NURSING 408:Test Bank Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination
Chapter 01: The History and Interviewing Process
Ball: Seidel’s Guide to Physical Examination, 9th Edition
1. Which question would be considered a “leading question?”
a. “Please describe any associated symptoms with your headaches?”
b. “You don’t get headaches often, do you?”
c. “What activities affect the severity of your headaches?”
d. “What times of the day are your headaches the most severe?”
e. “What worries you most about your headache?”
This question would limit the information in the patient’s answer. The other choices allow the
patient more discretion about the extent of an answer.
TOP: Discipline: Behavioral Science MSC: Organ System: General
2. Which action would best promote accurate translations as well as confidentiality when the
caregiver does not speak the patient’s language?