EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the exercise or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
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.
You should assume the casualty has a spinal injury if the casualty:
a. Has a severe head injury.
b. Has a bruise over the spine and the casualty states that the area is painful.
d. Has any of the above conditions.
A casualty has fallen from a building. He is conscious and states that he cannot
move his arms or legs. Your testing indicate that he has no feeling in his limbs.
This casualty has probably suffered a spinal injury in the:
a. Sacral/coccygeal area.
b. Lower thoracic area.
d. Lumbar area.
You were going to immobilize the casualty's neck, but no cervical collar is
available. What should you do?
a. Do not evacuate the casualty until an approved cervical collar has been
b. Apply an improvised cervical collar before evacuating the casualty.
Evacuate the casualty, but apply a cervical collar when one becomes