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patient is apathetic and has disturbed thoughts and language patterns. The nurse recognizes this behavior pattern as consistent with a diagnosis of: schizophrenia 58. A 12-year-old boy relates that his left scrotum has a soft swollen mass. The scrotum is not painful upon palpation. The left inguinal canal is without masses. The mass does transilluminate with a penlight. This collection of symptoms is consistent with: hydrocele 59. Postural hypotension is defined as a 15 mm hg decrease when the patient stands, compared with sitting or supine readings. 60. While examining a 30-year-old woman, you note that one breast is slightly larger than the other. In response to this finding, you should: document in the record 61. You are inspecting the genitalia of an uncircumcised adult male. The foreskin is tight and cannot be easily retracted. You should: ask about previous infections
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62. An examiner has rotated a brush several times into the cervical os. The brush was withdrawn and stroked lightly on a glass slide. The slide was sprayed with fixative. Which type of specimen requires this technique for collection? Cytology smear 63. When you attempt to move a 10-month-old child from his mother's lap to the examination table, he screams loudly. Your best action is to: let them sit on the mothers lap 64. It is especially important to test for ankle clonus if: deep tendon reflexes are hyperactive 65. Which one of the following is a proper technique for use of a speculum during a vaginal examination? Press the introitus downward, insert the closed speculum obliquely. 66. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy will likely produce: decreased pain sensation 67. One of the most important aspects to consider in the orthopedic screening examination is: symmetry 68. The Mini-Mental State Examination should be administered for the patient who: get lost in their own neighborhood
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69. When the Goodenough-Harris Drawing Test is administered to a child, the evaluator principally observes the: Presence and form of body parts. 70. During a routine prenatal visit, Ms. T. was noted as having dependent edema, varicosities of the legs, and hemorrhoids. She expressed concern about these symptoms. You explain to Ms. T. that her enlarged uterus is compressing her pelvic veins and her inferior vena cava. You would further explain that these findings: normal pregnancy 71. An apical PMI palpated beyond the left fifth intercostal space may indicate: left ventricular hypertrophy 72. Which one of the following techniques is used to detect a torn meniscus? McMurray 73. When assessing superficial pain, touch, vibration, and position perceptions, you are testing: sensory 74. Which of the following statements is true regarding the examination of peripheral arteries ? Do not use your thumb 75. Tarry black stool should make you suspect: upper gastrointestinal bleed
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76. A pulsation that is diminished to the point of being barely palpable would be graded as: 1 77. Temporalis and masseter muscles are evaluated by: clenching teeth 78. The foramen ovale should close: minutes after birth 79. A parent is advised to restrict contact or collision sports participation for their child. An example of a sport in which this child could participate is: riflery 80. When is the mental status portion of the neurologic system examination performed?
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