A soldier was bitten by a spider. He describes the spider as being shiny and black
with a reddish figure on the underside of its abdomen. He was probably bitten by
a. Black scorpion.
b. Black widow.
d. Urticating caterpillar.
A soldier reports to you suffering from nausea and abdominal pain. When you
check his abdomen, you find it to be very rigid. The casualty has been removing
logs from a large wood pile. You should suspect that he was bitten by a(n):
a. Black widow spider.
b. Brown recluse spider.
d. Scorpion (deadly).
A soldier has been bitten by a brown recluse. You should:
a. Place a tourniquet above the site of the bite.
b. Place a constricting band above and below the site of the bite.
Cut the flesh over the fang marks in parallel lines about 1/4 inch deep
and suck the venom out.
d. Cleanse the bite site with an antiseptic solution.