EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
In exercises 1 through 6, match the casualty description in Column I with the
appropriate treatment category from column II. Categories in Column II may be used
more than once.
COLUMN I (Casualty Description)
COLUMN II (Category)
Casualty has a deep cut on his thigh with severe
bleeding from the wound. There are no indications
of chemical agent poisoning.
Casualty has an open head wound with lacerated
brain tissue visible. Casualty is not breathing.
Casualty has an amputation of part of the hand,
including the loss of two fingers. Bleeding is being
controlled by a dressing applied by a nonmedical
soldier and by manual pressure being applied by the
casualty. Chemical agents are not being used.
Casualty has signs of severe chemical agent
poisoning, but no other injuries.
A casualty has a fractured leg (no open wound) due
to a fall. The casualty was briefly exposed to nerve
agents, but is now wearing full protective gear and is
responding to the nerve agent antidote which the
casualty administered to himself.
A casualty has first and second degree burns on his
back and buttocks (estimated at 12 percent of body
surface) with no other injuries.