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Understanding Sepsis & Shock Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What answer best describes the goal of treatment in sepsis?

Question 3 3. Sepsis carries a higher risk of death if untreated early. _____ is one of the indicators of sepsis that should alert the medical team.

Question 4 4. In the discussion of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) versus sepsis, what is the difference noted in the patient's body?

Question 5 5. Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) is defined as:

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Question 6 6. What is an expected consequence of septic shock? Choose the best answer.

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. Sepsis is commonly cause by _____.

Question 9 9. Sepsis is _____.

Question 10 10. Septic shock isn't just sepsis with hypotension, it's _____.

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Question 11 11. A severe allergic reaction to something is called ___.

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

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a possible symptom of anaphylaxis?

Question 14 14. Anaphylaxis is caused by an over-reaction of which system in the body?

Question 15 15. If someone undergoing anaphylaxis stops breathing, what should you do?

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Question 16 16. Anaphylactic shock is a type of:

Question 17 17. A major blood vessel that bursts open is most likely to lead to:

Question 18 18. Septic shock is a type of:

Question 19 19. Neurogenic shock is a type of:

Question 20 20. Obstruction of the GI tract will most likely result in:

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Question 21 21. Why did experts define and name the set of criteria that constitutes SIRS?

Question 22 22. Do patients who exhibit symptoms of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) always have an infection present in the body?

Question 23 23. Could a motor vehicle accident cause a patient to demonstrate SIRS symptoms?

Question 24 24. How many SIRS criteria must a patient exhibit to be considered to have SIRS?

Question 25 25. Could a low heart rate be a sign of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

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