First Response and Emergency Care – Component 3 Revision Questions
Question 1: Describe the physical and psychosocial development of a child, focusing on the body parts:
- Brain and nervous system
- Chest and lungs
- Neck and airway
- Musculoskeletal system
Question 2: Provide the ranges for normal respiratory rates and normal heart rates for children.
Age Respiratory Range
Age Heart rate range
- 0-3 months
- 3 months -2 years
- 2-10 years
- >10 years
- (a) Describe how you would assess a child showing signs of respiratory failure
- (b) Describe how you would assess a child showing signs of circulatory failure.
- (c) Describe how you can differentiate between the two.
Question 4: From the following list of common childhood illnesses, Describe three of the following childhood illnesses and their recognition features: Bronchiolitis • Croup • Viral wheeze •Epiglottitis • Meningococcal septicaemia • Sepsis
Question 5: Provide a brief description of how you would manage 3 of the childhood diseases not used in question 4.
Question 6: Explain each component of the paediatric assessment triangle.
Question 7: Briefly describe your safeguarding considerations and the actions you would take when called to a 5-year old child alone at home.
Question 8: What are the key signs exhibited by a patient or colleague potentially experiencing mental health crisis? How would you manage the crisis within national or local guidelines.
Question 9: Describe the pathophysiology, recognition and management of the Asthma, Pneumonia, and COPD (Emphysema and Bronchitis).
Question 10: Draw and label the following components of the digestive system: Liver, Gall bladder, Large intestine, Small intestine, Oesophagus, Stomach.
Question 11: Summarise the functions of the parts identified in Question 10 above.
Question 12: Choose three common digestive system conditions from the following list. Describe the diseases you have chosen: Ulcer • Cirrhosis of the liver • Crohn’s disease • Appendicitis • Gall stones • Hepatitis C
Question 13: Briefly describe the recognition features and pathophysiology of sepsis, septic shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS).
Question 14: Briefly describe how you would assess and manage a patient exhibiting signs of sepsis.
Question 15: You are required to attend to a heavily pregnant patient who is experiencing contractions. Identify the stages of labour and the care that should be provided at each stage.
Question 16: Explain how you would manage the mother and baby following delivery.
Question 17: Name and define four complications of childbirth