F15 Assessment Paper

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1. Which of the following signs and symptoms would best indicate that a casualty is suffering from shock?
a) b) c) d) Pale, Cold clammy skin, rapid weak pulse, fast shallow breathing Pale, Cold, dry skin, slow weak pulse, laboured breathing Flushed dry skin, rapid weak pulse, noisy breathing Pale hot clammy skin, slow full pulse, shallow rapid breathing

2. What should be done immediately after dealing with any first aid incident?
a) ‘b) c) d) Complete the accident from and inform the police Throw used dressings in the bin Have a cup of tea and talk about the incident Complete the accident form and re-stock the first aid box

3. What is the most likely condition that would cause a casualty to be confused, nauseous, dizzy and have blurred vision?
a) b) c) d) Ear Infection Concussion Stroke Skull Fracture

4. What advice would you give to someone after having their first epileptic seizure?
a) b) c) d) Go home and rest Rest for an hour and return to work provided they have no more seizures That they should go to hospital immediately That they should make an appointment to see their doctor

5. At what point would you send a bystander to call for an ambulance, if a casualty is not breathing?
a) b) c) d) After checking for breathing After checking for response After checking for injuries As soon as they have been placed in the recovery position

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6. Coughed up bright red frothy blood could indicate….?
a) b) c) d) Bleeding for the stomach Bleeding from the upper bowel Bleeding from the kidneys Bleeding from the lungs

7. The main reason for cooling a superficial burn with water is to help prevent….?
a) b) c) d) Infection Loss of fluid Scarring and Pain Impaired breathing

8. A conscious casualty has been burned with chemicals. What would be you immediate treatment?
a) b) c) d) Remove the danger and treat with cold water Get them to hospital Place in the recovery position Remove their clothing and take them to hospital

9. In CPR, what is the ratio of compressions to breaths with an adult?
a) b) c) d) 10 : 1 15 : 2 30 : 2 5:1

10. A choking adult becomes unconscious, what should you do first?
a) b) c) d) Open and check the airway, check for breathing, give 2 effective breaths from 5 attempts if breathing is absent Turn them on their side and give 5 backslaps Check airway and breathing Call 999 and start CPR

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11. What is the correct procedure for giving rescue breaths to a baby?
a) b) c) d) Mouth to mouth Mouth to nose Mouth to mouth and nose Mouth to stoma

12. Which of the following is the correct treatment for a conscious casualty having an asthma attack?
a) b) c) d) Give them a hot drink Calm and reassure the casualty and lay them down with legs raised Allow them to take their own medication and rest in a comfortable position Place them in the recovery position

13. Which of the following would you recommend for a casualty who has just sprained their ankle?
a) b) c) d) Rest with leg raised if possible and apply ice Rest with leg raised and apply localised heat Apply localised heat and advise casualty to keep joint moving Massage the swelling

14. In what position would you place a conscious casualty suffering from a penetrating chest wound?
a) b) c) d) Laying down with legs elevated Half sitting (W Position), inclined towards the injured side with head and shoulders raised Half sitting (W Position), inclined away from the injured side with head and shoulders raised Sitting up with support under the knees

15. Which of the following casualties would you treat first?
a) b) c) d) Child with a broken arm, shouting for help Man sitting dazed with a bruised head Man lying quietly on his back with no obvious injuries Woman lying quietly on her side with no obvious injuries

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16. An amputated limb should be….?
a) b) c) d) Wrapped in plastic, then fabric and placed in a bed of ice Wrapped in plastic and covered in ice Washed, covered with a sterile dressing and kept warm Held in place with bandages

17. What is one of the First Aiders responsibilities in the workplace?
a) b) c) d) To keep first aid boxes fully stocked and ready for use To train the staff in first aid To call a local GP in an emergency To ensure good hygiene

18. What treatment would you give a casualty suffering from an open fracture of the leg?
a) b) c) d) Apply pressure on the wound, support and elevate Apply pressure around the wound and support in the position found Cover wound with a dressing and elevate the legs Use the other leg as a splint and tie them together

19. What is the minimum distance you should stay away from a casualty and the power source, when they have been affected by high voltage electricity?
a) b) c) d) 10 Metres 12 Metres 15 Metres 18 Metres

20. A Casualty has a pain in the chest, is breathless, pale and complaining of indigestion. What condition do you suspect?
a) b) c) d) Heart Attack Stroke Asthma Hyperventilation

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