements regarding the endocrine system is true?

It is made up of several glands whose secretion cause specific actions in specific organs

Which one of the following best represents the correct sequence for the passage of air into the lungs?

Mouth, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, alveoli

Which portion of the heart is in failure when it can no longer effectively pump blood into the lungs?

Right ventricle

A female patient suffers from a muscular disease and cannot walk, thus requiring a wheelchair. Based on the fact that she cannot ambulate, you should recognize that the muscles affected are of which type?

Voluntary

A patient has a total occlusion of the left femoral artery. In regards to this condition which one of the following might the EMT expect to find?

Pale skin to the left foot