Medical Quiz

EMR - Trauma Quiz


According to the Rule of Nines, an adult leg is worth:

A. 18

B. 9

C. 4.5

D. 1

The splint best suited for stabilization of a dislocated shoulder is a(n):

A. air-inflatable splint

B. sling and swath

C. traction splint

D. rigid splint

Black, foul-smelling, tarry stool.

A. Melena

B. Hematemesis

C. Hemoptysis

D. Epistaxis

The strong, white, fibrous membrane that covers bones and through which blood vessels and nerves pass is called the:

A. calcium 

B. protein

C. periosteum

D. cartilage

Ligaments are very high tensile strength, inelastic and flexible



Epidermis is the:

A. tough, external layer.

B. inner layer.

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

A. long bones

B. short bones

C. hands and feet

D. irregular bones


A. Splint or other method to keep an injured body part from moving.

B. Displacement of a bone from its normal position in a joint.

C. Excessive stretching and tearing of muscles or tendons. Pulled or torn muscle.

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

The major short bones of the body are found in the:

A. neck

B. shoulder blade

C. hands and feet

D. ribs


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.

The leading cause of death for people 44 and younger is…

A. Stroke

B. Cardiac problems

C. Traumatic injuries

D. Diabetes

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

Blood leaves the lungs via the Pulmonary ________ and enters the Left __________.

A. Artery, Atrium

B. Artery, Ventricle

C. Vein, Atrium

D. Vein, Ventricle

After taking Standard Precautions, exposing the area, and controlling any external bleeding, the next step in immobilizing a long-bone fracture is:

A. assessing distall PMS

B. applying manual traction

C. measuring the splint

D. applying the splint

Vomited blood:

A. Melena

B. Hematemesis

C. Hemoptysis

D. Epistaxis

Blood leaks into an affected muscle compartment ->

A. Then drains out through another compartment

B. Rise in interstitial compartment pressure

C. Lymph fluid flows OUT of the affected compartment

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.

All the following are care steps in treating an ankle or a foot injury except:

A. applying manual traction

B. assessing distal PMS function

C. placing a pillow under the ankle

D. caring for shock

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!

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

The splint best suited for easing pain of muscle spasm associated with fractures of the femur is a(n):

A. air-inflatable splint

B. traction splint

C. vacuum splint


Massive bleeding can occur due to extreme injuries such as open fractures. When direct pressure does not control bleeding, a ___________ maybe required.

A. gauze

B. sanitizer

C. tourniquet

D. paracetamol

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

A. Homeostasis

B. Hypoxia

C. Ischemia

D. Perfusion

What is the percentage surface area of a child’s head?

A. 4.50%

B. 9%

C. 18%

D. 36%

Injuries involving muscles result in _________

A. Sprain

B. Luxation

C. Strain


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