EXERCISES, LESSON 3
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.
Which of the following is a sign of an open chest wound?
a. Blood being coughed up.
b. Hissing sound coming from a chest wound.
Bluish tint to the casualty's lips.
d. All of the above are signs of an open chest wound.
The plastic envelope is placed directly over an open chest wound to:
a. Prevent infection.
b. Reduce blood loss.
Keep air from going into the chest cavity.
d. Keep the dressing from becoming contaminated.
If you find two open chest wounds (entry and exit wounds) when you examine
the casualty, which wound should you seal and dress first?
a. The larger wound.
b. The smaller wound.