33. Mr. Mills is a 55-year-old patient who presents to the office for an initial visit for health promotion. A survey of mobility and activities of activities of daily living is part of a(n): Functional assessment. 34. Sweat glands, hair, and nails are all formed from? Invagination of epidermis into dermis 35. A brief statement of the reason the patient is seeking health care is called the? Chief complaint 36. Which part of the information contained in the patient’s record may be used in court? All information - Anything that is entered into a patient’s record in paper or electronic form, is a legal document and can be used 37. Which cranial nerves innervate the face? 5 and 7 - (V and VII) 38. In counseling a client regarding nutrition education, you explain that linoleic acid, a major fatty acid, is thought to be essential for? Linoleic acid, found abundantly in milk and dairy fat, is required for normal growth and development , it has been suggested that it can reduce body fat in overweight patient 39. When are open-ended questions generally most useful? During the initial part of the interview – during the sensitive part of the interview – allows you to gather more info and est. you as an empathic listener. 40. Knowledge of the culture or cultures represented by the patient should be used to? Help make interview questions more pertinent 41. Mrs. Berger is a 39-year-old woman who presents with a complaint of epigastric abdominal pain. You have completed the inspection of the abdomen. What is your next step in the assessment process? Auscultation 42. A guideline for history taking is for caregivers to? Make notes sparingly so that patients can be observed during the history taking
43. Which type of speculum should be used to examine a patient’s tympanic membrane? The largest speculum that will fit comfortably in ear 44. You are palpating a patient’s thyroid and find that its broadest dimension measures 4cm. the right lobe is 25% larger than the left. These data would indicate: a normal thyroid gland. 45. Mr. L. presents to the clinic with severe groin pain and a history of kidney stones. Mr. L.’s son tells you that, for religious reasons, his father wishes to keep any stone that is passed into the urine filter that he has been using. What is your most appropriate response? "With your father's permission, we will examine the stone and request that it be returned to him." Healthcare provider should be willing to modify delivery and respectful of wishes/culture background 47. You are examining a pregnant patient and have noted a vascular lesion. When you Blanche over the vascular lesion, the site blanches and refills evenly from the center outward. The nurse documents this lesion as a? Spider Angioma – are dilated arterioles. A network of dilated capillaries radiate from the center arteriole, outward like a spider’s legs. They are often associated with high estrogen levels as in pregnancy. Blanching over the center is followed by a rapid return of redness from the center outward.
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