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PBS Routine Testing Quiz


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The human body’s ability to maintain constant internal conditions is referred to as

A. homeostasis

B. hematology

C. hepatic

D. differentiation


Which nursing career requires a 4-year bachelor’s degree and passage of NCLEX exam?

A. licensed practical nurse (LPN)

B. registered nurse (RN)

C. nurse practitioner (NP)

D. certified nursing assistant (CNA)


Which nursing career can prescribe medication in accordance with the supervising physician?

A. licensed practical nurse (LPN)

B. registered nurse (RN)

C. nurse practitioner (NP)

D. certified nursing assistant (CNA)


Which nursing career is most prevalent in Parkview hospital?

A. licensed practical nurse (LPN)

B. registered nurse (RN)

C. nurse practitioner (NP)

D. certified nursing assistant (CNA)


Which of the following would be used to test the external anatomy of the eye?

A. Octoscope

B. Ophthalmoscope

C. Stethoscope

D. sphygmomanometer


Which of the following would be used to test the internal anatomy of the ear?

A. Octoscope

B. Ophthalmoscope

C. Stethoscope

D. sphygmomanometer


Which of the following is used to measure peripheral oxygen saturation?

A. stethoscope

B. sphygmomanometer

C. pulse oximeter

D. thermometer


Which blood pressure reading will always be higher since it is measured when the heart is contracting?

A. diastolic pressure

B. systolic pressure


When measuring the pulse at the neck, from which blood vessels is the heart beat being felt?

A. brachial

B. radial

C. carotid

D. femoral


During inhalation, the diaphragm ____ and the lungs expand.

A. contracts

B. relaxes


Respiratory Rate measures

A. heartbeats per minute

B. breaths per minute

C. pulse

D. oxygen saturation


When measuring blood pressure which blood vessel is closed off temporarily?

A. radial artery

B. carotid artery

C. brachial artery

D. femoral artery


Which of the following may indicate that a mole is skin cancer?

A. Moles has uniform border

B. Mole is a small diameter

C. Mole has more than one color

D. Mole is symmetrical in shape


The measurement of the force applied to the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps is called:

A. pulse

B. respiratory rate

C. peripheral oxygen saturation

D. blood pressure


At the beginning of a doctor’s visit, measurements are often taken to determine the state of a patient’s essential body functions. These measurements are called

A. physical symptoms

B. chief complaint

C. vital signs

D. medical history




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