Growing Up With US June- 2017

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Growing Up With US June- 2017

This quiz reflects the newsletter for Growing Up With Us News Letter for June 2017.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following does not place a child at high risk for lead poisoning?
    • A. 

      Age 6- years of age or younger

    • B. 

      Anemia- iron deficiency

    • C. 

      Chronic illness- cystic fibrosis

    • D. 

      Environment- home

  • 2. 
    If a young child shows a lack of overt symptoms of lead poisoning it means he/she does not have plumbism?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Lead is likely:
    • A. 

      Harmless to the body in normal levels of 40ug/dl

    • B. 

      Found in drinking water of homes with lead pipes

    • C. 

      Most commonly found in the foliage of bushes near homes

    • D. 

      A vitamin contained in vitamin supplements

  • 4. 
    If a child's lead level is slightly high:
    • A. 

      The child should be immediately transferred to a pediatric ICU

    • B. 

      Chelation therapy should be started immediately

    • C. 

      A venous lead level should be re-assessed in 2 weeks

    • D. 

      His or her iron level should be assessed

  • 5. 
    Lead paint would most likely be found on:
    • A. 

      A newly installed painted deck railing

    • B. 

      A metal and cloth playpen

    • C. 

      The ground near a peeling old painted fence

    • D. 

      A new high-chair with a plastic tray

  • 6. 
    Which of the following products is not likely to contain lead?
    • A. 

      A metallic toy made in another country

    • B. 

      Draperies made outside of the United States

    • C. 

      Shampoo manufactured overseas

    • D. 

      Aluminum foil for covering food

  • 7. 
    A child has the greatest risk of exposure to lead if a parent:
    • A. 

      Is scraping off old paint in an older home while the family is living there

    • B. 

      Works in highway construction and showers and changes clothes before coming home

    • C. 

      Has a hobby of doing watercolor painting in the home

    • D. 

      Enjoys growing flowers and vegetables

  • 8. 
    A 2 year old child with untreated high lead levels of 60ug/dl will not likely exhibit:
    • A. 

      Developmental delays

    • B. 

      Increased bone and muscle growth

    • C. 

      Learning disabilities

    • D. 

      Apparent symptoms

  • 9. 
    To quickly assess the risk for lead poisoning in a two year old , the healthcare provider should ask the parent, "Does you child:
    • A. 

      Seem extremely fatigued?

    • B. 

      Have exposure to peeling or chipping paint?

    • C. 

      Experienced intermittent vomiting?

    • D. 

      Eat canned tomatoes?

  • 10. 
    Lead- based paint becomes a concern when it chips, turns into dust, or gets into the soil?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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