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					RED CROSS WRITTEN
   TEST REVIEW




      SPRING 2007
Test #1: Before Giving Care
     10 m/c questions
   80% or better to pass
When should you call 9-1-1?
A. If a person has cough & runny
nose
B. If a person has trouble breathing
C. If a person has stomachache
that goes away
D. If a person has an ear ache
 Move an injured person only
          if_____?

    A. The scene is unsafe
B. You need to reach someone
     more seriously injured
C. You need to move the person
         to give care
      D. all of the above
Using precautions to protect
yourself, you can _______?

A. minimize risk of disease
transmission
b. reduce the number of times you
need to wear gloves
C. increase the risk of disease
transmission
D. none of the above
  You determine that a person
  may be in shock. Do each of
      the following Except?
A.Keep person comfortable
B.Monitor abc’s
C.Raise person’s legs 12 in.
D.Give person water
     How should you check a
       conscious person?
A.Get their consent/permission to care
B.Ask them questions about what
 happened
C.Do not touch or move painful areas
D.All of the above
The best way to check if a person
      is unconscious is to ?
      A.Lift the person up
    B.Give the person CPR
        C.Tap and shout
D.Look, listen & feel for signs of
             breathing
    The steps to follow in an
        emergency are?
A.Call- check- care
B.Check- care- call
C.Check-call-care
D.Care-call-check
What do you do if a person does
 not give consent/permission?
A.Give care & call 9-1-1
B.Give care & do not call 9-1-1
C.Do not give care & call 9-1-1
D.None of the above
 What type of signals may help
  you notice an emergency?
A.Unusual noises
B.Unusual smells
C.Unusual appearances
D.All of the above
A woman collapses at the office. You
   check the scene, check victim &
 she is unconscious. What do you do
                next?
A.Call or have someone call 9-1-1
B.Check for signs of life
C.Drive the person to hospital
D.Give 2 rescue breaths
Red Cross Adult Component/CPR
             Test
          10 ques. M/C
  80% or better for certification
Which of the following are signs
     of trouble breathing?
   A.Noisy or painful breathing
   B.Unusually shallow or deep
            breathing
     C.Changes in skin color
        D.All of the above
  What care do you give a
conscious adult who is choking
   & cannot speak, cough?
     A.2 rescue breaths
B.Foreign object look/removal
C.Back blows & abd. thrusts
D.Lower the person to floor &
         open airway
Always check for signs of life for
         no more than?
A.1 second
B.2 seconds
C.5 seconds
D.10 seconds
When giving rescue breaths to an
 adult, you should give the actual
    breath over a period of ?
A.1 second
B..5 second
C.3 seconds
D.4 seconds
If a person is suffering from chest
   pain or discomfort that lasts for
     more than 3-5 minutes, the
       person is likely having?
A.Heat-related emerg.
B.Cold-related emerg.
C.Heart attack
D.seizure
About how many cycles of CPR
   should you perform on an
      adult in 2 minutes?
A.2
B.4
C.5
D.1
The compression to breaths ratio
         for adults is?
A.15/3
B.15/2
C.30/3
D.30/2
  You should perform CPR until…?
A.The scene is determined safe
B.The persons condition worsens
C.You are too exhausted to cont.
D.You need to call 9-1-1 for a nonlife-
 threatening emerg.
  Early CPR is an important link to the
        chain of survival because?
A.CPR prevents heart attacks
B.CPR should not be interrupted until
 AED is ready to use
C.It helps circulate the blood that
 contains oxygen to vital organs
D.It helps restart the heart
How often should you check for signs
  of life when performing CPR on an
                 adult?
A.After the 1st minute, & every minute thereafter
B.CPR should not be interrupted or stopped
  until an AED is ready, another trained
  responder arrives or the victim breathes on
  his own
C.After every minute (or after every 4 cycles of
  comp. breaths)
D.After the 1st minute, and then when EMS
  arrives
   Child Component CPR
        10 ques. M/C
80% or better for certification
 When giving CPR to a child?
A.Compress chest straight down
 about 1-1.5 inches
B.Give cycles of 30 compressions
 to 2 rescue breaths
C.Compress chest at 45 degree
 angle
D.A & B only
  Which are signs of trouble
     breathing in a child?
A.Agitation
B.Slow or rapid breathing
C.Pale, ashen, flushed or blue
 skin
D.All of the above
Performing early CPR on a child in
       a cardiac arrest can?
A.Reduce the need for oxygen
B.Keep vital organs alive
C.Cause permanent brain damage
D.None of the above
 A child is choking on a hard piece of
  candy. She is conscious & coughing
          forcefully. You should?
A.Encourage her to continue coughing
B.Lay her down & give abdominal thrusts
C.Do foreign object look/removal
D.Slap her on the back until she stops
 coughing
 When giving rescue breaths to a
    child, you should give the
             breaths?
A.As fast as you can
B.Give a breath over a period of 1
 second
C.As hard as you can
D.A and C
 When giving rescue breaths to a
  child, you should give 1 breath
              every?
A.5 seconds
B.3 seconds
C.9 seconds
D.15 seconds
How often should you stop & check for
 signs of life when performing rescue
         breathing on a child?
A.After the 1st minute, then 30 sec.
 thereafter
B.About every 2 minutes (40 breaths)
C.After every minute
D.After the first minute, then not until
 EMS arrives
    When giving care to a child who is
   conscious & has an obstructed airway,
   where should you position your fists to
            give abd. thrusts?
A.On the rib cage
B.In the center of breastbone
C.Just above the navel
D.Any of the above
 A child looks panicked & cannot
   cough, cry, speak or breathe.
   What condition is occurring?
A.Indigestion
B.Cardiac arrest
C.Upset stomach
D.choking
 The cycle of compressions to
    breath for child CPR is?
A.15/3
B.15/1
C.30/2
D.30/1
  Infant Component- CPR
        10 ques. M/C
80% of better for certification
  Signs of an infant choking are?
A.Rapid breathing & crying
B.Looking panicked and not able
 to cough or cry
C.Breathing noisily or deeply
D.Crying & spitting up food
  Where should you place your hands
   when compressing an infant’s chest
             during CPR?
A.One hand on chin & one on chest
B.One hand on forehead and one hand
  on chest
C.One hand on the chin & 2-3 fingers on
 chest
D.One hand on forehead and 2-3 fingers
 on chest
 When giving rescue breaths to an
  infant, you should give 1 breath
            about every?
A.5 seconds
B.3 seconds
C.9 seconds
D.15 seconds
   The cycle of compressions &
   breaths in CPR for an infant is?
A.15/3
B.30/2
C.15/1
D.30/1
 How often should you stop & check
   for breathing and a pulse when
  performing rescue breathing on an
                infant?
A.About every 2 minutes (40 breaths)
B.After the 1st minute, then 30 sec.
  thereafter
C.After every minute
D.After the 1st minute, then not again until
 EMS arrives
    Where should you position a
   conscious choking infant’s head?
A.In the head-tilt/ chin lift position
B.Infant’ s head lower than chest
C.Flat & face down on leg or table
D.In sitting position w/ the infant’s
 head higher than chest
What should you do if a conscious
  infant cannot cry or breathe?
A.Give abdominal thrusts
B.Give back blows until infant coughs
C.Give back blows & chest thrusts
D.Any of the above will work
    One signal of a breathing
    emergency in an infant is?
A.Being awake & alert
B.Breathing calmly & quietly
C.Making wheezing or high-
 pitched sound
D.Sleeping & breathing calmly
  An infant in need of CPR will
               show?
A.Rapid or shallow breathing
B.No breathing no pulse
C.Signs of life & conscious
D.Breathing & no other signs of
 life
    When giving CPR to infant?
A. Compress chest straight down
 about ½ inch to 1 inch.
B.Give cycles of 30 chest
 compressions & 2 rescue breaths
C.Compress chest at 45 degree angle
D.Both a & b
ADULT AED TEST
1-10 QUES. 80%
  OR BETTER
What should you do before the AED analyzes
             the hearts’ rhythm?
A.Make sure no one touches the victim
B.Head tilt, jaw thrust is maintained
C.Say that the person has no signs of life
D.None of the above
Each minute that defibrillation is delayed reduces
  the chance of survival of a cardiac arrest by?


A.3%
B.10%
C.50%
D.40%
 During the second analysis, the AED
   prompts “no shock advised”, you
                should?


A.Unplug the connector from machine
B.Resume 5 cycles or 2 min. of CPR
C.Reset AED by turning it off for 10
  sec.
D.Check the pad placement on chest
         Early defibrillation can?


a. Result in more effective CPR
b.Eliminate the need for advanced
  medical care
c. Help to recognize when a person is not
   breathing
d.Save lives of more people in cardiac
  arrest
When preparing an AED for use, what is
     the first thing you should do?


A.Deliver a shock
B.Stand clear
C.Begin 1.5 min. of CPR
D.Turn on AED
  Why is it important to stand clear & don’t
  touch person before delivering a shock w/
                   an AED?


A.The AED may not deliver enough electrical
  Energy
B.You may injured by the shock
C.You might prevent the AED from analyzing
  the heart rhythm correctly
D.All of the above
   If, prior to applying the pads, you see a
          medication patch you should?


A.Leave it attached
B.Move the patch to another location
C.Remove the patch & throw it away
D.Remove it w/ gloved hands
  Which of the following statements about
             defibrillation is true?


A.It is more likely to be successful if CPR is
  withheld
B.It can be used to restart the heart w/o elec.
  Activity
C.It is an electrical Shock that may help the
  heart resume an effective rhythm
D.It is commonly used on a person without
  chest pain
 The AED pads for an adult should be placed
                    on ?


A.The upper left and lower right side
B.The upper right & upper left
C.The chest and stomach of the person
D.The upper right & lower left side of chest
   Once you have attached AED pads to a
            person, you should?


A. Allow or activate the AED to analyze the
  hearts’ rhythm
B. Give abdominal thrusts
C. Check for signs of life
D. Give chest compressions
CHILD AED TEST
1-10 QUES. 80%
  OR BETTER
 Why is it important to stand clear and not
 touch the child before analyzing the heart
        rhythm or delivering shock?


A. You or someone else could be injured by
  the shock
B. The AED will turn off
C.You may prevent the AED from analyzing
  the heart rhythm properly
D. Both B and C
 Before delivering a shock with an AED to a
              child, you should-


A. look for a foreign object in the child’s
  mouth
B. place the child on his or her side
C. have another responder hold the child
D. ensure that no one, including you, is
  toughing or in contact with the child.
Causes of cardiac arrest in children include-


A. Traumatic injuries or accidents
B. breathing emergencies
C. a hard blow to the chest
D. all of the above
 A responder who is alone and witnesses a
   child who suddenly collapses in cardiac
               arrest should-


A. give 5 minutes of CPR before taking any
  other action
B. give rescue breathing only
C. call for help first
D. Give 7 minutes of CPR and then call for
  help
 The pediatric AED pads for a child can be
                 placed on-


A. The upper left and the lower right side of
  the child’s chest.
B. the upper right and the lower left side of
  the child’s chest.
C. the child’s upper right arm and the left
  side of their chest.
D. none of the above
  Which of the following precautions apply
          when operating on AED?


A. Do not use an AED on a child laying in
  water.
B. Do not tough the child when defibrillating
C. Do not touch the child when the AED is
  analyzing
D. All of the above
  What should you do if the pediatric AED
    pads risk touching each other when
     placed on a smaller child’s chest?


A. Place one pad on the child’s chest and
  the other on the child’s back
B. Leave them as they are-it does not matter
  if they touch
C. Use adult AED pads
D. Use just one pad
If, after giving 1 shock, the AED prompts “no
           shock advised,” you should-


A. immediately analyze the rhythm
B. Resume 5 cycles or about 2 minutes of
  CPR
C. Reset the AED by turning it off for 10
  seconds
D. Check the pad placement on the child’s
  chest
You have just responded with an AED to an
  emergency involving a 7-year-old child.
  You check the child and find no signs of
      life. What should you do first?


A. turn on the AED
B. deliver a shock
C. stand clear
D. give 5 minutes of CPR
  Which of the following statements about
             defibrillation is true?


A. It is more likely to be successful if CPR is
  withheld
B. It can be used to restart a heart with out
  any electrical activity.
C. it is an electric shock that may help the
  heart to resume an effective rhythm to a
  child in cardiac arrest.
D. it is commonly used on a child
  complaining of chest pain

				
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