You have applied a splint to a fractured arm. Before applying the splint, the wrist
had a strong pulse. Now the pulse is weak. What should you do?
a. Loosen the top cravat (nearest the heart) and retie it. Continue loosening and
retying cravats until the circulation is restored.
b. Loosen the lowest cravat (farthest from the heart) and retie it. Continue
loosening and retying cravats until the circulation is restored.
Apply a tourniquet above the fracture site.
d. Apply a tourniquet to the fracture site.
You have splinted a casualty's fractured forearm and are going to apply a swathe
and sling. Which should you apply first?
You are making a sling out of a triangular bandage. The casualty has a fractured
left forearm. Where should you position the knot made from tying the two ends of
the bandage together?
a. The fracture site.
b. The hollow on the right (uninjured side) of the casualty's neck.
The hollow on the left (injured side) of the casualty's neck.
d. The back of the casualty's neck between the two hollows.
You are applying a swathe to a casualty with a fractured left forearm. Which of the
following is correct?
a. Apply the swathe over the right upper arm and under the left upper arm.
b. Apply the swathe over the left upper arm and under the right upper arm.
Apply the swathe over both upper arms.
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