LESSON EXERCISES: LESSON 6
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the letter of the 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, check your answers against the
"Solutions to Lesson Exercises" at the end of the exercises. For each exercise
answered incorrectly, reread the lesson material referenced.
Intravenous infusions are used in an effort to control ___________________
You are treating a casualty that does not require IV fluids now, but you know that
evacuation will be delayed and that the casualty will probably require IV fluids
before he can be evacuated. What should you do?
a. Begin treatment with IV fluids immediately.
b. Install a saline lock for future use.
c. Wait until the casualty requires fluids, then initiate an IV
Another combat lifesaver started administering fluids to a casualty by IV, but did
not use a saline lock adapter. You are now taking care of the casualty and have to
stop the IV because of evacuation. Can you disconnect the IV fluids and install
a saline lock so that fluids can be administered later without having to do another
You are going to install a saline lock on a casualty with an injured left arm. Which
of the following sites would you use?
Forearm of injured arm.
Forearm of uninjured arm.
Hand of injured arm.
Hand of uninjured arm.