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CHAPTERS 34-36
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05/02/2012

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WHICH STATEMENT REGARDING PATIENTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IS MOST CORRECT?
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PATIENTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE SAME DISEASE PROCESSES AS OTHER PATIENTS.
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AUTISM IS MOST ACCURATELY DEFINED AS:
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PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY IMPAIRMENT OF SOCIAL INTERACTION.
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PATIENTS WITH AUTISM:
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HAVE EXTREME DIFFICULTY WITH COMPLEX TASKS THAT REQUIRE MANY STEPS
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WHEN ASSESSING OR PROVIDING CARE TO A PATIENT WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, YOU SHOULD:
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BE OBSERVANT FOR SIGN OF FEAR OR RELUCTANCE FROM THE PATIENT.
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AN IMPORTANT ASPECT IN THE ASSESSMENT OF A PATIENT WHO EXPERIENCED A PREVIOUS BRAIN INJURY INVOLVES:
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SPEAKING WITH THE PATIENT AND FAMILY TO ESTABLISH WHAT IS CONSIDERED NORMAL FOR THE PATIENT.
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A SERVICE DOG IS EASILY IDENTIFIED BY ITS:
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HARNESS
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WHEN CARING FOR THE PATIENT WHO IS VISUALLY IMPAIRED, IT IS IMPORTANT TO:
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TELL HIM OR HER WHAT IS HAPPENING, IDENTIFY NOISES, AND DESCRIBE THE SITUATION AND SURROUNDINGS.
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BY PLACING ON HAND ON TOP OF YOUR HEAD AND THE OTHER HAND OVER YOUR ABDOMEN, YOU ARE ASKING A HEARING-IMPAIRED PATIENT IF HE/SHE IS:
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SICK
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A 70-YEAR-OLD MALE COMPLAINS OF SOB. DURING YOUR ASSESSMENT, YOU NOTE THAT HE HAS BILATERAL HEARING AIDS. WHEN YOU ASK HIM QUESTIONS RELATED TO HIS CHIEF COMPLAINT, HE DOES NOT ANSWER YOU. YOU CAN HEAR A WHISTLING SOUND COMING FROM HIS HEARING AIDS. YOU SHOULD:
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TRY REPOSITIONING THE HEARING AID OR REMOVE IT AND TURN DOWN THE VOLUME.
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CEREBRAL PALSY IS CHARACTERIZED BY POORLY CONTROLLED ________ MOVEMENT.
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BODY
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CEREBRAL PALSY IS A CONDITION THAT RESULTS FROM DAMAGE OR INJURY TO THE:
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BRAIN
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WHAT DOES NOT CONTRIBUTE TO/CAUSE OBESITY?
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A PERSON IS SAID TO BE OBESE WHEN HE/SHE IS ______ OVER HIS/HER IDEAL WEIGHT.
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WHEN CARING FOR A MORBIDLY OBESE PATIENT, YOU SHOULD:
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YOU ARE ASSESSING A 440-LB MAN WHO COMPLAINS OF SOB AND LOWER BACK PAIN. THE PATIENT IS CONSCIOUS AND ALERT, HIS BLOOD PRESSURE IS 148/98 MM HG, AND HIS HEART RATE IS 120 BEATS/MIN. YOUR MOST IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TO:
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IN CONTRAST TO AN AUTOMATED IMPLANTED CARDIOVERTER/DEFIBRILLATOR, AN INTERNAL CARDIAC PACEMAKER:
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UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES IS A LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE USED?
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THE TIP OF A CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER RESTS IN THE:
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COMMON COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS INCLUDE ALL THE FOLLOWING BUT WHAT? A LOCAL INFECTION, CLOTTING OF THE LINE, BLEEDING AROUND THE LINE, OR RUPTURE OF A CENTRAL VEIN.
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VAGAL NERVE STIMULATORS MAY BE AN ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT TO MEDICATION FOR PATIENTS WITH:
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A SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT CREATES AN OPENING BETWEEN THE INTESTINE AND THE SURFACE OF THE BODY THAT ALLOWS FOR ELIMINATION OF WASTE PRODUCTS IS CALLED A(N):
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WHICH STATEMENT REGARDING INTERACTION WITH THE CAREGIVER OF A CHILD OR ADULT WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS IS CORRECT?
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EMS PERSONNEL WOULD MOST LIKELY BE CALLED TO THE RESIDENCE OF A PATIENT RECEIVING HOME HEALTH CARE WHEN THE HOME CARE PROVIDER:
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ACCORDING TO THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ACTIVE LABOR ACT (EMTALA):
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THE ______ IS BOTH THE MECHANICAL WEIGHT-BEARING BASE OF THE SPINAL COLUMN AND THE FUSED CENTRAL POSTERIOR SECTION OF THE PELVIC GIRDLE.
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WHEN A PERSON IS STANDING UPRIGHT, THE WEIGHT OF ANYTHING BEING LIFTED AND CARRIED IN THE HANDS IS FIRST REFLECTED ONTO THE:
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WHEN THE SHOULDER GIRDLE IS ALIGNED OVER THE PELVIS DURING LIFTING:
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AN EMT MAY INJURE HIS/HER BACK, EVEN IF IT IS STRAIGHT, IF THE:
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THE FIRST RULE OF SAFE LIFTING IS TO:
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YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ENTER THE RESIDENCE OF AN ELDERLY COUPLE, BOTH OF WHOM ARE FOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN THEIR BED. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF TRAUMA. AS YOU BEGIN YOUR ASSESSMENT, YOU AND YOUR PARTNER NOTICE THE SMELL OF NATRUARL GAS IN THE RESIDENCE. WHAT IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE ACTION?
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WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS WOULD REQUIRE AN URGENT PATIENT MOVE?:
A)CONSCIOUS PT. W/ABRASIONS & A POSSIBLY FRACTURED HUMERUS.
B)IMMINENT RISK OF A FIRE/EXPLOSION IN OR NEAR THE PT'S VEHICLE.
C)SEMICONSCIOUS PT. W/ SHALLOW RESP. & SIGNS OF SHOCK
D)STABLE PT. WHO IS BLOCKING ACCESS TO A CRITICALLY INJURED PT.
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A CRITICAL ASPECT OF THE RAPID EXTRICATION TECHNIQUE IS TO:
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UPON ARRIVING AT THE SCENE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH, YOU FIND A SINGLE PT. STILL SEATED IN HIS CAR. THERE ARE NO SCENE HAZARDS. AS YOU APPROUCH THE VEHICLE, YOU NOTE THAT THE PT IS SEMICONSCIOUS AND HAS A LARGE LACERATION TO HIS FOREHEAD, YOU SHOULD:
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A 56-YEAR-OLD FEMALE IS FOUND SUPINE IN A NARROW HALLWAY OF HER MOBILE HOME. SHE COMPLAINS OF SEVERE WEAKNESS AND DIZZINESS, AND STATES THAT SHE IS UNABLE TO WALK. THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF TRAUMA AND THE PT STATES THAT SHE DID NOT FALL. HOW SHOULD YOU & YOUR PARTNER MOVE THIS PT TO A MORE SPACIOUS AREA?
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IN WHAT SITUATION WOULD A DIRECT GROUND LIFE BE THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD OF MOVING A PT?
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THE EXTREMITY LIFT WOULD NOT BE APPROPRIATE TO USE ON A PT:
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THE DIRECT CARRY IS USED TO TRANSFER A PT:
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WHAT IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD TO USE WHEN MOVING A PT FROM HIS/HER BED TO THE WHEELED STRETCHER?
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WHAT CONDITIONS/SITUATIONS PRESENTS THE MOST UNIQUE CHALLEGE TO THE EMT WHEN IMMOBILIZING AN ELDERLY PT ON A LONG BACKBOARD?
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AN 81-YEAR-OLD FEMALE AND STRUCK HER HEAD. YOU FIND THE PT. LYING ON HER LEFT SIDE. SHE IS CONSIOUS AND COMPLAINS OF NECK AND UPPER BACK PAIN. AS YOU ARE ASSESSING HER, YOU NOTE THAT SHE HAS A SEVERELY KYPHONTIC SPINE. WHAT IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD OF IMMOBILIZING THIS PT?
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WHICH PART OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS INCORRECT ABOUT A SCOOP STRETCHER?:
THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SCOOP STRETCHER PROHIBITS X-RAYS WHILE THE PT IS ON IT. YOU MUST FULLY SECURE THE PT TO THE SCOOP STRETCHER BEFORE MOVING HIM/HER. A SCOOP STRETCHER WILL PROVIDE ADEQUATE IMMOBILIZATION OF A PT'S SPINAL COLUMN. BOTH SIDES OF THE PT MUST BE ACCESSIBLE IN ORDER FOR A SCOOP STRETCHER TO BE USED.
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WHEN MOVING A CONSCIOUS, WEAK PT DOWN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS YOU SHOULD:
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WHICH PART OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS CORRECT ABOUT NEONATAL ISOLETTE?:
THE ISOLETTE SERVES TO KEEP THE NEONATE WARM AND PROTECTS FROM EXCESS HANDLING. A FREESTANDING ISOLETTE SHOULD BE USED, NOT ONE THAT IS SECURED TO THE STRETCHER. THE SAFEST TYPE OF ISOLETTE IS ONE THAT TAKES THE PLACE OF THE AMBULANCE STRETCHER. IF AN ISOLETTE IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE NEONATE CAN SAFELY BE TRANSPORTED ON THE STRETCHER.
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IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU ________ YOUR EQUIPMENT TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF DISEASE.
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PRIOR TO APPLYING MEDICAL RESTRAINTS TO A COMBATIVE PT, YOU SHOULD:
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A TYPE ____ AMBULANCE FEATURES A CONVENTIONAL, TRUCK CAB-CHASSIS WITH A MODULAR AMBULANCE BODY THAT CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO A NEWER CHASSIS AS NEEDED.
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THE SIX-POINTED STAR OF LIFE EMBLEM IDENTIFIES VEHICLES THAT:
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PHASES OF AN AMBULANCE CALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, EXCEPT:
EMERGENCY CARE PROVIDED AT THE SCENE. TRANSPORT OF THE PT TO THE HOSPITAL. CHECKING EQUIPMENT ON THE AMBULANCE. TRANSFERRING THE PT TO THE AMBULANCE.
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EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES THAT ARE CARRIED ON AN AMBULANCE SHOULD BE STORED:
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OTHER THAN PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SHOULD BE THE MOST READILY ACCESSIBLE ITEM IN THE BACK OF AN AMBULANCE?
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WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXAMPLE OF REGIONAL EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES?:
ORAL GLUCOSE, VACUUM SPLINT, SNAKE BITE KIT, BRONCHODILATOR.
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MINIMUM AIRWAY AND VENTILATION EQUIPMENT THAT SHOULD BE CARRIED ON EVERY AMBULANCE INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, EXCEPT?:
VARIOUS SIZES OF ORAL & NASAL AIRWAYS. COMBITUBES/LARYNGEAL MASK AIRWAYS. MOUNTED & PORTABLE SUCTIONING UNITS. ADULT & PEDIATRIC BAG-MASK DEVICES.
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COMMON SAFTEY EQUIPMENT CARRIED ON THE AMBULANCE INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, EXCEPT?:
FACE SHIELDS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS GEAR, SAFETY GOGGLES, TURNOUT GEAR.
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WHEN WORKING AT THE SCENE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH AT NIGHT, YOU SHOULD NOT USE?
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MINIMUM STAFFING IN THE PT COMPARTMENT OF A BLS AMBULANCE INCLUDES:
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FOR EVERY EMERGENCY REQUEST, THE DISPATCHER SHOULD ROUTINELY GATHER AND RECORD ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, EXCEPT THE:
NATURE OF THE CALL, CALLER'S PHONE #, LOCATION OF THE PT(S), PATIENT'S MEDICAL HX.
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COMMON ACTIVITIES THAT OCCUR WHILE YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ARE EN ROUTE TO THE SCENE OF AN EMERGENCY CALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT:
ASSIGNING TASKS TO EACH MEMBER OF THE RESPONE TEAM, OBTAINING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM THE DISPATCHER, APPRISING THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE NATURE OF THE CALL. FASTENING YOUR SEATBELTS BEFORE THE AMBULANCE DEPARTS.
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YOU HAVE JUST DELIVERED A MAJOR TRAUMA PT TO THE HOSPITAL. SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTING THE HOSPITAL, DISPATCH ADVISES YOU OF ANOTHER CALL. THE BACK OF THE AMBULANCE IN CONTAMINATED WITH BLOODY DRESSNGS AND IS IN DISARRAY, AND YOU ARE IN NEED OF AIRWAY EQUIPMENT AND NUMEROUS OTHER SUPPLIES. YOU SHOULD:
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THE PROCESS OF REMOVIND DIRT, DUST, BLOOD, OR OTHER VISIBLE CONTAMINANTS FROM A SURFACE OR EQUIPMENT IS CALLED:
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UPON RETURNING TO YOUR STATION FOLLOWING A RUN, YOU SHOULD DISIFECT THE AMBULANCE AS NEEDED. DISINFECTION IS MOST ACCURATELY DEFINED AS:
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CHARACTERISTICS OF A SAFE AMBULANCE OPERATOR INCLUDE:
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WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS REGARDING THE USE OF THE WARNING LIGHTS AND SIREN ON THE AMBULANCE IS CORRECT?
IF IT IS NECESSARY TO USE THE SIREN, YOU SHOULD TELL THE PT BEFOREHAND. IF THE PT IS STABLE , YOU MAY USE THE WARNING LIGHTS WITHOUT THE SIREN. WARNING LIGHTS AND SIRENS SHOULD BE AVOIDED, EVEN IF THE PT IS UNSTABLE. IT IS GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE TO INCREASE SPEED IF LIGHTS AND SIREN ARE IN USE.
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YOU ARE DISPATCHED TO A RESIDENCE FOR A PT W/ CHEST PAIN; HOWEVER, YOU ARE UNFAMILIAR WITH THE ADDRESS AND CANNOT FIND THE LOCATION IN YOUR MAP BOOK. A NEARBY POLICE OFFICER RADIOS YOU AND TELLS YOU THAT HE KNOWS HOW TO GET TO THE SCENE. YOU SHOULD:
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THE MOST COMMON AND USUALLY THE MOST SERIOUS AMBULANCE CRASHES OCCUR AT:
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YOUR UNIT AND A FIRE DEPARTMENT VEHICLE ARE RESPONDING TO THE SCENE OF A PT IN CARDIAC ARREST. AS YOU APPROACH AN INTERSECTION THAT IS HIGHLY CONGESTED, YOU SHOULD:
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IN GENERAL, MEDIVAC HELICOPTERS SHOULD BE UTILIZED WHEN:
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IT IS 10:30 PM AND YOU HAVE REQUESTED AIR MEDICAL TRANSPORT FOR A CRITICALLY INJURED PT. WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE DESIGNATED LANDING ZONE, YOU SHOULD:
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WHEN APPROACHING A HELICOPTER, WHETHER THE ROTOR BLADES ARE MOVING OR NOT, YOU SHOULD:
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WHEN THE HELICOPTER MUST LAND ON A GRADE (UNEVEN GROUND), YOU SHOULD:
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TYPICALLY MEDIVAC HELICOPTERS FLY BETWEEN:
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