Nurse Big Brain Tests

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Question 1

What is the medical term for a runny nose?

rhinitis
tonsilitis
pharyngitis
gingivitis
Rhinitis is the medical term for a runny nose.

Question 2

What is an allergen?

The brand name of a new allergy medication
A doctor that treats allergies
a substance that causes an allergic reaction
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An allergen is a substance that causes an allergic reaction.

Question 3

What medical specialist treats allergies?

a podiatrist
an allergist
an optometrist
a gynecologist
An allergist is a physician that specializes in allergy treatment.

Question 4

Where are dust mites found in the largest quantities?

carpeting
drapes
pets
bedding
Dust mites are found on bedding in the largest quantities because most of us spend 6 to 8 hours a day there.

Question 5

Benadryl is what type of drug?

an antihistamine
an antihypertensive
an anti-inflammatory
an antibody
Benadryl is an antihistamine.

Question 6

Should I take an over-the-counter decongestant if I have high blood pressure?

Y
N
The answer is no because decongestants raise blood pressure.

Question 7

Should I take an antihistamine if I´m going to be driving?

Y
N
The answer is no because antihistamines cause drowsiness.

Question 8

What´s the most cost effective way to deal with dust mites?

Tear out all the carpeting
Install air conditioning
Use mattress and pillow covers
Buy an air cleaner with a HEPA filter
Dust mites are found in bedding in large amounts and mattress and pillow covers are inexpensive.

Question 9

What is the most severe allergic reaction called?

hemorrhage
seizure
CVA
anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis is the most severe type of allergic reaction.

Question 10

What is the medical term for hay fever?

pharyngitis
sinusitis
allergic rhinitis
non-allergic rhinitis
The medical term for hay fever is allergic rhinitis.

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