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Meningitis Quizzes & Trivia

Looking for an easy way to enhance your knowledge about Meningitis? Check out our online meningitis quizzes to learn about different types of Meningitis and the classic symptoms.
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Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 2780   |  Last updated: Sep 25, 2020
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    A nurse is putting together a presentation on meningitis. Which of the following microorganisms has noted been linked to meningitis in humans?

This quiz is based on the implementation of the current National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) UK Guideline for the management of  bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in children and...

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 471   |  Last updated: Aug 30, 2014
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    Case fatality rates in bacterial meningitis in children and young people is:

Meningitis, encephalitis in clinical paediatric practice

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 230   |  Last updated: Aug 25, 2017
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    You suspect meningitis in a 2 year old girl with fever, vomiting, irritability and a stiff neck.  You perform a lumbar puncture. (Only one is correct)

This quiz reviews what you have learnt in Section 2 of the BPNA diploma. When you have finished the answers will be given and your score generated.  Use this as a self assessment review!

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 315   |  Last updated: Aug 25, 2017
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    Haemophilus influenzae meningitis is no longer seen in vaccinated children.
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Which action by the student requires that you intervene immediately?  You are mentoring a student nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU) while caring for a patient with meningococcal meningitis.
1. the student enters the room without putting on a mask and gown. - meningococcal meningitis is spread through contact with respiratory secretions so use of a mask and gown is required to prevent spread of the infection to staff members or other pa
What will fluid overload cause in the following patient?  Patrick, a healthy adolescent has meningitis and is receiving I.V. and oral fluids. The nurse monitors this client’s fluid...
Cerebral edema Because of the inflammation of the meninges, the client is vulnerable to developing cerebral edema and increase intracranial pressure. Fluid overload wont cause dehydration. It would be unusual for an adolescent to develop heart failu
Which collaborative intervention must be accomplished first? You have just admitted a patient with bacterial meningitis to the medical-surgical unit. The patient complains of a severe headache with...
Infuse ceftriaxone (Rocephin) 2000 mg IV to treat the infection. Untreated bacterial meningitis has a mortality are approaching 100%, so rapid antibiotic treatment is essential. The other interventions will help reduce CNS stimulation and irritation
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