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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  The cardiovascular system contains all of the following EXCEPT:
A: blood vessels.
B: blood and body fluids.
C: cerebrospinal fluid.
D: the heart.

2:  Which blood vessel returns blood from the lungs to the left atrium?
A: Pulmonary vein
B: Pulmonary artery
C: Aorta
D: Vena cava

3:  When an adult patient quickly loses approximately 20% of his or her circulating blood volume, the patient?s blood pressure will:
A: increase.
B: decrease.
C: remain the same.
D: cause kidney damage.

4:  A(n) _______ bleed will be characterized as bright red and spurting.
A: venous
B: arterial
C: capillary
D: hemorrhagic

5:  When treating a patient with a venous bleed on the forearm, your first step would be to:
A: apply direct pressure.
B: take personal protection.
C: use a pressure point.
D: apply a tourniquet.

6:  The following are all indications for applying the PASG EXCEPT:
A: control of massive soft-tissue bleeding in the lower extremities.
B: control of internal bleeding associated with pelvic fractures.
C: control of massive bleeding in a pregnant woman.
D: stabilize fractures of the pelvis and femurs.

7:  When bleeding will not stop the last resort is to apply a(n):
A: PASG.
B: air splint.
C: pressure.
D: tourniquet.

8:  After taking BSI precautions, the first step in treating a patient suffering from epistaxis is to:
A: apply direct pressure.
B: apply ice.
C: help the patient sit forward.
D: transport the patient.

9:  What is the most common sign or symptom of internal bleeding?
A: Tachycardia
B: Hypovolemia
C: Pain
D: Dyspnea

10:  Which of the following is another name for a bruise?
A: Ecchymosis
B: Hematoma
C: Hematemesis
D: Hemoptysis

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