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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:  Which of the following organs is not a hollow organ?
A: Bladder
B: Intestine
C: Liver
D: Ureter

2:  When solid organs are injured, the EMT-B should suspect:
A: severe internal bleeding.
B: pain.
C: tenderness.
D: peritonitis.

3:  What is the soft tissue landmark used in determining the four quadrants of the abdomen?
A: Pubic symphysis
B: Umbilicus
C: Iliac crest
D: Costal arch

4:  Bruising of the upper right quadrant might lead the EMT-B to suspect an internal injury to the:
A: stomach.
B: bladder.
C: spine.
D: liver.

5:  When you suspect an internal injury to the abdomen, you should always:
A: take cervical and spinal precautions.
B: treat for shock.
C: administer high-flow oxygen.
D: do all of the above.

6:  When dealing with an evisceration, the EMT-B should:
A: replace protruding organs.
B: cover the wound with a dry dressing.
C: cover the wound with a wet sterile dressing.
D: clean the organs and replace them in the abdominal cavity.

7:  When a patient has their knees drawn up to their chest to minimize abdominal pain, it is called:
A: guarding.
B: tenderness.
C: gasping.
D: peritonitis.

8:  Which organ in the urinary system is a solid organ?
A: Ureter
B: Bladder
C: Kidney
D: Urethra

9:  When there is blunt trauma to the kidney area and blood appears in the urine, this is called:
A: hematoma.
B: hematocrit.
C: hematuria.
D: hemothorax.

10:  Because of supine hypotensive syndrome, a pregnant patient should be placed in what position when a backboard is not necessary?
A: On her right side
B: On her left side
C: On her back with head up
D: On her back with feet up

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