Week 6

Quiz 100% all answers are in BOLD

Question 1 (1 point) Question 1 Saved

Both iron and folate are vital to meet both the woman’s needs and those of the developing baby. They play an active role in the development of:

A) Erythrocytes

B) Leukocytes

C) Neutrophils

D) Platelets

Question 2 (1 point) Question 2 Saved

Within the first year of life, it is normal for a childs:

A) Reticulocyte count to rise

B) Platelet count to fall

C) Lymphocyte count to rise

D) Eosinophil count to fall

Question 3 (1 point) Question 3 Saved

A 63-year-old woman with diabetes notes that she has a general feeling of tiredness and a loss of appetite. The physician collects a CBC in addition to normal diabetic laboratory tests. The results indicate an anemia, and she is referred to a hematologist. The hematologist reviews her laboratory findings and begins to explain her diagnosis of megaloblastic anemia. Further testing indicates that the woman suffers from a vitamin B12 deficiency or PA. This condition is often associated with:

A) Chronic gastritis

B) Thalassemia

C) Thalassemia

D) Inadequate dietary intake

Question 4 (1 point) Question 4 Saved

The treatment for iron overload is

A) Vitamin C supplements

B) Phlebotomy

C) Aspirin

D) Plasmapheresis

Question 5 (1 point) Question 5 Unsaved

DIC is secondary to a wide variety of well-defined clinical conditions, specifically those that activate the clotting cascade. The clotting may result in the consumption of platelets, and clotting factors may lead to severe bleeding that is caused by:

A) Endothelial damage

B) Lack of thrombin production

C) Increased synthesis of thrombomodulin

D) Platelet activation


Week 5

100% Answers are in BOLD


Note: It is recommended that you save your response as you complete each question.

Question 1 (1 point) Question 1 Unsaved

Which statement best describes the major characteristic of bronchiolitis?

A)           Destruction of lung parenchyma and collapse of distal airways

B)            Obstruction by eosinophilic mucous plugs in the upper airway

C)            Widespread inflammation of the bronchioles

D)           Extensive constriction of the bronchioles

Question 2 (1 point) Question 2 Unsaved

Which of the following physiologic abnormalities is characteristic of emphysema?

A)           Extensive inflammation of the lower airways

B)            Trapping of air in distal air sacs

C)            Widespread occurrence of bronchial plugs

D)           collapse of proximal airways

Question 3 (1 point) Question 3 Unsaved

Which of the following describes an asthma that is common in children and adolescents, with bronchospasm occurring within 3 minutes of activity?

A)           Occupational-induced

B)            Drug-induced

C)            Exercise-induced

D)           Cardiac-induced

Question 4 (1 point) Question 4 Unsaved

Which of the following values is consistent with acute respiratory failure?

A)           PaO2 of 100 mmHg

B)            PaCO2 of 40 mmHg

C)            pH less than 7.3

D)           pH greater than 7.6

Question 5 (1 point) Question 5 Unsaved

What is the most life-threatening type of croup usually caused by Haemophilus influenzae?

A)           Respiratory distress syndrome

B)            Epiglottitis

C)            Cystic fibrosis

D)           Bronchiolitis