Chapter 52 Management of Patients with HIV Infection & AIDS

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Chapter 52  Management of Patients with HIV Infection & AIDS

 

 

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Sample Questions

 

1.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) belongs to a group of viruses known as retroviruses. Which of the following patients is at the greatest risk of contracting HIV?
A)
Injecting drug user
C)
Blood transfusion recipient in 1995
B)
Female homosexual
D)
Health care provider

2.
How might the nurse best decrease the risk of contracting HIV from an infected patient?
A)
Wash hands with an antibacterial soap.
B)
Place patients with suspected exposure on isolation.
C)
Disinfect environmental surface.
D)
Implement standard precautions on all patients.

3.
An infection control nurse who has been asked to speak to a group of adolescents regarding HIV informs them that HIV-1 can be transmitted by:

A) Kissing B) Hugging C) Holding hands D) Sexual intercourse

4.
A nurse caring for a patient has been exposed to HIV-infected blood through an accidental needle stick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), when does prophylactic treatment need to start following exposure to HIV?
A)
Within 92 hours
C)
Within 2 months
B)
Within 72 hours
D)
Within 6 months

5.
The nurse who has assessed that a patient admitted with HIV is experiencing a progressive decline in cognitive, behavioral, and motor functions recognizes that these symptoms are most likely related to the onset of:
A)
HIV encephalopathy
C)
Kaposi’s syndrome
B)
B cell lymphoma
D)
Wasting syndrome

 

Answer Key

1.
A
2.
D
3.
D
4.
B
5.
A

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