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Nursing Health Assessment

Nursing

Quiz 4 :

Assessing the Eye and the Ear

Quiz 4 :

Assessing the Eye and the Ear

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The nurse is screening children before they enter preschool. Which is the expected visual acuity for preschool-age patients?
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B

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The nurse is collecting a health history for a patient who presents with diplopia. Which question is most appropriate for the nurse to include in this patient's health history?
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B

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The nurse is assessing a patient visual accommodation. Which cranial nerve does the nurse plan to assess?
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C

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An older adult professor complains of dryness of the eyes after reading or doing computer work. When educating this patient about the dryness, which cause will the nurse include in the teaching session?
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Before otoscopic exam, the nurse should palpate which areas for tenderness?
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The Weber test is used to screen for hearing deficits. When performing the Weber test, where should the nurse place the tuning fork?
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The nurse is conducting an ear assessment for an Asian American patient. Which is an anticipated finding for this patient based on ethnicity?
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The nurse is conducting an eye assessment and plans to assess cranial nerve function. Which cranial nerves (CNs) control eye movements?
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The nurse is assessing the patient's sclera and notes a bluish tinge. Which diagnosis does the nurse anticipate based on this assessment finding?
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A mother is concerned because her newborn is not able to follow a moving toy with her eyes. When educating the mother about fixating and following an object, at which age should the nurse tell the mother to expect this to occur?
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The nurse is conducting an eye assessment for an infant. The nurse notes the absence of the red reflex. What does this finding suggest to the nurse?
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The nurse is preparing to perform the Rinne test of hearing function. Which action by the nurse is appropriate?
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The nurse is conducting a health history for an older adult patient who states, "I seem to have more trouble driving at night the older that I get." When teaching the patient why this occurs, which will the nurse include in the teaching session?
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The nurse is assessing a patient's ears. Which is a primary function of the ears that the nurse will include in the assessment process?
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The nurse is preparing to perform an ear assessment. Which speculum for the otoscope should the nurse select?
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The nurse assesses the patient's tympanic membrane. Which is considered a normal assessment finding?
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During the otoscopic exam, how should the nurse hold the adult patient's ear?
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The nurse is assessing a patient who is experiencing eye pain. Which assessment question is appropriate when collecting the health history for this patient?
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During the Weber test, the nurse determines that the patient hears the sound of a tuning fork equally in each ear. Which action by the nurse is appropriate based on this assessment finding?
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The nurse assesses a patient and notes difficulty seeing objects that are near. Which medical term will the nurse use when documenting this assessment finding in the medical record?
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