Chapter 3: Fundamental aspects of adult nursing

1. Adult nurses can use the activities of daily living framework to ensure ______.

  1. they follow a systematic approach for the requirements of the NMC
  2. they are able to assess the patients short- and long-term needs
  3. they fill in the necessary paperwork
  4. they have an opportunity to chat with the patient

Answer: b

2. Which of the following is primarily responsible for health care associated infection?

  1. fungi
  2. bacteria
  3. parasites
  4. virus

Answer: B

3. Which part of the hand is most frequently missed during hand hygiene?

  1. the thumb and finger pads
  2. the wrist
  3. the dorsal aspect (back)
  4. the plamar aspect (front)

Answer: A

4. Which is the most effective treatment for a venous leg ulcer?

  1. rest and elevation
  2. graduated compression therapy
  3. surgical debridement
  4. targeted antibiotic therapy

Answer: D

5. Which of the following is not a risk factor for pressure ulcer development?

  1. limited mobility
  2. nutritional deficiency
  3. onset of sepsis
  4. cognitive impairment

Answer: C