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Army Study Guide Flashcards

First Aid: Question #
What is Self Aid?
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Questions in this topic: First Aid

1 .
What is Self Aid?
2 .
Name some items that you might use as a splint from your military equipment
3 .
What is the quickest way to splint a broken leg?
4 .
How many pressure points, which can be used to control bleeding with fingers, thumbs or hands are there on the human body?
5 .
What is the object of first aid?
6 .
What FM covers first aid for soldiers?
7 .
What is First Aid?
8 .
What is the unique feature of type "O" blood?
9 .
When would you not remove a casualties clothing to expose a wound?
10 .
What soldiers are most likely to suffer heat injuries?
11 .
How high should an injured limb be elevated above the heart to control bleeding?
12 .
What are the lifesaving steps? (The ABC's of medical treatment)
13 .
When applying splint, where should the bandages be tied?
14 .
Whose first aid dressing should be used on a casualty?
15 .
How should the ends of an improved pressure dressing be tied?
16 .
What is manual pressure?
17 .
Should a casualty be given water to drink?
18 .
Why should you dress and bandage the wound as soon as possible?
19 .
What should you do to indicate that a casualty has received a tourniquet?
20 .
Should you ever remove or loosen a tourniquet?
21 .
Where is a tourniquet applied?
22 .
How can you prevent athlete's foot?
23 .
Name 3 categories of heat injuries
24 .
What are the signs and symptoms of heat cramps?
25 .
What is the treatment for heat cramps?
26 .
What are the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion?
27 .
What would the treatment be for heat exhaustion?
28 .
What are the signs and symptoms of heat stroke?
29 .
What would the treatment be for heat stroke?
30 .
If a casualty were suspected of having a neck/spinal injury or severe head trauma, which method would you use for opening an airway?

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