Question 15 1 out of 1 points You are performing a two-point discrimination test as part of a well physical examination. The area with the ability to discern two points in the shortest distance is the: Selected Answer: fingertip s. Question 16 1 out of 1 points Postural hypotension is defined as a _____ when the patient stands, compared with sitting or supine readings. Selected Answer: systolic pressure drop of more than 15 mm Hg with a pulse rate increase Question 17 1 out of 1 points 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:
Selected Answer: suggest pregnancy testing. Question 18 1 out of 1 points Montgomery tubercles are most prominent in the breasts of: Selected Answer: pregnant women. Question 19 1 out of 1 points When palpating joints, crepitus may occur when: Selected Answer: irregular bony surfaces rub together. Question 20 1 out of 1 points The Mini-Mental State Examination should be administered for the patient who: Selected Answer: gets lost in her neighborhood. Question 21 1 out of 1 points Breath sounds normally heard over the trachea are called: Selected Answer: bronchi al. Question 22 1 out of 1 points When assessing superficial pain, touch, vibration, and position perceptions, you are testing: Selected Answer: sensory function. Question 23 1 out of 1 points In the most effective percussion technique of the posterior lung fields, the patient cooperates by: Selected Answer: folding the arms in front. Question 24 1 out of 1 points
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy will likely produce: Selected Answer: diminished pain sensation. Question 25 1 out of 1 points Which cranial nerves are usually evaluated during the examination of the eyes? Selected Answer: III and VI Question 26 1 out of 1 points To assess spinal levels L2, L3, and L4, which deep tendon reflex should be tested? Selected Answer: Patell ar Question 27 1 out of 1 points Nerves that arise from the brain rather than the spinal cord are called: Selected Answer: crania l. Question 28 1 out of 1 points The best way to ease the apprehension of a 3-year-old child before a physical examination is to: Selected Answer: let the child hold the stethoscope while you listen. Question 29 1 out of 1 points Which condition is considered progressive rather than reversible? Selected Answer: Dement ia Question 30 1 out of 1 points You 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 31 1 out of 1 points Inspection of the scrotum should reveal: Selected Answer: left scrotal sac lower than the right. Question 32 1 out of 1 points You are conducting a preparticipation physical examination for a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who will be playing basketball. She has slight torticollis and mild ankle clonus. What additional diagnostic testing would be required for her?
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