Mod f, unit 3

  1. Prior to sigmoidoscopy, patients should be told to....
    Take a laxative the day before or use an enema
  2. When is it recommended that females perform breast self-examination?
    after menstrual cycle
  3. On a child, length is measure to approximately what age?
    1 year
  4. What goes on a rectal tray setup?
    Anal scope, rectal speculum, Hemacult Sensa test and developer, lubricating jelly, gloves, swab, moist towelette, and culturette.
  5. What is a Class IV pap smear result?
    Severe dysplasis
  6. Why is a bi-manual pelvic exam performed after a Pap smear is collected
    so lubricant doesn't interfere with the Pap smear
  7. the medical assistant should do what when assisting with a gynecological examination and Pap test?
    Assist patient into dorsal lithotomy
  8. The American Cancer Society recommends that woman over 40 should have a breast exam performed by a physician when?
    Every year. Anually
  9. Where is the most common site for administering an intramuscular injection to a child under the age of three?
    vastus lateralis muscle (thigh)
  10. What position should the patient be placed for a proctosigmoidoscopy?
  11. What describes a Class II Pap smear result?
  12. What is used to cleanse the colon prior to a sigmoidoscopy?
  13. When documenting a child's immunization, what are a few things that would be necessary to document?
    date, manufacturer, lot #, expiration date, site and route of administration
  14. What are the routine instructions for a patient prior to a sigmoidoscopy?
    • Drink plenty of fluids and eat lightly the day before. Avoid raw vegetables and fruits, dairy, and grains a few days prior.
    • enema 2 hours prior
    • use a laxative the day before.
  15. T or F. Infant chest circumference is routinely measured, except when respiratory or cardiac abnormalities are suspected.
  16. T or F. Growth charts are usually a part of a child's medical file and updated with weight and height on each visit.
  17. T or F. You do not have to be sexually active to be susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases.
  18. T or F. You do not have to be sexually active to be susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases.
  19. T or F. Head circumference is measured during the first five years of life
  20. T or F. Breast examinations should be performed at the same time each month, preferably 7-10 days after menses.
  21. T or F. During the infant development stage the height increases by 50% and birth weight triples.
  22. T or F. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends taking the child for the first dentist visit at the age of 1yr.
  23. T or F. Human growth and development begins at conception and continue throughout our lives.
  24. T or F. The pre-adolescent stage are between childhood and adolescence
  25. T or F. pacifiers and thumb sucking should be stopped as early as possible, at least by six years of age.
  26. T or F. During preschool development stage, the brain and skull reach adult size, and the suture lines and anterior fontanels close
  27. At what age do preschoolers like to brag about themselves?
  28. What is the common cause of death in children?
    Injuries or accidents
  29. When administrating ear drops to a child under the age of three, how is it done?
    Pull the auricle down and back
  30. T or F. Length, weight, head and chest circumference is measured at each visit?
  31. When does a child develop 20/20 vision?
    3 years old
  32. When do temper tantrums start?
    18 months
  33. When should a MA put out stacking blocks for a child (what age)?
    1 year
  34. What is a small parasitic bacterium that leads to destructive inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi?
  35. T or F. The MA tries not to involve the parent in tramatic prodecures (i.e. shots).
    True, so the parent can comfort the child afterwards
  36. How do you hold an infant when using the cradle hold?
    Hold infant by the head and shoulders
  37. What is the average heart rate for a 5 year old?
  38. What is the average pulse for an infant?
  39. T or F. A child's first tooth appears at 12 months.
    False. 6 months
  40. T or F. The preschool age is between the 3rd and 6th birthday.
Card Set
Mod f, unit 3
Vocab pertaining to pedatrics