1. Which portion of the physical examination is best done with the patient standing? spinal 2. To assess spinal levels L2, L3, and L4, which deep tendon reflex should be tested? patellar 3. To assess a cremasteric reflex, the examiner strokes the: lightly stroking the inner thigh 4. Which condition is considered progressive rather than reversible? dementia 5. When palpating breast tissue, the examiner should use the pads of the fingers at each site. 6. Palpation of a normal prostate in an older adult is likely to feel: rubbery 7. The difference in blood pressure readings between the right and the left arms is considered normal up to 5 mm Hg. 8. Your 15-year-old patient is athletic and thin. Radiography of an ankle injury reveals a stress fracture. You should question this patient about her: menstrual cycles
9. Cranial nerve XII may be assessed in an infant by: sucking and swallowing 10. While collecting personal and social history data from a woman complaining of breast discomfort, you should question her regarding : Alcohol, tobacco and caffeine. 11. An idiopathic spasm of arterioles in the digits is termed: Reynaud’s 12. A 23-year-old white woman has come to the clinic because she has missed two menstrual periods. She states that her breasts have enlarged and that her nipples have turned a darker color. Your further response to this finding is to: pregnancy 13. Assessing orientation to person, place, and time helps determine: state of consciousness 14. The rectal past medical history of all patients should include inquiry about: hemorrhoid surgery 15. To hear diastolic heart sounds, you should ask patients to: lie on their left sides
16. Loss of immediate and recent memory with retention of remote memory suggests: dementia 17. Your patient's chief complaint is repeated pencil-like stools. Further examination should include: a digital rectal exam. 18. Kawasaki disease is suspected when assessments of a child reveal : conjunctival injection, strawberry tongue, and edema of the hands and feet. 19. The examiner percusses for diaphragmatic excursion along the: scapular line 20. If pitting edema is unilateral, you would suspect occlusion of a: major vein 21. Which medical condition would exclude a person from sports participation? fever 22. The Mini-Mental State Examination: Getting lost in familiar territory is a sign of possible cognitive impairment. 23. An ophthalmoscopic eye examination involves: Lens
24. The Denver II is a tool used to determine: whether the child is developing fine and gross motor, language, personal, and social skills as expected according to the .child’s age 25. A common finding in markedly obese and pregnant women is: Lordosis 26. When conducting a geriatric assessment, basic activities of daily living (ADLs) include: Bathing 27. The finger-to-nose test allows assessment of: coordination 28. Inspection of the scrotum should reveal: left lower than the right 29. Part of the screening orthopedic component of the examination includes evaluating the person while he or she is: duck walking .
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