FREE RPN Emergency Response Questions and Answers

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How do you treat a patient who is having a seizure?

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Shifting close things out of the path during a seizure can help avoid damage.

In the event of a fire in a healthcare center, what should be done first?

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Setting out the alarm, rescuing anyone in immediate danger, containing the fire, and then making an effort to put it out are the proper sequence of events.

What is the first course of action for a patient who has overdosed on opioids?

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Naloxone, a drug that counteracts the effects of opioids, is the first line of treatment for an overdose of opioids.

How do you respond to a patient who appears to be having a heat stroke?

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The patient should be moved to a cool location and have any excess clothing removed in order to help reduce body temperature in cases of heat stroke.

Which of the following describes an allergic reaction that is severe?

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Breathing difficulties indicate anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction.

When a patient appears to have suffered a head injury, what should be done first?

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The patient's state of consciousness and responsiveness must be evaluated as the first priority.

What is the main evaluation instrument for figuring out how severe burns are?

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The percentage of the body surface area affected by burns is estimated using the Rule of Nines.

When attempting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an unconscious adult, what is the initial course of action?

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Making a call for help is the first step in performing CPR to make sure help is on its way.

How should an automated external defibrillator (AED) be used correctly?

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To avoid harm, it is crucial to make sure the patient is not touched while receiving shocks.

In what way is the head of a patient who may have had a spinal injury supposed to be positioned?

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To reduce spine movement in cases of suspected spinal injury, the head should be kept in a neutral position.

What ratio of breathing to compression is ideal for adult CPR?

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For adult CPR, a compression-to-ventilation ratio of 30 compressions to 2 ventilations is advised.

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