NURS 6512N Week 1 Quiz with Answers (40/40 Points)
NURS 6512N Week 1 Quiz Fall 2018
1. Subjective and symptomatic data are:
2. A 36-year-old woman complains that she has had crushing chest pain for the past 2 days. She seems nervous as she speaks to you. An appropriate response is to:
3. Mr. F. is speaking with you, the health care provider, about his respiratory problem. Mr. F. says I ve had this cough for 3 days, and it s getting worse. You reply, Tell me more about your cough. Mr. F. states, I wish I could tell you more. That s why I m here. You tell me what s wrong! Which caregiver response would be most appropriate for enhancing communication?
4. The position on a clock, topographic notations, and anatomic landmarks:
5. During a history-taking session, Mr. B. appears to be avoiding certain questions. He keeps looking out the window. What should the caregiver do?
6. Ms. T. is crying and states that her mother couldn't possibly have a tumor. No one else in the family, exclaims the daughter, has ever had cancer! The most appropriate response to Ms. T. would be:
7. Periods of silence during the interview can serve important purposes, such as:
8. Which part of the information contained in the patient s record may be used in court?
9. Which of the following formats would be used for visits that address problems not yet identified in the problem-oriented medical record (POMR)?
10. Mary Jane has brought in her 16-year-old son, Kyle. She states that he has been sleeping more, does not hang around his friends, and recently his girlfriend broke up with him. Your most immediate question is to ask Kyle:
11. Which technique is most likely to result in the patient s understanding of questions?
12. When recording physical findings, which data are recorded first for all systems?
13. Which question would be considered a leading question?
14. When interviewing older adults, the examiner should:
15. The duties of care providers established by tradition, and within the context of culture, are known as:
16. Tom is a 16-year-old diabetic who does not follow his diet. He enjoys his dirt bike and seems unconcerned about any consequences of his activities. Which factor is typical of adolescence and pertinent to Tom s health?
17. A problem may be defined as anything that will require:
18. Regardless of the orifice, discharge is described by noting:
19. When you suspect that your 81-year-old patient has short-term memory loss because he cannot remember what he had for breakfast, you should:
20. When you enter the examination room of a 3-year-old girl, you find her sitting on her father slap. She turns away from you when you greet her. Initially, your best response is to:
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