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1

Which of the following statements regarding insulin is NOT true?

  • Insulin reduces blood sugar levels.
  • Insulin is secreted by the alpha cells of the pancreas.
  • Insulin stimulates the cells of the body to take in glucose from the bloodstream.
  • Insulin is most active after you have eaten a meal.

2

A contraindication is a side effect of a drug.

A contraindication is a side effect of a drug.

True or False

3


A circulating nurse is the assistant who hands instruments to the surgeon.

A circulating nurse is the assistant who hands instruments to the surgeon

 

True or False

4

Which of the following medications is an inactive substance used to satisfy a patient’s desire for medication?

Which of the following medications is an inactive substance used to satisfy a patient’s desire for medication?

  • antidote
  • broad spectrum
  • placebo
  • prophylaxis
     

5

Which of the following terms means to surgically cut out?

Which of the following terms means to surgically cut out?

  • analgesic
  • cauterization
  • hemostasis
  • resection
     

6

Electrocautery always uses an electric current to cauterize tissue.

Electrocautery always uses an electric current to cauterize tissue.

True or False

7

Which of the following therapeutic procedures removes dead or damaged tissue?

Which of the following therapeutic procedures removes dead or damaged tissue?

 

  • mobilization
  • hydrotherapy
  • debridement
  • gait training

8


Topical medications are rubbed on the skin.

Topical medications are rubbed on the skin.


True or False

9

Postural drainage with clapping is used to remove secretions from the bronchi.

Postural drainage with clapping is used to remove secretions from the bronchi.


True or False

10

Which of the following terms means that the growth is enclosed in a sheath of tissue?

  • encapsulated
  • carcinoma in situ
  • remission
  • oncogenic

11

Catgut is an example of suture material.

Catgut is an example of suture material.

True or False

12

The surgeon is responsible for grading a tumor.

The surgeon is responsible for grading a tumor.

 

True or False

13


`A firm badge is used to record an X-ray

A film badge is used to record an X-ray.

True or False

14

Which type of medication is used to prevent a disease?

Which type of medication is used to prevent a disease?
Answer

  • antidote
  • broad spectrum
  • placebo
  • prophylaxis

15


A patient’s protocol consists of all the following except:

A patient’s protocol consists of all the following except:

 

  • medications
  • treatments
  • surgeries
  • all the above
     

16

Nuclear medicine is the use of ________ to produce an image.

Nuclear medicine is the use of ________ to produce an image.

 

  • ultrasound waves
  • electromagnetic energy
  • radioactive substances
  • X-rays
     

17

Immunotherapy treats cancer using hormones or chemicals with hormone-like properties.

Immunotherapy treats cancer using hormones or chemicals with hormone-like properties.

 

True or False