NCCT - Medical Procedures - Part B - Patient Examination & Clincal Skills

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NCCT - MEDICAL PROCEDURES - PART B - PATIENT EXAMINATION & CLINICAL SKILLS


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  • 1. 
    HOW QUICKLY WILL AN ELECTRONIC THERMOMETER MEASURE BODY TEMPERATURE?
    • A. 

      7 TO 8 MINUTES

    • B. 

      3 MINUTES

    • C. 

      2 TO 60 SECONDS

    • D. 

      5 MINUTES

  • 2. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IS USUALLY USED FOR TAKING A PULSE?
    • A. 

      APICAL PULSE

    • B. 

      RADIAL PULSE

    • C. 

      BRACHIAL PULSE

    • D. 

      APICAL-RADIAL PULSE

  • 3. 
    WHAT IS CONSIDERED A NORMAL ADULT PULSE RATE?
    • A. 

      70-170

    • B. 

      90-130

    • C. 

      70-80

    • D. 

      60-100

  • 4. 
    THE RADIAL PULSE IS LOCATED IN THE?
    • A. 

      CHEST

    • B. 

      NECK

    • C. 

      WRIST

    • D. 

      HEAD

  • 5. 
    THE LEAST RELIABLE MEASUREMENT OF BODY TEMPERATURE IS?
    • A. 

      RECTAL

    • B. 

      ORAL

    • C. 

      AXILLARY

    • D. 

      ALL ARE EQUALLY RELIABLE

  • 6. 
    THE MOST ACCURATE & RELIABLE MEASUREMENT OF BODY TEMPERATURE IS?
    • A. 

      RECTAL

    • B. 

      ORAL

    • C. 

      AXILLARY

    • D. 

      NASAL

  • 7. 
    WHAT IS CONSIDERED A NORMAL ADULT RESPIRATION PER MINUTE?
    • A. 

      14 TO 20

    • B. 

      5 TO 10

    • C. 

      25 TO 30

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 8. 
    A RESPIRATORY RATE GREATER THAN 24 PER MINUTE IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      APNEA

    • B. 

      HYPOVENTILATION

    • C. 

      TACHYPNEA

    • D. 

      BRADYPNEA

  • 9. 
    PERSISTENT INCREASED SYSTOLIC & DIASTOLIC PRESSURES ARE INDICATIVE OF?
    • A. 

      HYPOTENSION

    • B. 

      HYPERTENSION

    • C. 

      NORMAL

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 10. 
    THE BLOOD PRESSURE SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN ON AN ARM IF?
    • A. 

      THE PATIENT HAS HAD BREAST SURGERY ON THAT SIDE

    • B. 

      ON AN ARM WITH AN IV INFUSION

    • C. 

      ON AN ARM WITH A CAST

    • D. 

      ALL ANSWERS ARE CORRECT

  • 11. 
    TO MEASURE A BLOOD PRESSURE, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT WILL NEED?
    • A. 

      A STETHOSCOPE & SPHYGMOMANOMETER

    • B. 

      A THERMOMTER

    • C. 

      A MERCURY MANOMETER

    • D. 

      TO CLEAN THE AREA FIRST

  • 12. 
    WHICH IS RECORDED AS THE SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE?
    • A. 

      THE POINT WHERE THE FIRST SOUND IS HEARD

    • B. 

      THE POINT WHERE THE LAST SOUND IS HEARD

    • C. 

      ANYTHING UNDER 100 ON THE SPHYGMOMANOMETER

    • D. 

      ANYTHING OVER 100 ON THE SPHYGMOMANOMETER

  • 13. 
    WHEN MEASURING BLOOD PRESSURE, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS CORRECT?
    • A. 

      THE CUFF SHOULD BE APPLIED TO THE BARE UPPER ARM

    • B. 

      ROOM SHOULD BE QUIET SO THAT THE BLOOD PRESSURE CAN BE HEARD

    • C. 

      SPHYGMOMANOMETER NEEDS TO BE CLEARLY VISIBLE

    • D. 

      ALL ANSWERS ARE CORRECT

  • 14. 
    WITH VITAL SIGNS, ANY ABNORMAL MEASUREMENT MUST BE IMMEDIATELY REPORTED TO THE?
    • A. 

      PATIENT

    • B. 

      PHYSICIAN

    • C. 

      RECEPTIONIST

    • D. 

      CHART

  • 15. 
    A MEDICAL ASSISTANT WOULD MEASURE THE PATIENT'S TEMPERATURE, PULSE AND RESPIRATION WHEN THE PHYSICIAN ASKS HIM OR HER TO?
    • A. 

      TAKE BLOOD PRESSURE

    • B. 

      TAKE THREE

    • C. 

      TAKE VITAL SIGNS

    • D. 

      ALL ANSWERS ARE CORRECT

  • 16. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS USED TO TAKE AN INFANT'S RECTAL TEMPERATURE?
    • A. 

      ORAL THERMOMETER

    • B. 

      AXILLARY THERMOMETER

    • C. 

      SECURITY THERMOMETER

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 17. 
    NEVER CLEAN A GLASS THERMOMETER WITH?
    • A. 

      DISINFECTANT

    • B. 

      COLD WATER

    • C. 

      ALCOHOL

    • D. 

      HOT WATER

  • 18. 
    WHEN THE PATIENT IS BREATHING WITH ONLY THE UPPER PART OF THE LUNGS THIS IS REFERRED TO AS?
    • A. 

      SHALLOW RESPIRATION

    • B. 

      CHEYNE-STOKES RESPIRATION

    • C. 

      STERTOROUS RESPIRATION

    • D. 

      ABDOMINAL RESPIRATION

  • 19. 
    WHEN THE PATIENT MAKES ABNORMAL NOISES LIKE SNORING SOUNDS WHEN SHE/HE IS BREATHING, IT IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      CHEYNE-STOKES RESPIRATION

    • B. 

      IRREGULAR RESPIRATION

    • C. 

      ABDOMINAL RESPIRATION

    • D. 

      STERTOROUS RESPIRATION

  • 20. 
    WHEN THE HEART IS CONTRACTING, THE PRESSURE IS HIGHEST. THIS PRESSURE IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      SYSTOLIC PRESSURE

    • B. 

      DIASTOLIC PRESSURE

    • C. 

      AIR PRESSURE

    • D. 

      HIGH PRESSURE

  • 21. 
    WHEN LISTENING TO THE BRACHIAL PULSE YOU WILL USE A(N)?
    • A. 

      SPHYGMOMANOMETER

    • B. 

      EARPHONE

    • C. 

      STETHOSCOPE

    • D. 

      RADIO

  • 22. 
    THE MAIN TYPE OF SPHYGMOMANOMETERS USED IN A CLINICAL SETTING IS THE?
    • A. 

      MERCURY TYPE

    • B. 

      ALCOHOL TYPE

    • C. 

      ANEROID TYPE

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER IS CORRECT

  • 23. 
    WHEN THE PRESSURE IS LOWEST, THIS PRESSURE IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      DIASTOLIC PRESSURE

    • B. 

      AIR PRESSURE

    • C. 

      SYSTOLIC PRESSURE

    • D. 

      WATER PRESSURE

  • 24. 
    THE PROCESS OF INHALING & EXHALING IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      TEMPERATURE

    • B. 

      PULSE

    • C. 

      RESPIRATION

    • D. 

      COUGHING

  • 25. 
    WHEN THE DEPTH OF BREATHING CHANGES AND THE RATE OF THE RISE & FALL OF THE CHEST IS NOT STEADY, IT IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      ABDOMINAL RESPIRATION

    • B. 

      STERTOROUS RESPIRATION

    • C. 

      SHALLOW RESPIRATION

    • D. 

      IRREGULAR RESPIRATION

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