Medical Review Quiz 19

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  • 1. 
    A physical examination of a urine sample includes
    • A. 

      Odor

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Transparency

    • D. 

      Specific gravity

    • E. 

      All of they above

  • 2. 
    Most drugs are metabolized in the
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      Intestines

  • 3. 
    The Ishihara test
    • A. 

      Tests for visual acuity

    • B. 

      Tests for glaucoma

    • C. 

      Tests for color-blindness

    • D. 

      Tests for prebyopia

    • E. 

      Tests for nerve deafness

  • 4. 
    Which is not a common symtom of a myocardial infarction?
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Angina

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Diaphoresis

    • E. 

      Ployuria

  • 5. 
    Hemostats are a type of
    • A. 

      Forceps

    • B. 

      Probe

    • C. 

      Applicator

    • D. 

      Scissors

    • E. 

      Retractor

  • 6. 
    Symptoms of insulin shock include
    • A. 

      Restless and confusion

    • B. 

      Cold, clammy skin

    • C. 

      Profuse sweating

    • D. 

      Rapid, weak pulse

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which is the most important route for eliminating drugs from the body?
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Mammary glands

    • D. 

      Lungs

    • E. 

      Digestive system

  • 8. 
    Prozac is an example of an
    • A. 

      Antihistamine

    • B. 

      Antidiuretic

    • C. 

      Antidepressant

    • D. 

      Antifungal

    • E. 

      Antibiotic

  • 9. 
    The two most important factors in performing effective hand washing are
    • A. 

      Temperature of water and soap

    • B. 

      Friction and running water

    • C. 

      Postition of hands and hot water

    • D. 

      Length of time and soap

    • E. 

      Friction and soap

  • 10. 
    At which age is the first mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) vaccination recommended?
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      4 months

    • D. 

      12 months

    • E. 

      5 years

  • 11. 
    If a patient describes an aura before the onset of a sever headache, this is often a sign of
    • A. 

      Cerebrovascular accident

    • B. 

      Migrain

    • C. 

      Hay fever

    • D. 

      Brain tumor

    • E. 

      Seizure

  • 12. 
    A function of hemoglobin is
    • A. 

      To repair cells

    • B. 

      To destroy cells

    • C. 

      To prevent blood loss

    • D. 

      To carry oxygen and carbon dioxide

    • E. 

      To fight off infection

  • 13. 
    A quality assurance program in the laboratory
    • A. 

      Ensures the accuracy of results

    • B. 

      Requires less paperwork

    • C. 

      Eliminates outside laboratory tests

    • D. 

      Increases convenience

    • E. 

      Provides quick results

  • 14. 
    The reaction of the purified protein derivative (PPD) test is read
    • A. 

      12 to 24 hours after it has been placed

    • B. 

      48 to 72 hours after it has been placed

    • C. 

      Immediately after it has been placed

    • D. 

      24 to 36 hours after it has been placed

    • E. 

      4 to 8 hours after at has been placed

  • 15. 
    The abbreviation for both ears is
    • A. 

      AS

    • B. 

      AD

    • C. 

      AU

    • D. 

      BE

    • E. 

      AS/AD

  • 16. 
    The blood type known as the universal donor is
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      O

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    A lower gastrointestinal (GI) series is performed to outline the
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Duodenum

    • E. 

      Colon

  • 18. 
    A technique that provides soft-tissue images in three dimensions is
    • A. 

      Ultrasound

    • B. 

      Computed tomographic (CT) scan

    • C. 

      Myelography

    • D. 

      Tomography

    • E. 

      Imtravenous pyelogram (IVP)

  • 19. 
    Massive and prolonged exposure to radiation can result in
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Increased number of white blood cells

    • C. 

      Increased number of red blood cells

    • D. 

      Arthritis

    • E. 

      Death

  • 20. 
    Which is the first group of leads to be recorded on an electrocardiogram?
    • A. 

      Augmented leads

    • B. 

      Leads I, II, and III

    • C. 

      AVR, aVL, and aVF

    • D. 

      Leads V1 through V3

    • E. 

      Leads V1 throgh V6

  • 21. 
    Streptococci are arranged in
    • A. 

      Clusters

    • B. 

      Chains

    • C. 

      Circles

    • D. 

      Pairs

    • E. 

      Fours

  • 22. 
    Pulse rate may be increased in all of the following except
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Anxiety

    • D. 

      Increasing age

    • E. 

      Exercise

  • 23. 
    Which federal agency oversees the safety of health facilities?
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      CLIA '88

    • C. 

      CDC

    • D. 

      DEA

    • E. 

      COLA

  • 24. 
    A drug reference contains all of the following information except
    • A. 

      Description

    • B. 

      Indications

    • C. 

      Contraindications

    • D. 

      Dose

    • E. 

      Cost

  • 25. 
    Ibuprofen has analgesic and antipyretic properties and it used to treat
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Arthritis

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Dysmenorrhea

    • E. 

      All of the above

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