Huc Test 1

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Huc  Test 1 - Quiz

Overview of doctors orders in patient medication,dietary orders,and patient treatment and activity orders.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of the following is considered a vital sign?
    • A. 

      BP

    • B. 

      CPM

    • C. 

      CBC

    • D. 

      HOB

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The amount of walking and sitting that a patient may do within a given period during the hospital stay is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Patient activity

    • B. 

      Vital sign order

    • C. 

      Positioning order

    • D. 

      Intake and output

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A patient who is said to be afebrile has:
    • A. 

      A fever

    • B. 

      Low oxygen saturation

    • C. 

      No fever

    • D. 

      Deficient hemoglobin

  • 4. 
    A pulse deficit is defined as the:
    • A. 

      Patient does not have a pulse

    • B. 

      Discrepancy between the patient'sventricular ratedetected by the apex of the heart and the arterial rate of the radial pulse

    • C. 

      Discrepancy between the patient's blood pressure and pulse rate

    • D. 

      Discrepancy between the patient's pulse rates when sitting and standing

  • 5. 
    A semi- sitting position also may be referred to as __________position
    • A. 

      Trendelenburg

    • B. 

      Anatomical

    • C. 

      Dorsal recumbent

    • D. 

      Fowler's

  • 6. 
    A patient with orthostatic hypotention has _____ blood pressure when suddenly ________.
    • A. 

      High;sitting down

    • B. 

      Low; lying down

    • C. 

      Low;standing up

    • D. 

      High;standing up

  • 7. 
    Which of the following abbreviations may be used when information is enteredinto patient's paper or electronic medical record?
    • A. 

      Qd

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Qod

    • D. 

      IU

  • 8. 
    Autologous blood is best definedas:
    • A. 

      The blood of a patient's relative donated previously for transfusion

    • B. 

      The patient's own blood donated previously for transfusion

    • C. 

      Blood that has been transported by the Red Cross

    • D. 

      Washed blood

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The inability of the body to controlthe elimination of urine and/or feces is:
    • A. 

      Incontinence

    • B. 

      Intermittent elimination

    • C. 

      Patency

    • D. 

      Urine residual

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A patient is unable to urinate after surgery. The doctor will likely order which of the following ?
    • A. 

      TWE now MR x 1 prn

    • B. 

      DC cath this AM

    • C. 

      Irrig cath prn patency

    • D. 

      Straight cath x if nec

  • 11. 
    The needle puncture of a vein is:
    • A. 

      Pneumatic puncture

    • B. 

      Catheter irrigation

    • C. 

      Venipuncture

    • D. 

      Harris flush

  • 12. 
    The insertion of a tube through the urethral meatusinto bladder to remove urine is a: 
    • A. 

      Harris flush

    • B. 

      Colostomy irrigation

    • C. 

      Intestinal irrigation

    • D. 

      Urinary catheterization

  • 13. 
    Which of the following medications in the following orders would be administered by mouth?
    • A. 

      Add 20 meq KCL to each IV

    • B. 

      Compazine 10 mg IM 16h prn n/v

    • C. 

      PCA MS 2 mg

    • D. 

      PCN 250 mg PO q6h

  • 14. 
    The apothecary system:
    • A. 

      Is a relatively new system of categorizing medications

    • B. 

      Uses gtt as the abbreviation for drop

    • C. 

      Uses gr as ann abbreviation for grams

    • D. 

      Uses lowercase Roman numerals with a line over them and dotted above to avoid confusion

  • 15. 
    When the metric system is used to enlarge the basic metric unit 1000 times,which of the following prefixes is inserted?
    • A. 

      Kilo-

    • B. 

      Milli-

    • C. 

      Centi-

    • D. 

      Nano-

  • 16. 
    If a patient is given medication topically,this means the medication is :
    • A. 

      Inhaled

    • B. 

      Swallowed

    • C. 

      Placed under the tongue

    • D. 

      Applied to the skin,eye,ear, or other body parts

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about TPN?
    • A. 

      The patient is on a regular diet

    • B. 

      Peripheral veins are used to instill the medication

    • C. 

      Patients who receive TPN require frequent blood tests for electrolytes and lip levels

    • D. 

      Patients who receive TPN usually do not have any gastrointestional disorders

  • 18. 
    A drug that assists in drying secretions would be known as a :
    • A. 

      Antineoplastic

    • B. 

      Diurectic

    • C. 

      Antiocoagulant

    • D. 

      Antihistamine

  • 19. 
    Which class of drug ( with example) can lower cholestrol?
    • A. 

      Antilipidemic

    • B. 

      Anticoagulant

    • C. 

      Antisecretory

    • D. 

      Antiemetic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Drugs in which class are controlled by federal laws and have automatic stop dates?
    • A. 

      Narcotics

    • B. 

      Non-narcotic analgesics

    • C. 

      Anticonvulsants

    • D. 

      Antidiabetics

  • 21. 
    Medications given to decrease blood clots are called:
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Anticoagulants

    • C. 

      Diuretics

    • D. 

      Laxatives

  • 22. 
    Drugs are divided into classifications according to their:
    • A. 

      Toxicity

    • B. 

      Primary function

    • C. 

      Availability

    • D. 

      Interactions

  • 23. 
    Medications given primarily to control seizures are:
    • A. 

      Antiocoagulants

    • B. 

      Antihistamines

    • C. 

      Anticonvulsants

    • D. 

      Antivirals

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The patient suffers from asthma and was admitted beacuse of severe complications. A drug that the physician is likely to order to best treat this disorder is:
    • A. 

      Aminophylline

    • B. 

      Diazepam (Valium)

    • C. 

      Glipizide (Glucotrol)

    • D. 

      Insulin lispro ( humalog)

  • 25. 
    Which of the following medications has an automatic stop date?
    • A. 

      Oxycodone

    • B. 

      Carvedilol

    • C. 

      Leveothyroxine

    • D. 

      Fexofenadine

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