Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes a series of reactions, involving clotting factors, that stop bleeding by forming a clot?

Question 2 2. What mechanism accelerates blood clotting?

Question 3 3. What is the last 'step' or 'link' in the chain of infection?

Question 4 4. One of the BEST ways to break the chain of infection at the reservoir link is _____.

Question 5 5. Inflammatory mediators may be, or have derivatives made of all of the following, EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. How can a virus trigger chronic inflammation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following are examples of eicosanoids?

Question 8 8. Which is the correct order for the inflammatory response?

Question 9 9. Commonly known as a 'bruise', what is the correct medical term for when trauma occurs resulting in injury to an area with the rupturing of blood vessels but without a break in the skin?

Question 10 10. When hemorrhaging presents as a pinpoint sized, perfectly round, red-purplish spot under the skin, what is the most accurate term?

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Question 11 11. What is leukocytosis?

Question 12 12. Which of the following structures regulate our body's temperature?

Question 13 13. These cells are literally big eaters, and they love to eat antigens.

Question 14 14. A scientist that dedicates his life to studying how antibodies work is interested in this branch of science.

Question 15 15. How much strength does repaired tissue lose compared to original tissue?

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Question 16 16. What mainly happens in the second phase of wound healing?

Question 17 17. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a type of pathogen that can enter its host and multiply in order to cause an infection?

Question 19 19. What is a skin abrasion?

Question 20 20. What is the most important thing to remember in skin abrasion healing?

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Question 21 21. Both Chad and Paula were unknowingly infected with rabies from a raccoon on the same day. Chad started developing symptoms three days later, while Paula became ill one month after exposure. Why did it take longer for Paula to develop symptoms of the disease?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about the period of convalescence is FALSE?

Question 23 23. What type of person might NOT want to use aspirin for their headache?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a 'link' in the chain of infection?

Question 25 25. What do we call molecules and free radicals derived from oxygen that are involved in the process of inflammation?

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Question 26 26. Which molecule is responsible for attracting neutrophils to a damaged area in the body?

Question 27 27. Cafe au lait spots, salmon patches, and Mongolian spots are all in similar in what way?

Question 28 28. How do epinephrine and cortical steroids cause leukocytosis?

Question 29 29. This is another name for antibody-mediated immunity. It likely got its name because antibodies are present in the body fluids.

Question 30 30. The first phase of wound healing is where what (mainly) occurs?

Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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