Competition Quiz Questions For Ems And Emergency Nursing


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A simple competition quiz question board (with answers included) to use for EMS (paramedics, primarily and EMTs) and Emergency Nursing personnel - could be used at a continuing education course or company meeting for additional education and information

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Competition Quiz Questions For Ems And Emergency Nursing

  1. 1. Medicine Chest Knockin’ the Noggin Plumbing Gone Awry Crossed Wiring Diaper Bag Valentine’s Day It’ll Never Happen to Me! Owie! Dr. Pedicle Spock 100 What is the drug of choice to 100 What name and number of the 100 What is the most common cause 100 Mrs. G. comes to the ED 100This London museum is 100 Aspirin is a primary treatment 100 EMS brings in a patient involved 100 TRUE or FALSE - An internal 100 Common electrolyte reverse the effects of a verapamil cranial nerve is involved in Bell’s of kidney stones? complaining of tooth pain & says the nicknamed the V&A. for the patient with acute coronary in a massive building collapse. You cause for compartment syndrome abnormalities associated with an overdose? palsy? A. Sodium metabisulfite pain started 4 wks, ago when the syndrome. What does it target? know he is in critical condition by includes spider bites and snake bites. adrenal crisis include all of the B. Magnesium ammonium aliens visited her and implanted Victoria and Albert museum A. Fibrin looking at the color of his triage tag. following except what: calcium chloride facial, seventh C. Calcium oxalate miniature radio receivers in her B. Platelets What color is it? TRUE (also crush injuries, burns, D. Uric acid molars. She is exhibiting symptoms of: C. Fibrinogen ischemia, prolonged hypotension) A. hyponatremia A. Dissociative disorder D. Red blood cells red B. hypercalcemia  C. Calcium oxalate -75% B. Acute psychosis C. hypernatremia C. Paranoid disorder B. Platelets (yellow - serious, green - stable, D. hypokalemia D. Bipolar disorder black - dead)  C. Paranoid disorder C. hypernatremia 200 What is the initial drug of choice 200 How does central retinal artery 200 A patient comes in complaining of 200 Name at least one advantage of 200 Sports Illustrated’s 1998 200 TRUE or FALSE The most 200 Name three signs and 200 With regards to the physiology of 200 A 28 year old foreign to treat OPP? What is the initial occlusion (CRAO) differ from acute abdominal pain. While you are giving fosphenytoin instead of Sportsmen of the Year cover featured common side effect of amiodarone symptoms of frostbite. pain, the stimulation of the nociceptors exchange student was riding his recommended dose? angle-closure glaucoma? inspecting his abdomen you notice an phenytoin. these two men in togas. Who were is hypertension. will cause the release of what? bicycle and ran into a traffic sign. atropine, 1-5 mg area of ecchymosis around the they? firm to hard tissue, pale to He has a head injury. His VS are CRAO is painless and can be umbilicus. What is this known as? may be administered more quickly, FALSE … it’s hypotension and it erythemic tissue, blistering of the A. Enkephalins as follows: BP 86/40, HR 46 R, sudden or gradual in onset. Acute achieves peak level sooner, less Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire is not dose related tissue, blackening of the tissue, cold B. Endorphins RR 14. What type of shock is he angle-closure glaucoma is usually Cullen’s sign - a periumbilical irritating to the veins during area ! C. Histamines most likely in? very painful with a sudden onset. ecchymosis; indicative of blood in the administration D. GABA Both conditions are usually peritoneum and considered a neurogenic (CNS injuries block monocular and neither condition is potentially serious sign A. histamines, serotonin, bradykinins, the outflow of the symp. NS and necessarily binocular prostaglandins, potassium, and result in hypotension & acetylcholine bradycardia) 300 What is the antidote for iron 300 Your patient presents to the ED 300 A 20-year-old female who is 32 300 A 6 year old girl is brought to the 300 Dennis Hopper played the chain- 300 What is the most sensitive 300 The critique following a disaster 300 TRUE or FALSE - Because of the 300 Oxygen consumption is toxicity and what color will it turn the with facial trauma sustained from a weeks pregnant comes to the ED ED complaining of stomach pain. She smoking villain of the $172 million enzyme that determines myocardial exercise should include: large vessels located in the pelvis, the dependent upon all of the urine? bar fight. He has periorbital complaining of vaginal bleeding that will not make eye contact with the Kevin Costner futuristic tale. damage? most serious complication of an open following except: emphysema and complains of a started 2 hours ago. She is gravida 2 emergency staff, is wearing diapers, A. Patient triage and tracking pelvic fracture is exsanguination. deferoxamine, vin rose which sudden decrease in visual acuity. para 1. She denies any pain or and clings to the paramedic who Waterworld A. Creatine kinase (CK) B. Deactivation of the disaster A. cardiac output (CO) indicates iron binding with the drug What should you do? contractions. What is the most likely brought her in. Which nursing B. Lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) C. Security operations TRUE B. hemoglobin concentration A. prepare for immediate surgery cause of this bleeding? diagnosis is most appropriate? C. CK-MB subforms: MB 1 and MB D. All of the above (Hb) B. Reassess his visual acuity 2 C. Arterial carbon dioxide C. Prepare for a lateral canthotomy placenta previa A. Functional urinary incontinence D. Cardiac troponin I D. all of the above plus more…like (PCO2) or intraorbital needle aspiration B. Caregiver role strain ED staff, communications, etc. D. Oxygen saturation (SaO2) D. Have the patient lie flat and then (most commonly presents after 28 C. Dressing and grooming self-care Cardiac troponin I turn on the unaffected side weeks and sometimes with uterine deficit C. (a true emergent contractions) D. Risk for altered parenting procedure that must be done to save his sight by removing trapped D. Risk for altered parenting air) 400 In addition to atropine, 400 What is the most common 400 What is the most common cause 400 Your patient takes haloperidol 400 “On the Good Ship Lollipop,” they 400 A 10 year mentally retarded 400 What class of drugs leaves a 400 A 20 year old male presents to the 400 TRUE or FALSE - In pralidoxime is used in the management bacterial cause of acute otitis of diarrhea in young children? and is brought to the ED with a rapid “play on the sunny beach of patient is brought in after ingesting patient at the greatest risk for ER c/o swelling, redness, warmth, and anaphylaxis, the chemical of OPP? What is it mechanism of media? onset fever of 102 unrelieved by Peppermint Bay.” a large amount of lily of the valley. developing a heat-related tenderness to his right elbow. What is mediators target the myocardial action? A. Adenovirus acetaminophen. He is diagnosed with Somewhere in the far reaches of emergency? the most common pathogen to cause a muscle to decrease cardiac Streptococcus pneumoniae -about B. Rotavirus neuroleptic malignant syndrome. bonbons your mind you recall that it is similar septic joint in this young person? output. regenerates acetylcholinesterase 40-50%, significant increase in drug C. Salmonella Which one of the following is NOT a to hellebore and purple foxglove in A. calcium channel blockers resistant S. pneumoniae D. Crytosporidium finding with this condition? that it contains cardiac glycosides. B. phenothiazines Gonococcus FALSE - the SRSA (slow- A. hypertension His pressure is 68/44 and has a C. benzodiazepines reacting substance of  B. Rotavirus - accounts for 80% of B. muscular rigidity sinus bradycardia on the monitor D. narcotics anaphylaxis) target the smooth diarrhea infections C. tachycardia (autonomic that progresses to a third degree muscle of the bronchopulmonary dysfunction) block. What is your drug of choice phenothiazines tree and tissue in the upper D. gradual change in mental status and initial dosage? airway  D. (s/b sudden) atropine, 0.5 - 2.0 mg IVP (also antipsychotics, anticholinergics, tricyclics, and major tranquilizers) 500 An awake and alert teenage boy 500 For successful reimplantation, 500 What is the most common cause 500 A 21 year old mail is carried into 500 This popular pet, carasius 500 Beck’s Triad is often found in 500 A 14 month old accidental 500 TRUE or FALSE 500 TRUE or FALSE - A patient presents to the ED after ingesting a an avulsed tooth should be of gross hematuria in men over the the ED after being hit by a car just auratus, is olive green in its natural patients suffering from blunt chest bathtub drowning patient is brought Reliable indicators of pain in the blows through your doors and large amount of aspirin in a suicide reinserted into the socket within how age of 60? outside the hospital. His Glasgow state. trauma particularly cardiac into the ED. Her blood gases are as neonate include palmar sweating and a presents in a thyroid storm. The attempt. He is tachycardic and many minutes? Coma Score is 6. He has severe facial tamponade. What are the three follows: PO2 72, PCO2 28, pH 7.20 nasolabial furrow. medication and dose that you tachypneic and has a blood pressure benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) trauma with developing bilateral goldfish components of Beck’s triad? and HCO3 26. The nmost appropriate give to manage the tachycardia of 100/50. His initial blood gases A. 10 periorbital ecchymoses. After placing nursing diagnosis is: TRUE also, changes in HR and RR, associated with this condition is reveal the following values: PO2 90, B. 20 him in a c-collar and onto a LSB he is decreased blood pressure, A. gas exchange, impaired vagal tone, crying, and squeezing their verapamil at 10 mg IV. PCO2 24, HCO3 20, and pH 7.40 What C. 30 oxygenated and intubated but his distended neck veins, and muffled related to aspiration eyes shut best describes these values? D. 45 condition does not improve. The heart sounds B. Fluid volume deficit related to fluid FALSE - propranolol at 1 mg IV physician orders mannitol to be given. loss A. metabolic acidosis C. 30 Your patient weighs about 200 C. Tissue perfusion, altered B. respiratory acidosis pounds. (cerebral) related to hypoxia C. metabolic alkalosis D. Cardiac output, decreased related D. respiratory alkalosis 90 - 180 grams to fluid loss (dose is 1 - 2 g/kg infused over 30 - 90 A. (defining characteristics of  respiratory alkalosis (it initially minutes) impaired gas exchange: stimulate the respiratory center of the hypercapnia, hypoxia, H2O asp. = CNS and causes tachypnea alteration in alveolar capillary membrane function) 600 In mg/kg, what is considered to be 600 A patient presents with bilateral 600 A 26 y.o f. is suspected of having 600 A urinary tract infection is one of 600 His two great epic novels, The 600 What can you administer to 600 You have a 35 y.o burn pt. & 600 The physician orders a heparin 600 What is the most common a potentially toxic dose of Tylenol swelling of the jaw and neck, an ectopic pregnancy. She c/o pain in the leading causes of delirium in the Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les reverse the antiplatelet effect of estimate his weight at 200 pounds infusion for a patient with an embolism. infection caused by (acetaminophen)? marked elevation of the tongue, her R shoulder. This complaint is elderly. Name at least THREE more Miserables, were written thirty-one glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor and his total burn surface area at He orders 25,000 units of heparin in disseminated herpes? shortness of breath, and difficulty associated with intraperitoneal causes. years apart. inhibitors? 40%. Using the Parkland burn 500 ml of D5W. He requests the infusion 150 mg/kg (also, 7.5 grams) swallowing. What is this 2-ary bleeding. What is this sign called? A. protamine zinc (*for hep.) formula how much fluid should this at a rate of 1,000 units/hour. What is the A. mononucleosis infection involving the 2nd and 3rd Kehr’s sign -can radiate to either pneumonia, sepsis, hypothermia, Victor Hugo B. platelets patient receive in the first 8 hours? flow rate in milliliters per hour? B. meningitis molars? shoulder ; is also associated with dehydration, renal failure, diabetes, C. packed RBCs C. fulminant hepatitis splenic injury and hypoxia D. clopidogrel (*oral anti-pltlt.)  7200 cc (4 ml x 90 kg x 40 = 14, 20 ml/hour D. encephalitis Ludwig’s angina 400 and ½ in first 8 hours = 7200 cc) B. platelets (25,000 U in 500 ml = 50 U/ml; # of ml  D. encephalitis (Formula: 4 ml of LR x total BSA per hour = divide what is desired (1,000 burned x wt. In kg) U) by what you have (50 U) which = 20 ml/hour) My way: get to 50 U/ml then put 1ml/50U x 1000 U/1 hour = 20 ml/hour! Final jeopardy: If you removed all the arteries, veins, and capillaries from an average sized man, how far would they stretch if placed end to end? 62,000 miles or What is the principal nerve which transmits impulses to the diaphragm? (spelling counts) the PHRENIC nerve