QuestionAnswered step-by-stepQuestion 1 Which of the following can result in inaccurate readings when using tympanic thermometers? a. Any bacterial infection in the body. b. Impacted earwax c. Pregnancy d. Pyrexia1.67 points Question 2 Which of the following best describes how to prevent cross-contamination of the patient when using electronic thermometers? a. Use a disposable plastic cover. b. Clean with cold water. c. Store in a closed, dry container. d. Clean with soap and hot water. and. Soak in disinfectant for 20 minutes.1.67 points Question 3 Which of the following best describes the sensation of a normal artery on palpation? a. Circuitous b. Elastic c. Hard d. Nervudo and. Nudoso1.47 points Question 4 Which of the following is controlled by the involuntary action of breathing? a. Diaphragm b. Chest Wall c. Medulla Oblangata d. Lungs1.67 points Question 5 Which of the following is NOT considered a cardiovascular factor that influences blood pressure? a. Blood Voulumen b. Coagulation capabilities c. Elasticity of the vessel d. Peripheral resistance and. Heart muscle condition1.67 points Question 6 Which of the following positions requires the patient to kneel on the examination table with the buttocks elevated? a. Sims Position b. Reclining Dorsal Position c. Supine position d. Proctologic Position and. Prone position1.67 points Question 7 Which of the following scanning methods is used to check the amount of flexion and extension of a joint using an energetic passive movement? a. Palpation b. Percusión c. Auscultation d. Measurement and. Manipulation1.67 points Question 8 Which of the following terms is used to denote crackling or rales that occur in the respiratory cycle? a. Stridor b. Whistle c. Tertoroso d. Rales1.67 points Question 9 Which of the following applies to a cackling that is heard during inspiration as a result of an upper airway obstruction? a. Ronchi (Italy) b. Stridor c. Rales d. Dyspnea and. Sibiliancias1.67 points Question 10 What is the fundamental reason for securing the blood pressure bracelet 1 inch above the elbow (antecubital fossa)? a. Placing the bracelet too low on your arm will increase blood pressure. b. Placing the bracelet too low on your arm will lower your blood pressure. c. Preventing hearing from strange sounds d. Placement of the cuff over the entire biceps muscle1.67 points Question 11 Which of the following is the meaning of “dyspnea”? a. Rapid breathing b. Air in the pericardium c. Laborious breathing d. Abnormal gas in the pleura and. Breathing while standing1.67 points Question 12 Which of the following phases of Korotkoff sounds is observed when the bracelet deflates and the sounds fade and fade? a. III b. In c. IV d. I and. II1.67 points Question 13 Which of the following is NOT considered a pulse feature that should be documented in the assessment? a. Rhythm b. Expansion c. Fare d. Volume1.67 points Question 14 Which of the following best describes the primary role of the physician assistant in covering the patient? a. To maintain modesty b. Browse selected areas efficiently c. To prevent contamination d. To decrease patient anxiety1.67 points Question 15 Which of the following best describes the provider’s action during the mouth and throat exam? a. Use a tongue depressant and a light b. Use a gloved finger to press your tongue c. Fails to check teeth d. Examines the nasopharynx only.1.67 points Question 16 If a mercury thermometer broke, what would you do to clean it? a. Use a vacuum cleaner or Shop-Vac® b. Use household cleaners c. Use a broom or brush d. Use a dropper1.67 points Question 17 Which of the following is the medical assistant’s most important action in helping the provider with a complete physical exam? a. Leave the patient and doctor alone. b. Allow the doctor to take and record the patient’s vital signs. c. Disinfect countertops and the examination table with a 70% bleach solution. d. Place the preferred instruments in an easily accessible place and in the correct sequence for the doctor to use.1.67 points Question 18 What could cause a temporary temperature to be inaccurate? a. Earwax b. Perspiración c. Eat drinking d. Exercise1.67 points Question 19 Which of the following is the most important action when taking rectal temperature? a. Apply lubricant for easy insertion. b. Insert the thermometer 1/2 to 1 inch for an adult. c. Do not use a cover. d. Place the patient in a prone position.1.67 points Question 20 The provider completes the head and neck exam. He asks you to place the patient for a pelvic exam and a Pap test. Which of the following is the most appropriate position? a. Lithotomy position b. Reclining Back Position c. Posicion Property (Property) d. Supine position and. Sims Position1.67 points Question 21 Why are height and weight measured at the same time? a. Helps the patient stay on a diet b. Essential for diagnosis c. Helps the doctor evaluate the patient’s body changes d. Most doctors want it1.67 points Question 22 How should the thermometer be inserted when using an electronic thermometer to take the oral temperature? a. Under the tongue on the side of the mouth b. Under the tongue next to the teeth c. Under the tongue in the center of the mouth d. Between the teeth and cheek1.67 points Question 23 Which of the following is NOT considered a feature of breathing? a. It is involuntary b. It is activated by different oxygen levels. c. It is controlled by a specific part of the brain d. Carbon dioxide affects breathing1.67 points Question 24 Which of the following arteries is most often used to measure blood pressure? a. Carotid b. Axillary c. Brachial d. Coronary and. Poplíteo1.67 points Question 25 What can cause an occasional premature contraction while checking a patient’s pulse? a. Alcohol b. Nicotine c. Caffeine d. All of the above1.67 points Question 26 Which of the following positions is most appropriate for examining the patient’s breasts? a. Supine position b. Lithotomy position c. Fowler position d. Prone Position1.67 points Question 27 What pulse location is used during emergency situations? a. Femoral b. Carotid c. Temporal d. Apical1.67 points Question 28 Which of the following would be a suitable position to examine the abdomen while the patient undergoes a physical examination? a. Prono (Prone) b. Sims c. Recumbent d. Litotomía1.67 points Question 29 Which of the following organizations worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) to initiate the removal of mercury from hospital waste systems? a. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services b. Environmental Protection Agency c. American Medical Association d. Center for Disease Control1.67 points Question 30 When is the auscultatory gap heard in some patients? a. Between phases III and IV or V b. Between phases IV and V c. Between phases I and II or III d. Between phases II, III and IV1.67 points Question 31 By what method should temporary thermometers be cleaned between patients? a. Betadine® b. Alcohol c. Lye d. Hydrogen Peroxide1.67 points Question 32 Where should the stethoscope be placed when taking an apical pulse? a. Fourth intercostal space in the middle axillary line b. Fifth intercostal space in the clavicular midline c. Posterior portion of the heart d. Fourth intercostal space in the mediaclavicular line and. Fifth intercostal space in the midternal line1.67 points Question 33 Which of the following terms is used to denote the force exerted on arterial walls during cardiac contraction? a. Asístole b. Diastole c. Hyperbole d. Systole1.67 points Question 34 Which of the following terms means “low blood pressure”? a. Hypertension b. Vasodilation c. Diastole d. Hypotension and. Asístole1.67 points Question 35 Which of the following is NOT noted when the patient is received and the history is taken? a. Answers to questions b. Skin Color c. Ease of conversation d. Strength and. Toilet1.67 points Question 36 Which of the following is NOT an important action when taking the axillary temperature? a. Use a disposable protective case. b. Have the patient bend the arm against the chest. c. Leave the thermometer in place according to the manufacturer’s instructions. d. Use powder to dry the armpit.1.67 points Question 37 Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding examination methods? a. The reflections are verified by percussion. b. All methods of touching and listening are used on the abdomen. c. The symmetry of the chest is checked by inspection. d. The floor of the mouth is inspected and palpated. e. Inspection and palpation are used to examine the heart.1.67 points Question 38 Which of the following is the average normal range of diastolic blood pressure in adults? a. 30 – 50 mmHg b. 60 – 80 mmHg c. 110-140 mmHg d. 140 – 180 mmHg e. 70 – 100 mmHg1.67 points Question 39 When placing the patient for a proctologic examination, how do you place the cloth to ensure the patient’s privacy? a. Place it over the abdomen and pelvis only. b. Placement of the cloth to cover the whole body. c. Arrange diamond-shaped from shoulders to knees. d. Use a fenestrated cloth over your pelvis and thighs.1.67 points Question 40 Which of the following is the most important action when taking the oral temperature with a digital thermometer? a. Use a tube that has been disinfected. b. Ask the patient to rinse their mouth with warm water. c. Instruct the patient to leave the mouth slightly open. d. Cover the thermometer with a cover.1.67 points Question 41 Occasionally, as with medication doses, the MA may be required to convert weight in kilograms to kilograms. To do so, which of the following should you know? a. 1 kg = 1.1 lbs b. 1 kg = 1.2 lbs c. 1 kg = 2.1 lbs d. 1 kg = 2.2 lbs1.67 points Question 42 Which of the following is an important action when taking a radial pulse? a. Place the patient with the arm raised to the level of the heart. b. Gently press with your fingers on the artery area. c. Count for 15 seconds. d. Locate and count the pulse with your thumb.1.67 points Question 43 Which of the following is the most comfortable position for patients with back and abdominal problems? a. Reclining dorsal b. Litotomía c. Sims d. Prono (Prone) e. Recumbent1.67 points Question 44 Which of the following is the most appropriate position to wait for a general physical exam? a. Lying in a lithotomy position on the examination table. b. Lying in supine position on the exploration table. c. In a sitting position at the end of the examination table. d. Assume the position of prone position.1.67 points Question 45 Which of the following instruments would you prepare for the provider to use during the examination of the patient’s entire head and neck? a. Flashlight, ophthalmoscope, otoscope and percussion hammer b. Flashlight, ophthalmoscope, otoscope and lingual depressant c. Flashlight, ophthalmoscope, otoscope and stethoscope d. Flashlight, ophthalmoscope, otoscope and vaginal speculum1.67 points Question 46 Which of the following best describes the pulse rate of a physically fit athlete? a. Increased b. Unchanged from the average c. Lower than average d. Stabilized1.67 points Question 47 Which of the following is the rationale for helping the patient sit and be positioned for a few minutes after the physical exam? a. Patients may need to recover from possible dizziness. b. Only children and the elderly need help. c. Patients may experience ringing in the ears when lying down. d. Patients are tired after the exam.1.67 points Question 48 Which of the following is the most appropriate action of the physician assistant when the patient must undress for an examination? a. Leave the room if the patient is confused. b. Stay and help all patients undress. c. Provide a gown for an uncomfortable child. d. Take off your clothes as quickly as possible.1.67 points Question 49 What part of the brain controls blood temperature? a. Pituitary gland b. Hypothalamus c. Cerebellum d. The thalamus e. Meninges1.67 points Question 50 Which of the following is an adult’s average normal oral temperature in degrees Celsius? a. 36.2°C b. 36.4°C c. 37.0°C d. 37.5°C e. 36.8°C1.67 points Question 51 Careful monitoring of a patient’s weight can provide information about what kind of problems. a. Metabolic b. Nutritional c. Emotional d. All of the above1.67 points Question 52 Which of the following positions can replace the lithotomy position for elderly patients with physical disabilities? a. Semi-Fowler’s b. Sims c. Recumbent d. Knee chest e. Prono (Prone)1.67 points Question 53 Which pulse site is the most commonly used site to get a pulse rate? a. Carotid b. Brachial c. Temporal d. Radial1.67 points Question 54 Which of the following is the most important action when getting a hearing temperature with a grommet thermometer? a. Do not cover the thermometer. b. Pull the earlobe outward and downward. c. Place the probe in the channel to seal the area. d. Do not pull the earlobe back at all, leave it as is.1.67 points Question 55 Which of the following is a reason to position the patient for the provider? a. To keep the patient warm b. Browse selected areas efficiently c. To ensure patient privacy d. To prevent contamination e. To decrease patient anxiety1.67 points Question 56 Which of the following best describes the pulse rate with bradycardia? a. 120 beats per minute b. 100 beats per minute c. 40 beats per minute d. 72 beats per minute e. 200 beats per minute1.67 points Question 57 Which of the following is NOT a necessary equipment or supply for the provider to perform an examination of the female genitals and rectum? a. A light of examination b. Vaginal speculum c. Percussion hammer d. Slides for occult blood1.67 points Question 58 Which of the following is NOT a factor influencing body temperature? a. A bacterial infection b. Pregnancy c. Fasting d. Time of day e. Gender1.67 points Question 59 Which of the following statements is true regarding body temperature? a. Pyrexia and hypothermia are synonymous with fever. b. Febrile denotes that there is no fever. c. The gradual return of an elevated body temperature to normal levels is lysis. d. Fever means that the body is not functioning properly. e. The fluctuation of body temperature between periods of normality and fever is remitting fever.1.67 points Question 60 Which of the following blood pressure readings would indicate that the patient is hypertensive? a. 160/100 b. 12/88 c. 118/80 d. 100/501.67 points Click Save & Send to save and send. Click Save All Responses to save all responses.Health ScienceScienceNursingMEA 1204CGShare Question
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