Assignment Enhancing Communication

Question Week 1 quiz

1.    Drawing of stick figures is most useful to:

2.    Mr. F. is speaking with you, the health care provider, about his respiratory problem. Mr. F. says, I’ve had this cough for 3 days, and it’s getting worse. You reply, Tell me more about your cough. Mr. F. states, I wish I could tell you more. That’s why I’m here. You tell me what’s wrong! Which caregiver response would be most appropriate for enhancing communication?

3.    During the course of the interview, you should:

4.    Which of the following formats would be used for visits that address problems not yet identified in the problem-oriented medical record (POMR)?

5.    Constitutional symptoms in the ROS refer to:

6.    A detailed description of the symptoms related to the chief complaint is presented in the:

7.    Which of the following is not a characteristic of the plan portion of the problem-oriented medical record?

8.    When recording assessments during the construction of the problem-oriented medical record, the examiner should:

9.    Mrs. G. reports an increase in her alcohol intake over the past 5 years. To screen her for problem drinking, you would use the:

10. During a history-taking session, Mr. B. appears to be avoiding certain questions. He keeps looking out the window. What should the caregiver do?

11. Mary Jane has brought in her 16-year-old son, Kyle. She states that he has been sleeping more, does not hang around his friends, and recently his girlfriend broke up with him. Your most immediate question is to ask Kyle:

12. You are collecting a history from an 11-year-old girl. Her mother is sitting next to her in the examination room. When collecting history from older children or adolescents, they should be:

13. J.M. has been seen in your clinic for 5 years. She presents today with signs and symptoms of acute sinusitis. The type of history that is warranted is a(n) _____ history

14. A tool used to screen adolescents for alcoholism is the:

15. Ms. S. reports that she is concerned about her loss of appetite. During the story, you learn that her last child recently moved out of her house to go to college. Rather than infer the cause of Ms. S. s loss of appetite, it would be better to:

16. Subjective and symptomatic data are:

17. Which of the following is an effective adjunct to document location of findings during recording of physical examinations?

18. When taking a history, you should:

19. Which question would be considered a leading question?

20. Which of the following is considered an IADL but not an ADL?