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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 7 :

Asepsis and Infection Control

Quiz 7 :

Asepsis and Infection Control

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What bacterium is responsible for more diseases than any other organism?
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What action exemplifies a nurse practicing medical asepsis in performing daily care?
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D

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What bacteria can lie dormant when conditions for growth are not favorable?
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C

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What technique should the nurse use when disposing of linens contaminated with feces?
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A major threat to health care workers is blood-contaminated sharps.What should the nurse use to discard the used syringe?
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The nurse is concerned when a patient admitted with a diagnosis of pneumonia suddenly develops a urinary tract infection (UTI).What type of infection is this UTI considered?
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A patient with a respiratory infection reports that he is not yet on an antibiotic.The nurse explains that the health care provider is waiting on the results of the culture and sensitivity.What does this test determine?
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What is true regarding surgical asepsis?
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The nurse is instructing a patient about the most important preventive technique for breaking the chain of infection.What technique is the patient learning about?
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The infection control health care provider plans an in-service on control of health care-associated infections.What should be the focus of this program?
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What should the nurse be diligent in to provide a safe environment for the patient?
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The nurse prioritizes the care of four patients.Which patient has a systemic infection?
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The nurse is transporting a patient in respiratory isolation to the radiology department.What intervention should the nurse implement?
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What assessment does the nurse recognize as an inflammatory response in a surgical wound on the leg of a patient?
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A health care worker is stuck by a needle left on the patient's bedside table.The staff member appropriately reports the needlestick.What will the indicated treatment be combatting?
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What additional complication does a disease caused by a virus have compared to a disease caused by bacteria?
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The patient in isolation may experience psychological or emotional deprivation.What should the nurse do to help minimize these feelings?
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What does the nurse describe when giving an example of a fomite vehicle?
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The infection control officer is observing hospital staff for appropriate use of aseptic technique.What observation demonstrates the need for more instruction on surgical asepsis?
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A nurse is observing isolation precautions by wearing a mask while performing complex patient care.How often should the nurse change masks?
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