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  1. Name some items that you might use as a splint from your military equipment.
  2. What is the quickest way to splint a broken leg ?
  3. How many pressure points, which can be used to control bleeding with fingers, thumbs or hands are there on the human body ?
  4. What is the object of first aid ?
  5. What FM covers first aid for soldiers ?
  6. What is First Aid ?
  7. What is the unique feature of type "O" blood ?
  8. When would you not remove a casualties clothing to expose a wound ?
  9. What soldiers are most likely to suffer heat injuries ?
  10. How high should an injured limb be elevated above the heart to control bleeding ?
  11. What are the lifesaving steps ?
  12. When applying splint, where should the bandages be tied ?
  13. Whose first aid dressing should be used on a casualty ?
  14. How should the ends of an improved pressure dressing be tied ?
  15. What is manual pressure ?
  16. Should a casualty be given water to drink ?
  17. Why should you dress and bandage the wound as soon as possible ?
  18. What should you do to indicate that a casualty has received a tourniquet ?
  19. Should you ever remove or loosen a tourniquet ?
  20. Where is a tourniquet applied ?
  21. How can you prevent athlete's foot ?
  22. Name 3 categories of heat injuries.
  23. What are the signs and symptoms of heat cramps ?
  24. What is the treatment for heat cramps ?
  25. What are the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion ?
  26. What would the treatment be for heat exhaustion ?
  27. What are the signs and symptoms of heat stroke ?
  28. What would the treatment be for heat stroke ?
  29. If a casualty were suspected of having a neck/spinal injury or severe head trauma, which method would you use for opening an airway ?
  30. What are two basic types of fractures ?
  31. What are some signs of an open fracture ?
  32. What are some signs of a closed fracture ?
  33. With an open fracture, what should you do first ?
  34. What is the basic proven principle in splinting fractures ?
  35. How tight should tourniquet be ?
  36. What are the three types of bleeding ?
  37. Name 4 common points for checking pulse.
  38. What are some signs/symptoms of shock ?
  39. What is the treatment for shock ?
  40. What is a heat injury ?
  41. What is the greatest preventive measure for disease ?
  42. How do you stop bleeding ?
  43. What is CPR ?
  44. When can measures taken to restore breathing in an individual be discontinued ?
  45. What is AIDS ?
  46. Name two types of rescue breathing ?
  47. What do the letters AIDS stand for ?
  48. When should a casualty not be placed in the shock position ?
  49. How long is direct manual pressure applied to control bleeding ?
  50. What should you do prior to leaving an unconscious casualty ?
  51. When should a tourniquet be used to stop bleeding ?
  52. What does COLD stand for ?
  53. What are the 8 steps in evaluating a casualty ?
  54. What is the first indication of frostbite ?
  55. What do you do to treat frostbite ?
  56. When should an airtight dressing be applied to a sucking chest wound ?
  57. How should you position a casualty with an open abdominal wound ?
  58. What do you do with exposed abdominal organs ?
  59. How do you take the Carotid pulse ?
  60. In reference to carrying a casualty, what are the two-man methods ?
  61. In reference to carrying a casualty, what are the one-man methods ?
  62. Should you put any medication or cream on a burn ?
  63. Name the four types of burns.
  64. What is the primary objective in the treatment of burns ?
  65. What are the three categories used in medical evacuation ?
  66. What is the first aid procedure for a white phosphorous casualty ?
  67. What is the first step in the first aid of a burn victim ?
  68. What are the 2 prescribed methods for opening an airway ?
  69. What is the major cause of tooth decay and gum disease ?
  70. What are the 9 mild symptoms of nerve agent poisoning ?
  71. What are the 11 severe symptoms of nerve agent poisoning ?

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