Test The Simple Knowledge Of Vitals Sign

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Test The Simple Knowledge Of Vitals Sign

This quiz is the basic vital signs, such as temperture, pulse, respiration. Blood pressure is also included. Test the simple knowledge of vitals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What instruments are used to measure temperature?
    • A. 

      Temp a dot

    • B. 

      Aneroid

    • C. 

      Sphymomanometer

    • D. 

      Stethoscope

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    A blood pressure that rises 25mm Hg in systolic and 10mm Hg in diastolic when a patient goes from sitting to standing or lying to sitting is called:
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Hypothermia

    • E. 

      Hypotension

  • 3. 
    Pulse deficit is when:
    • A. 

      78 beats per minute

    • B. 

      The difference between the apical pulse rate and the popiteal pulse rate

    • C. 

      When the pulse rate exceeds 100 beats per minute

    • D. 

      One nurse takes the apical pulse and another takes the radial pulse and the difference between the two

  • 4. 
    What is not a type of respiration?
    • A. 

      Breathing heavily

    • B. 

      Internal

    • C. 

      Normal 12-20 breath per minute

    • D. 

      External

  • 5. 
    Which site to take pulse is best used when person is giving CPR?
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Doralis pedis

    • C. 

      Carotid pulse

    • D. 

      Femoral

    • E. 

      Apical

  • 6. 
    What part of the brain control the temperature?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Thalamus

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 7. 
    The force of blood against the artery wall is:
    • A. 

      Blood pressure

    • B. 

      Pulse

    • C. 

      Pulse pressure

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 8. 
    What abnormalities in respiration consist of difficult breathing?
    • A. 

      Wheezes

    • B. 

      Bradypnea

    • C. 

      Kussmanl

    • D. 

      Dyspnea

    • E. 

      Tachypnea

  • 9. 
    Which site to take the temperature will the degree be 1 degree higher than normal temperature?
    • A. 

      Axilla

    • B. 

      Rectal

    • C. 

      Tympanic

    • D. 

      Oral

  • 10. 
    The number on the top of the blood pressure reading is the ____________ and the number on the bottom that is lower is the __________
  • 11. 
    Which affects a person temperature, pulse, and respiration
    • A. 

      Stress

    • B. 

      Age

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      Pain

    • E. 

      Exercise

  • 12. 
    When a person has a fever and it alway stay above normal is it known to be _______________
  • 13. 
    Ways of taking blood pressure are:
    • A. 

      Auscultate

    • B. 

      Doppler

    • C. 

      Palpate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    __________ is the contraction and expansion of the artery of the blood being forced out of the heart
  • 15. 
    Which symptom does not affect the pulse
    • A. 

      Diurnal

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Medication

    • D. 

      Position change

    • E. 

      Stress

  • 16. 
    Children under 5 temperature should be taken either ___________ or _____________
  • 17. 
    Which is not a level of conscienous
    • A. 

      Lethargy

    • B. 

      Semi-comatose

    • C. 

      Alert

    • D. 

      Comatose

    • E. 

      Immobile

  • 18. 
    A nurse will not give a ____________ temperature to a mouth breather
  • 19. 
    Which is a symptom of a patient with a fever
    • A. 

      Flush skin

    • B. 

      Diaphoretic

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Photophobia

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    To change celcius to farenheit you need to take the number for celcius and multiply it by 9/5 and add ______
  • 21. 
    What is the formula for changing farenheit to celcius _____________________
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