Health Assessment - Exam I quiz

This quiz is a study aid for the 1st exam in health assessment. This particular quiz just covers concepts in ch4 over Health History. The book/lab manual also have some practice questions that are very similar if you would like extra practice.

This quiz may be helpful and it may just be a way to confirm you already have a great foundation in Health Assessment. Yes, there are some odd questions and answers but it was meant to keep you on your toes. Good luck in HA on Monday!

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  1. What is the purpose of a health history?
  2. Which of the following are part of the "critical characteristics"?
  3. A patient is in your office complaining of a sharp pain in his wrist. The patients complaint best describes which element of the health assessment?
  4. A health history is...
  5. PQRSTU stands for what?
  6. You are taking a health history on a patient and notice their eyes seem a bit yellow and their skin seems Jaundiced, what word/phrase best describes this type of objective observation?
  7. What is the purpose of a genogram?
  8. An assessment of the past/present condition of each body system is what part of the sequence in a health history?
  9. Which is an example of health promotion?
  10. What factors should you take into consideration for the setting?
  11. What is the most important part of communication?
  12. Which phrase would not be appropriate to say during a patient interview?
  13. What is included in a functional assessment?
  14. When reviewing a medical record you see the patient stated "I have had a cough for the last 10 days and now my chest feels very tight." What is this an example of?
  15. The patient doesn't seem to be giving reliable information, what should you do?
  16. A patient with chronic IBS tells you that their favorite food is chili, but when they eat it they wind up with massive abdominal cramps and explosive diarrhea. This is an example of:
  17. Which of the following is the best/proper recording of a patients reason for seeking care?
  18. Which of the following is an example of subjective data?
  19. In a functional assessment how do we refer to the decline in functionality due to disease in an older adult?
  20. Tobacco use is recorded in pack years. How do we calculate pack years?

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