Pneumonia Quizzes & Trivia

Pneumonia *cough, cough* is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. Typical symptoms include a *cough, cough* cough, chest pain, fever, and difficulty breathing. In developing countries pneumonia is a leading cause of death.

So, *cough, cough* how much do you know about pneumonia? We prepared some *cough, cough* questions for you: Can you name the symptoms? What causes pneumonia? *cough, cough* How can you prevent it? What does empyema means? Is pneumonia contagious? Take our quizzes and find out everything you need to know about *cough, cough* pneumonia. Sorry, we’re not doing so well, but we’re hoping your correct answers can get us through this. Do it for us and loads of others out there.
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    Pneumonia is a what type of condition? 

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    New infection in persons residing in the community without recent exposure to heath care settings

Choose the letter of the correct answer. 

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    A client is diagnosed with methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. What type of isolation is MOST appropriate for this client?

This is a quiz on pneumonia as taught by Chris Stokke in Nurse 180. As always, the usual disclaimers apply.

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    Acute inflammation of lung bronchioles and alveoli is called

Antimicrobials, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, URI

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    A patient's rapid strep test reveals she has group A strep, but you find she has a penicillin allergy.  What is an appropriate reaction to this situation?

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Pneumonia Questions & Answers

Why is P silent in Pneumonia?
Pneumonia is one of those words with a silent p you only have to remember when you're spelling. The word is derived from Greek. We pronounce most of our borrowed words in a way that is comfortable or possible for us. The Greeks will have pronounced w
Which of the following laboratory values in this patient is monitored by the nurse? A 65-year-old patient with pneumonia is receiving Garamycin (Gentamicin).
1. bun and creatinine. -question: which lab values should you monitor for a patient receiving gentamicin? needed info: gentamicin: broad-spectrum antibiotic. side effects: neuromuscular blockage, ototoxic to the eighth cranial nerve (tinnitus, ve
Why are people in hospitals more likely to get hospital-acquired pneumonia?
1. All of the aboveThe answer is all of the above. Being on a ventilator has the potential to cause pneumonia due to a weakened respiratory system. A weakened respiratory system makes a person more susceptible to germs, bacteria and viruses found in
A male client with pneumococcal pneumonia is admitted to an acute care facility. The client in the next room is being treated for mycoplasmal pneumonia. Despite the different causes of the various...
1. inflamed lung tissue-the common feature of all types of pneumonia is an inflammatory pulmonary response to the offending organism or agent. although most types of pneumonia have a sudden onset, a few (such as anaerobic bacterial pneumonia and myco