CDC 4no51 Set B Vol 1 (2)

51 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

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  • 1. 
    Which fluid imbalance is characterized by dry mucous membranes, weak and rapid pulse, orthostatic hypotension, and a low central venous pressure?
    • A. 

      Hypervolemia

    • B. 

      Hypovolemia

    • C. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • D. 

      Hypokalemia

  • 2. 
    What electrolyte deficit or excess can cause dysrhythmias, leading to cardiac or respiratory arrest?
    • A. 

      Hypercalcemia

    • B. 

      Hypocalcemia

    • C. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • D. 

      Hypernatremia

  • 3. 
    Which acid-base imbalance is caused by hyperventilating?
    • A. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • C. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • D. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

  • 4. 
    Deficiency in respirations such as slow or irregular shallow respirations can lead to an excessive accumulation of carbon dioxide in the blood which results in a condition called
    • A. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • C. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • D. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

  • 5. 
    The basic purpose of infusion therapy is to
    • A. 

      Administer fluids into the circulatory system

    • B. 

      Increase overall muscular strength

    • C. 

      Decrease susceptibility to infection

    • D. 

      Control blood loss

  • 6. 
    What is the best way for a medical technician to ensure the sterility of an intravenous (IV) solution?
    • A. 

      Use only the bag the nurse has spiked and ready to hang

    • B. 

      Look for cloudiness or floating particles

    • C. 

      Remove protective devices yourself

    • D. 

      Culture the fluid prior to use

  • 7. 
    In a piggyback setup, what prevents the mixing of primary and secondary infusions?
    • A. 

      Vent port

    • B. 

      In-line filter

    • C. 

      Back-check valve

    • D. 

      Self-sealing rubber cover

  • 8. 
    To reduce the possibility of infection and vessel damage on patients scheduled for long-term therapy, how often should you change a patient's intravenous (IV) site?
    • A. 

      Every 24 hours

    • B. 

      Every 24 to 48 hours

    • C. 

      Every 24 to 72 hours

    • D. 

      Every 48 to 72 hours

  • 9. 
    In cubic centimeters (cc), what is the slowest possible flow rate per hour you may set for an intravenous (IV) solution?
    • A. 

      1 to 5 cc

    • B. 

      5 to 10 cc

    • C. 

      10 to 50 cc

    • D. 

      50 to 100 cc

  • 10. 
    Which urine test is done to determine the hydration level of the patient?
    • A. 

      Hematest

    • B. 

      Specific gravity

    • C. 

      Sugar and acetone

    • D. 

      Clean catch mid stream

  • 11. 
    What steps should you take if you identify a small object while straining urine?
    • A. 

      Call the nurse to come see the patient

    • B. 

      Call the doctor to come see the patient

    • C. 

      Place it in a gauze pad and take it to the lab

    • D. 

      Place it in a sterile urine cup and notify the nurse

  • 12. 
    After obtaining a blood sample, instruct the patient to maintain pressure over the venipuncture site for
    • A. 

      1 to 2 minutes

    • B. 

      2 to 3 minutes

    • C. 

      3 to 4 minutes

    • D. 

      4 to 5 minutes

  • 13. 
    What should be done prior to operating a glucose meter?
    • A. 

      Read the operating instructions

    • B. 

      Confirm the order with a co-worker

    • C. 

      Choose a site to obtain a blood sample

    • D. 

      Ask all family members to leave the room

  • 14. 
    In the objective information section of the paperwork, it is important to identify the patient's
    • A. 

      Statement that he or she feels dizzy

    • B. 

      Plan to resolve a health issue

    • C. 

      Complaint of headache

    • D. 

      Pulse rate

  • 15. 
    A proctoscopy is an inspection of the
    • A. 

      Rectum

    • B. 

      Sigmoid colon

    • C. 

      Ascending colon

    • D. 

      Transverse colon

  • 16. 
    When educating the patient with psuedofolliculitis barbae (PFB) on proper shaving methods, you should instruct the patient to avoid all of the following except shaving
    • A. 

      In the opposite direction of hair growth

    • B. 

      In the direction of hair growth

    • C. 

      With facial skin stretched

    • D. 

      With slow strokes

  • 17. 
    The eye can generally see wavelengths between
    • A. 

      200 and 800 nanometers (nm)

    • B. 

      300 and 650 nm

    • C. 

      400 and 750 nm

    • D. 

      500 and 850 nm

  • 18. 
    At what ages is visual acuity at its best?
    • A. 

      20 to 30

    • B. 

      10 to 25

    • C. 

      5 to 15

    • D. 

      15 to 20

  • 19. 
    When performing a pulmonary function test on a patient, according to Air Force standards, abnormal functions are present if the predicted forced expiratory volume at one second (FEV1) or forced vital capacity (FVC) percentage is less than?
    • A. 

      65

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      90

  • 20. 
    During pulmonary function testing, the minimum number of practice attempts and acceptable tracings an examinee must perform are
    • A. 

      1;1

    • B. 

      1;2

    • C. 

      2;2

    • D. 

      2;3

  • 21. 
    Any artificial products or features which appear on an electrocardiogram tracing are called
    • A. 

      Artifacts

    • B. 

      Disturbances

    • C. 

      Random waves

    • D. 

      Deflection waves

  • 22. 
    What term is used to describe any variance in the normal electrical rate or sequence of cardiac activities discovered on electrocardiogram tracings?
    • A. 

      Arrhythmia

    • B. 

      Cardiac arrest

    • C. 

      Depolarization

    • D. 

      Atrial excitation

  • 23. 
    If you are performing an electrocardiogram on someone who is rated, a copy of that electrocardiogram must be sent to be
    • A. 

      Major command (MAJCOM)

    • B. 

      Local medical examination board (MEB)

    • C. 

      Command level Electrocardiographic Library

    • D. 

      US Air Force Central Electrocardiographic Library

  • 24. 
    What is another term for orthostatic hypotension?
    • A. 

      Postural hypotension

    • B. 

      Positional hypotension

    • C. 

      Situational hypotension

    • D. 

      Environmental hypotension

  • 25. 
    Notify the nurse or physician immediately if the patient's oxygen saturation (SaO2) falls below
    • A. 

      88 percent

    • B. 

      90 percent

    • C. 

      97 percent

    • D. 

      100 percent

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