General Physical Examination Quiz!

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General Physical Examination Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pulses
    • A. 

      Can be taken at the Radial artery, Carotid artery, and Brachial Artery.

    • B. 

      Evaluate the rate and rhythm.

    • C. 

      Echo

    • D. 

      In the Carotid or Brachial artery, also evaluate amplitude and contour.

  • 2. 
    Lower than Normal Body Temperature may be as a result of:
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Malnutrition/Starvation

    • D. 

      Prolonged exposure to cold.

    • E. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • F. 

      Hypodroxia

  • 3. 
    Blood Pressure: Make sure that the lower border of the cuff is about (Blank) above the antecubital crease.
  • 4. 
    Make sure that the lower border of the cuff is about 2.5 cm above the (Blank) [2 words]
  • 5. 
    When taking blood pressure:
    • A. 

      Breathe deeply.

    • B. 

      Palpate the fingertips.

    • C. 

      Raise patient's arm until the brachial artery is at heart level.

    • D. 

      Keep pressure of cuff up until visible pressure showing on carotid artery.

    • E. 

      Estimate the systolic pressure first by palpating the radial artery, noting its disappearance when the cuff is inflated.

  • 6. 
    Respiratory Rate, observe:  
    • A. 

      Length of Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Rate

    • C. 

      Depth of Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Rhythm

    • E. 

      Depth of Breath

    • F. 

      Effort of Breathing

    • G. 

      Length of Breath

    • H. 

      Normal rate 14 - 20 breaths per minute

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