Link: AAOS Link: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Link: EMTB 9e Home Page  
Select a Chapter Online Chapter Pretests
Cover

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:  What organ is responsible for temperature regulation in the body?
A: Liver
B: Heart
C: Sweat glands
D: Skin

2:  In the most severe cases how much blood can a hematoma hold?
A: A pint
B: A quart
C: A liter
D: A gallon

3:  What does "R" in the acronym RICES stand for?
A: Reassure
B: Rest
C: Reassess
D: Raise

4:  A ________ is a smooth, sharp cut in the skin.
A: Laceration
B: Avulsion
C: Incision
D: Abrasion

5:  What should the EMT-B assess on a patient with a gunshot wound?
A: Type of gun used
B: Entrance and exit wound
C: How many rounds were fired
D: All of the above

6:  When the EMT-B finds a sucking chest wound, what type of dressing should be used to cover the injury?
A: An occlusive dressing
B: A 4 x 4 gauze patch
C: A pressure bandage
D: A triangle bandage

7:  What is the correct term for an abdominal cavity wound with organs protruding?
A: Laceration
B: Amputation
C: Evisceration
D: Incision

8:  When treating a finger amputation the EMT-B should put the amputated part:
A: in paper bag, packed on ice.
B: directly on ice.
C: in a plastic bag, wrapped and laid on ice.
D: none of the above.

9:  A ________ burn extends through all the layers of the skin and the patient may have no feeling to the burned area.
A: partial-thickness
B: full-thickness
C: superficial
D: second-degree

10:  After BSI precautions, the first step in taking care of a patient covered in dry chemical is to:
A: flush with water.
B: leave the chemical alone and transport.
C: brush it off.
D: cover with a sterile dressing.

Optional: Enter your name and your instructor's E-mail address to have your results E-mailed to him or her.
Your Name:
Instructor's E-mail Address:
Your E-mail Address: