4N051 B Volume 1

108 Questions | Total Attempts: 322

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following most accurately describes an organism that causes infection and disease?
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Micro-organism

  • 2. 
    Which classification of organisms is responsible for the disease malaria?
    • A. 

      Sporozoa

    • B. 

      Chlamydia

    • C. 

      Rickettsiae

    • D. 

      Mycoplasma

  • 3. 
    Which stage of infection is the period of tiem between the invasion of the infectious agent into the body and the onset of symptoms of the particular disease?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Virulence

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Convalescence

  • 4. 
    The mucous membrane filters and traps foreign bodies through
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Handwashing

    • D. 

      The lymphatic system

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a type of transmission-based precaution?
    • A. 

      Airborne

    • B. 

      Droplet

    • C. 

      Contact

    • D. 

      Enteric

  • 6. 
    What is the most serious type of meningitis?
    • A. 

      Viral

    • B. 

      Serum

    • C. 

      Bacterial

    • D. 

      Pneumococcal

  • 7. 
    Which transmission-based precaution must have monitored, negative air pressure?
    • A. 

      Droplet

    • B. 

      Contact

    • C. 

      Airborne

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 8. 
    One of the most common and serious complications a female may develop form gonorrhea is
    • A. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease

    • B. 

      Irregular menstral cycles

    • C. 

      Vaginal discharge

    • D. 

      Chlamydia

  • 9. 
    Which medical term refers to practices designed to eliminate all micro-organisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Medical sepsis

    • B. 

      Medical asepsis

    • C. 

      Surgical sepsis

    • D. 

      Surgical asepsis

  • 10. 
    Which substance is used to inhibit the growth and development of microorganisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Detergent

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 11. 
    What type of isolation are patients highly susceptible to infection placed in?
    • A. 

      Airborne

    • B. 

      Droplet

    • C. 

      Contact

    • D. 

      Reverse

  • 12. 
    What procedures are followed when transporting an infectious patient to the radiology department?
    • A. 

      You must don gown, mask, and gloves prior to transporting the patient

    • B. 

      Notify all hospital personnel so they can take necessary precautions

    • C. 

      Give the patient a gown, mask, and gloves to wear before transport

    • D. 

      Hospital polic does not permit transport of infectious patients

  • 13. 
    An acceptable alternative to an anteroom for an isolation unit is
    • A. 

      A storage cart

    • B. 

      An isolation cart

    • C. 

      The supply room

    • D. 

      The nurse's station

  • 14. 
    When using a maks in an isolation unit, put the mask on
    • A. 

      After entering the unit, and take off before leaving

    • B. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving

    • C. 

      Before entering, and take it off before leaving

    • D. 

      Before entering, and take it off after leaving

  • 15. 
    What is the first step in preparing objects for sterilization?
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Disinfection

    • C. 

      Pasteurization

    • D. 

      Decontamination

  • 16. 
    How long is an item immersed in sterilant during the sterilizaiton cycle of a peracetic acid sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Three minutes

    • B. 

      Five minutes

    • C. 

      Ten minutes

    • D. 

      Twelve minutes

  • 17. 
    Which is not a commonly used disinfecting agent?
    • A. 

      Formaldehydes

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Phenolics

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 18. 
    How often do you clean and inspect steam sterilizers?
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Daily and weekly

    • C. 

      Daily and monthly

    • D. 

      Weekly and monthly

  • 19. 
    Diagnostic tests should be run on a peracetic acid sterilizer every
    • A. 

      Load

    • B. 

      Other load

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 20. 
    How often should biological testing be conducted and documented for hydorgen peroxide plasma sterilizers?
    • A. 

      Every load

    • B. 

      Every 30 loads

    • C. 

      At least once per day

    • D. 

      At least once per week

  • 21. 
    Which basic human need category is rest included in?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Self-esteem

    • D. 

      Physiological

  • 22. 
    Which vitamins are necessary for the production of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Vitamins A

    • B. 

      Vitamins K

    • C. 

      Ascorbic acid

    • D. 

      B-complex vitamins

  • 23. 
    What substance is necessary for hemoglobin synthesis?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Soy

    • C. 

      Niacin

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 24. 
    Plasma lipids include what three substances?
    • A. 

      Vitamins, minerals, and herbs

    • B. 

      Water, sucrose, and polyunsaturated fats

    • C. 

      Nitorgen, carbon dioxide, and glucosaccaride

    • D. 

      Triglycerides, phospholipids, and cholesterol

  • 25. 
    What two actions are included in the physiological need of rest?
    • A. 

      Rest and activity.

    • B. 

      Pain free and rest

    • C. 

      Activity and pain free

    • D. 

      Pain free and exercise

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