EXERCISES, LESSON 3
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.
The Hare traction splint is used to immobilize a fractured __________________.
When adjusting the Hare traction splint for use, the splint should reach from the
ischium of the:
a. Injured leg to the bottom of the casualty's foot.
b. Injured leg to 8 to 12 inches below the casualty's foot.
Uninjured leg to the bottom of the casualty's foot.
d. Uninjured leg to 8 to 12 inches below the casualty's foot.
What is different about applying the ischial strap of a Hare traction splint and the
four Velcro straps?
a. The ischial strap is applied before traction is applied using the ratchet
mechanism and the Velcro straps are applied after traction has been applied
b. The Velcro straps are applied before traction is applied using the ratchet
mechanism and the ischial strap is applied after traction has been applied