- 1.Which law explains the transfer of gas between the alveoli and the blood?
- 2.If you are about to transport a patient with decreased cardiac output by fixed-wing aircraft, how should you position him in the plane?
- ASupine with head up 30 degrees
- BHead at front of plane
- CHead at back of plane
- DDoesn't matter
- 3.During transport by air, your patient starts to complain of severe facial pain and develops a nose bleed. What intervention should you take?
- AAscend 1000 feet
- BSlowly descend
- CGive 100% oxygen
- DSedate patient
- 4.You are transporting a patient who received a heart catheter at an outlying hospital. He is being transferred with a 95% occlusion of the LAD. He is at risk for:
- AInferior lateral wall myocardial infarction (MI)
- BPosterior wall MI
- CInferior wall MI
- DSeptal wall MI
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☆Editors' note: These questions are provided to help personnel preparing to take the certified flight registered nurse examination. For more information, contact the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association at (720) 488-0492 or [email protected]
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