General Medical 1

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Medical Quizzes & Trivia

General questions relating to the medical section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A patient with airway compromise.

    • B. 

      A patient with signs of compensated shock.

    • C. 

      A patient who is a threat to themselves or others.

    • D. 

      A patient who is altered in mental status.

  • 2. 
    Many patients with HIV do not demonstrate signs or symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Though there is no vaccine available for Hepatitis C, it is not very communicable and the treatment modalities are very effective in clearing it from the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Your patient presents with general malaise, fever, headache and stiff neck. You are most concerned with which communicable disease?
    • A. 

      Meningitis

    • B. 

      Syphilis

    • C. 

      Herpes

    • D. 

      Hepatitis

  • 5. 
    Another term for shortness of breath is:
  • 6. 
    The two main muscles or muscle groups involved in normal breathing are:
    • A. 

      Accessory muscles and Clavicular

    • B. 

      Costals and Abdominal

    • C. 

      Intercostals and Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Abdominal and Intercostal

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Impulsivity

    • C. 

      Automaticity

    • D. 

      Ischemia

  • 8. 
    The area of specialized nerve cells in the heart that initiate the impulse for contraction is called the:
    • A. 

      Atrio-ventricular node

    • B. 

      Bundle of His

    • C. 

      Sino-atrial node

    • D. 

      Purkinje fibers