Understanding Sepsis & Shock Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Obstruction of the GI tract will most likely result in:

Question 2 2. A major blood vessel that bursts open is most likely to lead to:

Question 3 3. Anaphylactic shock is a type of:

Question 4 4. Neurogenic shock is a type of:

Question 5 5. Septic shock is a type of:

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Question 6 6. How many SIRS criteria must a patient exhibit to be considered to have SIRS?

Question 7 7. Could a motor vehicle accident cause a patient to demonstrate SIRS symptoms?

Question 8 8. Could a low heart rate be a sign of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

Question 9 9. Do patients who exhibit symptoms of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) always have an infection present in the body?

Question 10 10. Why did experts define and name the set of criteria that constitutes SIRS?

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Question 11 11. If someone undergoing anaphylaxis stops breathing, what should you do?

Question 12 12. Which is a potential cause of anaphylaxis?

Question 13 13. A severe allergic reaction to something is called ___.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a possible symptom of anaphylaxis?

Question 15 15. Anaphylaxis is caused by an over-reaction of which system in the body?

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Question 16 16. Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) is defined as:

Question 17 17. Sepsis carries a higher risk of death if untreated early. _____ is one of the indicators of sepsis that should alert the medical team.

Question 18 18. What answer best describes the goal of treatment in sepsis?

Question 19 19. qSOFA is a quick-look tool to assist staff and providers observe danger signs that need emergent intervention. What is to be observed in this handy tool?

Question 20 20. In the discussion of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) versus sepsis, what is the difference noted in the patient's body?

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Question 21 21. What is an expected consequence of septic shock? Choose the best answer.

Question 22 22. Sepsis is commonly cause by _____.

Question 23 23. Septic shock isn't just sepsis with hypotension, it's _____.

Question 24 24.

Which of the following is a possible sign or symptom of sepsis?

I. High body temperature

II. Low body temperature

III. Rapid and shallow breathing

Question 25 25. Sepsis is _____.

Understanding Sepsis & Shock Chapter Exam Instructions

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