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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Spinal Immobilization. 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 Manual C-Spine immobilization may be released in which circumstances?

Rescuer repositioning
The scene becomes unsafe
To place an OPA or NPA
Once the patient's body has been immobilized
Once the patient is fully immobilized

2 Who is in charge of all patient movement? The rescuer

At the head.
At the torso.
At the feet.
Overseeing the procedure.

3 For tall patients who are taller than the backboard, the feet are preferred to be on the board to prevent up/down motion. In this case, manual C-spine is continually held by a rescuer.


4 After log-rolling the patient onto the backboard, you find that they are off center. You should

Push the patient laterally until they are centered.
Move the patient in a V-shaped path until they are centered.
Ask the patient to move themselves until they are centered.
Keep the patient where they are and move the backboard beneath them until they are centered.

5 Spider straps have an integrated foot strap.


6 The feet should be secured before anything else to prevent the patient from sliding off the backboard.


7 Straps should be placed over the knee to prevent accidental flexion injuries.


8 The head must be immobilized by a commercial stabilization device. Using rolled towels is no longer common practice.


9 Fast connect (5 foot) straps are normally strapped in a/n _______________ configuration.


10 For an EMS system to run 911 operations, both fast connect (5 foot) straps and spider straps must be available for use.


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