MC Physical Assessement Tutorial Pre/Posttest
A nurse is documenting findings from a physical examination. Which of the following statements indicates correct charting?
Regular heart rate and rhythm: S1, S2 heard.
When performing an otoscopy examination on a 2-year old child, the nurse should pull the pinna
down and back
A nurse is testing a child for strabismus. Which of the following is the correct technique fro performing this examination
perform the cover-uncover test
When assessing a school age child for scoliosis, it is important to have the child?
bend forward with the knees straight and the arms dangling
A nurse is performing an annual physical examination on an adolescent. Which of the following should be included in the general survey?
the patient makes good eye contact
Which of the following communication techniques is most appropriate fro a nurse to employ during the physical examination of a 10 year old?
Use books and other visual aids to advance the interview
A nurse is examining an 18-month-old child ears during a well child visit. Which of the following techniques should the nurse use?
have the parent hold the child securely in their lap
A nurse is obtaining a problem-oriented history from a preschool-aged child. The nurse should consider that children form this age group typically can?
describe the symptoms
Which of the following techniques is appropriate when obtaining a blood pressure on a child?
Use a cuff with bladder covering 80 to 100% of the arm circumference
A nurse is performing an abortion examination on a preschooler. Which of the following instructions should the nurse give to the child when performing abdominal palpitation
Place your hand under mine