13. Which of the following is correct technique for applying a compression wrap for a Grade II hamstring strain?

13. Which of the following is correct technique for applying a compression wrap for a Grade II hamstring strain?

a. Begin the wrap at the hip bone, and wrap down toward the knee.

b. Apply the wrap with more pressure below the injury and looser pressure above the injury.

c. Begin the wrap a few inches above the knee, and wrap down toward the knee.

d. a and b

e. b and c

14. One of your basketball players has dislocated her kneecap (patella). You have called EMS, and they’ve said they’ll be there in 15 minutes. You should

a. move the athlete to a sitting position where she’ll be more comfortable

b. stabilize the injured leg by holding the thigh and lower leg in your hands

c. splint the knee with a splint extending from the hip to the foot

d. place a pad under the knee

e. only monitor the athlete’s breathing

15. Arterial bleeding is characterized by rapid or spurting bleeding of bright red blood.

a. true

b. false

16. Which of these situations demonstrates appropriate ice application?

a. For a severe forearm contusion and laceration, you place an ice bag over the injury for 15 minutes.

b. For a Grade II ankle sprain with severe swelling, you apply an ice bag with a tight compression wrap.

c. For a severe hamstring pull, you apply an ice bag for 30 minutes.

d. For pain along the left shin, you instruct the athlete to perform an ice massage for 5 to 10 minutes over the painful area.

e. For a pain along the inside of the elbow, you wrap an ice bag over the area.

17. To avoid the peroneal nerve, do not place ice

a. on the outside of the elbow, behind the ulna

b. on the inside of the elbow, behind the ulna

c. on the front of the knee, on top of the femur

d. on the inside of the knee, on top of the tibia

 
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