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West Nile Virus Infection

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Mosquitos become infected with West Nile virus when they feed on infected:

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2. West Nile virus may spread by which mode of transmission?

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3. Most patients who develop symptoms of West Nile virus are diagnosed with:

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4. Which is a true statement about headache in patients infected with West Nile virus?

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5. Which symptoms characterize neuroinvasive West Nile virus disease?

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6. A patient with severe West Nile virus disease is hospitalized for supportive care. The nurse caring for the patient anticipates administering which treatment that has shown to be effective in managing patients with WNV?

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7. Protection against mosquito bites is:

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8. The “4 Ds” of mosquito bite prevention are “drain,” “dress,” “dusk,” and:

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9. A 74-year-old female patient who is retired visits the local health clinic for a routine physical examination. During the visit, the patient tells the clinician how much she enjoys working in her rose garden. She explains how she tends the garden in the early morning and again in the evening because she has a history of heat stroke. Concerned about recent reports of West Nile virus in the area, the clinician discusses protective measures for WNV. Which statement by the practitioner is the most practical and effective preventative advice for the patient?


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