Medical Review Quiz 20

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Medical Review Quizzes & Trivia

Medical review for MA 225


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Betadine (povidone-iodine) should not be used on the skin of a patient who is allergic to
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Iodine

    • D. 

      Soap

    • E. 

      Latex

  • 2. 
    Wound drainage that contains pus is charted as
    • A. 

      Serous

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Serosanguineous

    • D. 

      Sanguinous

    • E. 

      Purulent

  • 3. 
    The angle for the insertion of the needle for an intradermal injection is
    • A. 

      10 to 15 degrees

    • B. 

      20 to 30 degrees

    • C. 

      45 degrees

    • D. 

      90 degrees

    • E. 

      Not important

  • 4. 
    A medication that is placed under the tongue is being administered by which technique?
    • A. 

      By mouth

    • B. 

      Buccal

    • C. 

      Sublingual

    • D. 

      Instillation

    • E. 

      Topical

  • 5. 
    To administer an intramuscular injection, which needle would you use?
    • A. 

      1 inch, 25 gauge

    • B. 

      1 1/2 inch, 21 gauge

    • C. 

      1 inch, 18 gauge

    • D. 

      1/2 inch, 22 gauge

    • E. 

      2 inch, 20 gauge

  • 6. 
    A type of drug that increases urinary output is a(n)
    • A. 

      Emetic

    • B. 

      Diuretic

    • C. 

      Miotic

    • D. 

      Cathartic

    • E. 

      Antibiotic

  • 7. 
    The physician orders 250mg amoxicillin intramusculary. The vial reads 500mg per 1 mL. How much would be given to the patient?
    • A. 

      0.5mL

    • B. 

      1mL

    • C. 

      2mL

    • D. 

      3mL

    • E. 

      5mL

  • 8. 
    When a specimen is placed in a centrifuge, a tube of similar size containing a liquid of similar weight, should be placed
    • A. 

      On the counter

    • B. 

      Directly opposite from the specimen

    • C. 

      Directly beside the specimen

    • D. 

      In all empty spaces in the centrifuge

    • E. 

      To the right side of the specimen

  • 9. 
    Microscopic examination of a urine sample should be performed
    • A. 

      Within 1/2 hour of collection

    • B. 

      Within 1 hour of collection

    • C. 

      Within 1 1/2 hours of collection

    • D. 

      Within 2 hours of collection

    • E. 

      Within 3 hours of collection

  • 10. 
    The absence of urine formation is termed
    • A. 

      Anuria

    • B. 

      Polyuria

    • C. 

      Dysuria

    • D. 

      Oliguria

    • E. 

      Ketonuria

  • 11. 
    Normal specific gravity is generally between
    • A. 

      1.000 and 1.005

    • B. 

      1.010 and 1.050

    • C. 

      1.025 and 1.500

    • D. 

      1.005 amd 1.050

    • E. 

      1.010 and 1.025

  • 12. 
    A complete blood count (CBC) includes
    • A. 

      Platelet count

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin and hematocrit

    • C. 

      White blood cell count

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 13. 
    Capillary blood is usually obtained
    • A. 

      From a skin puncture

    • B. 

      From a venipunture

    • C. 

      From an arterial puncture

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 14. 
    Application of heat
    • A. 

      Dilates blood vessels

    • B. 

      Constricts blood vessels

    • C. 

      Elevates blood pressure

    • D. 

      Decreases respiration

    • E. 

      Produces weight loss

  • 15. 
    The wave on an electrocardiogram that represents contraction of the atria is
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      QRS

    • C. 

      T

    • D. 

      V

    • E. 

      R

  • 16. 
    The pacemaker of the heart is the
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Sinoatrial node

    • C. 

      Atrioventricular node

    • D. 

      Purkinje fibers

    • E. 

      Bundle of His

  • 17. 
    A standard electrocardiogram has how many leads?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      14

  • 18. 
    The standard speed for recording anelectrocardiogram is
    • A. 

      5mm/sec

    • B. 

      10mm/sec

    • C. 

      20mm/sec

    • D. 

      25mm/sec

    • E. 

      50mm/sec

  • 19. 
    To cauterize a small lesion on the oral mucosa, the physician may use an applicator with
    • A. 

      Silver nitrate

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Formalin

    • D. 

      Betadine

    • E. 

      Zephiran chloride

  • 20. 
    A common laboratory test that may be ordered for a patient on Coumadin therapy is
    • A. 

      Prothrombin time

    • B. 

      Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

    • C. 

      White blood cell (WBC) count

    • D. 

      Hematocrit

    • E. 

      Complete blood count (CBC)

  • 21. 
    Which one of the following types of suture material is absorbable?
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Catgut

    • D. 

      Nylon

    • E. 

      Silk

  • 22. 
    The minimum number of cells to be counted in a differential blood smear is
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      200

    • E. 

      Unlimited; count them all

  • 23. 
    A hemoglobin of 10g/dL is approximately equivalent to a hematocrit of
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      36%

    • E. 

      40%

  • 24. 
    Which of the following laboratory results should be called to the attention of the physician?
    • A. 

      White blood cell count: 7200/mm

    • B. 

      Red blood cell count 4.4 million/mm

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin: 12g/dL

    • D. 

      Erythrocyte sedimentation rate: 30 mm/hr

    • E. 

      Total cholesterol: 180mg

  • 25. 
    The stain used to identify bacteria on a prepared slide is the
    • A. 

      Gram stain

    • B. 

      Wright's stain

    • C. 

      Giemsa stain

    • D. 

      India ink

    • E. 

      All of the above

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