Question: 195 Which of the following assessments is not required when assessing the neck? A. Tracheal deviation B. Jugular vein distension C. Deformities D. Paradoxical motion Answer: D Paradoxical motion occurs in the chest area. It refers to the unequal rise and fall of the chest. Question: 196 What is most essential requirement when assessing a patient’s breathing with a stethoscope? A. To listen for a heartbeat B. To assess bilaterally
C. Check one side of the apex during a pneumothorax D. Listen for wheezing Answer: B Checking the breath sounds bilaterally will tell you whether both lungs are equally effective. Question: 197 The acronym DCAP-BTLS is usually used in which of the following assessments? A. The scene survey B. The wet check C. The detailed head-to-toe check D. The SAMPLE history Answer: C DCAP-BTLP (deformities, contusion, abrasions, punctures, burns, lacerations, and swelling) is used during a head-to-toe check. Question: 198 What gland is assessed by a combination of bidigital palpation and circular compression? A. Pituitary gland B. Hormone gland C. Thyroid gland D. Parotid gland Answer: C The thyroid gland is assessed by a combination of bidigital palpation and circular compression. The assessment is for asymmetry and enlargement of the thyroid
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