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The Medical Assistant Study Set 2

Medicine

Quiz 24 :

Vital Signs

Quiz 24 :

Vital Signs

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If a patient is diagnosed with secondary hypertension, this means that the
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If a patient is anxious, the medical assistant would expect the pulse to be
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A

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How can you help patients feel comfortable about having their weight measured in the office?
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B

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Aural temperatures are recommended for adults, when possible, because the
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If a bedridden patient has chills and is shivering, what would you expect the body temperature to be?
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If a patient is a marathon runner, the resting pulse would be expected to be
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Which of the following pulses is palpated in the antecubital space?
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Which of the following pulses is palpated behind the knee?
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Which of the following pulses is palpated on either side of the eyes?
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Which site for taking an infant's body temperature is considered to give the most accurate results?
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When you are taking the pulse, where should you position the artery to be measured in relation to the level of the heart?
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What would be considered a normal pulse for an average-sized 37-year-old patient in good health?
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How long should the pulse be counted for the most accurate results?
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Which of the following pulses is palpated on top of the foot?
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As a blood pressure cuff is deflated, the first tapping sound is the ______ pressure.
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Which of the following pulses is palpated on the wrist?
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Which of the following pulses is palpated in the throat?
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The systolic BP is measured during which Korotkoff phase?
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Which of the following pulses is auscultated with a stethoscope?
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As a blood pressure cuff is deflated, the last tapping sound is the __________ pressure.
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