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

50 Questions  I  By Arnoldjr2 on February 21, 2013
Foundations of Nursing by Christensen Kockrow, 6th edition, pages 93-120

  
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1.  The difference between signs and symptoms: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  A protective response of body tissues to irritation, injury, or invasion by disease-producing organisms
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Select everything that are considered SIGNS
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  What kind of exudate is the accumulation of neutrophils, dead cells, bacteria, and other debris from the infectious process
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  Cardinal signs of infection and inflammation. Select all that apply:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
6.  _________  ___________ (two words) seep from the earth into the basement which increases risks for cancer development
7.  Match the position for physical examination on the left with the area assessed on the right 
A. sitting
A.
B. supine
B.
C. dorsal recumbent
C.
D. lithotomy
D.
8.  Once you have completed the interview, the next step would be? 
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  Match the position for examination on the left to its rationale on the right
A. sims
A.
B. prone
B.
C. lateral recumbent
C.
D. knee-chest
D.
10.  In an inflammatory process, white blood cells or ____________ digest microorganisms and cellular debris.  
11.  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.   
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Vomit
A.
B. Tachypnea
B.
C. Scleral Icterus
C.
D. Asthenia
D.
E. Anorexia
E.
13.  In an inflammatory response, the damaged tissues release chemical substances that cause the capillary walls to become more permeable. What happens next?
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  An evaluation or appraisal of a patient's condition
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B.
C.
D.
15.  In most facilities, the gathering of biographical data is usually obtained by who or where?
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Smoking, overeating and sunbathing are examples of what kind of risk factor for disease?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  Physical Assessment Techniques. Select all that apply
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  Early, late or terminal refers to what kind of disease?  
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  Match the origin of the disease on the left with its description or example on the right  
A. deficiency
A.
B. metabolic
B.
C. neoplastic
C.
D. traumatic
D.
E. environmental
E.
20.  Components of Biographic Data: Select all that apply
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  The first step in initiating the nurse-patient relationship
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Match the terms used to describe diseases on the left with its description on the right
A. chronic
A.
B. remission
B.
C. acute
C.
D. organic
D.
E. functional
E.
23.  In percussion, we feel certain sounds. Match the terminology on the left with the sound description on the right:
A. tympany
A.
B. dullness
B.
C. flatness
C.
24.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. bradycardia
A.
B. tachycardia
B.
C. constipation
C.
D. sallow
D.
E. coughing
E.
25.  In an inflammatory process, the movement of while blood cells and plasma causes an accumulation of fluids in the tissue. This is called?   
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  Caused by an invasion of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites that produces tissue damage. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  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?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  A patient comes in complaining of nasal congestion, coughing and chest pain. If you had a limited time to do a quick assessment for this patient, which of the techniques of assessment would be priority?   
29.  What are the four major categories of risk factors
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  After initiating the nurse-patient relationship, what are the next steps to initiate and establish a nurse-patient relationship. Select all that apply:
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  For a nurse, what is the clinical correlation between erythema (redness) and pruritus (itching)?
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Osteoporosis does not make the older adult more prone to fractures, especially of the hip
33.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Dyspnea
A.
B. Ecchymosis
B.
C. Edema
C.
D. Orthopnea
D.
E. Pallor
E.
34.  What kind of response is actually the body's defense against a causative agent
35.  What does the data collected during the nursing assessment include? Select all that apply 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
36.  Initial step in the assessment process 
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  Common and laboratory diagnostic tests. Select all that apply:
38.  During the nursing assessment, the information contained in the database will be used for what? 
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  Reasons for seeking health care
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Match the position for examination on the left to its rationale on the right
A. sitting
A.
B. supine
B.
C. dorsal recumbent
C.
D. lithotomy
D.
41.  When doing a thorough nursing health history, what other interventions should be considered?  
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  Passive or active removal of fluids from a body cavity, wound or other source of discharge. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Match the position for physical examination on the left with the area assessed on the right
A. sims
A.
B. prone
B.
C. lateral recumbent
C.
D. knee-chest
D.
44.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Cyanosis
A.
B. Purulent drainage (Pus)
B.
C. Diaphoresis
C.
D. Pruritus
D.
E. Diarrhea
E.
45.  Sources of data that validate findings from the history and physical examination of the patient
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  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.  
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  Match the sign or symptom on the left with a definition on the right
A. Pain
A.
B. Nausea
B.
C. Lethargy
C.
D. Jaundice
D.
E. Fetid
E.
48.  Match the origin of the disease on the left with its description or example on the right
A. hereditary
A.
B. congenital
B.
C. inflammatory
C.
D. degenerative
D.
E. infectious
E.
49.  Select everything that are considered SYMPTOMS
50.  O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V are mnemonics of what?
A.
B.
C.
D.
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