Question 30 1 out of 1 points Your patient's chief complaint is repeated pencil-like stools. Further examination should include: Selected Answer: digital rectal examination (DRE). Question 31 1 out of 1 points Facial muscle or tongue weakness may result in: Selected Answer: aphasi a. Question 32 1 out of 1 points The musculoskeletal examination should begin when: Selected Answer: the patient enters the examination room. Question 33 1 out of 1 points You are initially evaluating the equilibrium of Ms. Q. You ask her to stand with her feet together and arms at her sides. She loses her balance. Ms. Q. has a positive: Selected Answer: Romberg sign. Question 34 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 35 1 out of 1 points
Examination of the patient in the lithotomy, or knee-chest, position includes: Selected Answer: palpation of anal sphincter tone. Question 36 1 out of 1 points Breath sounds normally heard over the trachea are called: Selected Answer: bronchi al. Question 37 1 out of 1 points 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 recognizes this behavior pattern as consistent with a diagnosis of: Selected Answer: schizophren ia. Question 38 1 out of 1 points While collecting personal and social history data from a woman complaining of breast discomfort, you should question her regarding: Selected Answer: alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine use. Question 39 1 out of 1 points When conducting a geriatric assessment, basic activities of daily living (ADLs) include: Selected Answer: bathin g. Question 40 1 out of 1 points Which cranial nerves are usually evaluated during the examination of the eyes? Selected Answer: III and VI Question 41 1 out of 1 points
A patient you are seeing in the emergency department for chest pain is suspected of having a myocardial infarction. During the health history interview of his family history, he relates that his father had died of "heart trouble." The most important follow-up question you should pose is which of the following? Selected Answer: "What age was your father at the time of his death?" Question 42 1 out of 1 points The spread of the impulse through the ventricles (ventricular depolarization) is depicted on the ECG as the: Selected Answer: QRS complex. Question 43 1 out of 1 points The rectal past medical history of all patients should include inquiry about: Selected Answer: hemorrhoid surgery. Question 44 1 out of 1 points Recent unilateral inversion of a previously everted nipple suggests: Selected Answer: cance r.
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