Understanding Sepsis & Shock Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a possible symptom of anaphylaxis?

Question 2 2. Which is a potential cause of anaphylaxis?

Question 3 3. If someone undergoing anaphylaxis stops breathing, what should you do?

Question 4 4. A severe allergic reaction to something is called ___.

Question 5 5. Anaphylaxis is caused by an over-reaction of which system in the body?

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Question 6 6. Obstruction of the GI tract will most likely result in:

Question 7 7. A major blood vessel that bursts open is most likely to lead to:

Question 8 8. Septic shock is a type of:

Question 9 9. Anaphylactic shock is a type of:

Question 10 10. Neurogenic shock is a type of:

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Question 11 11. Could a low heart rate be a sign of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

Question 12 12. Why did experts define and name the set of criteria that constitutes SIRS?

Question 13 13. Do patients who exhibit symptoms of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) always have an infection present in the body?

Question 14 14. Could a motor vehicle accident cause a patient to demonstrate SIRS symptoms?

Question 15 15. How many SIRS criteria must a patient exhibit to be considered to have SIRS?

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Question 16 16. Sepsis is _____.

Question 17 17. Septic shock isn't just sepsis with hypotension, it's _____.

Question 18 18.

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

Question 20 20. Sepsis is commonly cause by _____.

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Question 21 21. What answer best describes the goal of treatment in sepsis?

Question 22 22. Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) is defined as:

Question 23 23. Sepsis carries a higher risk of death if untreated early. _____ is one of the indicators of sepsis that should alert the medical team.

Question 24 24. In the discussion of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) versus sepsis, what is the difference noted in the patient's body?

Question 25 25. 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?

Understanding Sepsis & Shock Chapter Exam Instructions

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