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1:  During which part of the patient assessment does the EMT-I determine the mechanism of injury or nature of illness?
A: Focused history and exam
B: Detailed physical exam
C: Scene size-up
D: Initial assessment

2:  When checking the pulse of an infant one year old or less, the EMT-I should palpate which artery?
A: Femoral
B: Radial
C: Carotid
D: Brachial

3:  Each of the following conditions is an indication for rapid treatment and transport EXCEPT:
A: first degree burns approximately 20% BSA.
B: difficulty breathing.
C: responsive but unable to follow commands.
D: serious MOI.

4:  The term for bruising or discoloration under the skin associated with bleeding in or under the skin is:
A: hematoma.
C: ecchymosis.
D: turgor.

5:  When Mr. Jones is asked to describe the pain in his leg, he uses the words burning and sharp. This description is which part of the PQRST-I mnemonic?
A: Time
B: Quality
C: Radiation
D: Severity

6:  You have responded to a call and find a 50-year-old man lying in bed. After ensuring the airway is patent, applying oxygen, and determining the patient is not responding to your questions, what is the next step you should take?
A: Search the house for medication bottles.
B: Ask the neighbors to help you call his wife.
C: Perform a detailed physical exam.
D: Make a transport decision to load and go.

7:  Bruising along the sides of the abdomen is called:
A: McMurray's lines.
B: Grey-Turner's sign.
C: Cullen's sign.
D: caput medusa.

8:  En route to the hospital the EMT-I should perform the ongoing assessment. This includes:
A: reassessing vital signs.
B: calling the hospital for medication orders.
C: performing a detailed exam.
D: removing all splints and bandages.

9:  When the EMT-I assesses the patient's level of responsiveness, he knows that the P of AVPU refers to:
A: pain.
B: pulse.
C: poor.
D: present.

10:  The use of capnography will assist the EMT-I in determining:
A: presence of a pulse.
B: changes in carbon dioxide retention.
C: levels of oxygen in the blood.
D: presence of carbon monoxide in the lungs.

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