Test Your Urinary Tract Infection Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Urinary Tract Infection Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________ infections are among the most common Urinary Tract Infections. (multiple response)
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Prostatitis

    • C. 

      Cystitis

    • D. 

      Nosocomial (hospital acquired)

  • 2. 
    Bacteria from the intestines (most commonly _____________) often infect the urinary tract  by ascending from the perineal area int the lower urinary tract.
    • A. 

      Escherichia coli

    • B. 

      Bacillus anthracis

    • C. 

      Staphyloccus aureus

    • D. 

      Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A

  • 3. 
    The most common upper urinary tract infection is:
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Prostatitis

    • C. 

      Cystitis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 4. 
    Lower urinary tract infections include:
    • A. 

      Urethritis

    • B. 

      Pyelonephritis

    • C. 

      Prostatitis

    • D. 

      Cystitis

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ureterovesical junction

    • B. 

      Adequate urine volume

    • C. 

      Unimepded urine flow

    • D. 

      Alkaline urine

    • E. 

      Complete bladder emptying

  • 6. 
    ___________ is a type of Urinary Tract Disorder in which the bladder mucosa becomes inflamed and congested with blood.
    • A. 

      Pyelonephritis

    • B. 

      Cystitis

    • C. 

      Glomerulonephritis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 7. 
    A client complaining of dysuria, frequency, urgency, nocturia, pyuria, hematuria, and suprapubic discomfort is showing manifestations of ____________ or ___________. 
    • A. 

      Cystitis

    • B. 

      Urethritis

    • C. 

      Glomerulonephritis

    • D. 

      Pyelonephritis

  • 8. 
    Which diagnostic test is used to diagnose conditions that may contribute to UTIs such as an enlarged prostate, urethral strictures, bladder stones, tumors, and congenital abnormalities?
    • A. 

      Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)

    • B. 

      Urinalysis

    • C. 

      Voiding cystourethrography

    • D. 

      Cystoscopy

  • 9. 
    Acute pyelonephritis is treated with:
    • A. 

      3 - day or a 7-10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotics

    • C. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

    • D. 

      Intravenous antibiotics are required

  • 10. 
    Which is the best course of treatment necessary for resistant or recurrent UTIs?
    • A. 

      A 3-day or a 7-to 10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotic therapy

    • C. 

      IV antibiotics

    • D. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

  • 11. 
    The onset of ________ pyelonephritis is typically rapid, with chills and fever, malaise, and vomiting, as well as localized manifestations of flank pain and costovertebral tenderness.
  • 12. 
    Which type of pyelonephritis is caused by a bacterial infection?
  • 13. 
    _____________ is a condition in which urine moves from the bladder back toward the kidney.
    • A. 

      Ureterovesical junction

    • B. 

      Parenchyma

    • C. 

      Crede method

    • D. 

      Vesicoureteral reflux

  • 14. 
    Which medication is NOT used to treat a UTI?
    • A. 

      Detrol

    • B. 

      Cipro

    • C. 

      Bactrim

    • D. 

      Septra

  • 15. 
    Which is the best treatment for an uncomplicated UTI?
    • A. 

      A 3-day or a 7- to 10-day course of antibiotics

    • B. 

      10-21 days of antibiotic therapy

    • C. 

      IV antibiotics

    • D. 

      Therapy with urinary anti-infectives which may last from 2 weeks to 6 or 12 months

  • 16. 
    Which is the drug of choice for most UTIs?
    • A. 

      Urinary anti- infectives (Mandelamine, Furadantin, Macrodantin)

    • B. 

      Urinary Analgesic (Pyridium)

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides (Gantanol, Bactrim, Septra)

  • 17. 
    Which statement is NOT true of sulfonamides?
    • A. 

      The nurse should assess for allergies to sulfa drugs.

    • B. 

      It is best to take sulfonamides with cranberry juice.

    • C. 

      The client should take ALL of the medication as ordered by the physician.

    • D. 

      It is important to closely monotor diabetic clients recieving oral hypoglycemic agents for hypoglycemic reactions.

  • 18. 
    Which of these are the most commonly used Urinary Anti-infective agents to prevent UTIs in clients with chronic infections?
    • A. 

      Hiprex

    • B. 

      Mandelamine

    • C. 

      Furadantin

    • D. 

      Macrodantin

  • 19. 
    A client is prescribed Pyridium, a Urinary Analgesic. Which statement indicates that the client requires further teaching about this drug?
    • A. 

      "I can take this drug as long as my symptoms persist."

    • B. 

      "I will take this drug after I eat to prevent upset stomach."

    • C. 

      "I understand that this drug will stain my urine reddish orange, and that I should protect my clothes from staining."

    • D. 

      "If my skin or eyes appear yellow, I will stop taking my medication and contact my physician."

  • 20. 
    Urinary Anti-infectives should be taken with ____________.
    • A. 

      A tall glass of water

    • B. 

      1,000 mL of water/fluid per day

    • C. 

      6-8 glasses of water/fluid per day

    • D. 

      3,000 mL of water/fluid per day