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RASMUSSEN COLLEGE HEALTH ASSESSMENT NUR 2092 EXAM QUIZ 2 • Question 1 1 out of 1 points Which intervention by the nurse first helps to establish a trusting nurse-patient relationship? Selected Answer: greeting the patient by name whenever entering the patient’s room Answers: a) provoke emotional responses from the patient b) not listening to the patient while performing care activities c) performing care interventions quickly and efficiently d) greeting the patient by name whenever entering the patient’s room • Question 2 1 out of 1 points Many individuals embrace the hot/cold theory of health illness. Which of the following best describes the basic tenets of this theory? Selected Answer: The treatment of disease consists of adding or subtracting cold, heat, dryness, or wetness to restore the balance of the humors of the body. Answers: a) The causation of illness is based on supernatural forces that influence the humors of the body. b) Herbs and medicines are classified on their physical characteristics of hot and cold and the humors of the body. c) The four humors of the body consist of blood, yellow bile, spiritual connectedness, and social aspects of the individual. d) The treatment of disease consists of adding or subtracting cold, heat, dryness, or wetness to restore the balance of the humors of the body. • Question 3 1 out of 1 points A female patient does not speak English well, and the nurse needs to choose an interpreter. Which of the following would be the most appropriate choice? Selected Answer: Answers: a) A trained interpreter b) A male family member c) A female family member d) A volunteer college student from the foreign language studies department. • Question 4 1 out of 1 points Which statement is correct regarding the development of one’s culture? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Culture is genetically determined on the basis of racial background. b) Culture is learned through language acquisition and socialization. c) Culture is a nonspecific phenomenon and is adaptive but unnecessary. d) Culture is biologically determined on the basis of physical characteristics. • Question 5 1 out of 1 points Which of the following statements is true regarding the assessment of mental status? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Mental status assessment diagnoses specific psychiatric disorders. b) Mental disorders occur in response to everyday life stressors. c) Mental status functioning is inferred through assessment of an individual’s behaviors. d) Mental status can be assessed directly, just like other systems of the body (e.g., cardiac and breath sounds). • Question 6 1 out of 1 points Which data do nurses document under the category of past health history? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Chronic diseases b) Present illness c) Allergies to Medications d) Name and date of birth • Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 42-year-old Asian patient is being seen at the clinic for an initial examination. The nurse knows that it is important to include cultural information in his health assessment to: Selected Answer: Answers: a) identify the cause of his illness b) make accurate disease diagnoses. c) provide cultural health rights for the individual d) provide culturally sensitive and appropriate care. • Question 8 1 out of 1 points Which of following is included in documenting a history source? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Reliability of informant b) Cognition and literacy level of the client c) "Appearance, dress and hygiene of the client" d) Documented relationship of support systems of the client • Question 9 1 out of 1 points Which of the following responses might the nurse expect during a functional assessment of a patient whose leg is in a cast? Selected Answer: Answers: a) “I broke my right leg in a car accident 2 weeks ago.” b) “The pain is getting less, but I still need to take Tylenol.” c) “I check the color of my toes every evening just like I was taught.” d) “I’m able to transfer myself from the wheelchair to the bed without help.” • Question 10 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is an example of a folk healer? Selected Answer: Answers: a) curandero b) botanica c) expressionist d) Tourista • Question 11 1 out of 1 points In response to a question regarding use of alcohol, a patient asks the nurse why the nurse needs to know. What is the reason for needing this information? Selected Answer: Answers: a) This is necessary to determine the patient’s reliability. b) Alcohol can interact with all medications and make some diseases worse. c) The nurse needs to be able to teach the patient about the dangers of alcohol use. d) It’s not really necessary to have this information unless there is an obvious drinking problem. • Question 12 1 out of 1 points Which of the following illustrates an appropriate category in a cultural assessment? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Family history b) Chief complaint c) Medical history d) Health-related beliefs • Question 13 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is not a barrier to communication? Selected Answer: Answers: a) clarification b) giving advice c) failure to listen d) judgmental statements • Question 14 1 out of 1 points A nurse that accuses the client of not following a diabetic diet when a serum blood sugar of 200mg/dl is noted. This accusation upsets and angers the client. This response is secondary to which form of communication barrier? Selected Answer: Answers: a) falsely reassuring b) blaming c) intimidating d) Patronizing • Question 15 1 out of 1 points The nursing process is a sequential method of problem solving that includes which five steps? Selected Answer: Answers: a) assessment, treatment, evaluation, discharge, follow-up b) admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, discharge planning c) admission, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation, discharge planning d) assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation • Question 16 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is an example of an "open-ended question"? Selected Answer: Answers: a) 'How have you been feeling today?' b) 'Did you try home remedies for your symptoms?' c) 'Did you drive yourself today?' d) 'Did you call your doctor?' • Question 17 1 out of 1 points When observing a patient’s verbal and nonverbal communication, the nurse notices a discrepancy. Which statement is true regarding this situation? Selected Answer: Answers: a) The nurse should ask someone who knows the patient well to help interpret this discrepancy. b) The nurse should focus on the patient’s verbal message and try to ignore the nonverbal behaviors. c) The nurse should try to integrate the verbal and nonverbal messages and then interpret them as an “average.” d) The nurse should focus on the patient’s nonverbal behaviors because these are often more reflective of a patient’s true feelings. • Question 18 1 out of 1 points "During an interview with your client, she is very talkative and is sharing much information which is not pertinent to the reason for her admission to the hospital. Which action by you would improve your data collection in this particular situation?" Selected Answer: Answers: a) Facilitate close-ended questions b) Terminate the interview c) Ask the client to stay on the subject d) Ask another nurse to complete the interview • Question 19 1 out of 1 points What objective data would a nurse obtain during a physical examination? Selected Answer: Answers: a) The client's radial and apical pulse b) The client's concern with their financial expenditures c) The client's complaints of numbness and tingling in their feet d) The client's reason for being hospitalized • Question 20 1 out of 1 points The nurse is assessing orientation in a 79-year-old patient. Which of the following responses would lead the nurse to conclude that this patient is oriented? Selected Answer: Answers: a) “I know that my name is John. I couldn’t tell you where I am. I think it is 2027, though.” b) “I know that my name is John, but to tell you the truth, I get kind of confused about the date.” c) “I know that my name is John; I guess I’m at the hospital in Spokane. No, I don’t know the date.” d) “I know that my name is John. I am at the hospital in Spokane. I couldn’t tell you what date it is, but I know that it is February of a new year—2007.” • Question 21 1 out of 1 points "A client arrives at the emergency department with uncontrollable crying and anxiety. The client's spouse of 17 years has recently asked for a divorce. The client is sitting in a chair, rocking back and forth. Which is the best response for the nurse to make?" Selected Answer: Answers: a) I can see how upset you are. Let's sit in the office so that we can talk about how you're feeling. b) You must stop crying so that we can discuss your feelings about the divorce. c) "Once you find a job, you'll feel much better and more secure." d) " Once you have a lawyer looking out for your interests, you will feel better." • Question 22 1 out of 1 points Which type of aphasia is the most common and severe form—spontaneous speech is absent or it is reduced to a few stereotyped words or sounds? Selected Answer: Answers: a) Global aphasia b) Broca’s aphasia c) Dysphonic aphasia d) Wernicke’s aphasia • Question 23 1 out of 1 points A nurse is taking complete health histories on all the patients attending a wellness workshop. On the history form, one of the written question asks, “You don’t smoke, drink, or take drugs, do you?” This question is an example of: Selected Answer: Answers: a) talking too much. b) using confrontation. c) using biased or leading questions. d) using blunt language to deal with distasteful topics. • Question 24 1 out of 1 points Which of the following statements best describes the purpose of a health history? Selected Answer: Answers: a) To provide an opportunity for interaction between patient and nurse b) To provide a form for obtaining the patient’s biographic information c) To document the normal and abnormal findings of a physical assessment d) To provide a database of subjective information about the patient’s past and current health • Question 25 1 out of 1 points When the nurse is evaluating the reliability of a patient’s responses, which of the following would be a correct statement? Selected Answer: Answers: a) The patient has a history of drug abuse and therefore is not reliable. b) The patient provided consistent information and therefore is reliable. c) The patient smiled throughout interview and therefore is assumed reliable. d) The patient would not answer questions concerning stress and therefore is not reliable.

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