Test your medical knowings

We all love are friends and family, but what if someone we love requires hospitalziation or medical care? This quiz will enable you to take a view into what some of the treatments of your loved ones may entail, or will just test your abilities in terms of recognition of medical problems.

If you are alreay in the medical field you most likely will not need to take this quiz. This quiz is more meant for those that are curious about some of the background behind treatments of or diagnosis of diseases or illnesses.

Created by: Nicole

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. What is hemoptysis?
  2. Myocardial infarction refers to what condition?
  3. How does a foley catheter stay in a patient without falling out?
  4. A patient has a small bowel obstruction and is vomiting. A nasogastric tube is inserted, What is its purpose?
  5. The patient needs an IV inserted, which size needle is the largest gauge?
  6. A patient has a condition referred to as COPD,chronic obstructive disease. Why is it difficult for these patients to breathe effectively?
  7. A patient came into the hospital with left sided weakness, slurred speech and difficulty in swallowing? What is wrong?
  8. There are different types of heart rhythms on an EKG, which one of these is the worst type of rhythm?
  9. A patient requires hemodialysis, which values are used as a determination that a patient has renal failure?
  10. An 89 year old female reports with the following symptoms: alteration in mental status, shakiness, vomiting, and profuse sweating. Vitals: B/P= 130/60, RR=12, T=98 and p=89. Blood sugar is 48. Which condition do you highly suspect?

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Quiz topic: Test my medical knowings