Fundamentals Of Nursing Practice Quiz - 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is false statement regarding human body's temperature?
    • A. 

      There is no single temperature is normal for all people.

    • B. 

      The acceptable range of body temperature is 96.8 to 100.4 F

    • C. 

      Patient's temperature does not depend on age, gender, physical activity, and state of health.

    • D. 

      It is generally accepted that rectal temperatures are usually 0.9°F higher than oral temperatures, and axillary and tympanic temperatures are usually 0.9°F lower than oral temperatures.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following sites reflects core temperature?
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Oral cavity

    • C. 

      Rectum

    • D. 

      Axilla

  • 3. 
    The rationale behind using soft plastic cover is that it will not break in patient’s mouth and prevents transmission of microorganisms between patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      Incomplete information

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Under tongue in anterior sublingual pocket lateral to center of lower jaw.

    • B. 

      Over tongue in superior sublingual pocket

    • C. 

      Under tongue in posterior sublingual pocket lateral to center of lower jaw.

    • D. 

      Under tongue in posterior sublingual pocket at the center of lower jaw.

  • 5. 
    During measuring oral temperature, you should ask patient to hold thermometer probe with teeth closed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In which of the following cases would oral temperature be contraindicated?
    • A. 

      Patient had oral surgery

    • B. 

      Patient with history of epilepsy

    • C. 

      Patient experiencing shaking chill

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statement is false regarding axillary temperature?
    • A. 

      You should insert thermometer probe into center of axilla, lower arm over probe, and place arm across patient’s chest.

    • B. 

      Skin lesions do not alter axillary temperature

    • C. 

      Axillary temperature is usually 0.9°F higher than oral temperatures.

    • D. 

      Axillary temperature reflects body core temperature

  • 8. 
    You are about to measure your patient's tympanic temperature. After you explain the procedure to your patient, what is the next step?
    • A. 

      Assess the patients ear for earwax, growth, deformities, or hearing aids.

    • B. 

      Slide disposable speculum cover over the otoscope-like lens tip until it locks into place.

    • C. 

      Insert speculum into ear canal following manufacturer’s instructions for tympanic probe positioning.

    • D. 

      Pull ear pinna backward, up, and out for proper position.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Pull ear pinna backward, up, and out.

    • B. 

      Pull ear pinna upward and out.

    • C. 

      Pull ear pinna downward

    • D. 

      Turn the patient's head toward you

  • 10. 
    If holding handheld unit of Tympanic theremometer with right hand, oyou should obtain temperature from patient’s __________________ ear;