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Inspection82. Spasmodic muscular contractions of the head, face, or neck are called:
tics83. Which of the following occurs when firm pressure is used to apply the stethoscope’s bell end-piece to the skin?It functionally converts to a diaphragm end-piece.84. Differential diagnoses belong in the:Assessment85. Pigmented, raised, warty lesions over the face and trunk should be assessed by an experienced practitioner who can distinguish:seborrheic keratoses from actinic keratoses.86. Mr. Walter’s, a 32-year-old patient, tells you that his ears are “stopped up.” An objective assessment of this complaint is achieved by using the:tympanometer87. Mrs. Leonard brings her newborn infant into the pediatrician’s office for a first well-baby visit. As the healthcare provider, you teach her that newborns are more vulnerable to hypothermia due to:a poorly developed subcutaneous fat layer.88. Tympanic thermometers measure body temperature when a probe is placed:In the auditory canal - Eardrum (in the ear)89. A serous membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and forms a protective cover for many abdominal structures is the:peritoneum90. White, rounded, or oval ulcerations surrounded by a red halo and found on the oral mucosa are:aphthous ulcers (canker sores)91. When assessing abdominal pain in a college-age woman, one must include:the first day of the last menstrual period.92. Your patient is complaining of acute, intense sharp epigastric pain that radiates to the back and left scapula with nausea and vomiting. Based on this history, your prioritized physical examination should be to:inspect for ecchymosis of the flank – abd pain that radiates to the back could be caused by pancreatitis or a gastric ulcer 93. The infant should be placed in which position to have his or her height or length measured?Supine on a measuring board94. Mr. Marks is a 66-year-old patient who presents for a physical examination to the clinic. Which question hasthe most potential for exploring a patient’s cultural beliefs related to a health problem?"Why do you think you are having these symptoms?"95. Which of the following is the most vital nutrient?water96. What finding is unique to the documentation of a physical examination of an infant?Fontanel size
97. Mrs. G. reports an increase in her alcohol intake over the past 5 years. To screen her for problem drinking, you would use the:CAGE questionnaire98. Mr. D. complains of a headache. During the history he mentions his use of alcohol and illicit drugs. This information would most likely belong in the:personal and social history99. You are completing a general physical examination on Mr. Rock, a 39-year-old man with complaints of constipation. When examining a patient with tense abdominal musculature, a helpful technique is to have the patient:flex his or her knees – to help relax the abdominal musculature, it is also helpful to place a small pillow under the patient’s head and under slightly flexed knees.100. When communicating with older children and teenagers, you should be sensitive to their: