Professional Practice I

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 135

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Professional Practice Quizzes & Trivia

Apply your knowledge to the practice. Mostly gastrointestinal system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Determine how strongly a patient adheres to his or her explanatory model of illness

    • B. 

      Discount your own preconceptions, since these will interfere with fully patient-centered care.

    • C. 

      Explain the biomedical model in depth, defining biomedical jargon so that patients will understand.

    • D. 

      Repeat your plan in simpler and clearer terms when it appears that patients do not fully understand.

  • 2. 
    A patient’s illness is defined as...
    • A. 

      The natural history and pathophysiology of a patient’s particular diagnosis

    • B. 

      A patient’s mental instability

    • C. 

      Symptoms and beliefs about a patient’s affliction, taken in his/her personal and social context

  • 3. 
    In order to implement your intention to skilfully explore patients’ beliefs and offer help with their suffering, you will need at least four skill sets.Which one this is not one of the four skill sets?
    • A. 

      Non-judgemental exploration

    • B. 

      Specific inquiry at times of suffering

    • C. 

      Demonstration of Understanding and Respect

    • D. 

      Suggesting / offering help

    • E. 

      Unprofessional gestures

  • 4. 
    What is the function/ name of the communication behavior illustrated by the following question referring to the role of religion and spirituality in a patient’s life?, “Would prayer or meditation be helpful for you in these times?”
    • A. 

      Demonstration of understanding/respect

    • B. 

      Non-judgmental exploration

    • C. 

      Suggesting/offering help

    • D. 

      Specific inquiry

    • E. 

      Unprofessional gestures

  • 5. 
    • Can distinguish what is internal and external to self• Cause of illness is a person, object, or action external to the child: “you get a cold from not wearing a hat”; “you breathe too much air in your nose.”This is an example of child's concept of the cause of illness.Which group does the examples illustrates?
    • A. 

      Toddlers (15 months – 2 years)

    • B. 

      Preschool children (3 – 5 years)

    • C. 

      School-aged children (6 – 12 years)

    • D. 

      Adolescents (≥ 13 years)

  • 6. 
    • Magical thinking; circular reasoning• Sees 1 or 2 aspects at a time; may ignore the whole of the situationThis is an example of a child's cognitive development.Which group does the examples illustrates?
    • A. 

      Toddlers (15 months – 2 years)

    • B. 

      Preschool children (3 – 5 years)

    • C. 

      School-aged children (6 – 12 years)

    • D. 

      Adolescents (≥ 13 years)

  • 7. 
    What is the correct approach to children who are Adolescents? (≥ 13 years)
    • A. 

      Usage of jokes & riddles

    • B. 

      Discuss issues, school, activities

    • C. 

      Sitting at the child’s eye level

    • D. 

      Perform a normal adult consultation

  • 8. 
    How can health professionals help people cope with chronic illness?
    • A. 

      Recognition of Health Professional’s role in cure rather than healing

    • B. 

      Increase the consultation time for people with chronic illness

    • C. 

      Pairing new patients with recovering patients

    • D. 

      Give written pamphlets for ways of coping and management

  • 9. 
    What is not the secondary cause of malnutrition?
    • A. 

      Inadequate intake of nutrients

    • B. 

      Increased requirements of nutrients

    • C. 

      Altered utilisation of nutrients

    • D. 

      Increased excretion of nutrients

  • 10. 
    What are the other symptoms that may arise to these children?
    • A. 

      Hypothermia

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Patchy and scaly skin

    • D. 

      Very severe weight loss

  • 11. 
    Marasmus can also occur in adults with these risk factors, excluding...
    • A. 

      Cancer patients

    • B. 

      Starvation patients

    • C. 

      Immune-compromised patients

    • D. 

      Anorexia Nervosa patients

  • 12. 
    Who is more at risk of malnutrition?
    • A. 

      A young comatose patient in the hospital

    • B. 

      A man who just had a positive result of Coeliac's disease

    • C. 

      A 5 month old infant who is still breastfed only

    • D. 

      A young patient who is diagnosed with psychosis

  • 13. 
    What is the criteria for early or immediate discharge consideration for patient with upper gastrointestinal bleeding after endoscopy?
    • A. 

      Low frequency of high risk stigmata seen on endoscopy with Rockall scores more than 2

    • B. 

      Age less than 45 years and lack of significant/ multiple co-morbidities

    • C. 

      Presence of hemodynamic instability/ shock

    • D. 

      Good social support and ability to return home promptly after getting Rockall score less or equals to 2

  • 14. 
    A patient's result of liver function test has normal transaminases level but an increase of Alkaline Phosphate (AP) and Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGTP). What is the most important aspect to consider?
    • A. 

      Acute pancreatitis

    • B. 

      Gilbert's syndrome

    • C. 

      Choleostasis

    • D. 

      Carcinoma of the liver

  • 15. 
    Which of these are not the factor that can affect the Aboriginals to access the health services?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Private health insurance & Government health cards

    • D. 

      Availability of complimentary medicine

  • 16. 
    Which is not one of the diagnostic tool to detect Otitis Media?
    • A. 

      Audiogram

    • B. 

      Otoscopy

    • C. 

      Tympanometry

    • D. 

      Audiometry

  • 17. 
    F- Gathering lab-tested evidenceG-Establish existence of outbreakH-Verify the diagnosisI-Control disease J-CommunicateK-Prepare for field workL-Evaluate hypotheses M-Refine case definition/hypothesisN-Perform descriptive epidemiologyO-Define and identify casesP-Develop hypotheses Arrange the steps in outbreak investigations orderly from beginning to the end.
    • A. 

      P, H, G, K, O, N, L, M, I, J

    • B. 

      H, G, K, O, N, P, L, M, I, J

    • C. 

      P, H, G, K, O, F, N, L, M, I, J

    • D. 

      H, G, K, O, N, P, L, F, M, I, J

  • 18. 
    Which of these statements are FALSE about ROTAVIRUS?
    • A. 

      Produces an enterotoxin which stimulates intestinal secretion, leading to a secretory diarrhoea

    • B. 

      Commonest cause of childhood diarrhoea, normally toddlers

    • C. 

      Can be immunised by RotaTeq or Rotarix

    • D. 

      Enveloped, double-strand RNA in 11 segments

  • 19. 
    A 23 year old man has an acute onset of infectious diarrhoea.After consultation, these are the details you gathered:-Occur less than one week-Recent travel to Alice Springs-Watery and explosive diarrhoea-Recent anoreceptive sex-No recent medicationWhich one of these following hypothesis is the least important to consider?
    • A. 

      Traveller's diarrhoea

    • B. 

      Clostridium difficile infection

    • C. 

      Viral gastroenteritis

    • D. 

      Sexually transmitted gastrointestinal infection

    • E. 

      Food poisoning