EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response
that best answers the question or best completes the sentence or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
After you have answered all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered
incorrectly, reread the lesson material referenced with the solution.
The pad of material placed on the wound to absorb the blood is called
; the material used to keep the pad of material from
slipping off the wound is the
A casualty has a deep cut on his leg. Bright red blood is being expelled from the
wound in spurts. This casualty probably has:
a. A severed artery.
b. A severed capillary.
A severed vein.
While surveying your casualty under enemy fire, you discover the casualty is
bleeding heavily from a wound in the thigh. The blood appears bluish-red and is
flowing from the wound at a steady rate. You should:
a. Take immediate measures to control the bleeding.
b. Wait until you are in the tactical field care phase to treat the bleeding.
Wait until you are in the combat casualty evacuation care phase to treat the