First Aid: Tourniquet Application for Hemorrhage Quiz

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Which type of wound involves forcible separation or tearing of tissue from the victim's body?


What is the main factor influencing the degree of bleeding in an incised wound?

Depth and extent of the cut

Which type of wound is commonly caused by sharp objects?

Lacerated wound

How are fracture wounds different from incised wounds in terms of external bleeding?

Fracture wounds have less external bleeding

What is a common complication associated with wounds according to the text?


How are incised wounds different from lacerated wounds?

Incised wounds are deeper than lacerated wounds

What is the main goal of applying pressure to a wound?

To stop the flow of blood from the heart to the wound

When should pressure points be used according to the text?

If bleeding continues after applying direct pressure

How long can pressure points be maintained according to the text?

More than 15 minutes

In what situation should a tourniquet be applied according to the text?

When direct pressure and elevation fail to stop bleeding from a limb

What is a consequence of using a tourniquet as mentioned in the text?

Loss of the limb below the point where the tourniquet is applied

Where should a tourniquet be placed for amputation of a limb according to the text?

Just below the wound or amputation site

What is the correct procedure for applying a tourniquet for hemorrhage from the forearm with no associated amputation?

Tighten the tourniquet if it has slipped.

What is the difference between a simple (close) fracture and a compound (open) fracture?

Compound fractures are more complex and can have injuries to neighboring vessels, nerves, or muscles.

What is the correct first aid treatment for a neck and back fracture?

Use a small pad under the patient's back and neck for support.

What is the proper way to immobilize a fracture?

Use a splint to prevent further damage.

What is the primary action to take if a casualty stops breathing?

Administer artificial respiration immediately

How should you clear a casualty's upper airways in the mouth-to-mouth method?

Turn the casualty's head to one side quickly

What action enlarges the airway passage to the lungs in first aid artificial respiration?

Adjusting the casualty's lower jaw to a jutting-out position

In mouth-to-nose method, what should you use to make an airtight seal around the casualty's nose?

Thumb and forefinger

What position should you place the casualty in for administering artificial respiration?

Face up with head slightly tilted back

What is the purpose of putting a rolled blanket under the casualty's shoulder when administering artificial respiration?

To help tilt the head back

What is the proper way to immobilize the bitten area?

Immobilize the bitten area at or below heat level

What should be done in case of drowning due to cramps?

Administer pure milk or water with charcoal

What is the cause of lung congestion in saltwater drowning?


What technique should be used to handle poisoning cases?

Administer pure milk or water with charcoal

What should be avoided when applying a tourniquet for snake bites?

Placing the tourniquet around a joint

Why is it important to transport a poisoning victim to the nearest hospital?

To receive further medical treatment and care

Test your knowledge on the correct application of a tourniquet for hemorrhage from forearm injuries, focusing on positioning and inspection techniques. Learn key steps to prevent skin damage and ensure effectiveness in emergency situations.

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