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#1 An 85-year-old man has come in for a physical examination, and the nurse notes that he uses a cane. When documenting general appearance, the nurse will document this information under the section that covers: B -- mobility
#2 The nurse is performing a vision examination. Which of the following charts is most widely used for vision examinations? A -- Snellen
#3 After the health history has been obtained, and before beginning the physical examination, the nurse should ask the patient to first: --
#4 While the nurse palpates the maxillary sinuses, the patient tells the nurse that he has some tenderness in that area. The nurse should proceed by: --
#5 A patient states 'whenever I open my mouth real wide, I feel this popping sensation in front of my ears.' To further examine this, the nurse would: --
#6 The nurse has just completed an examination of a patient's extraocular muscles. When documenting the findings, the nurse would note the assessment of which cranial nerves? --
#7 A patient's uvula rises midline when she says 'ahh' and she has a positive gag reflex. The nurse has just tested which cranial nerves? --
#8 During an examination, the nurse notices that a patient is unable to stick out his tongue. Which cranial nerve is involved with successful performance of this action? --
#9 A patient is unable to shrug her shoulders against the nurse's resistant hands. What cranial nerve is involved with successful shoulder shrugging? --
#10 During an examination, a patient has just successfully completed the finger-to-nose and the rapid-alternating-movements tests and is able to run each heel down the opposite shin. The nurse will conclude that the patient's: --
#11 Congenitl deformity of the foot in which it is plantar flexed and inverted. C -- talipes equinovarus
#12 Which of the following findings relates to the assessment of voice sounds? --
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