FNU Physical Assessment in Health Care Quiz 5
Which nodes are also called Virchow nodes?
a. Internal mammaryb. Anterior axillaryc. Deep cervicald. SupraclavicularQuestion 2
To palpate the inguinal nodes, you should have the patient:
a. bend over a table and coughb. lie supine, with the knees slightly flexedc. lie supine, with the legs extendedd. stand with the back extendedQuestion 3
Which risk factor is least likely to result in someone contracting HIV infection?
a. Prostitutionb. Hemophiliac. Intravenous drug used. Working with AIDS patientsQuestion 4
Which of the following organs does not have lymphatic vessels?
a. Brainb. Kidneysc. Liverd. LungsQuestion 5
Which disorder is characterized by a single node that is chronically enlarged and nontender in a patient with no other symptoms?
a. Retropharyngeal abscessb. Streptococcal pharyngitisc. Mononucleosisd. ToxoplasmosisQuestion 6
Transillumination is performed during an examination of the lymphatic system to:
a. detect lymphatic pulsationb. distinguish nodes from cystsc. evaluate nodal contoursd. observe erythematous lesionsQuestion 7
Serum sickness is usually characterized first by the appearance of:
a. diffuse lymph node enlargementb. joint painc. urticariad. feverQuestion 8
The most important clue to the diagnosis of immunodeficiency disease in a child is:
a. family historyb. illness in siblingsc. previous hospitalizationsd. serious recurring infectionsQuestion 9
Which of the following conditions will stimulate lymph node enlargement? (Select all that apply.)
a. Graves diseaseb
c. Esophageal refluxd
d. Parotid swelling
The nurse tells her patient with lymphadenopathy not to rub the swollen lymph node because this would result in:
a. spreading the infectionb. enlarging the nodec. slowing the lymphatic drainaged. making the node more fibrotic
The harder and more discrete a node, the more likely that there is a(n):
a. innocent causeb. infectionc. malignancyd. metabolic disease
Tender nodes associated with cat scratch disease are usually found in which area?
a. Epitrochlear areab. Popliteal areac. Axillad. Inguinal area
To find the infection site associated with acute lymphangitis, the examiner should look ________ to the inflammation.
a. proximalb. distalc. contralaterald. anterior
Which landmark is the dividing line between the anterior and posterior cervical triangles?
a. Clavicleb. Cervical spinec. Sternocleidomastoidd. Sternum
Which disorder is a dysfunction of cell-mediated immunity?
a. Acute idiopathic polyneuritisb. Acquired immunodeficiency syndromec. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) mononucleosisd. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
When examining lymph nodes near a joint in the arm or leg, which of the following maneuvers is likely to facilitate the examination?
a. Extension of the extremityb. Circumduction of the extremityc. Flexion of the extremityd. Rotation of the extremity
The most common causes of acute suppurative lymphadenitis are:
a. HIV and herpes zosterb. Haemophilus influenzae and adenovirusc. herpes simplex types 1 and 2d. streptococcal and staphylococcal organisms
What is the most frequent cause of edema of the lower extremities?
a. Deficiency of vitamins and mineralsb. Excessive walking or runningc. Prolonged sitting or standingd. Use of table salt
Which of the following findings indicates that the examiner is assessing a blood vessel rather than a lymph node?
a. A bruitb. Inflammationc. Tendernessd. Redness
Which nodes are most often associated with inflammation?
a. Shottyb. Movablec. Fixedd. Tender
Which bronchial structure(s) is(are) most susceptible to aspiration of foreign bodies?
a. Left mainstem bronchusb. Terminal bronchiolesc. Right mainstem bronchusd. Respiratory bronchioles
While auscultating the lung fields, you note that the patient’s voice sound is intensified, the voice has a nasal quality, and e’s sound like a’s. This describes:
a. resonanceb. bronchophonyc. pectoriloquyd. egophony
You are documenting a rash between the eighth and ninth ribs on the lateral border.This intercostal space will be documented in terms of the:
a. rib immediately above itb. rib immediately below itc. number of centimeters it is positioned below the clavicled. number of inches it is positioned below the clavicle
Which chest structure contains all the thoracic viscera except the lungs?
a. Manubriumb. Mediastinumc. Sternumd. Xiphoid
Your older clinic patient is being seen today as a follow-up for a 2-day history of pneumonia. The patient continues to have a productive cough, shortness of breath, and lethargy and has been spending most of the day lying in bed. You should begin the chest examination by:
a. percussing all lung fieldsb. auscultating the lung basesc. determining tactile fremitusd.estimating diaphragmatic excursion
When the umbilical cord is cut:
a. blood flows through the infants lungs more vigorously.b. lungs fill with airc. closure of the foramen ovale occursd. closure of the ductus arteriosus occurs
Which of the following are signs and symptoms of atelectasis?
a. Diminished chest wall movementb. Tachypneac. Bradypnead. Trachea deviated ipsilaterallyQuestion 28
Which type of apnea requires immediate action?
a. Primary apneab. Secondary apneac. Sleep apnead. Periodic apnea of the newborn
To distinguish between a respiratory friction rub and cardiac friction rub, ask the patient to:
a. hold the breathb. lean forwardc. say “99” while you palpate the anterior chestd. identify the location of the pain
When auscultating the apex of the lung, you should listen at a point:
a. even with the second ribb. 4 cm above the first ribc. higher on the right sided. on the convex diaphragm surface
Your trauma patient has no auscultated breath sounds in the right lung field. You can hear adequate sounds on the left side. A likely cause of this abnormality could be that the patient:
a. has a closed head injuryb. has fluid in the pleural spacec. is moaning and in severe paind. is receiving high-flow oxygen
Which condition requires immediate emergency intervention?
a. Patient with pleuritic pain without dyspneab. Patient with fever and a productive coughc. Patient with tachypnea but no chest retractionsd. Patient with absent breath sounds and dull percussion tones
Which site of chest wall retractions indicates a more severe obstruction in the asthmatic patient?
a. Lower chestb. Along the anterior axillary linec. Above the claviclesd. At the nipple line
With consolidation in the lung tissue, the breath sounds are louder and easier to hear, whereas healthy lung tissue produces softer sounds. This is because:
a. consolidation echoes in the chestb. consolidation is a poor conductor of soundc. air-filled lung sounds are from smaller spacesd. air-filled lung tissue is an insulator of sound
Which term would you use to document a respiratory rate more than 20 breaths/min in an adult?
a. Dyspneab. Orthopneac. Platypnead. Tachypnea
Which finding suggests a minor structural variation?
a. Barrel chestb. Clubbed fingersc. Pectus carinatumd. Chest wall retractions
Which symptom is the most significant indicator of asthma and should be identified in the health history?
a. Wheezingb. Paroxysmal dyspneac. Coexistent skin conditionsd. Chest pain
To distinguish crackles from rhonchi, you should auscultate the lungs:
a. before and after the patient coughsb. first at the lung base and then at the apexc. with the patient inhaling and then exhalingd. with the patient recumbent and then sitting
Which of the following is an expected finding in newborns?
a. Mottling of the thoraxb. Sternal retractionsc. Coughd. Sneezing
You would expect to document the presence of a pleural friction rub for a patient being treated for:
a. pneumoniab. atelectasisc. pleurisyd. emphysema
FNU Physical Assessment In Health Care
FNU Physical Assessment in Health Care Quiz 5