Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How thick is the epidermis?

Question 2 2. If a skin abrasion becomes larger, changes color, or moves to another part of the skin, what should you do?

Question 3 3. Which is the correct order for the inflammatory response?

Question 4 4. Compare prostaglandins to leukotrienes. Select the answer which most accurately matches your own.

Question 5 5. You start to feel sick but have yet to experience the full onset of clinical signs and symptoms. Which stage of disease is this?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about the period of convalescence is FALSE?

Question 7 7. One of the BEST ways to break the chain of infection at the reservoir link is _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a way for a pathogen to enter a new host?

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

Question 12 12. Gabriel has full-blown AIDS. He has recently contracted Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) due to his weakened immune system. Gabriel's KS is an example of a(an) _____.

Question 13 13. How can a virus trigger chronic inflammation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a possible result of chronic inflammation?

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

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Question 16 16. Coagulation is just another word for:

Question 17 17. These proteins in your blood protect you against future attacks from antigens.

Question 18 18. These cells are literally big eaters, and they love to eat antigens.

Question 19 19. What type of person might NOT want to use aspirin for their headache?

Question 20 20. A person with a genetic disease that doesn't manufacture enough platelets would need what to survive?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT associated with fever?

Question 22 22. What is leukocytosis?

Question 23 23. What is a skin abrasion?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are examples of eicosanoids?

Question 25 25. An invading pathogen multiplies within your body prior to causing any signs or symptoms of disease. Which stage of disease development is this?

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Question 26 26. The chain of infection is made up of how many links?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Eileen kept having recurring cases of strep throat and was missing a lot of school. Her mother found out that Eileen's teacher had been letting the students get drinks from the water fountain with cups brought from home. The children were reusing the cups and never taking time to wash them. The cup in Eileen's desk contained the _____ for her strep throat.

Question 29 29. Inflammatory mediators may be, or have derivatives made of all of the following, EXCEPT:

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

Patient Injuries & Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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