Signs And Symptoms Test

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Signs And Symptoms Test - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Dehydration
    • A. 

      Inability to move bowels

    • B. 

      Brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures of any type

    • C. 

      More than 3 loose, watery stools within 24 hours

    • D. 

      Occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing

  • 2. 
    Constipation
    • A. 

      Inability to move bowels

    • B. 

      Brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures of any type

    • C. 

      More than 3 loose, watery stools within 24 hours

    • D. 

      Occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing

  • 3. 
    Dysphasia
    • A. 

      Inability to move bowels

    • B. 

      Brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures of any type

    • C. 

      More than 3 loose, watery stools within 24 hours

    • D. 

      Occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing

  • 4. 
    Diarrhea
    • A. 

      Inability to move bowels

    • B. 

      Brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures of any type

    • C. 

      More than 3 loose, watery stools within 24 hours

    • D. 

      Occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing

  • 5. 
    Seizure
    • A. 

      Inability to move bowels

    • B. 

      Brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures of any type

    • C. 

      More than 3 loose, watery stools within 24 hours

    • D. 

      Occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount being taken in

    • E. 

      Difficulty swallowing

  • 6. 
    One of the most important roles of a DDA staff member and Direct Support Professional is to help people stay healthy by documenting promptly and accurately the signs and symptoms of illness they see. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If you are born with an allergy, you will not have to worry about allergies the rest of your life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Constipation can be life-threatening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Using a new fabric softener can turn into a life-threatening situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Falling is unpreventable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
     You must call for medical care, 911,  if convulsive seizures last longer than:
    • A. 

      15 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes

    • C. 

      2 minutes

    • D. 

      20 minutes

  • 12. 
    Following proper mealtime protocols can help prevent:
    • A. 

      Epilepsy

    • B. 

      Sleeping Disorders

    • C. 

      Aspiration

    • D. 

      Falls

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a strategy to relieve constipation:
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Reduce fiber in diet

    • C. 

      Increase fluids

    • D. 

      Respond to nature’s call to defecate

  • 14. 
    Dry skin, decrease urine output, dark concentrated color, with a strong scent are all symptoms of:
    • A. 

      Seizures

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Allergic reaction

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 15. 
    When the person is not feeling well or, “Just Not Right”, a DDA Staff member’s role may include?
    • A. 

      Documentation

    • B. 

      Monitoring

    • C. 

      Communicating with the agency nurse

    • D. 

      All of the above

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