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Chapter 09: General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs Jarvis...

Chapter 09: General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs Jarvis...

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Chapter 09: General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs Jarvis: Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition

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Chapter 09: General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs
Jarvis: Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1.   The nurse is performing a general survey. Which action is a component of the general survey?
a.

Observing the patient’s body stature and nutritional status

b.

Interpreting the subjective information the patient has reported

c.

Measuring the patient’s temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure

d.

Observing specific body systems while performing the physical assessment

2.   When measuring a patient’s weight, the nurse is aware of which of these guidelines?
a.

The patient is always weighed wearing only his or her undergarments.

b.

The type of scale does not matter, as long as the weights are similar from day to day.

c.

The patient may leave on his or her jacket and shoes as long as these are documented next to the weight.

d.

Attempts should be made to weigh the patient at approximately the same time of day, if a sequence of weights is necessary.

3.   A patient’s weekly blood pressure readings for 2 months have ranged between 124/84 mm Hg and 136/88 mm Hg, with an average reading of 126/86 mm Hg. The nurse knows that this blood pressure falls within which blood pressure category?
a.

Normal blood pressure

b.

Prehypertension

c.

Stage 1 hypertension

d.

Stage 2 hypertension

4.   During an examination of a child, the nurse considers that physical growth is the best index of a child’s:
a.

General health.

b.

Genetic makeup.

c.

Nutritional status.

d.

Activity and exercise patterns.

5.   A 1-month-old infant has a head measurement of 34 cm and has a chest circumference of 32 cm. Based on the interpretation of these findings, the nurse would:
a.

Refer the infant to a physician for further evaluation.

b.

Consider these findings normal for a 1-month-old infant.

c.

Expect the chest circumference to be greater than the head circumference.

d.

Ask the parent to return in 2 weeks to re-evaluate the head and chest circumferences.


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