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Response Feedback: Begin to inspect the patient as you greet them, as you look for signs of distress or disease. Inspect their appearance, gait, orientation, and difficulty in hearing or speech. Question 17 2 out of 2 points Which of the following factors is not known to affect patient compliance with his or her treatment regimen? Response Feedback: The controlling factors of compliance include the nature of the relationship you have developed, your recognition of the patient s autonomy, your success in communicating the basics of the patient s condition, and the clarity of your instructions. Always ask the patient to repeat the instructions to you to make sure they are understood. Equally important factors are the patient s ability to understand the problem and the value the patient places on resolving the problem. Question 18 2 out of 2 points According to the usual examination procedure, you would first assist your patient to assume which position? Response Feedback: Upon entering the examination room, you should assist the patient in the sitting position on the examining table. In the sitting position you can examine the patient s anterior and posterior upper trunk and head, which comprise the majority of focused assessments. Question 19 2 out of 2 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? Response Feedback: This girl is experiencing symptoms of atlantoaxial joint instability and should therefore have a cervical spine Page 5
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radiograph with neurologic consultation before beginning sports activities. Question 20 0 out of 2 points Which medical condition would exclude one from sports participation? 1.A nurse working in a cancer center is preparing to administer medication to a 5-year-old child. The nurse will calculate the drug dosage by using A) body surface area. 2.A nurse is administering drugs to a 10-year-old child who has multiple health problems. The child is underweight and is on a special diet. Which of the following will the nurse consider when planning for the best absorption of the prescribed drugs? (Select all that apply.) A) Age C) Disease process D) Diet E) Route of administration 3.A nurse is explaining to the parents of a 6-year-old child suffering from angina why nitroglycerin patches for chest pain would not be appropriate. Which of the following will the nurse include in an explanation? A) B) C) A child has a greater body surface area, creating greater permeability resulting in an Page 6
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increase in absorption of topical agents, which may result in more adverse effects. 4.A 7-year-old child has been taking tetracycline for a bacterial infection. The nurse will be sure to inform the parents that this drug could cause B) staining of permanent teeth.
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  • Summer '15
  • Nursing, Respiratory distress, Physical examination, Adverse drug reaction

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