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Ch7-11 HLTH 160

Acute glomerulonephritis usually follows infection by Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus.
Dialysis filters out unwanted elements from the blood, usually removed by healthy kidneys; thus the body's proper fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance is maintained.
Glomerulosclerosis describes renal changes, which are due to a systemic endocrine disease and are typical of diabetic neuropathy.
Polycystic kidney disease greatly enlarges the kidneys and leads to kidney failure.
The cause of neurogenic bladder, a bladder control dysfunction, is damage to the brain, spinal cord, or nerves supplying the lower urinary tract.
The condition of the kidney caused by pressure from urine that cannot flow past an obstruction in the urinary tract is called none of the above
The disease that encompasses a group of symptoms referred to as the protein-losing kidney is nephrotic syndrome
The symptoms and signs of acute glomerulonephritis may include edema, hematuria, protein in the urine, and decreased urinary output; an abnormal urnialysis; HTN, headaches and low-grade fever
The treatment of renal calculi might include relief of pain, lithotripsy, surgical intervention, increased fluid intake, and diuretics.
Weakening of pelvic floor muscles and the urethral structure as a result of trauma, childbirth, hormonal changes of aging, obesity, or certain medications may precipitate stress incontinence (enuresis).
Acute renal failure is a clinical emergency. True
Chronic glomerulonephritis is a slowly progressive, noninfectious disease that can lead to renal failure. true
Pyelonephritis is the most common type of kidney disease. true
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) causes a weak stream of urine with inability to empty the bladder.
Hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women is highly individualized.
Invasive cervical cancer is often considered a preventable disease.
The leading cause of deaths attributed to the female reproductive system ovarian cancer.
The pathologic outcomes of endometriosis includes functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity.
The symptoms and signs of toxemia in pregnancy, preeclampsia, and eclampsia include hypertension, edema, protein in the urine, and convulsions.
Fibroadenoma is a nontender malignant tumor of the breast. false
Hyperemesis gravidarum is usually self-limiting and transient. false
The absence of menstrual periods, whether temporary or permanent, is called dysmenorrhea. false
The patient with hydatidiform mole experiences symptoms that mimic pregnancy. true
An acute rapidly progressive disease of the spinal nerves with progressive muscle weakness and paralysis in a 24- to 72-hour period may be indicative of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
An inherited disorder in which the individual displays abrupt, bizarre, involuntary, dancelike movements and a decline in mental functions Huntington's chorea.
Nerves that transmit impulses toward the brain and spinal cord are afferent.
Of the following, which is not likely to cause a cerebrovascular accident (CV Neuroblastoma
Temporary episodes of impaired neurologic functioning caused by inadequate blood flow to a portion of the brain are termed transient ischemic attacks ("mini strokes")
_____ is a result of the bones of the floor of the cranial vault being broken. Basilar fracture
Brain tumors have the lowest survival rate of all cancers. true
The amnesia of transient global amnesia is permanent. false
TIA and transient global amnesia (TGA) are the same thing. false
A child who experiences extreme withdrawal and obsessive behavior along with lack of social interaction suffers from autism
The anxiety disorder that results from an external event of an overwhelming painiful nature is calle posttraumatic stress disorder.
The somatoform disorder previously called hysteria is conversion disorder.
Treatment of Tourette disorder may include which of the following medications? Haldol
Treatment of vascular dementia may include carotid endarterectomy and drug therapy
Somatoform disorders include a group of mental disorders where physical symptoms have an organic cause. false
A burn that involves destruction of the skin and underlying tissue is termed full thickness.
Compression of the brachial plexus nerves may also be called thoracic outlet syndrome.
Cumulative trauma disorders include carpal tunel syndrome; white finger; synovitis
The legal responsibilities of the health care provider in battered spouse syndrome vary by state but should be known.
The rule of nines is used to calculate the percentage of body surface affected by burns.
The soft tissue injury that occurs when a body part becomes entangled or entrapped resulting in skin, tissue, and bone being pulled from the body is a(an avulsion.
Treatment of a puncture wound includes copious irigation of the wound.
Treatment of snakebite includes keeping the victim quiet and transporting to an emergency facility.
_____ is a severe systemic infection, transmitted by a tic, and characterized by a maculopapular rash, small hemorrhages under the skin, and involvement of vital organs. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Carpal tunnel syndrome involves entrapment of the median nerve. true
Rust rings on the cornea may be the result of foreign bodies in the eye. true
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