Physical Assessment Techniques Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Vital signs indicate the current _____ functioning of the body.

Question 2 2. What is pain?

Question 3 3. Your patient is an 18 month old child who is crying and screaming, pointing to his head and kicking his legs. His expressions of pain include:

Question 4 4. What is the term for low blood pressure?

Question 5 5. The normal value range for heart rate is _____ BPM.

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Question 6 6. You are caring for a young man who was in an automobile accident earlier today and has abrasions to both arms and a fractured leg. _____ is pain that starts suddenly and is a result of an injury.

Question 7 7. You are caring for a man who is grimacing, holding his abdomen, and his blood pressure and heart rate are elevated. You conclude he is in pain because nonverbal signs of pain include:

Question 8 8. In an emergency, this vital sign should be checked first.

Question 9 9. What is the term for slow breathing?

Question 10 10. Higher than normal temperature is:

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Question 11 11. What is the normal range for diastolic blood pressure?

Question 12 12. You are caring for a woman who complains of lower back pain. She had a fractured bone in her back with nerve damage several years ago. _____ is the result of damage to nerves or a psychological disturbance that occurs long after an injury has healed.

Question 13 13. The most accurate method to do a blood pressure reading is with which of the following?

Question 14 14. Vital signs are only accurate to determine acute illness.

Question 15 15. What does the pulse indicate?

Physical Assessment Techniques Chapter Exam Instructions

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