Chapter 18- Special Procedures

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Chapter 18- Special Procedures

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Oxygen should be given through water to: 
    • A. 

      Prevent infection

    • B. 

      Dilute the oxygen

    • C. 

      Strengthen the oxygen

    • D. 

      Prevent drying of the mucous membranes

  • 2. 
    A cannula is: 
    • A. 

      An oxygen tank

    • B. 

      An external drainage system

    • C. 

      A tube

    • D. 

      A hypodermic needle

  • 3. 
    Slow, shallow breathing, headache, difficulty speaking, and sleepiness are signs of:
    • A. 

      Too much oxygen

    • B. 

      Too little oxygen

    • C. 

      Overmedication

    • D. 

      Chest infection

  • 4. 
    Tiredness, blue fingernails and / or lips, anxiety, irritability, and confusion are signs of: 
    • A. 

      Too much oxygen

    • B. 

      Too little oxygen

    • C. 

      Overmedication

    • D. 

      Chest infection

  • 5. 
    Cyanosis is the term for ______________ discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes: 
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      White

  • 6. 
    Dressing is another term for :
    • A. 

      Medication

    • B. 

      Plaster cast

    • C. 

      Bandage

    • D. 

      Cream

  • 7. 
    What type of dressing can the Homemaker/Home Health Aide change? 
    • A. 

      Surgical

    • B. 

      Medicated

    • C. 

      Nonsterile

    • D. 

      Sterile

  • 8. 
    A dressing that does not require sterile technique is: 
    • A. 

      Dirty

    • B. 

      Infected

    • C. 

      Draining

    • D. 

      Nonsterile

  • 9. 
    Drainage is another term for: 
    • A. 

      Discharge

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Suction

    • D. 

      Syphoning

  • 10. 
    When performing catheter care, you clean the urinary meatus. The meatus should be wiped: 
    • A. 

      In a circular motion

    • B. 

      Back and forth

    • C. 

      From front to back

    • D. 

      From front to front

  • 11. 
    A urinary catheter is inserted into the:
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Bladder

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Nephron

  • 12. 
    Which of the following colors is abnormal for urine? 
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Amber

    • C. 

      Light yellow

    • D. 

      Dark yellow

  • 13. 
    A external urinary drainage system should not be left on longer than: 
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      4 hours

    • C. 

      8 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 14. 
    Some people know when they will have a seizure by possibly a smell or sensation that is known as a(n):
    • A. 

      Intuition

    • B. 

      Precognition

    • C. 

      Recongition

    • D. 

      Aura

  • 15. 
    Which of the following symptoms would you report in a client with a cast? 
    • A. 

      The cast is hot to the touch

    • B. 

      Numbness or tingling of toes and fingers

    • C. 

      The client feel restricted

    • D. 

      Skin itches

  • 16. 
    The seizure where there is a stiffness of the total body followed by a jerking action of the muscles is known as a: 
    • A. 

      Petit mal

    • B. 

      Grand mal

    • C. 

      Jacksonian

    • D. 

      Psychomotor

  • 17. 
    The client who has blood tested for sugar and urine for ketones usually has a diagnosis of: 
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      Hepatitis

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Thyrotoxicosis

  • 18. 
    The seizure when the client may appear to be daydreaming, eyes may roll back, and there may be some quivering of the body muscles is known as a: 
    • A. 

      Petit mal

    • B. 

      Grand mal

    • C. 

      Jacksonian

    • D. 

      Psychomotor

  • 19. 
    The urine specimen needs to be: 
    • A. 

      Fresh

    • B. 

      After meals

    • C. 

      At least one hour old

    • D. 

      Taken first thing in the morning

  • 20. 
    Anyone involved with the care of the client can administer medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Medication can be discarded by flushing it down the toilet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Many medications have similar names and look alike.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Giving a Tylenol that was brought in the grocery store is not considered medication administration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Medication can be given from an unlabeled bottle as long as the client knows what it is.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    No smoking is allowed in a room where the client is on oxygen therapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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