Quiz 5: Detection and Diagnosis

Nursing

True A diagnosis can be either subjective or objective.Subjective diagnosis is based on the patient's complaints and medical history.The physician's preliminary diagnosis can also be subjective.An objective diagnosis is based on results of medical procedure and tests,lab results,and/or biopsy.

True A colonoscopy,which includes a somewhat uncomfortable bowel preparation,examines the entire colon from beginning to end,whereas the sigmoidoscopy examines the lower end of the colon with a flexible endoscope.

False It is on the low side.Normal range for women is 37.0% to 47.0%.At certain times,women run slightly lower hematocrit due to the menstrual cycle.

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