NURS 6501N Week 2 Quiz – Question with Answers (40/40 Points)


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NURS 6501N Week 2 Quiz Question with Answers

  1. Which cells are involved in initiating immune responses in the skin?
  2. A 20-year-old female presents with vaginal itch and thin-walled pustular lesions. She is diagnosed with candidiasis. This condition is caused by a:
  3. A 40-year-old female is diagnosed with SLE. Which of the following findings would be considered a symptom of this disease?
  4. A 3-year-old male develops tinea capitis after playing with the family dog. This infection is caused by a:
  5. A 5-year-old female was diagnosed with seropositive juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The treatment option for this disease is termed:
  6. A 50-year-old male recently underwent a liver transplant and is taking immunosuppressive drugs. He now has painful vesicular eruptions on the face and trunk. He reports that he had chickenpox as a child. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis based on his chicken pox history?
  7. A patient has chicken pox. How does the varicella replicate?
  8. In discoid lupus erythematosus, skin lesions may be accompanied by Raynaud phenomenon, which is manifested by:
  9. Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a _____ infection of the skin.
  10. When trying to distinguish between infectious disease and noninfectious disease, what is the hallmark symptom for most infectious diseases?
  11. After studying fungi, which information indicates a correct understanding of fungi? Fungi causing deep or systemic infections:
  12. For a patient with candidiasis, which factor will exacerbate the condition?
  13. After studying about viruses, which information indicates the student has a good understanding of viruses? Viruses:
  14. A 70-year-old female presents with a hip fracture. She is diagnosed with osteoporosis. One factor that most likely contributed to her condition is:
  15. A 4-month-old male is brought to his primary care provider for severe itching and skin lesions. He is diagnosed with atopic dermatitis. Which of the following would be elevated in this patient?
  16. A 50-year-old female experienced decreased blood pressure, decreased oxygen delivery, cardiovascular shock, and subsequent death. A complication of endotoxic shock is suspected. Which of the following is the most likely cause?
  17. When the maternal immune system becomes sensitized against antigens expressed by the fetus, what type of immune reaction occurs?
  18. When does a patient ask the nurse what hypersensitivity is, how should the nurse respond? Hypersensitivity is best defined as:
  19. During inflammation, the liver is stimulated to release plasma proteins, collectively known as: nurs 6501n week 2
  20. A 45-year-old male presents with persistent, severe stomach pain. Testing reveals a peptic ulcer. Further laboratory tests reveal the presence of Helicobacter pylori. Which of the following is of concern for this patient?
  21. A 10-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting wheezing and difficulty breathing. History reveals that both of the child’s parents suffer from allergies. Which of the following terms would be used to classify the child?
  22. Which of the following hormones activates adrenergic receptors?
  23. While planning care for children with cancer, which information should the nurse remember? Most childhood cancers originate from the:
  24. An infant develops a fever secondary to a bacterial infection. Which of the following most likely triggered the fever?
  25. A 65-year-old female is diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. She has developed muscle wasting. Which of the following substances would be produced in large quantities to eliminate the tumor cells and cause muscle wasting?
  26. Stress induces sympathetic stimulation of the adrenal medulla. This causes the secretion of catecholamines, which include:
  27. Which of the following individuals would be at greatest risk for an opportunistic infection? nurs 6501n week 2
  28. A 5-month-old child is admitted to the hospital with recurring respiratory infections. A possible cause of this condition is:
  29. A 3-year-old is making play cakes in a sandbox and is eating the play cakes. The sand was also being used by cats as a litter box and was contaminated with toxoplasmosis. Which of the following would most likely also be present?
  30. Which of the following patients would be at greatest risk for basal cell carcinoma?
  31. A 20-year-old male shoots his hand with a nail gun while replacing roofing shingles. Which of the following cell types would be the first to aid in killing bacteria to prevent infection in his hand?
  32. After teaching about stress, which information indicates a correct understanding of stress?
  33. When a patient presents at the emergency department for an allergic reaction, the nurse recognizes the most severe consequence of a type I hypersensitivity reaction is:
  34. A 10-year-old male is stung by a bee while playing in the yard. He begins itching and develops pain, swelling, redness, and respiratory difficulties. He is suffering from:
  35. A child fell off the swing and scraped the right knee. The injured area becomes painful. What else will the nurse observe upon assessment?
  36. A patient has a tissue growth that was diagnosed as cancer. Which of the following terms best describes this growth?
  37. While planning care, a nurse recalls seasonal allergic rhinitis is expressed through:
  38. A 35-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the adrenal medulla. He experiences elevated blood pressure, pupil dilation, “goose bumps,” and increased anxiety. Which of the following hormones is the predominant one released by the tumor?
  39. A 30-year-old female is diagnosed with cancer. Testing reveals that the cancer cells have spread to local lymph nodes. A nurse realizes this cancer would be documented as stage:
  40. When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect?