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1. You finish your workout just in time for an alarm at 1616 Belmont Avenue. The dispatch describes a 33-year-old female with a syncopal episode. You arrive and the patient's husband escorts you to a bedroom. The patient is conscious, scared, and lying supine on the floor. She is pale and has no radial pulse. Her respirations are approximately 20 breaths/min, she complains of severe LLQ pain, and states that she has been losing blood vaginally for about an hour.

What is your impression of this patient?

A.unstable
B.stable
C.can't decide at this point, not enough information
D.need to further assess before formulating impression


2. You finish your workout just in time for an alarm at 1616 Belmont Avenue. The dispatch describes a 33-year-old female with a syncopal episode. You arrive and the patient's husband escorts you to a bedroom. The patient is conscious, scared, and lying supine on the floor. She is pale and has no radial pulse. Her respirations are approximately 20 breaths/min, she complains of severe LLQ pain, and states that she has been losing blood vaginally for about an hour.

Given this patient s clinical picture, at what speed would you initiate treatment?

A.with rapid intervention
B.standard care without rapid intervention
C.can't tell at this point
D.patient does not require treatment at this point


3. You finish your workout just in time for an alarm at 1616 Belmont Avenue. The dispatch describes a 33-year-old female with a syncopal episode. You arrive and the patient's husband escorts you to a bedroom. The patient is conscious, scared, and lying supine on the floor. She is pale and has no radial pulse. Her respirations are approximately 20 breaths/min, she complains of severe LLQ pain, and states that she has been losing blood vaginally for about an hour.

Which would be your initial treatment for this patient?

A.high-flow oxygen, treat for shock
B.low-flow oxygen, collect more detailed past medical history
C.interrogation with continued questions about past medical history
D.not enough information to make decision


4. You finish your workout just in time for an alarm at 1616 Belmont Avenue. The dispatch describes a 33-year-old female with a syncopal episode. You arrive and the patient's husband escorts you to a bedroom. The patient is conscious, scared, and lying supine on the floor. She is pale and has no radial pulse. Her respirations are approximately 20 breaths/min, she complains of severe LLQ pain, and states that she has been losing blood vaginally for about an hour.

What other history-related questions would you consider asking? (Select one.)

A.allergy-related questions
B.pregnancy-related questions
C.when was the patient s last meal
D.history of cardiac illness


5. You finish your workout just in time for an alarm at 1616 Belmont Avenue. The dispatch describes a 33-year-old female with a syncopal episode. You arrive and the patient's husband escorts you to a bedroom. The patient is conscious, scared, and lying supine on the floor. She is pale and has no radial pulse. Her respirations are approximately 20 breaths/min, she complains of severe LLQ pain, and states that she has been losing blood vaginally for about an hour.

Which clinical indicator helped you formulate your impression?

A.non-labored respirations
B.no radial pulse
C.no cardiac complaints
D.LLQ pain



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