Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a pathogenic microorganism?

Question 2 2.

Pathogenic microorganisms can be killed by which of the following ways when cleaning our clothing?

I. Sunlight

II. Hot water

III. Hot, dry air

IV. Laundry detergent

Question 3 3.

Why do we bother brushing our teeth?

I. To prevent tooth loss

II. To help stave off heart disease

III. To help minimize our chances of getting disease like diabetes

Question 4 4. Why do we wash our entire body?

Question 5 5. Washing your hands is important because:

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Question 6 6. Nails should be examined for _____.

Question 7 7. Hygiene and personal care is necessary for _____.

Question 8 8. Lack of oral care can lead to _____.

Question 9 9. Skin that is not cleaned on a regular basis can develop:

Question 10 10. When initially assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care, their _____ is also important.

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Question 11 11. Brittle, thinning hair is considered normal in _____.

Question 12 12. _______ is the abbreviation for a procedure where radio waves are sent through the urethra.

Question 13 13. Cystorrhaphy is _________.

Question 14 14. _________ is the insertion of a catheter across the abdominal wall.

Question 15 15. Which treatment is the contracting and relaxing of muscles on the pelvic floor?

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Question 16 16. Which treatment is the surgical creation of an opening into the bladder?

Question 17 17. _____ is also called a bed sore.

Question 18 18. How often should you check the patient's dentures?

Question 19 19. How short should you cut a patient's nails?

Question 20 20. You should wear gloves when bathing an _____ patient since they cannot control the release of their urine and/or feces.

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Question 21 21. While bathing a patient, it is important to _____ them as much as possible.

Question 22 22. A syringe with water is used to?

Question 23 23. Pain can be minimized during catheter insertion by?

Question 24 24. What is a Foley catheter used for?

Question 25 25. The urethra is cleaned to prevent?

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Question 26 26. A person with which condition may need a Foley catheter?

Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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