Can you save a life?
It's crisis time. Are you a help or a hindrance? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
In the case of snakebite, you should:
Immobilise the affected limb
Make a small cut over the bite site and suck out the venom
Tie a bandage tightly on the side of the bite site closest to the heart
If you have a nosebleed, it's best to:
Sit leaning forward
Sit with the head tilted back
Place a cool object like a key on the back of the neck
If a child has a fever you should not
Sponge her skin with luke-warm water
Encourage fluid intake
Give her aspirin
In which circumstance would you not encourage someone to lie down?
If you thought they were suffering from heat stroke
If you thought they were about to have a seizure
If you thought they were having a heart attack
If someone is having a convulsive seizure you should:
Gently but firmly hold the shoulders
Move objects out of their way and stand back
Place a soft cloth between the teeth
Which of the following is appropriate to give a conscious person suffering from hypothermia?
A few sips of brandy
Which of the following is not appropriate treatment for shock?
Covering the patient with a blanket
Encouraging him to drink fluids
Elevating the legs
Which of these is not a good number to call in an emergency?
Which would be the worst choice to put on a jellyfish sting?
Which of the following statements about CPR is true?
If you don't know how to perform CPR, it's OK to try pumping the patient's chest
The CPR ratio of breaths:chest compressions is 15:2
The CPR ration of breaths:chest compressions is 30:1
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