DME Durable Medical Equipment Quiz Questions

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DME Durable Medical Equipment Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    Very large, barrel-like chest & epigastrium indicate ___________.
    • A. 

      Stomach Deficiency

    • B. 

      Stomach Excess

    • C. 

      Spleen Deficiency

    • D. 

      Spleen Excess

  • 2. 
    Very large upper thighs, out of proportion with the rest of the body, indicate __________.
    • A. 

      Spleen excess

    • B. 

      Spleen deficiency

    • C. 

      Stomach excess

    • D. 

      Stomach deficiency

  • 3. 
    A thin and emaciated body usually indicates a long-standing __________.
    • A. 

      Deficiency of Qi

    • B. 

      Deficiency of Essence

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Blood or Yin

  • 4. 
    A fat body usually indicates _____________________.
    • A. 

      Deficiency of Spleen-Yang with tendency to retention of Dampness or Phlegm

    • B. 

      Excess of Spleen-Yang with tendency to retention of Dampness or Phlegm

    • C. 

      Deficiency of Spleen-Yin with tendency to retention of Dampness or Phlegm

    • D. 

      Excess of Spleen-Yang with tendency to retention of Dampness or Phlegm

  • 5. 
    The state of the hair is related to the condition of _______ or __________.
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Kidney-Yang

    • C. 

      Marrow

    • D. 

      Kidney-Essence

    • E. 

      Lung-Qi

  • 6. 
    Falling hair may indicate a condition of _____________.
    • A. 

      Deficient Yang

    • B. 

      Blood Deficiency

    • C. 

      KD Essence Deficiency

  • 7. 
    Prematurely greying hair indicates a decline of ___________.
    • A. 

      Kidney-Essence

    • B. 

      Kidney-Qi

    • C. 

      Blood

  • 8. 
    If the facial color is clear and has a rather moist appearance it indicates that __________ is still intact: this is a positive indication.
    • A. 

      Stomach-Qi

    • B. 

      Stomach-Yin

    • C. 

      Stomach-Yang

    • D. 

      Spleen-Qi

  • 9. 
    If the facial color has a rather dry and lifeless look, it indicates that ______ is exhausted: this is always a negative indication and points to poor prognosis.
    • A. 

      Spleen-Qi

    • B. 

      Stomach-Yin

    • C. 

      Stomach-Qi

    • D. 

      Lung-Qi

  • 10. 
    White indicates Deficiency, Cold, Blood Deficiency or Yang Deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A dull-pale-white complexion indicates ___________.
    • A. 

      Kidney-Essence deficiency

    • B. 

      Blood deficiency

    • C. 

      Qi deficiency

  • 12. 
    Bright-white complexion indicates _________.
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Blood deficiency

    • D. 

      Qi deficiency

  • 13. 
    Yellow complexion indicates Spleen deficiency or Dampness, or both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A bright orange-yellow complexion indicates Damp-Heat, with the __________.
    • A. 

      Prevalence of Heat rather than Dampness

    • B. 

      Prevalence of Dampness rather than Heat

    • C. 

      Prevalence of Dampness

  • 15. 
    A hazy, smoky yellow complexion indicates Damp-Heat, with the _____________.
    • A. 

      Prevalence of Dampness

    • B. 

      Prevalence of Heat rather than Dampness

  • 16. 
    A withered, dried-up yellow complexion indicates _____________.
    • A. 

      Heat in Stomach

    • B. 

      Heat in Stomach and Spleen

    • C. 

      Heat in Spleen

  • 17. 
    A sallow yellow complexion indicates _________________.
    • A. 

      Stomach and Spleen deficiency

    • B. 

      Stomach and Spleen excess

    • C. 

      Spleen Deficiency

    • D. 

      Spleen Excess

  • 18. 
    A dull‐pale yellow complexion indicates _________ in the Stomach and Spleen.
    • A. 

      Yin Deficiency

    • B. 

      Damp-Heat

    • C. 

      Cold-Damp

  • 19. 
    A pale yellow complexion surrounded by red spots indicates _____________ and _____________.
    • A. 

      Stasis of Liver-Blood

    • B. 

      Stomach deficiency

    • C. 

      Spleen deficiency

    • D. 

      Damp-Heat

    • E. 

      Yin deficiency

  • 20. 
    A clear and moist yellow complexion in between the eyebrows indicates that _________________ affecting Stomach and Spleen.
    • A. 

      Spleen-Qi is recovering after an illness

    • B. 

      Liver is recovering after an illness

    • C. 

      Stomach-Qi is recovering after an illness

  • 21. 
    A dried-up and ____________ yellow complexion in the same area is a poor prognostic sign.
    • A. 

      Pale-sallow

    • B. 

      Bright, shiny

    • C. 

      Withered-looking

  • 22. 
    Red indicates Heat, either Full or Empty Heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    In __________, the whole face is red.
    • A. 

      Empty-Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat

  • 24. 
    In Empty-Heat only the _________ have/has a red complexion.
    • A. 

      Cheekbones

    • B. 

      Forehead

    • C. 

      Neck

  • 25. 
    A green color of the face indicates any of the following conditions: pick 4.
    • A. 

      A Liver pattern

    • B. 

      Qi Stagnation

    • C. 

      Interior Cold

    • D. 

      Pain

    • E. 

      Blood stasis

    • F. 

      A Gall Bladder pattern

    • G. 

      Interior Wind

  • 26. 
    Dark-bluish under eyes
    • A. 

      Cold in Liver channel

    • B. 

      Cold in Spleen/Stomach channel

    • C. 

      Cold in Kidney channel

  • 27. 
    White-bluish complexion
    • A. 

      Full-Cold

    • B. 

      Cold, chronic pain

    • C. 

      Blood-Stasis

  • 28. 
    Dull-bluish complexion
    • A. 

      Heart Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Heart Yin deficiency

    • C. 

      Chronic pain

    • D. 

      Heart-Yang deficiency w/Blood Stasis

    • E. 

      Blood stasis w/Qi stagnation

  • 29. 
    Blue complexion in children
    • A. 

      Blood stasis

    • B. 

      Liver Wind

    • C. 

      Food retention

  • 30. 
    Black complexion indicates Cold, pain, or Kidney disease, usually from Kidney-Yin deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Black moist-looking complexion indicates ___________.
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Damp-Cold

    • C. 

      Full-Cold

  • 32. 
    Dried-up and burned-looking complexion indicates Heat, usually _____________.
    • A. 

      Empty-Heat from Kidney‐Yin deficiency.

    • B. 

      Empty-Heat from Kidney‐Yang deficiency.

    • C. 

      Full-Heat from Kidney‐Yin deficiency.

  • 33. 
    A _____ color in the centre of the forehead: Heart has suffered from a shock.
    • A. 

      Purplish

    • B. 

      Bluish

    • C. 

      Blackish

    • D. 

      Greenish

  • 34. 
    Greenish nose: Liver Qi or Blood stasis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Red tip of the nose: _________ deficiency.
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Gall Bladder

  • 36. 
    A very short chin: possibility of ____________ deficiency.
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Bladder

    • C. 

      Kidney

  • 37. 
    The eyes reflect the state of the Mind and the Essence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    The corners of the eye are related to the ___, the upper eyelid to the ____, the lower eyelid to the _____, the sclera to the ____, the iris to the _____ and the pupil to the _____.IN ORDER
    • A. 

      Heart, Stomach, Spleen, Lungs, Liver, Kidney

    • B. 

      Heart, Stomach, Spleen, Kidney, Liver, Lungs

    • C. 

      Heart, Spleen, Stomach, Kidney, Liver, Lungs

    • D. 

      Heart, Spleen, Stomach, Lungs, Liver, Kidney

  • 39. 
    Red in the corners of the eye: _________
    • A. 

      Heart-Heat

    • B. 

      Heart-Fire

    • C. 

      Heart-Phlegm

  • 40. 
    Red in the sclera:___________.
    • A. 

      Liver-Heat

    • B. 

      Kidney-Heat

    • C. 

      Lung-Heat

  • 41. 
    Yellow sclera: ___________.
    • A. 

      Damp-Heat

    • B. 

      Damp-Cold

    • C. 

      Phlegm-Heat

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Full-Heat or rising of Liver-Fire

    • B. 

      Wind-Heat or rising of Liver-Fire

    • C. 

      Wind-Heat or rising of Liver-Heat

  • 43. 
    Dull white corners of eyes = ______
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Blood Deficiency

    • C. 

      Heat

  • 44. 
     pale-white corners of eyes = __________
    • A. 

      Blood deficiency

    • B. 

      Empty Cold

    • C. 

      Full Cold

  • 45. 
    Swelling under the eyes: ______________.
    • A. 

      Stomach deficiency

    • B. 

      Damp-heat in Stomach

    • C. 

      Kidney deficiency

  • 46. 
    ________ is green or blue: abdominal pain.
    • A. 

      Bridge of nose

    • B. 

      Tip of nose

    • C. 

      Nostril area

  • 47. 
    _____ nose: Damp‐Heat.
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Yellow-Red

    • C. 

      Yellow

  • 48. 
    White nose: ____________.
    • A. 

      Stomach-Cold

    • B. 

      Spleen-Cold

    • C. 

      Blood deficiency

  • 49. 
    Red nose: Heat in _____________.
    • A. 

      Lung and Stomach

    • B. 

      Liver and Stomach

    • C. 

      Lung and Spleen

  • 50. 
    _____ nose: impairment of  Water movement.
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Grey

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 51. 
    ___________ bridge of nose: Liver Qi stagnation
    • A. 

      Bluish

    • B. 

      Greenish

    • C. 

      Greyish

  • 52. 
    Greyish or dark bridge of nose: Liver _______
    • A. 

      Toxic Heat

    • B. 

      Qi Stagnation

    • C. 

      Blood stasis

  • 53. 
    Red bridge of nose: Liver ________
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Yang Rising

  • 54. 
    If nose moist & shiny: disease is serious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    If nose is _____: Heat in Stomach or Large Intestine.
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Moist

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Brownish

  • 56. 
    If nose is dry and black: ______________
    • A. 

      Toxic-Heat

    • B. 

      Fire-Poison

    • C. 

      Full-Heat

    • D. 

      Exhaustion of Yin

  • 57. 
    Ear lobes: if they are shiny and slightly moist, the prognosis is good; if they are dry and withered, the prognosis is bad.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    Swelling and pain in the ear (or middle ear): Fire in the ___________ channels.
    • A. 

      Lesser Yang

    • B. 

      Greater Yang

    • C. 

      Bright Yang

  • 59. 
    _________ ear: pathogenic factor, Full pattern.
    • A. 

      Greyish

    • B. 

      Reddish

    • C. 

      Swollen

  • 60. 
    Thin ear: deficiency of _____________.
    • A. 

      Qi or Yin

    • B. 

      Yang or Blood

    • C. 

      Fluids

    • D. 

      Qi or Blood

  • 61. 
    Ear lobe is related to constitution and ____________.
    • A. 

      Kidney Yin

    • B. 

      Kidney energy

    • C. 

      Essence

  • 62. 
    Long and full lobe: strong Kidneys and good constitution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    __________ ear lobe: poor constitution.
    • A. 

      Pale

    • B. 

      Thin and Small

    • C. 

      Thin

  • 64. 
    Very pale lips: ______________________.
    • A. 

      Emptiness of Blood or Yang

    • B. 

      Emptiness of Blood or Yin

    • C. 

      Emptiness of Blood or Essence

  • 65. 
    Lips too red and dry: Heat in ______________
    • A. 

      Spleen / Stomach

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 66. 
    Purple or bluish lips: _______________.
    • A. 

      Kidney Deficiency

    • B. 

      Full-Cold

    • C. 

      Stasis of Blood

  • 67. 
    Mouth always slightly open: __________
    • A. 

      Empty pattern.

    • B. 

      Full pattern.

    • C. 

      Spleen Qi Deficiency