Unit review 2

  1. Which statement would be the responsibility of the medical technician during a routine patient admission to a nursing unit?



    D.
  2. What considerations determine the steps in the routine admission process?



    B.
  3. While admitting a patient, you notice that the patient seems dizzy and unstable. What should you do?



    A.
  4. Who authorizes transfer of patient care for an interservice transfer?



    D.
  5. During the transfer of a psychiatric patient requiring sedation, how are the patient's valuables safeguarded?



    C.
  6. Which statement allows a patient to depart form the medical facility for a short period of time, usually between 24 and 48 hours?



    D.
  7. Verbal orders must be countersigned by the physician within:



    B.
  8. The most common forms that a medical technician will be responsible for completing are the:



    A.
  9. What is the proper method of annotating shift change totals on the DD form 792, Intake and Output worksheet?



    A.
  10. If an inpatient chart with doctor's orders for vital signs every 4 hours was blank for the day, you would assume the:



    C.
  11. Which nursing activity is the main aspect of resolving nursing diagnoses?



    A.
  12. Relative to the nursing process, what is a client goal?



    B.
  13. Which action is performed to help the patient reach his or her goals most effectively?



    A.
  14. What is a way to help relieve most of the patient's concerns prior to surgery?



    D.
  15. What has a significant impact on the patient's perceived quality of care and treatment?



    D.
  16. The surgery patient is given a preoperative medication to:



    A.
  17. Which surgical case would likely be performed in a Same Day Surgery clinic?



    D.
  18. Without provider approval, what are the maximum minutes antiembolism stockings may be removed?



    C.
  19. What precaution is taken for a postoperative patient who recieved a radioisotope implant?



    D.
  20. When performing a neurological check on a patient, which examination would indicate an appropriate response to light being flashed on the patient's eyes?



    B.
  21. With regard to blood transfusions, one of your responsibilities is to document a patient's transfusion on:



    A.
  22. What component of blood is involved in the clotting process?



    D.
  23. How is whole blood normally supplied?



    A.
  24. What is the guideline for the maximum minutes of time from pick up to transfusion start of blood products?



    A.
  25. If a patient you are monitoring is recieving a blood transfusion and you notice distended neck veins and dyspnea. What should you do first?



    C.
  26. A post-operative patient who is agitated, thrashing violently or crying incessantly is most likely experiencing:



    C.
  27. Ideally, in what position is a patient placed before performing oropharyngeal suctioning?



    C.
  28. A fracture that results from disease, such as metastatic cancer of the bone, is called



    D.
  29. Orthopaedic deformities such as a clubfoot or wryneck are catagorized as



    D.
  30. Military personnel are commonly treated or hospitalized for what orthopedic problems?



    C.
  31. The semi-recumbent position should be avoided over long periods of time in patients with orthopedic disorders because it



    B.
  32. What orthopedic problem would you suspect if your patient complains of soreness or aching?



    A.
  33. Which is not a determining factor for the healing time of a bone fracture?



    A.
  34. The cramping, burning, or crushing pain complained about by amputees in their missing limb is referred to as a



    C.
  35. What equipment is essential to have at the postoperative bedside after surgical amputation of a limb?



    A.
  36. Rehabilitation for a patient with a spinal cord injury is normally



    D.
  37. Turning a patient on a Stryker frame quickly after a spinal cord injury can cause



    C.
  38. During the acute stage of the stroke the primary goal is to



    A.
  39. During which child development stage is seperation anxiety the most stressful?



    B.
  40. Which statement provides a hospitalized child with a sense of control?



    A.
  41. The normal adaptive mechanism used by children when they loose their sense of control is



    D.
  42. When caring for a child with nausea and vomiting, a primary concern would be



    A.
  43. Which reason is not appropriate for restraining a child?



    A.
  44. The amount of sleep required at night by elderly patients is generally



    B.
  45. How would you help stimulate the appetite of an elderly patient?



    C.
  46. The first stage of dying is



    A.
  47. What serious side effect is the result of leakage of chemotherapy from the vein into the surrounding tissues?



    C.
  48. All that a person is, feels, and does is generally termed



    C.
  49. What affects an individuals feeling about themselves?



    B.
  50. Which psychiatric term defines an irresistible urge to perform apparently meaningless actions?



    C.
  51. Which psychiatric term defines a functional disorder where there is not gross disorganization of personality or a loss of contact with reality?



    D.
  52. A patient who feels unloved, unneeded, inferior, and hurt displays a behavior of



    B.
  53. How are behavior disorders and syndromes grouped into catagories?



    A.
  54. When does the rehabilitation process begin with a mentally ill patient?



    B.
  55. What major problem affects mental health treatment?



    B.
  56. When observing and reporting on mentally ill patients, the most important factor to consider is



    D.
  57. If you see a mentally ill patient sneak out of the nursing unit, take all of the following actions except
    a.telephone for help
    b.try to describe the patient, including the patient's clothing
    c.note the direction in which the patient is heading
    d.leave the other patients to follow the escaping patient
    d.
  58. Who is at fault for the sexual abuse of a child?



    C.
  59. What action, if any, should you take if you notice a child you are taking care of shows signs of abuse such as burns and bruises?



    C.
  60. What occurs in the third phase of spousal abuse?



    B.
  61. If a patient is being restrained, what position should he or she be in if the patient is recovering from alcohol intoxication and is extremely agitated?



    A.
  62. For patients who suffer form pain, the best way to ensure a successful exercise activity program is to



    A.
  63. When planning activities for patients with psychological problems, your primary goal should be to



    A.
  64. What should you do to help patients who become angry and hostile?



    B.
  65. To aid in preventing decubitus ulcers, patient positioning should be changed evry



    D.
  66. Why should your feet be parallel when you are standing?



    C.
  67. Your stability increases as your center of gravity moves closer to your



    C.
  68. Which technique for moving the patient up in bed is not used for a patient who has back or chest injuries



    D.
  69. When turning a patient, what is the most important precaution to take whether you are pushing or pulling the patient?



    B.
  70. When transferring patients, you can reduce the chance of injury to yourself by



    B.
  71. A patient's feet must be placed on the floor or a footstool during "dangling" to prevent



    D.
  72. Which devices can be used to slide a patient from the bed to a stretcher?



    D.
  73. When helping a patient to ambulate, how should you stand and where should you place your hands?



    C.
  74. Which is a safe, stable gait that can be used by patients who can bear weight on both legs?



    D.
  75. Which gait is used by patients who can bear full body weight on one foot and partial or no weight on the other?



    A.
  76. Isometric exercises are activities that involve



    A.
  77. Care must be taken to ensure patients do not hold their breath while performing isometric exercises as that may cause



    A.
  78. What diet is usually ordered for patients who have difficulty chewing or swallowing, or need to alter the amount of residue in the digestive tract?



    C.
  79. The diet taht is inadequate in all nutrients and should not be given for more than 3 days is the



    B.
  80. What should the solution temperature be during gastric gavage?



    A.
  81. To prevent rapid decompression of the urinary bladder, the maximum amount of urine to remove during catherization is between



    A.
  82. During catheterization of a female patient, how many inches(how far) is the catheter inserted for placement in the urinary bladder?



    A.
  83. The urinary catheter is pinched prior to removal from the bladder to



    A.
  84. For what lenght of time in minutes should the patient reatin the solution of a cleansing enema?



    B.
  85. the patient's colostomy bag should be changed when it is



    C.
  86. What is the normal arterila oxygen saturation range?



    B.
  87. For patients using a nonrebreathing mask, the inspired oxygen concentration is



    D.
  88. Which mask is suggested for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD)?



    B.
  89. Before performing tracheostomy care, you would first



    D.
  90. This is usually described by the patient as a jumping, pounding, or stopping of the heart within the chest



    B.
  91. When preparing a patient for insertion of a central venous pressure line, what maneuver is taught to the patient to decrease the chance of an air embolism?



    C.
  92. For insertion of a central venous pressure line into a neck vein, in what position should the patient be placed?



    C.
  93. How many minutes should you irrigate a chemical burn to the eye?



    C.
  94. There is a high rate of success for tooth replacement if a dentist carries out the procedure within how many minutes of the accident?



    C.
  95. How are corneal abrasions detected?



    A.
  96. Damage to the epidermis with possible damage to the dermis and its appendages is classified as what type of burn?



    C.
  97. When caring for a patient with electrical burns at a facility, your first priority is



    D.
  98. How would you apply a dressing with with the intention of debriding a wound?



    A.
  99. What reflex action would be caused if you leave a heat treatment in place for a prolonged period of time?



    D.
  100. When applying a cold treatment, how long should you leave it in place?



    C.
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