NURS 6521 Week 2 Quiz from Walden

NURS 6521 Week 2 Quiz from Walden

NURS 6521 Week 2 Quiz from Walden

Question 1 When percussing, a dull tone is expected to be heard over:

Question 2 Which technique should be used to stabilize the stethoscope during auscultation?

Question 3 The degree of percussion tone is determined by the density of the medium through which the sound waves travel. Which statement is true regarding the relationship between density of the medium and percussion tone?

Question 4 Which of the following describes a physical, not a cultural, differentiator?

Question 5 Your new patient is a 40-year-old Middle Eastern man with the complaint of new abdominal pain. You are concerned about violating a cultural prohibition when you prepare to do his rectal examination. The best tactic would be to:

Question 6 Which statement is true regarding the impoverished?

Question 7 To perform a deep tendon reflex measurement, you should:

Question 8 In terms of cultural communication differences, Americans are more likely to _____ than are other groups of patients.

Question 9 Underestimation of blood pressure will occur if the blood pressure cuff s bladder:

Question 10 Guidelines for Standard Precautions indicate that mask and eye protection or a face mask should be worn while performing:

Question 11 A patient in the emergency department has a concussion to the head. You suspect the patient may also have a retinal hemorrhage. You are using the ophthalmoscope to examine the retina of this patient. Which aperture of the ophthalmoscope is most appropriate for this patient?

Question 12 A nonambulatory 80-year-old male patient tells the female nurse that he feels like he is having drainage from his rectum. Which initial nursing action is appropriate?


Question 13 For a woman with a small vaginal opening, the examiner should use a _____ speculum.

Question 14 Which statement is true regarding the relationship of physical characteristics and culture?

Question 15 You are performing a vaginal examination for a patient with a history of spina bifida. As you insert the metal speculum, the patient suddenly feels nauseated and is sweating, and her skin turns blotchy. What is your most immediate reaction to this situation?

Question 16 The infant should be placed in which position to have his or her height or length measured?

Question 17 Which question has the most potential for exploring a patient s cultural beliefs related to a health problem?

Question 18 Expected normal percussion tones include:

Question 19 A naturalistic or holistic approach to health care often assumes:

Question 20 Because of common cultural food preferences, avoidance of monosodium glutamate (MSG) is likely to be most problematic for the hypertensive patient of which group?

NURS 6521 Week 4

A 29-year-old white woman appears jaundiced – NURS 6521 Week 4

Question 1 Which of the following is a noncandidal fungal infection?

Question 2 Which of the following is an “ABCD” characteristic of malignant melanoma?

Question 3 A 5-year-old child presents with discrete vesicles on an erythematous base (dew drops on a rose petal appearance) that began near her scalp and are spreading to the trunk. The child has a low-grade fever and feels tired. What is the nurse’s next action?

Question 4 Cherry angiomas are a common finding in:

Question 5 The skin repairs surface wounds by:

Question 6 As part of your health promotion education for a new patient, you explain that the risk factors for skin cancer include:

Question 7 Mrs. Britton is a 34-year-old patient who presents to the office with complaints of skin rashes. You have noted a 4 ´ 3-cm, rough, elevated area of psoriasis. This is an example of a:

Question 8 Small, minute bruises are called:

Question 9 A 17-year-old student complains of a “rash for 3 days.” You note pale, erythematous oval plaques over the trunk. They have fine scales and are arranged in a fernlike pattern with parallel alignment. What is the nurse’s next action?

Question 10 A 29-year-old white woman appears jaundiced. An etiology of liver disease has been excluded. What history questions should the nurse ask?

Question 11 A simian line seen in the palm of a small child may imply:

Question 12 The nurse inspects an annular lesion. What type of additional lighting source should be used for further assessment?

Question 13 The characteristic that best differentiates psoriasis from other skin abnormalities is the:

Question 14 Age spots are also called:

Question 15 The secretory activity of the sebaceous glands is stimulated by:

Question 16 A Dennie-Morgan fold is probably caused by:

Question 17 The most common cutaneous neoplasm is:

Question 18 Sally comes to your family practice clinic 24 hours after she lacerated her foot on an oyster shell. The wound is 4cm in length, shallow, and is on the sole of her foot. There is a small amount of bleeding on the dressing. She asks you to suture it closed because it keeps leaking blood. What is the best response?

Question 19 The rationale for suturing wounds includes:

Question 20 Wound infections are often cause by all of the following organisms except: