30. In the most effective percussion technique of the posterior lung fields, the patient cooperates by: crossing arms in front 31. Normal changes of the aging brain include: Diminished touch and pain
32. Ulnar deviation and boutonniere deformities are characteristic of: Rheumatoid arthritis 33. A cervical polyp usually appears as a: bright red, soft protrusion from the endocervical canal. 34. Bimanual examination of the uterus includes: using two hands and external and internal exam? 35. If a patient cannot shrug the shoulders against resistance, which cranial nerve (CN) requires further evaluation? XI 36. Electrical activity recorded by the electrocardiogram (ECG) tracing that denotes the spread of the stimulus through the atria is the: p wave 37. Inquiry about nocturnal muscle spasms would be most significant when taking the musculoskeletal history of : Older adults 38. The spread of the impulse through the ventricles (ventricular depolarization) is depicted on the ECG as the: QRS
39. As Mr. B. enters the room, you observe that his gait is wide based and he staggers from side to side while swaying his trunk. You would document Mr. B.'s pattern as: cerebellar ataxia 40. The reliability of health-related findings and observations is the responsibility of the: patient and examiner or professional 41. The physical assessment technique most frequently used to assess joint symmetry is: inspection 42. The presence of cervical motion tenderness may indicate: pelvic inflammatory disease. 43. The goals of preparticipation sports evaluation include: determining the risk of injury or death during sports participation. 44. A patient in the deepest coma would be scored a _ _3___ on the Glasgow Coma Scale. 45. The adnexa of the uterus are composed of the: fallopian tubes and the ovaries 46. Montgomery tubercles are most prominent in the breasts of: pregnant women
47. Palpation of epitrochlear nodes is part of the: upper extremities 48. During chest assessment, you note the patient's voice quality while auscultating the lung fields. The voice sound is intensified, there is a nasal quality to the voice, and the e's sound like a s. This sound is indicative of: bronchial obstruction 49. When palpating joints, crepitus may occur when: irregular bony surfaces rub together 50. Examination of the patient in the lithotomy, or knee-chest, position includes: anal sphincter 51. The best way to ease the apprehension of a 3-year-old child before a physical examination is to: let him hold the stethoscope during the exam 52. Recent unilateral inversion of a previously everted nipple suggests: cancer 53. A grade IV mitral regurgitation murmur would : (radiates from the apex to base or to left axilla). 54. Breath sounds normally heard over the trachea are called: bronchial
55. Nerves that arise from the brain rather than the spinal cord are called: cranial 56. The checkout station for preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is critical because at this point: plan follow ups 57. You are interviewing a 20-year-old patient with a new-onset psychotic disorder. The patient is apathetic and has disturbed thoughts and language patterns. The nurse
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