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••Question 1You are conducting an examination of Mr. Curtis's heart and blood vessels and auscultate a grade III murmur.The intensity of this murmur is:Selected Answer:moderately loud.•Question 2Nerves that arise from the brain rather than the spinal cord are called:Selected Answer:cranial.•Question 3The checkout station for preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is critical because at this point:Selected Answer:coordination of follow-ups is reviewed.•Question 4Temporalis and masseter muscles are evaluated by:Selected Answer:having the patient clench his or her teeth.•Question 5To assess a cremasteric reflex, the examiner strokes the:Selected Answer:inner thigh and observes whether the testicle and scrotum rise on the stroked side.•Question 6As Mr. B. enters the room, you observe that his gait is wide based and he staggers from side to side whileswaying his trunk. You would document Mr. B.'s pattern as:Selected Answer:cerebellar ataxia.•Question 7The goals of preparticipation sports evaluation include:Selected Answer:identifying risk of injury or death during sports participation.•Question 8
The difference in blood pressure readings between the right and the left arms is considered normal up to _____mm Hg.Selected Answer:•Question 9A finding that is indicative of osteoarthritis is:Selected Answer:Heberden nodes.•Question 10The rectal past medical history of all patients should include inquiry about:Selected Answer:hemorrhoid surgery.•Question 11When conducting a geriatric assessment, basic activities of daily living (ADLs) include:Selected Answer:bathing.•Question 12A 62 year old female presents to the clinic with complains of chest pain and heart palpitations thatstarted 3 days ago. Patient states she is healthy and only has a history of hypertension andtachycardia. Patient is currently taking Norvasc 10mg daily and Coreg 6.25 mg BID. You order anEKG and it shows heart rate above 200 beats/min and the ECG may look like a sawtooth cog.What is the most likely diagnosis of this patient?Selected Answer:Atrial Flutter•Question 13You order an ECG on a patient that c/o feeling heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath.Your ECG shows irregular heart rate and you determine that you need to call EMS immediatelybecause this rhythm can cause death. What rhythm would you suspect the ECG is showing?Selected Answer:Ventricular Fibrillation•Question 14While interviewing a 70-year-old female clinic patient, she tells you that she takes ginkgo biloba and St. John'swort. You make a short note to check for results of the:Selected Answer:Mini-Mental State Examination.•Question 15
When assessing a 17-year-old for nuchal rigidity, you gently raise his head off the examination table. Heinvoluntarily flexes his hips and knees. To confirm your suspicions associated with this positive test, youwould also perform a test for the _____ sign.