Clinical Assessment Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 2 :
The Medical History and the Interview

Quiz 2 :
The Medical History and the Interview

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Communication between two people can occur only if: 1) The speaker speaks clearly. 2) The receiver understands the message. 3) Each person understands medical terminology. 4) Both people are in the same room.
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Communication between individuals is affected by which of the following factors? 1) The time of day 2) The cultural heritage 3) The day of the week 4) The level of education
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A

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When one is conducting an interview with a patient, which of the following points is most important in facilitating an effective interaction with the patient?
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B

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Which of the following types of questions are preferred for all interactions with a patient?
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If a patient is unable to provide an accurate history, the respiratory therapist (RT) should:
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Which of the following should the RT keep in mind when obtaining a pulmonary history?
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Obtaining background information during an interview is very important because it allows the RT to: 1) Learn the impact of culture, relationships, and finances on his or her health. 2) Predict whether the patient is willing to cooperate in the treatment of his or her disease. 3) Develop a basic understanding of the patient's experience with his or her disease. 4) Diagnosis the patient's problem.
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Screening information is:
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The review of systems is very important because it provides the interviewer with:
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A pertinent negative is defined as:
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A pertinent positive is defined as:
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The main purpose of the chief complaint is to:
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Which of the following cardiopulmonary conditions would be found in the chief complaint list? 1) Asthma 2) Wheezing 3) COPD 4) Hemoptysis
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When a patient is interviewed so the chief complaint can be determined, the best questions that can be asked to elicit this information are: 1) Direct questions. 2) Neutral questions. 3) Open-ended questions. 4) A series of direct questions.
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Which of the following would be found in the history of present illness section of an interview?
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Which of the following formulas should be used to calculate the pack-year history of cigarette consumption?
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One disadvantage of using the pack-year method for calculating cigarette consumption is that:
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Which of the following are reasons for obtaining a family history? 1) To assess the current health status of the extended family 2) To learn about the health status of the patient's blood relatives 3) To determine whether the patient is adopted 4) To identify the presence in the family of diseases with a hereditary tendency
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Which of the following diseases would be recorded in the family history as a hereditary disorder? 1) Asthma 2) Pneumonia 3) Cystic fibrosis 4) 1-antitrypsin deficiency
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Modern-day office workers may be exposed to which of the following occupational and environmental diseases?
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