HEALTH EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PHARMACY : FIRST AID

HEALTH EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PHARMACY

D.PHARM FIRST YEAR

CHAPTER 4, FIRST AID

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS

  1. Write first aid treatment for ;  i . Shock     ii. Snake bite      iii. Burns
  2. Classify fracture ?Write first aid treatments for general fracture ?
  3. Write short note on Resuscitation methods ?
  4. What are the materials used for dressings ?
  5. Classify burns ? write its first aid treatment ?

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. What is not a sign of shock?

A. Pale, clammy skin

B. Increased pulse rate

C. Nausea

D. Wide eyes and open mouth

2. You are caring for a victim with a burned hand. Put the hand in cool water if…. ?

A. The burns are very deep

B. There are burns with open blisters.

C. The burns are minor with no open blisters.

D. You should put the hand in cool water for all of the above.

3. What should be your first concern at the scene where a person has been seriously burned?

A. Checking the scene for safety.

B. Checking the victims breathing and pulse.

C. Calling your local emergency phone number.

D. Cooling the burned area.

4. Bandages are used for…. ?

A. Applying directly to a wound to soak up blood.

B. To hold dressings in place, apply pressure and control bleeding.

C. Ease pain.

D. Small cuts only

5. What is an open fracture?

A. A fracture in which the bone ends can move around. 

B. A fracture in which the bone is exposed as the skin is broken.

C. A fracture which causes complications such as a punctured lung.

D. A fracture in which the bone has bent and split

6. What is first aid?

A. Completing a primary survey

B. The first help given to the victim of an accident

C. Assessing a victim’s vital signs

D. Treating a victim for shock

7. A first degree burn…. ?

A. Involves only the top layer of skin.

B. Is red and blistered.

C. Destroys all layers of skin.

D. Is the most serious of burns

8. You may suspect that a person has been poisoned if they..….?

A. Are experiencing nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

B. Have chest or abdominal pain, breathing difficulty.

C. Burns around the lips, tongue, or on the skin.

D. All of the above.

9. Snakebites can be very serious. When caring for a snakebite victim, which should you not do?

A. Wash wounds.

B. Apply ice.

C. Keep bitten part still and below the heart.

D. Get professional medical care within 30 minutes.

10. When should you give rescue breathing?

A. Conscious choking victim.

B. Unconscious choking victim.

C. Unconscious, no pulse, not breathing.

D. Unconscious, not breathing, but has a pulse.

11. What do you do for a chemical burn?

A. Flush with water, dry, and cover.

B. Flush with large amounts of water and cover.

C. Flush with large amounts of warm water until help arrives.

D. Flush with large amounts of cool water until help arrives.

12. When performing CPR on an adult, how deep should the chest compression be?  

A. 1½ inches.

B. 2 inches

C. 2½ inches

D. 3 inches

ANSWERS :

  1.  D. Wide eyes and open mouth
  2. D. You should put the hand in cool water for all of the above
  3. A. Checking the scene for safety.
  4. B. To hold dressings in place, apply pressure and control bleeding.
  5. B. A fracture in which the bone is exposed as the skin is broken.
  6. B. The first help given to the victim of an accident
  7. A. Involves only the top layer of skin.
  8. D. All of the above.
  9. B. Apply ice.
  10. D. Unconscious, not breathing, but has a pulse.
  11. D. Flush with large amounts of cool water until help arrives.
  12. B. 2 inches

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