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The dental hygienist, under GENERAL SUPERVISION, is allowed to do the following, EXCEPT:A) Administer local anesthesiaB) Assess dental hygiene statusC) Expose dental x-raysD) Remove dental calculus

A) Administer local anesthesia

2

A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT of a patient provides the following EXCEPT for:A) Individualized treatment planB) Information to be shared with other patientsC) Medical and dental dataD) Patient's safety

B) Information to be shared with other patients

3

Every dental hygienist has the OBLIGATION to the following EXCEPT for:A) Maintain high standards of personal conductB) Attend UDHA conventions and meetingsC) Her employer/dentist, not the patientD) Belong to her/his professional organization

C) Her employer/dentist, not the patient

4

All PATIENTS have the RIGHT to:A) Be treated with discriminationB) Miss appointmentsC) Refuse treatmentD) Withhold medical information

C) Refuse treatment

5

The following health problem will increase/compromise TISSUE HEALING time:A) EpilepsyB) DiabetesC) Hepatitis

B) Diabetes

6

Antibiotic prophylactic premedication prior to INVASIVE dental procedures is required when:A) Patient has had a joint replacement recentlyB) Patient has angina and forgot his/her medicationC) Patient had a stroke in the last six months

A) Patient has had a joint replacement recently

7

When AUSCULTATING a blood pressure, the stethoscope should be placed on: A) Radial arteryB) Temporal arteryC) Brachial artery

C) Brachial artery

8

The Dental History shows that the patient was exposed to FLUORIDE in the water during the tooth development years. This fact can influence the following:A) Tooth morphologyB) Decay levelC) Number of dental restorationsD) All of the above

D) All of the above

9

Strategies to help OVERCOME BARRIERS in communication include:1) Use active listening2) Avoid eye to eye contact3) Use positive reinforcement4) Use scientific dental terminology A) 1, 4 B) 1, 3 C) 1, 3, 4 D) 2, 3, 4

B) 1, 3

10

The DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS OF CARE is composed of which of the following components:A) Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Identification, EvaluationB) Assessment, Documentation, Planning, Intervention, EducationC) Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation

C) Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation

11

A patient requiring dental hygiene care has the following vital signs. Which may PRECLUDE OR STOP you from treating him/her?A) A respiration rate of 15 breaths/minB) A temperature of 99FC) A blood pressure of 140/110D) A pulse rate of 70 beats/min

C) A blood pressure of 140/110

12

A person's health is not static; therefore, A HEALTH HISTORY MUST BE UPDATED when/how often?A) AnnuallyB) At every recall appointmentC) At each and every appointment

C) At each and every appointment

13

DATA COLLECTION techniques for patient assessment include all of the following EXCEPT:A) InterviewB) ObservationC) ImplementationD) Examination

C) Implementation

14

When treating a patient with controlled DIABETES, one should do all of the following EXCEPT:A) Schedule the appointment before a mealB) Consult with the treating physicianC) Limit the length of the appointment

A) Schedule the appointment before a meal

15

The FATHER of Dental Hygiene is:A) Alfred C. JonesB) Alexander C. BlackC) David C. MakayD) Alfred C. Fones

D) Alfred C. Fones

16

A change in the effect of one drug when a second drug is introduced CONCOMITANTLY is:A) A drug residualB) A drug interactionC) A drug interface

B) A drug interaction

17

An abnormally HIGH systolic and diastolic BLOOD PRESSURE is considered:A) HypertonicB) HyperthermiaC) Hypertension

C) Hypertension

18

The presence of MICROORGANISMS in the blood stream is:A) BacteremiaB) UremiaC) Sarcosinemia

A) Bacteremia

19

TACHYCARDIA is an unusually high:A) TemperatureB) PulseC) Respiration

B) Pulse

20

The highest pressure caused by VENTRICULAR CONTRACTION is:A) DiastolicB) Systolic

B) Systolic

21

Which of the following is the best way to obtain A COMPLETE PATIENT HISTORY?A) Use of questionnaireB) Use of an interviewC) Both

C) Both

22

RAPPORT can be improved by the following EXCEPT:A) Treating the patient with respectB) Using dental terminology to impress the patientC) Applying the concept of active listening

B) Using dental terminology to impress the patient

23

AMOXICILLIN regimen for adults:A) 2.0 GramsB) .20 GramsC) 20 Grams

A) 2.0 Grams

24

The DENTAL HYGIENIST can provide the following services in Utah EXCEPT for:A) PreventiveB) EducationalC) TherapeuticD) Restorative

D) Restorative

25

CLYNDAMYCIN regimen for children:A) 20mg/kgB) 2.0mg/kg

A) 20mg/kg

26

Which of the following IS NOT A CORE VALUE in dental hygiene?A) ConfidentialityB) Societal trustC) Justice and fairnessD) Profitability

D) Profitability

27

You are attempting to have a conversation with your young patient but his mother is talking on the cell phone. What type of barrier to communication is being displayed?A) PsychologicalB) PhysicalC) Cultural

B) Physical

28

TRUE or FALSEEthics is the science of right conduct.

True

29

TRUE or FALSEHygienists should agree with criticism of previous dental care givers.

False

30

TRUE or FALSEThe maintenance of optimum oral health is acquired by preventive methods solely.

False

31

TRUE or FALSEPatients allergic to penicillin can not be pre-medicated.

False

32

TRUE or FALSE The medical and dental histories must be written in pen and signed to be considered legal.

True

33

TRUE or FALSEDental treatment given to patients is dependent on their economic status and insurance coverage.

False

34

TRUE or FALSEC-reactive proteins are better at determining the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with periodontal disease.

True

35

TRUE or FALSERespiratory illnesses are more prevalent in older population residing in nursing homes when oral care is not adequate or provided to their clients.

True

36

TRUE or FALSEWhen families are in financial stress, preventive oral health care finds a lower position in the priority list.

True

37

TRUE or FALSECultural barriers have no influence in the oral care of children born in this country.

False

38

TRUE or FALSEASA III is the best physical state your patient is in and no treatment modifications are needed.

False

39

TRUE or FALSEUnderstanding of a patient's culture will make the patient more compliant to follow the dental hygiene protocol you have asked him/her to follow.

True

40

TRUE or FALSEThe parents' occupation can influence the oral care for the entire family.

True

41

Coumadin

C. ANTI-COAGULANT

42

Dilantin

D. ANTI-EPILEPSY

43

Nitroglycerin

A. ANTI-ANGINAL

44

Glucaphage

E. CONTROL DIABETES

45

Albuterol

H. ANTI-ASTHMA

46

Mycostatin

G. ANTI-FUNGAL

47

Oxycodone

B. PAIN KILLER-NARCOTIC

48

Tetracycline

F. ANTIBIOTIC

49

Lipitor

J. LOWERING CHOLESTEROL

50

Valtrex

K. ANTI-VIRAL

51

SEDATIVE

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