Chapter 15 and 16 Study Guide- N190 Physical Assessment
Chapter 15: Eyes and Vision
A dim light will cause the iris to respond, enlarging the pupil size (mydriasis). This
increases the amount of light entering the eye, enhancing distant vision.
A bright l
Statins, when do you take them?
How do Statins work?
Blocks the enzyme responsible for the biosynthesis of cholesterol
Two potentially life-threatening adverse effects of Statins
Rhabdomyolysis and Liver damage
*Check CPK (Creatine phosphokinase
Tympany- Organ filled with air-gastric bubble
Resonance- Normal lung sound
Hyperresonance- Air trapped in lungs
Flatness- Muscle or Bone
Bell: Used for low frequency sounds (Heart murmurs, bruit)
PA Quiz 5
1. The liver and gallbladder sit in which of the following areas?
a. Right upper quadrant
2. Subjective information is what the pt tells you.
3. Landmarks for the abdominal assessment include with of the following?
a. Xiphoid process, umbilicus,
PA Test 4
1. The P wave in the EKG represents which of the following?
a. Atrial Depolarization
2. The foramen ovale is best described as which of the following?
a. A passageway for blood between the right and left atria
3. The ductus arteriosis is best de
QUIZ 3 of Physical Assessment
1. A client with emphysema is being assessed by the nurse. Which of the following configurations would
the nurse expect to find in this client?
d. Barrel chest
5. The nurse is performing an assessment on a newborn and notes a
Quiz 2- Physical Assessment
1. When assessing all of the muscles of the eye the nurse can use which of the following techniques?
* Assessment of the six cardinal fields of gaze
2. Estropia refers to which of the following?
* Inward deviation of the eye
PA Quiz #1
1. Torticollis is best described as
a. A spasm of the neck muscles that cause contractures
2. The otoscope is used in the assessment of the
3. A pustule is best described as
a. A pus-filled vesicle (impetigo)
4. A cyst is best described