Medical Review Quiz 18

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following injection techniques is most appropriate for the administration of an antibiotic? 
    • A. 

      Intradermal

    • B. 

      Intramuscular

    • C. 

      Intravenous

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 2. 
    Which of the following additives should be used when drawing a specimen for a differential smear?
    • A. 

      EDTA

    • B. 

      Heparin

    • C. 

      Potassium oxalate

    • D. 

      Sodium citrate

  • 3. 
    An x-ray study of the spinal cord is knows as a(n)
    • A. 

      Angiogram

    • B. 

      Arthrogram

    • C. 

      Myelogram

    • D. 

      Urogram

  • 4. 
    The normal axillary (armpit) reading which is lower than either the oral or rectal temperature, is
    • A. 

      97.6 F

    • B. 

      96.6 F

    • C. 

      35.4 C

    • D. 

      37.5 C

    • E. 

      99.6 F

  • 5. 
    The normal oral temperature is
    • A. 

      99.6 F

    • B. 

      96.6 F

    • C. 

      97.6 F

    • D. 

      98.6 F

    • E. 

      99.0 F

  • 6. 
    The normal rectal temperature reading, which is higher than the normal oral or axillary temperature, is
    • A. 

      97.6 F

    • B. 

      99.6 F

    • C. 

      30.0 C

    • D. 

      35.0 C

    • E. 

      36.8 C

  • 7. 
    A patient has a temperature reading of 102.0 F. The equivalent temperature reading on the celcius (centigrade) scale is
    • A. 

      35.5 C

    • B. 

      38.9 C

    • C. 

      53.6 C

    • D. 

      56.7 C

    • E. 

      184.5 C

  • 8. 
    In taking an oral temperature, the standard oral thermometer should be left in place for
    • A. 

      1 minute

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      8 minutes

    • D. 

      10 minutes

    • E. 

      12 minutes

  • 9. 
    Which federal clinical laboratory regulation has specific guidelines for quality control, quality assurance, record keeping, and personnel qualifications?
    • A. 

      DEA

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      CLIA "88

    • D. 

      CDC

    • E. 

      COLA

  • 10. 
    What type of therapeutic exercise is performed totally by the patient?
    • A. 

      Aided excercise

    • B. 

      Active resistance excercise

    • C. 

      Active exercise

    • D. 

      Passive exercise

  • 11. 
    The normal pulse rate (pulsations per minute) for adults is
    • A. 

      40-60

    • B. 

      60-90

    • C. 

      80-100

    • D. 

      90-100

    • E. 

      More than 100

  • 12. 
    The normal pulse rate for childern from 1 to 7 years of age is
    • A. 

      60-100

    • B. 

      70-100

    • C. 

      80-120

    • D. 

      90-130

    • E. 

      100-130

  • 13. 
    At birth, the normal pulse rate is at least
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      110

    • E. 

      130

  • 14. 
    Normally, the pulse rate is the same as the
    • A. 

      Number of heartbeats in 1 minute

    • B. 

      Number of heartbeats in 30 seconds

    • C. 

      Average length of beats in 1 minute

    • D. 

      Difference between systolic and diastolic pressure

    • E. 

      Difference between hypertension and hypotension

  • 15. 
    Bradycardia is a term meaning
    • A. 

      Abnormally fast heartbeat

    • B. 

      Abnormally slow heartbeat

    • C. 

      Average heartbeat

    • D. 

      Diseased heartbeat

    • E. 

      Throbbing pulse

  • 16. 
    If the pulse is taken at the wrist, the artery used is the
    • A. 

      Radial artery

    • B. 

      Temporal artery

    • C. 

      Carotid artery

    • D. 

      Facial artery

    • E. 

      Femoral artery

  • 17. 
    An increase in one's pulse rate may be caused by
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Poisons

    • C. 

      Mental depression

    • D. 

      Rest

    • E. 

      Chronic depression

  • 18. 
    The preferred method to take a pulse rate is to count for
    • A. 

      30 seconds and double the number

    • B. 

      1 full minute

    • C. 

      2 full minutes and take one-half of the number

    • D. 

      30 seconds and multiply by 0.5

    • E. 

      3 minutes, with a 30- second break between each count

  • 19. 
    The normal rate of respiration per minute for adults is
    • A. 

      6-10

    • B. 

      10-13

    • C. 

      14-20

    • D. 

      18-22

    • E. 

      22-28

  • 20. 
    The normal rate of respiration for infants is approximately
    • A. 

      8-14

    • B. 

      15-22

    • C. 

      18-24

    • D. 

      24-32

    • E. 

      30-40

  • 21. 
    A decrease in respiration may be caused by
    • A. 

      Excitement

    • B. 

      Hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Sleep

    • D. 

      Obstruction of air passages

    • E. 

      Exercise

  • 22. 
    Difficult or labored breathing that may require the patient to be placed in a orthopneic or Fowlers position for comfort is
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Eupnea

    • C. 

      Orthopnea

    • D. 

      Dyspnea

    • E. 

      Tachypnea

  • 23. 
    Cheyne- Stokes describes
    • A. 

      A type of respiration

    • B. 

      A type of pulse

    • C. 

      The name of a thermometer

    • D. 

      A type of stethescope

    • E. 

      The surnames of two surgeons who designed the first blood pressure apparatus

  • 24. 
    Systolic pressure of 160 or above is referred to as
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Hypotension

    • E. 

      Pulse pressure

  • 25. 
    The position used for a patient in shock is
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Lithotomy

    • D. 

      Jackknife

    • E. 

      Trendelenburg

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