PEDS 1st Exam

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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Temperature Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a parents takes his/her temperature rectally and it reads 100.4, What will be the oral temperature?
    • A. 

      98.4

    • B. 

      99.4

    • C. 

      100.4

    • D. 

      101.4

  • 2. 
    When should a parent call the doctor for their 2 month old infant?
    • A. 

      If the infant does not have 3 or 4 more wet diapers

    • B. 

      If the infant has a rectal temp of more than 100.4 F or less than 97.5 F

    • C. 

      If the infant is experiencing dehydration

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Preferred when a child refuses oral medication

    • B. 

      Preferred when a child is vomiting

    • C. 

      Acetaminophen can be used for fever and pain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Only hot humidifier can be used to remove excess nasal mucus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When should a doctor be called for a child
    • A. 

      Oral temp of more than 102 F

    • B. 

      A fever for more than 2 days

    • C. 

      Convulsion and Seizures

    • D. 

      Vomited for more than 12 hrs

    • E. 

      Has had a cold or flu for more than 7 days

    • F. 

      Cannot be comforted or is usually quiet

    • G. 

      Peristent ear pain or cramping

    • H. 

      Unidentified skin rash

    • I. 

      Experiencing rapid or slow heart rate

  • 6. 
    What is the appropriate dose and frequency for acetaminophen when used in the management of fever?