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Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of birthmark is described as 'a bright red or pink, raised, vascular birthmark on the surface of the skin'?

Question 2 2. A patient presents with a non-blistering sunburn. Redness is noted on the chest and shoulders with clear lines demarcating where the patient's bathing suit was. The skin appears dry, and is tender to the touch. What is the most appropriate term for this burn?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about the period of convalescence is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Which of the following does NOT occur during the period of illness?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a way for a pathogen to enter a new host?

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Question 6 6. The chain of infection is made up of how many links?

Question 7 7. How can a virus trigger chronic inflammation?

Question 8 8. What is chronic inflammation?

Question 9 9. What mechanism accelerates blood clotting?

Question 10 10. Which of the following describes a series of reactions, involving clotting factors, that stop bleeding by forming a clot?

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Question 11 11. Which molecule is responsible for attracting neutrophils to a damaged area in the body?

Question 12 12. What is released from damaged cells in the immune response?

Question 13 13. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a type of pathogen that can enter its host and multiply in order to cause an infection?

Question 15 15. What mainly happens in the second phase of wound healing?

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Question 16 16. How much strength does repaired tissue lose compared to original tissue?

Question 17 17. How do epinephrine and cortical steroids cause leukocytosis?

Question 18 18. What is leukocytosis?

Question 19 19. What is the most important thing to remember in skin abrasion healing?

Question 20 20. What is the most common type of skin abrasion?

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Question 21 21. These cells are literally big eaters, and they love to eat antigens.

Question 22 22. A scientist that dedicates his life to studying how antibodies work is interested in this branch of science.

Question 23 23. When hemorrhaging presents as a pinpoint sized, perfectly round, red-purplish spot under the skin, what is the most accurate term?

Question 24 24. An invading pathogen multiplies within your body prior to causing any signs or symptoms of disease. Which stage of disease development is this?

Question 25 25. What is the last 'step' or 'link' in the chain of infection?

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Question 26 26. What do we call molecules and free radicals derived from oxygen that are involved in the process of inflammation?

Question 27 27. A person with a genetic disease that doesn't manufacture enough platelets would need what to survive?

Question 28 28. Compare prostaglandins to leukotrienes. Select the answer which most accurately matches your own.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

Question 30 30. Coagulation is just another word for:

Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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