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Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A person with which condition may need a Foley catheter?

Question 2 2. The urethra is cleaned to prevent?

Question 3 3. What is a Foley catheter used for?

Question 4 4. A syringe with water is used to?

Question 5 5. Pain can be minimized during catheter insertion by?

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Question 6 6. _________ is the insertion of a catheter across the abdominal wall.

Question 7 7. Cystorrhaphy is _________.

Question 8 8. Which treatment is the surgical creation of an opening into the bladder?

Question 9 9. _______ is the abbreviation for a procedure where radio waves are sent through the urethra.

Question 10 10. Which treatment is the contracting and relaxing of muscles on the pelvic floor?

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Question 11 11. How often should you check the patient's dentures?

Question 12 12. _____ is also called a bed sore.

Question 13 13. You should wear gloves when bathing an _____ patient since they cannot control the release of their urine and/or feces.

Question 14 14. While bathing a patient, it is important to _____ them as much as possible.

Question 15 15. How short should you cut a patient's nails?

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Question 16 16. Brittle, thinning hair is considered normal in _____.

Question 17 17. Lack of oral care can lead to _____.

Question 18 18. Skin that is not cleaned on a regular basis can develop:

Question 19 19. Hygiene and personal care is necessary for _____.

Question 20 20. Nails should be examined for _____.

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Question 21 21. When initially assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care, their _____ is also important.

Question 22 22.

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 23 23. Why do we wash our entire body?

Question 24 24. Washing your hands is important because:

Question 25 25. What is a pathogenic microorganism?

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Question 26 26.

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

Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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