When treating a casualty with a sucking chest wound, have him
and stop breathing when you put the plastic envelope
and stop breathing when you
over the wound. Have him
tie the tails of the field dressing in a knot.
What size of material should be used for making the airtight seal?
a. Four inches by six inches.
b. The sealing material should be larger than the wound and the distance
between the edges of the sealing material and the edges of the wound
should be two or more inches.
The sealing material should be the same size as the wound.
d. The sealing material should be slightly smaller than the size of the wound.
When applying the field dressing to an open chest wound, where should you tie
a. Tie the knot at the edge of the dressing.
b. Tie the knot directly over his spine.
Tie the knot in the center of the dressing.
d. Tie the knot on the uninjured side of the casualty's body.
You have treated a casualty with an open chest wound. His breathing had
improved, but now his breathing is becoming difficult. He is short of breath and
his lips are turning blue. What can you do to help the casualty?
a. Nothing, the casualty's reactions are normal.
b. Place a pressure dressing over the wound.
Administer modified abdominal thrusts.
d. Perform a chest needle decompression.