FREE TNCC Trauma Care Questions and Answers

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That day, an elderly patient who has used anticoagulants in the past comes in after falling at home. She disputes that she ever lost consciousness. In addition to complaining of headache, nausea, and dizziness, she has a hematoma on her forehead. Which of the following best describes her symptoms?

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The trauma patient's vital signs were 100/60 mm Hg, 96 beats per minute, and 24 breaths per minute when they arrived. The patient is agitated and asks "where am I?" frequently. She has dry, cold skin. The patient's vital signs are 104/84 mm Hg, 108 bpm, and 28 breaths per minute. Which stage of shock is the patient exhibiting symptoms and signs of?

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A patient with a lower extremity fracture reports that his painkillers only somewhat reduce his extreme calf tightness and pain. Which nursing intervention is the most important among the following?

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After a high-speed MVC, a passenger is taken to the emergency room of a rural hospital. Which of the following procedures should be prioritized if the main survey reveals substantial damage to the abdomen and pelvis?

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Which of the following conditions should be kept an eye out for in patients who have had crush injuries?

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Which discovery makes one suspect a whole spinal cord injury?

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Which additional clinical indicators, in addition to hypotension, will a patient with a full spinal cord injury in neurogenic shock exhibit?

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A five-year-old child arrives at the emergency department (ED) with many small, clean, circular burns on her back and bruises to her upper arms and buttocks that are in varying states of healing. The primary survey and the pediatric assessment triangle do not reveal any problems. Which nursing intervention is the most important among the following?

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A patient who fell off his bicycle is brought in by EMS. Which evaluation result, according to the American College of Surgeons screening recommendations, would lead the nurse to get the patient ready for radiologic spine clearance?

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Why is a serum lactate measurement used during the trauma patient's initial evaluation?

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Which of the following injuries has the LEAST chance of being found right away?

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