Community Health Nursing Pt. 5

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  • 1. 
    Which is CONTRARY to the principles in planning a home visit? 
    • A. 

      A home visit should have a purpose or objective.

    • B. 

      The plan should revolve around family health needs.

    • C. 

      A home visit should be conducted in the manner prescribed by the RHU.

    • D. 

      Planning of continuing care should involve a responsible family member.

  • 2. 
    The PHN bag is an important tool in providing nursing care during a home visit. The most important principle of bag technique states that it 
    • A. 

      Should save time and effort.

    • B. 

      Should minimize if not totally prevent the spread of infection.

    • C. 

      Should not overshadow concern for the patient and his family.

    • D. 

      May be done in a variety of ways depending on the home situation, etc.

  • 3. 
    To maintain the cleanliness of the bag and its contents, which of the following must the nurse do? 
    • A. 

      Wash his/her hands before and after providing nursing care to the family members.

    • B. 

      In the care of family members, as much as possible, use only articles taken from the bag.

    • C. 

      Put on an apron to protect her uniform and fold it with the right side out before putting it back into the bag.

    • D. 

      At the end of the visit, fold the lining on which the bag was placed, ensuring that the contaminated side is on the outside.

  • 4. 
    The public health nurse conducts a study on the factors contributing to the high mortality rate due to heart disease in the municipality where she works. Which branch of epidemiology does the nurse practice in this situation? 
    • A. 

      Descriptive

    • B. 

      Analytical

    • C. 

      Therapeutic

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a function of epidemiology? 
    • A. 

      Identifying the disease condition based on manifestations presented by a client

    • B. 

      Determining factors that contributed to the occurrence of pneumonia in a 3 year old

    • C. 

      Determining the efficacy of the antibiotic used in the treatment of the 3 year old client with pneumonia

    • D. 

      Evaluating the effectiveness of the implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an epidemiologic function of the nurse during an epidemic? 
    • A. 

      Conducting assessment of suspected cases to detect the communicable disease

    • B. 

      Monitoring the condition of the cases affected by the communicable disease

    • C. 

      Participating in the investigation to determine the source of the epidemic

    • D. 

      Teaching the community on preventive measures against the disease

  • 7. 
    The primary purpose of conducting an epidemiologic investigation is to 
    • A. 

      Delineate the etiology of the epidemic

    • B. 

      Encourage cooperation and support of the community

    • C. 

      Identify groups who are at risk of contracting the disease

    • D. 

      Identify geographical location of cases of the disease in the community

  • 8. 
    Which is a characteristic of person-to-person propagated epidemics? 
    • A. 

      There are more cases of the disease than expected.

    • B. 

      The disease must necessarily be transmitted through a vector.

    • C. 

      The spread of the disease can be attributed to a common vehicle.

    • D. 

      There is a gradual build up of cases before the epidemic becomes easily noticeable.

  • 9. 
    In the investigation of an epidemic, you compare the present frequency of the disease with the usual frequency at this time of the year in this community. This is done during which stage of the investigation? 
    • A. 

      Establishing the epidemic

    • B. 

      Testing the hypothesis

    • C. 

      Formulation of the hypothesis

    • D. 

      Appraisal of facts

  • 10. 
    The number of cases of Dengue fever usually increases towards the end of the rainy season. This pattern of occurrence of Dengue fever is best described as 
    • A. 

      Epidemic occurrence

    • B. 

      Cyclical variation

    • C. 

      Sporadic occurrence

    • D. 

      Secular variation

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