Treating Bites & Stings Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the core treatment for Lyme disease?

Question 2 2. Which of the following tick-borne disease is MOST likely to results in hemolytic anemia due to a parasitic infection?

Question 3 3. A fever is the best indicator of which of the following tick-borne diseases?

Question 4 4. In general, what season poses the higher risk for contracting a tick-borne disease?

Question 5 5. Where would you have to be in order to be at most risk of getting Colorado tick fever?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following ticks transmits Lyme disease? Choose the most likely answer.

Question 7 7. The most effective way to stop the spread of diseases by houseflies is to _____.

Question 8 8. The most common way to get infected by a pathogen transmitted by a housefly is to _____.

Question 9 9. Houseflies spread diseases like Cholera, Typhoid fever, and Salmonellosis that are caused by what kind of pathogen?

Question 10 10. Your friend shows you a red spot on her left hand and explains that it is from a hornet sting over a week ago. You are skeptical of this explanation because you know that localized symptoms of hornet stings _____.

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Question 11 11. The same antibiotic ointment that is used for a scrape can be used for a hornet sting because _____.

Question 12 12. You are out hiking and your friend claims they have been stung by a hornet. You are far from home and are not carrying any medication with you. Your friend does not appear to be allergic to the sting. Your immediate suggestion is to _____.

Question 13 13. Vinegaroons are a type of spider that are usually found in what part of the U.S.?

Question 14 14. What type of wound environment allows for the quickest and most efficient healing for a wound resulting from a vinegaroon bite?

Question 15 15. How big are vinegaroons typically?

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Question 16 16. How is fruit fly allergy caused?

Question 17 17. Where do fruit flies breed?

Question 18 18. What is the right way to deal with a fruit fly allergy if it appears in several places on your body?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of Irukandji syndrome?

Question 20 20. What can be used to deactivate or neutralize the venom in a jellyfish sting?

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Question 21 21. Who was the Australian doctor who named the Irukandji syndrome in the 1950's?

Question 22 22. In Arizona, you are out hiking. Your friend is stung by a desert hairy scorpion, a large scorpion covered in lots of small hairs. Which of the following would most likely be the symptoms of this sting?

Question 23 23. In Israel, you find yourself face to face with a yellow scorpion, the deathstalker scorpion. Which of the following symptoms would occur if you were stung by this scorpion?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a treatment for a mild scorpion sting?

Question 25 25. A necrotic ulcer might be complicated by a _____ and would thus need antibiotic therapy.

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Question 26 26. Loxoscelism is caused by _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is most likely to be seen in severe cases of loxoscelism? Choose the best answer.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a local sign of a wound infection?

Question 29 29. Symptoms of an infected dog bite wound do not include which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which is the best reason that a dog bite should be closed with sutures or staples rather than skin glue?

Treating Bites & Stings Chapter Exam Instructions

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