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Asthma Patient Care

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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.

NoteThis course was revised and updated December 2, 2021. If you printed test questions from the previous version of this course, you will find that some questions in your printed version differ from the test below.

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1. The Global Initiative for Asthma’s clinical definition states that asthma is a condition usually characterized by:

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2. Asthma that is the result of antigen/antibody reaction is called:

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3. Which is a correct statement concerning asthma prevalence rates in the United States?

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4. The term “asthma cascade” can be described as:

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5. The tendency to develop asthma is:

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6. A comorbid condition associated with asthma is:

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7. The most accurate predictor of a death from bronchial asthma is having a history of:

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8. Which is a correct statement concerning peak flow meter measurements?

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9. Which asthma drug delivery device is commonly used with infants and small children?

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10. Which is a correct statement about the proper use of inhalers?

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11. Standard treatment in the emergency room of an asthma attack begins with:

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12. When patients are discharged from the ED after an asthma attack, they:

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13. Which peak flow rate in an asthma action plan indicates that a patient is in the “red zone”?

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14. For asthma relief, dust mite populations can be effectively reduced by:

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15. The physical therapy management technique that is most effective in reducing rescue bronchodilator medication use is:

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16. Occupational therapy’s role in asthma management is to:

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17. Status asthmaticus is a serious complication of asthma and can be described as:

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18. A serious complication that can be caused by long-term use of oral corticosteroids is:

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19. Asthma in older adults can be more difficult to diagnose and treat because:

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20. For children who are in school, all 50 states have laws that:


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