Online Pretest for Chapter 26 - Face and Throat Injuries
The opening at the base of the skull that allows the brain to connect with the spinal cord is called the:
The collection of blood under the skin is called a(n):
In caring for soft-tissue injuries around the mouth, be aware of the possibility of:
an airway obstruction.
injury to the cheeks.
injury to the orbit.
When caring for a patient with a nosebleed, the EMT-B should have the patient:
lie supine and keep his or her head in neutral position.
lie on his or her side while pressing the nostrils shut.
sit leaning forward and pinch the nostrils together.
sit back and place head backward.
The firm prominence in the upper part of the larynx formed by the thyroid cartilage is called the:
The part of the ear that connects the middle ear to the nasal cavity is the:
Fractures of the face are not usually acute emergencies unless:
there is more than one fractured bone.
the mandible is involved.
there is a fracture to the cheekbone.
there is serious bleeding.
Leakage of air into the soft tissue of the neck is called:
An air embolism results when:
air enters a vein.
air enters the soft tissue.
there is an open wound.
there is air in the trachea.
In bandaging a wound on the neck, it is important to remember to:
wrap the bandage carefully around the neck.
wrap the bandage around and under the patient's shoulder.
apply pressure to both carotid arteries only if needed.
use only one hand to control any external bleeding.
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