A soldier says that he was stung by a "flying insect." You inspect the site and find
the stinger sticking out of the sting site. The casualty was probably stung by a:
d. Yellow jacket.
A soldier was stung by a scorpion. What treatments should be considered?
a. Have the casualty return to duty.
b. Monitor the casualty for signs of a severe envenomation.
c. Transport the casualty immediately since all scorpion stings are deadly.
A soldier thinks he was stung on the leg by fire ants a few minutes ago. Which
one of the following indicates a fire ant sting?
a. Small, thin spines in the sting site.
b. Numbness with swelling and discoloration at the sting site.
A firm, star-shaped, deep purple area at the sting site.
d. A bubble or blister filled with clear fluid at the sting site.
You are attempting to remove a tick from a casualty's leg when the tick breaks
apart (abdomen separates from the head). You should:
a. Cleanse the wound site.
b. Cleanse your hands.
Cleanse the wound site and your hands.