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Mosbys for Nursing Assistants 8th Edition Sorrentino Test Bank

ISBN-13: 978-0323080675

ISBN-10: 0323080677

 

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Mosbys for Nursing Assistants 8th Edition Sorrentino Test Bank

ISBN-13: 978-0323080675

ISBN-10: 0323080677

 

 

 

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Sorrentino: Mosby’s for Nursing Assistants, 8th Edition

 

Chapter 18: The Person’s Unit

 

Test Bank

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. Full visual privacy means that
    1. The privacy curtain is drawn
    2. Windows and shades are adjusted
    3. The person is completely free from public view while in bed
    4. The room door is closed

ANS: C

REF: p. 287

 

  1. High-Fowler’s position is when the
    1. Bed is flat
    2. Head of the bed is raised 60 to 90 degrees
    3. Head of the bed is raised, and the foot of the bed is lowered
    4. Head of the bed is lowered, and the foot of the bed is raised

ANS: B

REF: p. 287

 

  1. The person’s area of the room is considered
    1. Public space
    2. Working space
    3. Private
    4. Home-like

ANS: C

REF: p. 287

 

  1. Nursing center residents are allowed to
    1. Bring one personal item from home
    2. Arrange personal items as they choose
    3. Put personal items in another person’s unit
    4. Use any part of the room

ANS: B

REF: p. 287

 

  1. These statements are about room temperatures. Which is correct?
    1. Older persons and those who are ill may need higher room temperatures.
    2. You can change the person’s room temperature to meet your needs.
    3. Less active persons are usually comfortable in cooler areas.
    4. You can decide how warm a person’s room should be.

ANS: A

REF: p. 288

 

  1. A person does not like drafts. You can do the following except
    1. Make sure the person wears correct clothing.
    2. Offer the person a lap robe when he is in a chair.
    3. Always keep the person covered with a bath blanket.
    4. Keep the person away from drafty areas.

ANS: C

REF: p. 288

 

  1. A resident cannot control his bladder. To prevent odors, you need to
    1. Check him often
    2. Change his clothing every 2 hours
    3. Dispose of wet clothing and linens at the end of your shift
    4. Remind him to use the bathroom

ANS: A

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Which does not reduce odors?
    1. Changing soiled linen and clothing promptly
    2. Cleaning urinals and bedpans promptly
    3. Disposing of incontinence and ostomy products every 2 hours
    4. Providing good hygiene

ANS: C

REF: p. 289

 

  1. You just finished smoking a cigarette. Before going to a patient or resident, you must
    1. Extinguish the cigarette
    2. Put your smoking materials away
    3. Practice hand washing
    4. Put on clean gloves

ANS: C

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Several staff members are talking and laughing at the nurses’ station. Besides causing a lot of noise, what other problem does their behavior create?
    1. Their behavior is negligent.
    2. Their behavior is abuse.
    3. Patients and residents cannot hear what their visitors are saying.
    4. Patients and residents may think the staff are talking and laughing about them.

ANS: D

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Which statement is incorrect?
    1. Many ill people are sensitive to noises and sounds.
    2. Patients and residents may find sounds dangerous, frightening, and irritating.
    3. New sounds may cause the person to become upset, anxious, and uncomfortable.
    4. There is little you can do to control noise in health care agencies.

ANS: A

REF: p. 289

 

  1. You can reduce noise in health care agencies by doing the following except
    1. Handling equipment carefully
    2. Answering phones by the fourth ring
    3. Controlling your voice
    4. Keep equipment in good working order.

ANS: B

REF: p. 289

 

  1. A resident has dementia. The person becomes very upset whenever a chair alarm sounds. Why might the person react this way?
    1. The alarm is too loud.
    2. The person thinks the chair alarm is cruel.
    3. The person wants more attention from staff.
    4. The person does not understand what the sound means.

ANS: D

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Which is not an OBRA requirement for resident rooms?
    1. Bed rails on all beds
    2. Clean, dry floors
    3. Direct access to an exit corridor
    4. A clean, comfortable mattress

ANS: A

REF: p. 288

 

  1. What kind of lighting is cheerful to most people?
    1. Bright lighting
    2. Dim lighting
    3. Soft lighting
    4. Lighting that causes glares and shadows

ANS: A

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Lighting in a person’s room is adjusted to meet
    1. Your needs
    2. The person’s needs
    3. The nurse’s needs
    4. The needs of the health team

ANS: B

REF: p. 289

 

  1. Persons with poor vision need
    1. Dull light
    2. Natural light
    3. Bright light
    4. Soft light

ANS: C

REF: p. 290

 

  1. Which is not an OBRA requirement for resident rooms?
    1. A telephone in each room
    2. Closet space with racks and shelves for each person
    3. Bed of proper height and size
    4. Appropriate lighting

ANS: A

REF: p. 288

 

  1. Electric bed controls do the following except
    1. Lock and unlock the bed wheels
    2. Raise and lower the head of the bed
    3. Raise and lower the foot of the bed
    4. Raise and lower the bed

ANS: A

REF: p. 290

 

  1. A resident has a manually operated bed. Which statement is incorrect?
    1. Hand cranks are at the foot of the bed.
    2. The cranks are pulled up for use.
    3. The cranks are kept in the down position when not in use.
    4. The bed can be locked into a certain position.

ANS: D

REF: p. 290

 

  1. A resident has a manually operated bed. You want to raise the head of the bed. What do you use?
    1. The left crank
    2. The right crank
    3. The center crank
    4. The hand controls

ANS: A

REF: p. 290

 

  1. Which bed position requires a doctor’s order?
    1. The flat position
    2. Fowler’s position
    3. Semi-Fowler’s position
    4. Trendelenburg’s position

ANS: D

REF: p. 291

 

  1. Which bed position requires a doctor’s order?
    1. Reverse Trendelenburg’s position
    2. Semi-Fowler’s position
    3. Fowler’s position
    4. The flat position

ANS: A

REF: p. 291

 

  1. In Trendelenburg’s position
    1. The head of the bed is raised 30 degrees
    2. The head of the bed is lowered and the foot of the bed is raised
    3. The head of the bed is raised and the foot of the bed is lowered
    4. The head of the bed is elevated 45 to 90 degrees

ANS: B

REF: p. 291

 

  1. Persons at risk for entrapment within the hospital bed system include the following except
    1. Persons who are older
    2. Persons with poor muscle control
    3. Ambulatory persons who are alert and oriented
    4. Persons who are restrained

ANS: C

REF: p. 293

 

  1. Entrapment within the hospital bed system is a risk. Serious injury and death have occurred from head, neck, and chest entrapment.
    1. True
    2. False

ANS: A

REF: p. 293

 

  1. To prevent entrapment in cribs, the mattress and crib must be the same size.
    1. True
    2. False

ANS: A

REF: p. 293

 

  1. Which statement about bed wheels is incorrect?
    1. Bed wheels are locked at all times except when moving the bed.
    2. Bed wheels must be locked when giving bedside care.
    3. Lock bed wheels when transferring a person to and from the bed.
    4. Bed wheels are unlocked when the bed is in the lowest horizontal position.

ANS: D

REF: p. 291

 

  1. You feel that a person is at risk for entrapment in the hospital bed system. What should you do?
    1. Tell the person about your concern.
    2. Report your concern to the nurse at once.
    3. Tell the person’s family.
    4. Report your concern to the person’s doctor.

ANS: B

REF: p. 293

 

  1. These statements are about overbed tables. Which is incorrect?
    1. They can be raised or lowered.
    2. They can be used as a work area.
    3. You can place urinals and bedpans on them.
    4. They are used for meals.

ANS: C

REF: p. 296

 

  1. These statements are about overbed tables. Which is incorrect?
    1. You can place soiled linen on them.
    2. You must clean tables after using them as a work surface.
    3. Some overbed tables have a storage area for personal items.
    4. Only clean and sterile items are placed on them.

ANS: A

REF: p. 296

 

  1. Where are bedpans and urinals stored?
    1. In the lower shelf or bottom drawer of the bedside stand
    2. In the drawer of the overbed table
    3. In closets
    4. Under the bed

ANS: A

REF: p. 296

 

  1. A resident brought a chair from home. The chair is unsafe if
    1. It has armrests
    2. It tips during transfers
    3. It is comfortable for the person
    4. The person can get into and out of it easily

ANS: B

REF: p. 296

 

  1. You are going to help a resident get dressed. Which helps provide full visual privacy from the person’s roommate?
    1. Closing window shades
    2. Pulling the privacy curtain around the person’s bed
    3. Closing the person’s room door
    4. Holding a bath blanket around the person

ANS: B

REF: p. 296

 

  1. Privacy curtains block
    1. Conversations from being heard
    2. Embarrassing odors
    3. Irritating noises
    4. Others from seeing the person

ANS: D

REF: p. 296

 

  1. When providing care in the person’s home, full visual privacy is not
    1. True
    2. False

ANS: B

REF: p. 296

 

  1. A resident does not like the soap and shampoo provided by the center. She has her son buy what she likes. Which statement is correct?
    1. She has to use the soap and shampoo provided by the center.
    2. She has the right to personal choice.
    3. You can pretend to use what she likes.
    4. Her items are kept in the closet. The center’s items are kept in the bedside stand.

ANS: B

REF: p. 297

 

  1. These statements are about the call system. Which is incorrect?
    1. The signal light must always be within the person’s reach.
    2. When the person signals for help, a signal is sent to the nurses’ station.
    3. When the person signals for help, a light goes on above the room door.
    4. Bathrooms do not have signal lights. Therefore, you need to stay with the person.

ANS: D

REF: p. 297

 

  1. Which statement about signal lights is correct?
    1. Keep the person’s signal light within reach.
    2. Place the signal light on the person’s weak side.
    3. Remind the person to use the signal light only for emergencies.
    4. Answer signal lights when you have time.

ANS: A

REF: p. 297

 

  1. The hospital has an intercom system between patient rooms and the nurses’ station. When using the intercom system, you must be very careful to protect the person’s right to
    1. Personal choice
    2. Confidentiality
    3. Refuse treatment
    4. Informed consent

ANS: B

REF: p. 297

 

  1. A patient had a stroke. The person’s left side is paralyzed. Where should you place the signal light?
    1. On the person’s left side
    2. On the person’s right side
    3. Wherever you can attach it
    4. Attached to the person’s pillow

ANS: B

REF: p. 297

 

  1. A resident has his signal light on. When should you respond?
    1. As soon as you know the signal light is on
    2. When the nurse tells you to
    3. When you are near the room
    4. After you finish other care

ANS: A

REF: p. 297

 

  1. A person receiving home care needs a way to call for help. Which is incorrect?
    1. A dinner bell or baby monitor can be used.
    2. Tell the person to shout loudly if he needs anything.
    3. You can give the person a small can with a few coins inside to shake to signal for help.
    4. Children’s toys with bells horns or whistles can be used.

ANS: B

REF: p. 299

 

  1. Which is not a safety feature of patient and resident bathrooms?
    1. Towel racks
    2. Grab bars
    3. Raised toilet seats
    4. The signal light

ANS: A

REF: p. 299

 

  1. These statements are about resident closets. Which is incorrect?
    1. The center must provide each person with closet space.
    2. The person must have free access to the closet and its contents.
    3. Two residents can share the same closet space.
    4. Closet space includes shelves and a clothes rack.

ANS: C

REF: p. 300

 

  1. These statements are about resident closet and drawer space. Which is incorrect?
    1. You can search the person’s closet and drawers whenever you want to.
    2. Items in the closet and drawers are the person’s property.
    3. The person’s consent is needed to search closets and drawers.
    4. The person is present when closets and drawers are inspected.

ANS: A

REF: p. 300

 

  1. Bariatric beds typically have all of the following features with the exception of
    1. A weight capacity of 500–1,000 pounds
    2. Front and side egress positions
    3. A built-in scale
    4. One position only

ANS: D

REF: p. 295

 

  1. Part of your job is to maintain patient and resident units. Which of the following means that you are not doing your job?
    1. You keep the signal light, overbed table, and bedside stand within each person’s reach.
    2. You make sure that each person can reach the phone and light controls.
    3. You make sure that each person has enough tissues and toilet paper.
    4. You adjust the room temperature for your comfort.

ANS: D

REF: p. 287

 

  1. You are straightening a person’s unit. What should you do?
    1. Rearrange the room.
    2. Discard papers, flowers, food, and other clutter.
    3. Empty the wastebasket daily.
    4. Adjust lighting for your comfort.

ANS: C

REF: p. 301

 

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