Cert Quiz Chapter 18

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Section 1

Question Answer
The main reason why an ill patient is seeking medical care is referred to as thechief complaint
What is the normal adult pulse range in beats per minute60 to 100
The pulse located behind the knee is the popliteal
The instrument used to measure the blood pressure is asphygmomanometer
The instrument used in the physical exam to determine hearing and conduction is a tuning fork
The formula used to change lbs to kgs is 2.2lb=1kg
The examination technique used to listen to internal body sounds is auscultation
Which of the following items is not considered necessary for a routine patient examsterile gloves
A snellen chart is used to measure a patients vision
The average adult respiration rate is 12 to 20 per minute
The patient exam position used for a patient who is having difficulty breathing is Fowler's
The pulse point located on the thumb side of the wrist is the radial
The systolic pressure is described as faint tapping sounds heard as the cuff deflates, or phase one
A percussion hammer is used for which kind of examinationneurologic
The instrument used to visualize the ear canal and tympanic membrane is the otoscope
The exam method used to check for conjunctivitis is inspection

Section 2

Question Answer
The exam method used when a physician is determining a patients range of motion is manipulation
An oral temperature registers 99.4 which equates to anaxillary reading of 98.4
If the blood pressure is 130/90 the pulse pressure is40
What position would be used to examine the back or spineProne
Which of the following pulse sites requires a stethoscope to take the pulse Apical
When performing a physical exam, the abbreviation PERRLA is used to describe what part of the bodyeyes
Which of the following instrument or supply item is not included for a pelvic examsterile gloves
When measuring the blood pressure, the medical assistant will normally place the stethoscope over which arterybrachial
Blood pressure readings taken 1 to 2 minutes apart in the supine, sitting and then standing position are the orthostatic pressure
The 32 bmi us obese
You also checked her blood oxygen saturation and her blood pressure using a pulse oximeter and sphygmomanometer
Ms Nashtos BP is 160/86the systolic is hypertensive and the diastolic is prehypertensive
The remainder of the vital signs were taken, and Ms Nashtos temp was normal which is oral 37C
You are preparing the patient for the physicians portion of the well womans exam. The exam will begin in the sitting position for eyes, ears, neck, heart and lungs. The next position for the patient will besupine