1 HST I: Integumentary System Exam I True or False. 1. When you take a temperature tympanically, you rub the thermometer across the patient’s forehead. 2. Normal temperature reading rectally is 99.6 to 100.6. 3. Axillary and Oral normal temperature ranges are the same. 4. It takes a total of 10 minutes to measure temperature using a mercury thermometer rectally. 5. If a patient’s temperature is 98.6 degrees orally, that is the same as 100.6 axillary. Multiple Choice. 6. How long should you wash your hands? a) 1 full minute b) 30 seconds c) 2 minutes d) 15 seconds 7. In reference to mode of transmission regarding infection control, direct contact is defined as: a) Person to person contact, or contact with infected body secretions. b) Contact with an object or reservoir of infection. c) Contact with an object that has been previously handed by someone who has an infection. d) None of the above. 8. Some ways that pathogens enter the body are: a) Through breaks in the skin. b) Mucous membranes c) Respiratory tract d) All of the above 9. Standard Precautions are: a) Rules developed by the Centers for Disease Control b) Rules developed by the National Institute for Health c) Considers that all patients are a source of infection d) Both A and C 2 10. Causative agent is defined as: a) A pathogen such as bacterium or virus that can cause disease b) A substance that combines with another chemical causes an chemical reaction c) A person who is responsible for causing damage d) None of the above 11. A person likely to get a disease or infection because body systems (immune systems) are weak is defined as: a) Causative agent b) Suceptible host c) Reservoir d) Portal of infection 12. A macule is defined as: a) Firm raised area such as a pimple b) Blisters or fluid filled sacs c) Flat spots on the skin such as freckles d) None of the above 13. Melanoma: a) Develops in melanocytes b) Slow growing c) Most dangerous type of skin cancer d) Both A and C 14. There are ____ layers of skin. a) 5 b) 4 c) 3 d) 6 15. Nails are made from: a) Dead keratinized basal cells b) Dead keratinized epithelial cells c) Tissues that have special enzymes that make them hard. d) None of the above. 16. How many functions of the integumentary system are there: a) 4 b) 5 c) 3 d) 7 3 17. Functions of the integumentary system include: a) Sensory perception and body temperature regulation b) Provides protection and storage area for fat, glucose, water, vitamins and salt. c) Eliminates salt and waste products through excretion. d) All of the above. 18. Characteristics of an albino are: a) Skin that has a yellowish tint to it b) Pink eyes c) Black eyes d) None of the above. 19. Cyanosis is described as: a) Gray/brown discoloration of skin b) Yellow tint to skin c) Green coloration to skin d) Bluish coloration caused by lack of oxygen 20. Vesicles are: a) Firm raised areas such as pimples b) Flat areas such as freckles c) Fluid filled sacs such as blisters d) None of the above. 21. Crust is defined as: a) Area that is a result of a bruise b) Area of dried blood and pus c) Pus filled sacs d) None of the above. 22. Acne is defined as: a) An infection of the sebaceous glands b) An infection of the sudoriferous glands c) Inflammation of the sebaceous glands d) None of the above. True or false. 23. The epidermis is the inner most layer of skin. 24. The sudoriferous gland is the same as oil gland. 25. Sebaceous glands are the same as oil glands. 4 26. The dermis layer is the middle layer of the skin, it contains nerves. 27. Alopecia is a genetic condition that causes permanent loss of the hair. 28. Eczema is a contagious skin condition. 29. Psoriasis is a non-contagious skin condition that has episodes of exacerbations and remission 30. An ulcer is a deep loss of skin surface that may extend to the surface.
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