EXERCISES, LESSON 5
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.
When applying a wire ladder splint to a casualty's arm, position the splint on the
_______________ of the casualty's arm.
When applying a splint to a casualty's arm, what can you do to help keep two
fingers in their natural position?
When applying a SAM splint to a fracture of the forearm, the casualty's
_______________ should rest in the bend of the splint.
You are applying an improvised splint to a casualty's arm. Before you applied a
cravat, he had good circulation below the fracture. Now he has no radial pulse.
What should you do?
When applying an arm sling #1, the ends of the sling are tied in a non-slip knot at
the casualty's neck on the:
a. Same side as the injured arm.
b. Side opposite that of the injured arm.