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Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How short should you cut a patient's nails?

Question 2 2. _____ is also called a bed sore.

Question 3 3. While bathing a patient, it is important to _____ them as much as possible.

Question 4 4. You should wear gloves when bathing an _____ patient since they cannot control the release of their urine and/or feces.

Question 5 5. How often should you check the patient's dentures?

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Question 6 6. Which treatment is the surgical creation of an opening into the bladder?

Question 7 7. Which treatment is the contracting and relaxing of muscles on the pelvic floor?

Question 8 8. Cystorrhaphy is _________.

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

Question 10 10. _________ is the insertion of a catheter across the abdominal wall.

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Question 11 11. Nails should be examined for _____.

Question 12 12. Skin that is not cleaned on a regular basis can develop:

Question 13 13. Hygiene and personal care is necessary for _____.

Question 14 14. Lack of oral care can lead to _____.

Question 15 15. Brittle, thinning hair is considered normal in _____.

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Question 16 16. When initially assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care, their _____ is also important.

Question 17 17.

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 18 18.

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 19 19. Why do we wash our entire body?

Question 20 20. Washing your hands is important because:

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Question 21 21. What is a pathogenic microorganism?

Question 22 22. Pain can be minimized during catheter insertion by?

Question 23 23. A person with which condition may need a Foley catheter?

Question 24 24. A syringe with water is used to?

Question 25 25. What is a Foley catheter used for?

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Question 26 26. The urethra is cleaned to prevent?

Personal Care in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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