Question 60 1 out of 1 points Correct Palpation of a normal prostate in an older adult is likely to feel: Selected Answer: rubbery. Question 61 1 out of 1 points Correct The physical assessment technique most frequently used to assess joint symmetry is: Selected Answer: inspection.
Question 62 1 out of 1 points Correct Which cranial nerves are usually evaluated during the examination of the eyes? Selected Answer: III and VI Question 63 1 out of 1 points Correct When conducting a geriatric assessment, basic activities of daily living (ADLs) include: Selected Answer: bathing. Question 64 1 out of 1 points Correct In the most effective percussion technique of the posterior lung fields, the patient cooperates by: Selected Answer: folding the arms in front. Question 65 1 out of 1 points
Correct While interviewing a 70-year-old female clinic patient, she tells you that she takes ginkgo biloba and St. John's wort. You make a short note to check for results of the: Selected Answer: Mini-Mental State Examination. Question 66 1 out of 1 points Correct When assessing superficial pain, touch, vibration, and position perceptions, you are testing: Selected Answer: sensory function. Question 67 1 out of 1 points Correct The Denver II is a tool used to determine: Selected Answer: whether a child is developing as expected. Question 68 1 out of 1 points
Correct Your older clinic patient is being seen today as a follow-up for a 2-day history of pneumonia. The patient continues to have a productive cough, shortness of breath, and lethargy and has been spending most of the day lying in bed. You should begin the chest examination by: Selected Answer: auscultating the lung bases. Question 69 1 out of 1 points Correct You are examining a patient in the emergency department who has recently sustained head trauma. In order to initially assess this patient's neurologic status, you would: Selected Answer: test the six cardinal points of gaze. Question 70 1 out of 1 points Correct The Mini-Mental State Examination should be administered for the patient who: Selected Answer: gets lost in her neighborhood. Question 71 1 out of 1 points
Correct Bimanual examination of the uterus includes: Selected Answer: grasping the cervix between the examining fingers. Question 72 0 out of 1 points Incorrect Which portion of the physical examination is best done with the patient standing? Selected Answer: Musculoskeletal Question 73 1 out of 1 points Correct The strength of the trapezius muscle is evaluated by having the patient: Selected Answer: push her head against the examiner's hand. Question 74 1 out of 1 points Correct
The difference in blood pressure readings between the right and the left arms is considered normal up to _____ mm Hg. Selected Answer: 10 Question 75 1 out of 1 points Correct Breath odors may clue the examiner to certain underlying metabolic conditions. The odor of ammonia on the breath may signify: Selected Answer: uremia.
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- Physical examination, Mental status examination, Medical tests