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NHOH HM Manual Ch 20

NAVEDTRA 14295B Ch 20: Emergency Rescue: Supples, Equipment and Procedures

QuestionAnswer
Why is the spica or figure eight bandage used around the elbow? Allows for movement while holding a compress
What size bandage is used for applying a roller bandage to the ankle or foot? 3 inch
What is a Barton Bandage used for? Fractures of the lower jaw
True or False: The Automated External Defibrillator analyzes cardiac rhythm and selects the appropriate strength of electrical therapy which stops an arrhythmia, allowing the heart to re-establish a normal rhythm. True
What is false concerning Normal Saline? There are no dangers in giving “too much” normal saline.
Hetastarch is a substitute for blood plasma and has oxygen carrying capabilities. False
In the United States, oxygen bottles are colored green. What is the international color code of oxygen bottles? White
What measurement do you use for oropharyngeal airways? An airway of proper size is measured from the tip of the earlobe to the corner of the mouth
True or False: The oropharyngeal airway is the airway of choice for patients with a gag reflex. False
The effective life of an oxygen breathing apparatus (OBA) is? 20-45 minutes
How many stages of extrication are there? 5
What is a true statement when treating a patient that is radioactively contaminated? Treatment of life threatening injuries takes precedence over decontamination procedures.
Which of the following is not a concern about the distance a casualty can be carried? Strength and endurance of the stretcher bearers
Which of the following is not a phase of Care of Patient en Route? Medical Evacuation Care
Line #3 in the MEDEVAC Request is? Number of patients by precedence
When establishing a helicopter landing site, the ground slope can be no more than ____ degrees. 15
The National Fire Protection Association has developed a labeling system for indicating the health, flammability, and reactivity hazards of chemicals. The labels are made into squares to comprise a diamond-shaped label. Red = ? Indicates FLAMIBILITY
The National Fire Protection Association has developed a labeling system for indicating the health, flammability, and reactivity hazards of chemicals. The labels are made into squares to comprise a diamond-shaped label. White = ? Indicates any SPECIAL HAZARDS
The National Fire Protection Association has developed a labeling system for indicating the health, flammability, and reactivity hazards of chemicals. The labels are made into squares to comprise a diamond-shaped label. Blue = ? Indicates HEALTH HAZARD
The National Fire Protection Association has developed a labeling system for indicating the health, flammability, and reactivity hazards of chemicals. The labels are made into squares to comprise a diamond-shaped label. Yellow = ? Indicates the REACTIVITY
In HAZMAT management situations, site control is divided into 3 zones. In which zone does personnel decontamination happen? Warm Zone
When decontaminating personnel contaminated from a HAZMAT situation, the most frequently appropriate method of decontamination is? Dilution