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You are an EMS worker and are told to work within a designated “hot zone” at the scene of an NBC incident. You know that:

A. you will have to contend with bystanders.

B. the number of rescuers will be limited to only those absolutely necessary.

C. you will not need your jacket.

D. you will be in the middle of the command center.

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If you are moving from a warm zone into a cold zone at the scene of an NBC incident, you:

A. will find more casualties.

B. need appropriate clothing.

C. must shed contaminated gear.

D. must wear a Class A decon unit.

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The self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is an integral part of:

A. level A and B hazmat protection.

B. level B and C hazmat protection.

C. the level A and C biochemical suit.

D. the level D biochemical suit.

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A filtering mask:

A. is outdated now that SCBA is available.

B. is used only by the military since it is not approved for civilian use by the FDA.

C. uses semiconductors to filter out radiation.

D. is part of a level C protection system.

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The civilian version of the protective garment for use at NBC incidents:

A. is made of Tyvex and is less expensive than the military version.

B. is made of Tyvex and is breathable.

C. is made of a charcoal-imbedded, liquid repellant material.

D. is both breathable and durable.

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A key difference between the military version of a protective suit and the civilian version is that:

A. the military version is less expensive.

B. the civilian version is more durable.

C. the military version will not protect against many of the industrial chemicals that the civilian version is resistant to.

D. the civilian version will not protect against many of the industrial chemicals that the military version is resistant to.

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When wearing a protective garment, as a general rule:

A. you will be about 10 degrees cooler than the ambient temperature because of the “wicking” effect of the suit.

B. you will be about 10 degrees warmer than the ambient temperature.

C. the Gore-tex portions of the suit will protect against rain but allow the unit to “breathe” so as to remain cooler.

D. you will not be able to provide medical care to patients.

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When using pyridostigmine in the field, you should remember that:

A. it must be administered hourly for the first 4 hours.

B. it is 100% effective against sarin gas.

C. it is an antidote that should be given to patients exposed to nerve gas.

D. it may not be effective against GB or VX.

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The best protection against biological weapons is:

A. immunizations and prophylaxis.

B. catching terrorists before they can use bio-weapons against us.

C. anthrax inoculations.

D. a Class C protective suit.

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Failure to decontaminate a patient before transporting the patient to a medical facility:

A. is acceptable only if she was designated as “immediate.”

B. is acceptable only in emergencies.

C. places other medical personnel at risk.

D. will have little effect on other medical personnel since they have been immunized previously.

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Inexpensive and readily available, which of the following is sometimes called the “universal decontaminant?”

A. Water

B. Hydrogen peroxide

C. Hydrochloride solution

D. Hypochlorite solution

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You perform a test of a substance at the scene of a suspected incident, and the M8 paper you use turns red. This might indicate the presence of:

A. a nerve gas.

B. hypotrolene.

C. a vesicant agent.

D. excessive ph.

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In preparing to detect biological agents in the field, you should:

A. be aware that no portable units exist.

B. consult a scientist trained in the use of a CR39 detector.

C. use the military's M291, which replaced the civilian CR39 detector.

D. use the CR39, but only if properly certified by the Red Cross in its use.

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Someone suspected of cyanide poisoning should be given:

A. sodium nitrate.

B. sodium thiosulfate.

C. pralidoxime.

D. pyridostigmine.

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Which one of the following has not been approved by the FDA for use outside the military setting?

A. CR 39 biologic agent detector

B. M291 biologic agent detector

C. Mark I autoinjector

D. M17 mask and hood

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If chemical agents are present, you should avoid wearing which of the following with your protective mask?

A. Cologne

B. Contact lenses

C. Face cream or ointment

D. Glasses

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When donning a military chemical protective overgarment, you will have to rely on:

A. a mirror to check yourself.

B. the built-in alarms that indicate when a piece is not placed properly.

C. your own sense of what feels right because if the garment feels like it’s on properly, it probably is.

D. a buddy to assist you.

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An emergency field amputation:

A. can be performed by anyone with the proper equipment.

B. should be performed only by physicians experienced in emergency procedures.

C. is sometimes the only way to stop contamination by bio-agents.

D. should be performed only after sedating the patient with diazapam.

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According to your textbook, this is an indication that a field amputation may be necessary when the patient is:

A. ambulatory and bleeding profusely from a limb wound.

B. tagged “expectant” and is unconscious.

C. trapped under wreckage and has no pulse.

D. deteriorating rapidly and you cannot extricate the patient.

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When a field amputation is necessary, the best choice for anesthesia is:

A. ketamine.

B. thorazine.

C. diazapam.

D. cefazolin.

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