EMR - Trauma Quiz


the 5 types of vehicular crashes are: frontal, rear-end, lateral, rollover, and

A. Diagonal

B. T-bone

C. Rotational

D. Ejection

The “Platinum 10” refers to:

A. the amount of time it should take to get to the hospital

B. the amount of time it should take to perform an assessment

C. the amount of time we should spend on-scene

D. the amount of time it should take us to get to the scene

The splints that are most commonly used to immobilize joint injuries in the position found are:

A. rigid splint

B. vacuum splint

C. formable splint

D. traction splint

Injuries involving muscles result in _________

A. Sprain

B. Luxation

C. Strain

All the following are part of the musculoskeletal system except:

A. bones

B. joints

C. cartilage

D. skin

A 35-year-old male suffers a burn injury to his right upper extremity, with areas appearing pale and mottled, non-blanching, though still sensate. What is the type of burn injury described?

A. Superficial burn

B. Superficial partial thickness burn

C. Deep partial thickness burn

D. Full thickness burn

E. Full thickness burn involving fascia/muscle/bone

Bones broken in several places are classified as:

A. angulated

B. comminuted

C. sprain

D. fracture

The bones found in the arm and thigh are examples of:

A. long bones

B. short bones

C. hands and feet

D. irregular bones

The most common life-threatening event in a rollover crash is:

A. ejection or partial ejection

B. colliding with items inside the vehicle

C. shearing of the aorta

D. colliding with other passengers inside the vehicle

An injury to a joint in which the bone ends become separated from each other is called a(n):

A. dislocation

B. angulation

C. sprain

D. fracture

Epidermis is the:

A. tough, external layer.

B. inner layer.


A. Tissue that contracts and relaxes to create movement.

B. Tissue which allows the body to cool after a workout.

C. Fibrous band that holds bones together at a joint.

D. Fibrous band that regulates atrophy.

Injuries in a tendon result in a _______

A. Rupture

B. Subluxation

broken teeth fragment must be transported to the dental clinic inside the _________ solution or saline.

A. tea

B. milk

C. syrup

D. mineral water

When performing the first aid on a person with suspected ______________ injury, avoid bending, flexing or twisting the person’s head or neck.

A. upper limb

B. lower limb

C. pelvis

D. spine

Cartilage is a ___________.

A. Smooth, elastic surface between bones

B. Smooth, elastic surface on bones

C. Hard, inelastic surface between bones

D. Hard, inelastic surface on bones

Black, foul-smelling, tarry stool.

A. Melena

B. Hematemesis

C. Hemoptysis

D. Epistaxis

Open fractures

A. Fracture that leaves the skin unbroken.

B. The gradual weakening of bones.

C. A break or disruption in bone tissue.

D. Fracture that leaves the skin broken.

What is the role of ligaments?

A. Connect bones to bones

B. Connects bone to muscle

The circulation of blood within an organ or tissue in adequate amounts is:

A. Homeostasis

B. Hypoxia

C. Ischemia

D. Perfusion

If a patient’s injured leg appears shorter than the other, an EMR should suspect:

A. patella injury

B. ankle dislocation

C. fibula injury

D. hip fracture

Direct pressure to a wound is not controlling the bleeding, what should you do?

A. Freak out!

B. Try harder!

C. Apply tourniquet!

D. Pressure point!

Contusion is also called:

A. Hematoma

B. Epistaxis

C. Coagulation

D. Bruise

Which is the correct technique to react for nosebleeds injury?

A. A

B. B

C. A and B are correct

D. A and B are incorrect

The most effective way to stop a non-severe bleeding from a wound is to apply _______________

A. direct pressure

B. water flow

C. antibiotic

D. lotion


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