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Chp 1

Survey of Western Medicine

What is considered biographic data? Age Gender Current address All of the above All of the above
Which of the following questions is an example of an open ended question? How do your symptoms affect your daily living activities? Do you have neck pain now? Have you taken your medications today? Does it hurt when your urinate? How do your symptoms affect your daily living activities?
In what section of the health history should the following information be placed: "The patient's mother has had breast cancer" Past Medical Hx Family Hx Social Hx Musculoskeletal System Hx Family Hx
The patient's exercise frequency and routine should be documented under: Biographic data Family Hx Past Medical Hx Personal and Social Hx Personal and Social Hx
The patient reports they are experiencing palpitations. What portion of the review of systems would discover this information? Heart, Blood, Blood Vessels (cardiovascular) Neurologic Genitourinary Gastrointestinal (Digestive) Heart, Blood, Blood Vessels (cardiovascular)
The patient reports they are experiencing an enlarged, painless lump in their armpit. What portion of the review of systems would discover this information? Neurologic Lymphatic and Lymph Node Chest and Lungs (Respiratory) Lymphatic and Lymph Node
Pain in the pancreas can refer to L Shoulder L side of the mid-low back Lower L abdomen Inner thighs L side of the mid-low back
Normal Temperature taken orally, is within the range of 96.7-98.5 degrees F 98.2-100 degrees F 98.7-100.5 degree F 97.7-99.5 degree F 97.7-99.5 degree F
An examination technique in which the physician taps their fingers on the chest of the patient is called Percussion Deep palpation Auscultation Light palpation Percussion
A sphygmomanometer is used to measure temperature rectally to assist in palpation of the abdomen when taking a B/P when percussing the chest when taking a B/P
Normal respiratory rate is bw 10-15 breaths per minute 30-35 breaths per minute 60-100 breaths per minute 16-20 breaths per minute 16-20 breaths per minute
The appendix may refer pain to the Lower L. ab region R. shoulder Down the L arm Lower R ab region Lower R ab region
Patient's c.c. is cramping in the ab region. What question would be helpful in learning more about the c.c. and would be noted in the c.c./hx of present illness section of the health hx? What makes it worse? glaucoma? hx of tremor? What makes it worse?
.A patient states verbally that their pain is an 8/10. This would be recorded using the Verbal Analog Scale Visual Analog Scale Vital Analog Scale None Verbal Analog Scale
Pre-hypertension is defined as Systolic greater than 180 g HG and Diastolic greater than 120 mm HgSystolic greater than 100-119 mmHg and Diastolic 70-89mm Hg Systolic 160 mmHg and Diastolic 100 mmHg Systolic 120-139 mmHg and Diastolic 80-89 mmHg Systolic 120-139 mmHg and Diastolic 80-89 mmHg
Inspection/ Observation of a body system uses the following senses a) Vision b) Smell c) Hearing d) All of above d) All of above
Ausculation is performed using a) Light pressure with the fingertips b) Sphygmomanometer c) Stethoscope d) All of above Stethoscope
The Kd can refer pain to 1. In the Left chest and LA 2. In the upper central back region 3. The low back and into the thighs 4. Upper left ab area The low back and into the thighs
Asking the patient if they are exposed to any toxic substances while at work would most likely be done during which part of the health hx interview? a) Past medical hx b) Personal and Social Hx c) Family Hx d) GU system b) Personal and Social Hx
Should a patient be asked during the health hx interview if they have ever experienced mood swings, anxiety, depression, or difficulty concentrating? Never, mental health issues should not be covered Pershaps, if the health care provide has time Yes Yes
Patient rates their pain as 5/10 on verbal analog scale. This information should be reported in which section of the chart note? Subjective Objective Assessment Plan Subjective
Information pertaining to the patient’s last eye exam should be recorded in which section of the Review of Systems? Head and Neck GU Endrocrine Chest and Lungs Head and Neck
Your patient is military veteran. His service should be noted in which portion of the health hx interview? Family Hx Endocrine System Personal and Social Hx Musculoskeletal System Personal and Social Hx
Hypertensive crisis is defined as 115/79 140/90 160/100 BP greater than 180/120 BP greater than 180/120
A tympanic temp. reading is taken a) In the mouth b) On the surface of the forehead c) In the ear d) In the rectum In the ear
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