SOLUTIONS TO LESSON EXERCISES: LESSON 2
(paras 2-6b(2), b(2) Note)
(paras 2-6b(3), 2-9b); this casualty will not survive and you may expose
yourself to enemy fire.
(para 2-4a(2) first Note)
(paras 2-4c, 2-5)
(paras 2-6, 2-7)
In a secure environment, immediate danger from enemy fire will not be a factor.
This will allow you to focus more on the evaluation, treatment ,and evacuation of
the casualty without worrying about danger to yourself.
Severe bleeding from an arm or leg wound.
Collapsed lung (tension pneumothorax).
Blockage of the nose and throat from an injury to the face. (para 2-9a)
[Any three of the following]
Your own life is in imminent danger.
Your combat duties do not allow time to care for casualties.
The casualty does not have vital signs.
The casualty's injury is not survivable.
Your combat duties do not allow you to treat the casualty. (para 2-9b)
Rub his breastbone briskly with a knuckle
Squeeze his fist.
(paras 2-4a(2) second note,
You should perform the steps in the following checklist and in the sequence
given on the checklist.