Speaking To A Patient 1

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Speaking To A Patient 1 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Jim's pain is there all the time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Jim's pain is present constantly, indicating that he is experiencing pain consistently without any breaks. However, the correct answer is False, which implies that Jim's pain is not there all the time. This means that Jim's pain is not constant and may come and go, indicating that he experiences periods of pain and periods without pain.

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  • 2. 

    Jim's other symptoms include nausea and:

    • A.

      Loss of appetite

    • B.

      Loss of consciousness

    • C.

      Loss of sex drive (libido)

    • D.

      Weight loss

    Correct Answer
    A. Loss of appetite
    Explanation
    Jim's other symptoms of nausea and loss of appetite suggest that he may be experiencing a decrease in his desire to eat. Loss of appetite can be a common symptom of various medical conditions, such as gastrointestinal issues, infections, or psychological disorders. It can also be a side effect of certain medications. Therefore, it is likely that Jim's loss of appetite is related to his overall health condition and the symptoms he is experiencing.

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  • 3. 

    Dr Jones asks Jim where the pain is.  Which preposition does Jim use to describe the location of his pain?

    • A.

      On my stomach

    • B.

      Near my stomach

    • C.

      In my stomach

    • D.

      Around my stomach

    Correct Answer
    D. Around my stomach
    Explanation
    Jim uses the preposition "Around" to describe the location of his pain. This suggests that the pain is not specifically located in his stomach, but rather in the area surrounding it.

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  • 4. 

    Mr Smith had to wait to see his GP because:

    • A.

      Dr Jones is lazy

    • B.

      Dr Jones is new at the health centre

    • C.

      Dr Jones likes to make his patients wait

    • D.

      Dr Jones has been quite busy

    Correct Answer
    D. Dr Jones has been quite busy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dr Jones has been quite busy. This is because the question states that Mr Smith had to wait to see his GP, implying that there was a delay in getting an appointment or being seen by the doctor. The other options provided, such as Dr Jones being lazy, new at the health centre, or liking to make his patients wait, do not necessarily provide a reason for the delay in this specific situation.

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  • 5. 

    Dr Jones practices family medicine and is known as a:

    • A.

      Gynaecologist

    • B.

      Gastroenterologist

    • C.

      General Practitioner

    • D.

      Surgeon

    Correct Answer
    C. General Practitioner
    Explanation
    Dr. Jones practices family medicine, which means that he provides comprehensive healthcare to individuals of all ages, regardless of their gender or specific medical conditions. As a general practitioner, he is trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of common illnesses and injuries, and also provides preventive care, routine check-ups, and referrals to specialists when needed. Unlike gynecologists, who specialize in women's reproductive health, and gastroenterologists, who focus on the digestive system, Dr. Jones has a broad knowledge base and is equipped to handle a variety of medical concerns for patients of all ages and genders.

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  • 6. 

    The patient's presenting complaint (PC) is a 1-month history of abdominal pain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer "True" is correct because the statement mentions that the patient's presenting complaint is a 1-month history of abdominal pain. This indicates that the patient has been experiencing abdominal pain for the past month, which is the reason for their visit or consultation.

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  • 7. 

    Jim describes his pain as:(There is more than 1 answer)

    • A.

      Terrible

    • B.

      Burning

    • C.

      Mild

    • D.

      Chronic

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Terrible
    B. Burning
    Explanation
    Jim describes his pain as "terrible" and "burning". These adjectives suggest that the pain he is experiencing is intense and severe. The word "terrible" implies a high level of discomfort, while "burning" indicates a sensation of heat or inflammation. Together, these descriptions paint a picture of a very unpleasant and intense pain that Jim is experiencing.

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  • 8. 

    Dr Jones's first question is "How can I help you today?"   Which of the following questions can also be used?  (There is more than 1 answer).

    • A.

      "What seems to be the problem?"

    • B.

      "What now?"

    • C.

      "What do you want?"

    • D.

      "What brings you here today?"

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. "What seems to be the problem?"
    D. "What brings you here today?"
    Explanation
    The correct answers "What seems to be the problem?" and "What brings you here today?" are both appropriate questions that a doctor can ask to understand the patient's reason for seeking help. These questions allow the patient to express their concerns or symptoms, helping the doctor to provide appropriate assistance or treatment. The other options "What now?" and "What do you want?" are not suitable in a medical context as they may come across as dismissive or unprofessional.

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  • 9. 

    The pain moves towards Jim's belly button?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the pain is moving towards Jim's belly button. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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