Medical Quiz

EMR - Trauma Quiz


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

Tissues or fibers that cause movement of the body parts or organs are called:

A. periosteum

B. muscles

C. cartilage

D. tendons

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

A. 18

B. 9

C. 4.5

D. 1

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

Epidermis is the:

A. tough, external layer.

B. inner layer.

Contusion is also called:

A. Hematoma

B. Epistaxis

C. Coagulation

D. Bruise

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


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.

What is the role of ligaments?

A. Connect bones to bones

B. Connects bone to muscle

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

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

A. tea

B. milk

C. syrup

D. mineral water

Muscle injuries resulting from overstretching or overexertion of the muscle are called:

A. sprains

B. strains

C. dislocations

D. sublocations

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

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

A. neck

B. shoulder blade

C. hands and feet

D. ribs

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

A. 4.50%

B. 9%

C. 18%

D. 36%

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

Your awareness and concern for potentially serious underlying and unseen injuries.

A. Mechanism of injury

B. Nature of illness

C. Differential Diagnosis

D. Index of suspicion

What is the treatment for Compartment Syndrome?

A. Urgent fasciotomy

B. Amputation

C. High dose antibiotics

D. High dose anti-coagulants

What is the percentage surface area of an adults trunk?

A. 4.50%

B. 9%

C. 18%

D. 36%


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 mechanism that causes the crushed tissues and fractures found in a patient struck by an auto is:

A. direct force

B. indirect force

C. twisting force

D. rotational force

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

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


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