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20. Which technique is most likely to result in the patients understanding of questions?21. Mr. Williams, age 25, has recovered recently from an upper and lower respiratory infection. He describes a long-standing nasal dripping. He is seeking treatment for a mild hearing loss that has not gone away. Information concerning his chronic postnasal drip should be documented within which section of the history?Past medical data22. Nasal symptoms that imply an allergic response include:
Bluish gray turbinates. ("Turbinates that appear bluish gray or pale pink with a swollen, boggy consistency may indicate allergies"-Seidel p.243)23. Mr. Franklin is speaking with you the health care provider, about his respiratory problem. Mr. Franklin says, “I’ve had this cough for 3 days and it’s getting worse.” You reply, “Tell me more about your cough.” Mr. Franklin states, “I wish I could tell you more, that’s why I am here! You tell me what’s wrong.” Which caregiver response would be the most appropriate for enhancing communication?24. When taking a history, you should:Use a chronologic and sequential framework.25. Which of the following formats would be used for visits that address problems not yet identified in the problem-oriented medical record (POMR)?Brief SOAP note26. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have presented to the office with their infant son with complaints of ear drainage. When examining an infant’s middle ear, the nurse should use one hand to stabilize the otoscope against the head while using the other hand to:Pull the auricle down and back in an effort to straighten the upward curvature of the canal27. Which question would be considered a leading question?28. Mr. Black is a 44y/o patient who presents to the clinic with complaints of neck pain that he thinks is from his job involving computer data entry. As the examiner, you are checking the range of motion in his neck and note the greatest degree of cervical mobility is at?C 4 to C 5: C4 and C5 or C5 and C 6 provide the greatest horizontal mobility in adults29. The term denoting the caregiver’s need to do no harm to the patient is:Deontologic imperatives.30. A tool used to screen adolescents for alcoholism is the:CRAFFT