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SDG Sustainable Development Goals SDG03 Good health and well-being
Authors Catherine Mohr
Josh Hantke
Published 2021
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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Trauma Patient Assessment. 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 The "M" in SAMPLE stands for what?

Medical History
Medications
Monitor
Maintain C-spine precautions

2 The trauma assessment should be performed as part of the

General Impression
Primary Assessment
Secondary Assessment
Re-assessment

3 Which of the following mnemonics is most closely related to trauma assessment?

OPQRST
PASTE
AEIOUTIPS
DCAPBTLS

4 FCEMT-Ring Avulsion.png This is a picture of a/an

Amputation
Avulsion
Contusion
Laceration

5 Your patient is suspected to have a basilar skull fracture after being struck multiple times in the head with a lead pipe. Which of the following is a sign of a likely basilar skull fracture?

Bruising behind the ears
Depressions in the skull
Broken/missing teeth
Loss of peripheral vision

6 Which of the following would be considered "abnormal" findings when assessing a patient's skin?

Cyanosis
Eupnea
Diaphoresis
Hyphema
Flushing

7 When assessing the neck, which of the following is most specific in indicating a pneumothorax?

JVD
Medical alert necklace
Tracheal deviation
Accessory muscle use

8 A pulsating mass in the abdomen is a finding of which disease?

Gastritis
Cholecystitis
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Splenic rupture

9 You should always check the following before and after application of any restricting device (C-collar, backboard, restraints, etc). (Check all that apply).

Circulation
Sensation
Motor response
Skin signs
Lung sounds
All of the above
None of the above

10

Vital signs should be re-checked every

minutes in a stable patient and every

minutes in an unstable patient.