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NURS 6531: Adult Primary Care -Walden University. NURS 6531 Care of Adults. Midterm Exam. When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectati... ons for academic integrity? Selected Answer: Yes Answers: Yes No • Question 2 1 out of 1 points The most common cancer found on the auricle is: Selected Answer: Basal cell carcinoma Answers: Actinic keratosis Basal cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Acral-lentiginous melanoma • Question 3 0 out of 1 points Which of the following medication classes should be avoided in patients with acute or chronic bronchitis because it will contribute to ventilation-perfusion mismatch in the patient? Selected Answer: Anticholinergics Answers: Xanthines Antihistimines Steroids Anticholinergics • Question 4 1 out of 1 points A 47 year old male patient presents to the clinic with a single episode of a moderate amount of bright red rectal bleeding. On examination, external hemorrhoids are noted. How should the nurse practitioner proceed? Selected Answer: Instruct the patient on measures to prevent hemorrhoids such as bowel habits and diet. Answers: Instruct the patient on measures to prevent hemorrhoids such as bowel habits and diet. Order a topical hemorrhoid cream along with a stool softener. Refer the patient for a barium enema and sigmoidoscopy. Refer the patient for a surgical hemorrhoidectomy. • Question 5 1 out of 1 points Which of the following patient characteristics are associated with chronic bronchitis? Selected Answer: Underweight, pink skin, and increased respiratory rate Answers: Overweight, cyanosis, and normal or slightly increased respiratory rate Underweight, pink skin, and increased respiratory rate Overweight, pink skin, and normal or slightly increased respiratory rate Normal weight, cyanosis, and greatly increased respiratory rate • Question 6 1 out of 1 points A 65-year-old female with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and polymyalgia rheumatica presents to urgent care with new onset left lower quadrant pain. Her current medications include omeprazole 20 milligrams po daily, lisinopril 20 milligrams po daily, simvastatin 20 milligrams po daily, and prednisone 12 milligrams po daily. The nurse practitioner suspects acute diverticulitis and possibly an abscess. The most appropriate diagnostic test for this patient at this time is: Selected Answer: CT scan Answers: CBC/diff Erythrocyte sedimentation rate Abdominal ultrasound CT scan • Question 7 1 out of 1 points A patient reports “something flew in my eye” about an hour ago while he was splitting logs. If there were a foreign body in his eye, the nurse practitioner would expect to find all except: Selected Answer: Purulent drainage Answers: Purulent drainage Tearing Photophobia A positive fluorescein stain • Question 8 1 out of 1 points A 21 year old college student presents to the student health center with copious, markedly purulent discharge from her left eye. The nurse practitioner student should suspect: Selected Answer: Gonococcal conjunctivitis Answers: Viral conjunctivitis Common pink eye Gonococcal conjunctivitis Allergic conjunctivitis • Question 9 0 out of 1 points A 35 year old man presents with radicular pain followed by the appearance of grouped vesicles consisting of about 15 lesions across 3 different thoracic dermatomes. He complains of pain, burning, and itching. The nurse practitioner should suspect: Selected Answer: A complicated case of shingles and prescribe acyclovir, an analgesic, and a topical cortisone cream Answers: A common case of shingles and prescribe an analgesic and an antiviral agent A complicated case of shingles and prescribe acyclovir, an analgesic, and a topical cortisone cream Herpes zoster and consider that this patient may be immunocompromised A recurrence of chickenpox and treat the patient’s symptoms • Question 10 0 out of 1 points Which type of lung cancer has the poorest prognosis? Selected Answer: Adenocarcinoma Answers: Adenocarcinoma Epidermoid carcinoma Small cell carcinoma Large cell carcinoma • Question 11 1 out of 1 points An 83-year-old female presents to the office complaining of diarrhea for several days. She explains she has even had fecal incontinence one time. She describes loose stools 3–4 times a day for several weeks and denies fever, chills, pain, recent antibiotic use. The history suggests that the patient has: Selected Answer: Chronic diarrhea Answers: Acute diarrhea Chronic diarrhea Irritable bowel Functional bowel disease • Question 12 1 out of 1 points Margaret, age 32, comes into the office with painful joints and a distinctive rash in a butterfly distribution on her face. The rash has red papules and plaques with a fine scale. What do you suspect? Selected Answer: Systemic lupus erythematosus Answers: An allergic reaction Relapsing polychondritis Lymphocytoma cutis Systemic lupus erythematosus • Question 13 1 out of 1 points Antibiotic administration has been demonstrated to be of little benefit to the treatment of which of the following disease processes? Selected Answer: Acute bronchitis Answers: Chronic sinusitis Acute bronchitis Bacterial pneumonia Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis • Question 14 0 out of 1 points Lisa, age 49, has daily symptoms of asthma. She uses her inhaled short-acting beta-2 agonist daily. Her exacerbations affect her activities and they occur at least twice weekly and may last for days. She is affected more than once weekly during the night with an exacerbation. Which category of asthma severity is Lisa in? Selected Answer: Mild persistent Answers: Mild intermittent Mild persistent Moderate persistent • Question 15 0 out of 1 points Which of the following is the most appropriate therapeutic regimen for an adult patient with no known allergies diagnosed with group A B-hemolytic strep? Selected Answer: None of the above Answers: Penicillin V 500 milligrams PO every 8 hours for 10 days Ampicillin 250 milligrams PO twice a day for 10 days Clarithromycin 500 milligrams po daily for 7 days None of the above • Question 16 0 out of 1 points A cashier complains of dull ache and pressure sensation in her lower legs. It is relieved by leg elevation. She occasionally has edema in her lower legs at the end of the day. What is the most likely cause of these problems? Selected Answer: Arterial insufficiency Answers: Congestive heart failure Varicose veins Deep vein thrombosis Arterial insufficiency • Question 17 1 out of 1 points Which statement below is correct about pertussis? Selected Answer: It is also called whooping cough Answers: It is also called whooping cough It begins with symptoms like strep throat It lasts about 3 weeks It occurs most commonly in toddlers and young children • Question 18 0 out of 1 points Which of the following is the most important diagnosis to rule out in the adult patient with acute bronchitis? Selected Answer: Asthma Answers: Pneumonia Asthma Sinusitis Pertussis • Question 19 1 out of 1 points A 70 year old patient presents with left lower quadrant (LLQ) abdominal pain, a markedly tender palpable abdominal wall, fever, and leukocytosis. Of the following terms, which correctly describes the suspected condition? Selected Answer: Diverticulitis Answers: Diverticulosis Diverticula Diverticulitis Diverticulum • Question 20 1 out of 1 points Sylvia, age 83, presents with a 3 day history of pain and burning in the left forehead. This morning she noticed a rash with erythematous papules in that site. What do you suspect? Selected Answer: Herpes zoster Answers: Varicella Herpes zoster Syphilis Rubella • Question 21 0 out of 1 points A 33-year-old female is admitted with acute pancreatitis. The nurse practitioner knows that the most common cause of pancreatitis is: Selected Answer: Medications Answers: Alcohol Gallstones Medications Pregnancy • Question 22 1 out of 1 points When a patient presents with symptoms of acute gallbladder disease, what is the appropriate nurse practitioner action? Selected Answer: Order an abdominal ultrasound Answers: Order abdominal x-rays Order an abdominal ultrasound Refer the patient to a surgeon for evaluation Prescribe pain medication • Question 23 0 out of 1 points A false-positive result with the fecal occult blood test can result from: Selected Answer: stool that has been stored before testing Answers: ingestion of large amounts of vitamin C a high dietary intake of rare cooked beef a colonic neoplasm that is not bleeding stool that has been stored before testing • Question 24 0 out of 1 points A 76-year-old male complains of weight loss, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and pain. Physical findings include an abdominal mass and stool positive for occult blood. The nurse practitioner pain suspects a tumor in the small intestine. The best diagnostic test for this patient is: Selected Answer: Colonoscopy Answers: Colonoscopy Small bowel follow-through Barium enema CT abdomen • Question 25 1 out of 1 points A patient presents to urgent care complaining of dyspnea, fatigue, and lower extremity edema. The echocardiogram reveals and ejection fraction of 38%. The nurse practitioner knows that these findings are consistent with: Selected Answer: Systolic heart failure Answers: Mitral regurgitation Systolic heart failure Cardiac myxoma Diastolic heart failure • Question 26 1 out of 1 points Maxine, Age 76, has just been given a diagnosis of pneumonia. Which of the following is an indication that she should be hospitalized? Selected Answer: Multilobar involvement on chest x-ray with the inability to take oral medications Answers: Multilobar involvement on chest x-ray with the inability to take oral medications Alert and oriented, slightly high but stable vital signs, and no one to take care of her at home Sputum and gram positive organisms A complete blood count showing leukocytosis • Question 27 0 out of 1 points A 55 year old man is diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. The nurse practitioner correctly tells him: Selected Answer: “It is the most common cause of death in patients with skin cancer.” Answers: “It is the most common cause of death in patients with skin cancer.” “It can be cured with surgical excision or radiation therapy.” “It is a slow growing skin cancer that rarely undergoes malignant changes.” “It can be cured using 5-flurouracil cream twice daily for 2 to 4 weeks.” • Question 28 1 out of 1 points Expected spirometry readings when the patient has chronic emphysema include: Selected Answer: Increased total lung capacity (TLC) Answers: Decreased residual volume (RV) Increased vital capacity (VC) Increased forced expiratory volume (FEV-1) Increased total lung capacity (TLC) • Question 29 1 out of 1 points An 80-year-old male admits to difficulty swallowing during the review of systems. The nurse practitioner recognizes the differential diagnosis for this patient’s dysphagia is: Selected Answer: A and C Answers: Esophageal cancer Chest pain GERD A and C All of the above • Question 30 0 out of 1 points A 40 year old female with history of frequent sun exposure presents with a multicolored lesion on her back. It has irregular borders and is about 11mm in diameter. What should the nurse practitioner suspect? Selected Answer: Basal cell carcinoma Answers: Squamous cell carcinoma Malignant melanoma A common nevus Basal cell carcinoma • [Show More]

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