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Pathophysiology Practice Test I

53 Questions  I  By Klunker
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This practice test is based on the lecture outline for Introduction to Pathophysiology.

  
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1.  What is the name for the study of disease involving the functional or physiological changes in the body that result from disease processes?
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2.  What is a deviation from the normal state of health or from a state of wellness?
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3.  An objective indication of disease that is obvious to an observer is referred to as a:
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4.  A subjective indication of disease that is not obvious to an observer is referred to as a:
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5.  A rash is an example of a:
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6.  Patient reported perceptions such as pain, nausea and chills are known as:
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7.  A collection of signs and symptoms that usually occur together in response to a certain condition is referred to as a:
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8.  What is a term that is used to refer to the clinical evidence or effects of disease?
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9.  Which of the following is an example of a local manfestation.
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10.  Which of the following is an example of a symptom.
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11.  Which of the following is NOT an example of a sign.
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12.  What is the process of identifying specific diseases through evaluation of signs and symptoms?
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13.  The study of the causes or origins of disease is known as:
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14.  A disease that arises from the activity (treatment, procedures or errors) of a physician is known as:
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15.  A designation assigned to a disease of unknown cause:
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16.  Tendencies that promote the development of disease are referred to as:
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17.  Which of the following are considered to be risk factors:
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18.  A disease that originates or is produced within the body is known as:
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19.  A disease that originates or is produced outside the body is called:
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20.  Genetics is an example of which of the following causal factors:
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21.  Carcinogens are an example of which of the following causal factors:
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22.  What are the structures in the nucleus of a cell that store genetic information?
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23.  How many pairs of chromesomes are present in each cell in the human body?
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24.  A hereditary unit consisting of a sequence of DNA that contains information on protein synthesis is called:
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25.  What is the term that is used to identify a factor that triggers an acute episode?
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26.  What is the term that applies to situations in which the disease progression is gradual with only vague or mild signs?
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27.  What is the development of disease or the sequence of events that leads to a disease process?
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28.  What is a disease that develops gradually and persists for a long period of time?
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29.  When a disease emerges suddenly, but usually has a short duration, it is referred to as:
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30.  Influenza is classified as a(n) ___________________ disease, with regard to its onset.
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31.  Arthritis is classified as a(n) ___________________ disease, with regard to its onset.
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32.  What is the term that applies to a period in the development of disease in which pathologic changes occur but no obvious manifestations are detectable?
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33.  What is the term that refers to a period when a person is aware that something is wrong, but does not exhibit specific signs of the disease?
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34.  What is the period of time between the initial exposure and the appearance of clinical signs of the disease condition?
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35.  What is the term for a period in which the manifestations of a disease subside?
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36.  What is the term that describes conditions in which the the signs and symptoms increase?
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37.  What is the term that is applied to new secondary problems that develop after the emergence of the original disease?
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38.  What is the name for potential unwanted outcomes that arise from the primary condition?
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39.  What is the term that is used to refer to the period of recovery and the resulting return to a normal, healthy state following an illness?
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40.  What is the term that indicates the probability of recovery or likelihood of other health outcomes?
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41.  ___________________ is the ability to maintain a relatively stable internal environment.
42.  ___________________ is programmed cell death.
43.  ___________________ is the science of tracking the pattern and occurrence of disease.
44.  ___________________ is the number of new and old disease cases in a given population at a specific time.
45.  ___________________ is the number of new disease cases in a given population at a specific time.
46.  ___________________ is the frequency with which a disease appears in a population.
47.  ___________________ is the number of deaths from a particular disease in a population.
48.  In a ___________________ research study, the researcher and the test subjects are unaware of who is receiving the placebo and who is receiving the treatment.
49.  ___________________ refers to the process in which subjects are randomly assigned to the test and control groups.
50.  A ___________________ is presumed to be a medication but has no therapeutic effect.
51.  The test group receives the ___________________.
52.  The control group receives the ___________________.
53.  Nurses need to have an understanding of pathophysiology in order to provide information on diseases and prevention to patients so patients can make informed decisions regarding their health.
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