Nur 101 - Test 3 - Chapter 5 - Physical Assessment, Part I, 50 Questions

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Foundations of Nursing by Christensen Kockrow, 6th edition, pages 93-120

  
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1.  An evaluation or appraisal of a patient's condition
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2.  Sources of data that validate findings from the history and physical examination of the patient
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3.  The first step in initiating the nurse-patient relationship
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4.  Reasons for seeking health care
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5.  After initiating the nurse-patient relationship, what are the next steps to initiate and establish a nurse-patient relationship. Select all that apply:
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6.  Cardinal signs of infection and inflammation. Select all that apply:
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7.  _________  ___________ (two words) seep from the earth into the basement which increases risks for cancer development
8.  The difference between signs and symptoms: 
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9.  Physical Assessment Techniques. Select all that apply
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10.  O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V are mnemonics of what?
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11.  Match the origin of the disease on the left with its description or example on the right
A. Degenerative
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B. Infectious
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C. Hereditary
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D. Congenital
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E. Inflammatory
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12.  Smoking, overeating and sunbathing are examples of what kind of risk factor for disease?
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13.  Match the terms used to describe diseases on the left with its description on the right
A. Chronic
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B. Remission
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C. Acute
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D. Organic
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E. Functional
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14.  When doing a thorough nursing health history, what other interventions should be considered?  
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15.  Passive or active removal of fluids from a body cavity, wound or other source of discharge. 
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16.  In an inflammatory process, the movement of while blood cells and plasma causes an accumulation of fluids in the tissue. This is called?   
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17.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Pain
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B. Nausea
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C. Lethargy
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D. Jaundice
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E. Fetid
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18.  Initial step in the assessment process 
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19.  What are the four major categories of risk factors
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20.  Early, late or terminal refers to what kind of disease?  
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21.  In most facilities, the gathering of biographical data is usually obtained by who or where?
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22.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Dyspnea
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B. Ecchymosis
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C. Edema
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D. Orthopnea
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E. Pallor
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23.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Bradycardia
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B. Tachycardia
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C. Constipation
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D. Sallow
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E. Coughing
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24.  What does the data collected during the nursing assessment include? Select all that apply 
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25.  For a nurse, what is the clinical correlation between erythema (redness) and pruritus (itching)?
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26.  In an inflammatory response, the damaged tissues release chemical substances that cause the capillary walls to become more permeable. What happens next?
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27.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Cyanosis
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B. Purulent drainage (Pus)
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C. Diaphoresis
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D. Pruritus
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E. Diarrhea
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28.  In an inflammatory process, white blood cells or ____________ digest microorganisms and cellular debris.  
29.  Fluids, cells or other substances that are slowly discharged from cells or blood vessels through small pores or breaks in the cell membrane, usually as a result of inflammation or injury.   
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30.  Once you have completed the interview, the next step would be? 
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31.  In percussion, we feel certain sounds. Match the terminology on the left with the sound description on the right:
A. Tympany
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B. Dullness
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C. Flatness
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32.  What kind of exudate is the accumulation of neutrophils, dead cells, bacteria, and other debris from the infectious process
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33.  Comprised ot gathering, verifying, and communicating of data about the patient, the purpose of which is to establish a baseline database about the patient's level of wellness, health practices, past illnesses, related experiences and health care goals.  
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34.  Match the origin of the disease on the left with its description or example on the right  
A. Deficiency
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B. Metabolic
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C. Neoplastic
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D. Traumatic
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E. Environmental
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35.  A protective response of body tissues to irritation, injury, or invasion by disease-producing organisms
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36.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Vomit
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B. Tachypnea
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C. Scleral Icterus
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D. Asthenia
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E. Anorexia
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37.  Components of Biographic Data: Select all that apply
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38.  During the nursing assessment, the information contained in the database will be used for what? 
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39.  Match the position for physical examination on the left with the area assessed on the right 
A. Sitting
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B. Supine
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C. Dorsal recumbent
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D. Lithotomy
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40.  When a patient discusses that his stomach ache starts when the weather becomes becomes cold and when he laughs too much, what is he discussing?
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41.  Match the position for physical examination on the left with the area assessed on the right
A. Sims
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B. Prone
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C. Lateral recumbent
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D. Knee-chest
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42.  Match the position for examination on the left to its rationale on the right
A. Sims
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B. Prone
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C. Lateral recumbent
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D. Knee-chest
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43.  Match the position for examination on the left to its rationale on the right
A. Sitting
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B. Supine
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C. Dorsal recumbent
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D. Lithotomy
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44.  Select everything that are considered SIGNS
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45.  Caused by an invasion of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites that produces tissue damage. 
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