Ch. 31 Fundamentals Of Nursing

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Fundamentals Of Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Airborne precautions applied to illnesses that may transfer the pathogen in droplet nuclei smaller than 5 microns. Examples of these illnesses are:
    • A. 

      Measels (rubeola), varicella, and Tb

    • B. 

      Diptheria, mycoplasma pneumonia, pertusis, mumps, scarlet fever

    • C. 

      C. difficile, escherichia coli 0157:H7, Hep A, VRE

  • 2. 
    A person is most infectious during this stage, which can last several hours to days
    • A. 

      Convalescent period

    • B. 

      Incubation stage

    • C. 

      Prodromal stage

    • D. 

      Full stage of recovery

  • 3. 
    A fly, or any other crawling or flying organism, could be an example of:
    • A. 

      Direct transmission

    • B. 

      Vehicle-borne transmission

    • C. 

      Vector-borne transmission

    • D. 

      Airborne transmission

  • 4. 
    The transfer of a pathogen via blood is known as:
    • A. 

      Direct transmission

    • B. 

      Vehicle-borne transmission

    • C. 

      Vector-borne transmission

    • D. 

      Airborne transmission

  • 5. 
    This is an infection that is acquired from within the person
    • A. 

      Exogenous infection

    • B. 

      Endogenous infection

    • C. 

      Iatrogenic infection

    • D. 

      Nosocomial infection

  • 6. 
    How often should linens be changed to insure good hygiene.
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      Every two days

    • C. 

      Every three days

    • D. 

      Every 12 hours

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are purposes of bathing?
    • A. 

      Acts as a skin conditioner

    • B. 

      Creates a nurse-patient bond

    • C. 

      Stimulates the rate and depth of respirations

    • D. 

      Serves as a musculoskeletal exercise

    • E. 

      Regulates heart rate

  • 8. 
    Which areas are included in a partial bath?
    • A. 

      Face and axillae

    • B. 

      Feet and chest

    • C. 

      Back and hands

    • D. 

      Legs and arms

    • E. 

      Perineal area