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Hepatitis Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A female client who has just been diagnosed with hepatitis A asks, “How could I have gotten this disease?” What is the nurse’s best response?
    • A. 

      “You may have eaten contaminated restaurant food.”

    • B. 

      “You could have gotten it by using I.V. drugs.”

    • C. 

      “You must have received an infected blood transfusion.”

    • D. 

      “You probably got it by engaging in unprotected sex.”

  • 2. 
    A female client with hepatitis C develops liver failure and GI hemorrhage. The blood products that would most likely bring about hemostasis in the client are:
    • A. 

      Whole blood and albumin.

    • B. 

      Platelets and packed red blood cells.

    • C. 

      Fresh frozen plasma and whole blood.

    • D. 

      Cryoprecipitate and fresh frozen plasma.

  • 3. 
    A male client has just been diagnosed with hepatitis A. On assessment, the nurse expects to note:
    • A. 

      Severe abdominal pain radiating to the shoulder.

    • B. 

      Anorexia, nausea, and vomiting.

    • C. 

      Eructation and constipation.

    • D. 

      Abdominal ascites.

  • 4. 
    A female client with viral hepatitis A is being treated in an acute care facility. Because the client requires enteric precautions, the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Place the client in a private room.

    • B. 

      Wear a mask when handling the client’s bedpan.

    • C. 

      Wash the hands after touching the client.

    • D. 

      Wear a gown when providing personal care for the client.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following factors can cause hepatitis A?
    • A. 

      Contact with infected blood

    • B. 

      Blood transfusions with infected blood

    • C. 

      Eating contaminated shellfish

    • D. 

      Sexual contact with an infected person

  • 6. 
    Dr. Smith has determined that the client with hepatitis has contracted the infection form contaminated food. The nurse understands that this client is most likely experiencing what type of hepatitis?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis C

    • D. 

      Hepatitis D

  • 7. 
     A client is suspected of having hepatitis. Which diagnostic test result will assist in confirming this diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Elevated hemoglobin level

    • B. 

      Elevated serum bilirubin level

    • C. 

      Elevated blood urea nitrogen level

    • D. 

      Decreased erythrocycle sedimentation rate

  • 8. 
    Nurse Rachel teaches a client who has been recently diagnosed with hepatitis A about untoward signs and symptoms related to Hepatitis that may develop. The one that should be reported immediately to the physician is:
    • A. 

      Restlessness

    • B. 

      Yellow urine

    • C. 

      Nausea

    • D. 

      Clay- colored stools

  • 9. 
     Which of the following symptoms during the icteric phase of viral hepatitis should the nurse expect the client to inhibit?
    • A. 

      Watery stool

    • B. 

      Yellow sclera

    • C. 

      Tarry stool

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath

  • 10. 
    For prevention of hepatitis A, you decided to conduct health education activities. Which of the following is IRRELEVANT? 
    • A. 

      Use of sterile syringes and needles

    • B. 

      Safe food preparation and food handling by vendors

    • C. 

      Proper disposal of human excreta and personal hygiene

    • D. 

      Immediate reporting of water pipe leaks and illegal water connections

  • 11. 
    A client is hospitalized with hepatitis A. Which of the client’s regular medications is contraindicated due to the current illness?
    • A. 

      Prilosec (omeprazole)

    • B. 

      Synthroid (levothyroxine)

    • C. 

      Premarin (conjugated estrogens)

    • D. 

      Lipitor (atorvastatin)

  • 12. 
    In caring for a client with acute viral hepatitis, which task should be delegated to the nursing assistant?    
    • A. 

      Empty the bedpan while wearing gloves.

    • B. 

      Suggest diversional activities.

    • C. 

      Monitor dietary preferences.

    • D. 

      Reports signs and symptoms of jaundice.

  • 13. 
    Tony has diagnosed with hepatitis A. The information from the health history that is most likely linked to hepatitis A is:
    • A. 

      Exposed with arsenic compounds at work

    • B. 

      Working as local plumber

    • C. 

      Working at hemodialysis clinic

    • D. 

      Dish washer in restaurants

  • 14. 
    A mother brought her child in the health center for hepatitis B vaccination in a series. The mother informs the nurse that the child missed an appointment last month to have the third hepatitis B vaccination. Which of the following statements is the appropriate nursing response to the mother? 
    • A. 

      “I will examine the child for symptoms of hepatitis B”

    • B. 

      “Your child will start the series again”

    • C. 

      “Your child will get the next dose as soon as possible”

    • D. 

      “Your child will have a hepatitis titer done to determine if immunization has taken place.”

  • 15. 
     In the United States, nurses performing invasive procedures need to be up-to-date with their immunizations, particularly
    • A. 

      hepatitis B.

    • B. 

      hepatitis E.

    • C. 

      Hepatitis A.

    • D. 

      Hepatitis C.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a specific element of Hepatitis C?  
    • A. 

      Vaccine available

    • B. 

      May be transmitted with sexual contact

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • D. 

      Lifetime carrier

  • 17. 
     Which of the following Vitamins is not stored in the Liver?    
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin B

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Put on a mask and gown before entering the patient’s room.

    • B. 

      Wear gloves and a gown when removing the patient’s bedpan.

    • C. 

      Prevent the droplet spread of the organism.

    • D. 

      Use caution when bringing food to the patient.

  • 19. 
    A patient with chronic hepatitis C has been receiving interferon alfa-2a (Roferon-A) injections for the last month. Which information gathered during a visit in the home to conduct an interview and physical assessment is most important to communicate to the physician?  
    • A. 

      The patient has chronic nausea and vomiting

    • B. 

      The patient is giving the medication by the IM route to her lateral thigh.

    • C. 

      The patient has a temperature of 99.7o F orally.

    • D. 

      The patient complains of chronic fatigue, muscle aches, and anorexia.

  • 20. 
    You obtain these assessment data while completing as admission for a patient with a history of a liver transplant who is receiving cyclosporine (Sandimmune), prednisone (Deltasone), and mycophenolate (CellCept) to suppress immune function. Which one will be of most concern?  
    • A. 

      The patient’s gums appear very pink and swollen.

    • B. 

      The patient’s blood glucose is increased to 162 mg/dL

    • C. 

      The patient has a non-tender swelling above the clavicle.

    • D. 

      The patient has 1+ pitting edema in the feet and ankles.

  • 21. 
    Van Fajardo is a 55 year old who was admitted to the hospital with newly diagnosed hepatitis. The nurse is doing a patient teaching with Mr. Fajardo. What kind of role does the nurse assume? 
    • A. 

      Talker

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Thinker

    • D. 

      Doer

  • 22. 
    An infant is brought to the health care clinic for three immunizations at the same time. The nurse knows that hepatitis B, DPT, and Haemophilus influenzae type B immunizations should: 
    • A. 

      Be drawn in the same syringe and given in one injection.

    • B. 

      Be mixed and inject in the same sites.

    • C. 

      Not be mixed and the nurse must give three injections in three sites.

    • D. 

      Be mixed and the nurse must give the injection in three sites.