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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Epinephrine Auto-injector Administration. Read each question fully and make sure you understand what the question is asking before you answer. Some questions are select all that apply, these will be marked by square check boxes. After answering all questions to the best of your ability, click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. Your score will be shown at the bottom of the page after submission. You may reset this quiz as many times as you would like.

1 EMTs may administer epinephrine via auto-injector for patients experiencing anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, and cardiac arrest.

True
False

2 An autoinjector will deliver medication to the patient by which route?

3 All patients who experience relief from their symptoms after one dose of epinephrine should be released from EMS care.

True
False

4 The auto-injector should be drawn back and "stabbed" into the patient's leg for greater penetration of the adipose tissue and underlying muscle.

True
False

5 All auto-injectors contain epinephrine.

True
False

6 How many seconds should the injection area be massaged after administration of the epinephrine?

3-10
5
10
3-5

7 Which of the following are part of the 5 Rights of Drug Administration?

Right Patient
Right Date
Right Age
Right Drug
Right Symptoms
Right Dose
Right Route

8 The autoinjector should be placed at this angle to the patient's leg.

90 degrees
45 degrees
30 degrees
Parallel to the floor

9 Epinephrine should be used for all allergic reactions, regardless of severity.

True
False

10 Side effects of epinephrine administration include the following:

Tachycardia
Sweating
Tremors
Headache
Numbness


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Type Medical knowledge page
SDG Sustainable Development Goals SDG03 Good health and well-being
Authors Catherine Mohr, Josh Hantke
Published 2021
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