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Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs and The Body 3

Which factors influence how drinking and binge drinking affect a person? Check all that apply.

A: the person's body size
B: the time of day
C: the person's gender
D: medications the person has taken
E: whether the person drinks hard liquor or beer

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the person's body size,
the person's gender,
medications the person has taken

Which situations would be most likely to negatively influence teenagers by increasing the risk of underage use of alcohol? Check all that apply.

A: watching commercials that suggest that drinking often happens in fun atmospheres
B: being offered alcohol by friends at parties
C: having a partner who got an STD while drunk
D: having a family history of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or other addiction
E: seeing one or both parents drunk

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watching commercials that suggest that drinking often happens in fun atmospheres
being offered alcohol by friends at parties
having a family history of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or other addiction
seeing one or both parents drunk

Alcoholism is a chronic disease caused by a dependency on alcohol. Which signs point to alcoholism? Check all that apply.

A: an inability to limit drinking
B: the continued use of alcohol despite repeated problems
C: occasional binge drinking
D: strong cravings for alcohol
E: an inability to consume more than three drinks

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an inability to limit drinking
the continued use of alcohol despite repeated problems
strong cravings for alcohol

Which of these can be a result of drinking alcohol? Check all that apply.

A: A young person may become more creative.
B: A young person may forget to use contraception.
C: A young person may display increased self-control.
D: A young person may display impaired judgement.
E: A fetus may suffer from the mother’s pregnancy complications.

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A young person may forget to use contraception. A young person may display impaired judgement. A fetus may suffer from the mother's pregnancy complications.

When would Pete need to call 911? Check all that apply.

A: if his friend snores loudly
B: if his friend has slow or irregular breathing
C: if his friend is unable to wake up
D: if his friend is talking in his sleep
E: if his friend starts vomiting while unconscious

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if his friend has slow or irregular breathing if his friend is unable to wake up if his friend starts vomiting while unconscious

Which aspects of this video would most likely appeal to those under the age of 21? Check all that apply.

A: the colorful party atmosphere
B: the attractive people having fun
C: the adults sitting quietly at tables
D: the beach setting
E: the business attire of some customers
F: the excitement of making colorful drinks

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the colorful party atmosphere the attractive people having fun the beach setting the excitement of making colorful drinks

Which indicator suggests that a teen may be abusing drugs?

A: loss of friends
B: being on time for curfew
C: missing one school assignment
D: volunteering for extra chores at home

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loss of friends

Which is not considered a healthy alternative that can be used to cut cravings?

A: rapid breathing
B: meditating
C: walking
D: drinking water

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rapid breathing

Identify whether each statement is a fact or myth about alcohol use.

1. Taking a cold shower or drinking coffee will help someone sober up more quickly.
2. Drinking beer is less dangerous than drinking hard liquor.
3. Using alcohol as a teenager increases the risk of addiction as an adult.
4. Consuming alcohol is harmful only if it causes a blackout or a hangover.
5. Alcohol use is linked to an increased risk of cancer, stroke, and heart disease.

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1. myth - Taking a cold shower or drinking coffee will help someone sober up more quickly. 2. myth - Drinking beer is less dangerous than drinking hard liquor. 3. fact - Using alcohol as a teenager increases the risk of addiction as an adult. 4. myth - Consuming alcohol is harmful only if it causes a blackout or a hangover. 5. fact - Alcohol use is linked to an increased risk of cancer, stroke, and heart disease.

Kathy became addicted to alcohol in her teen years. Which factors influenced her drinking? Check all that apply.

She had a family history of alcohol addiction.
She liked the way drinking made her feel.
Her friends pressured her into using alcohol.
Her family did not care that she drank, even though she was underage.
She had easy access to alcohol through her family.
She was strongly influenced by positive messages about alcohol in the media.

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She had a family history of alcohol addiction;
She liked the way drinking made her feel;
Her family did not care that she drank, even though she was underage;
She had easy access to alcohol through her family

Communicable Diseases Final Exam Answers

Alice has felt ill for two weeks. She has had a runny nose every day and a fever of 100 degrees for two days. Her appetite has decreased slightly. She is tired and has not wanted to get out of bed.Which symptom does Alice have that indicates that she should seek medical care?

A: tiredness
B: runny nose
C: fever over 99 degrees
D: illness for two weeks

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illness for two weeks

Which type of pathogen causes Lyme disease?

A: bacteria
B: fungus
C: parasite
D: virus

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bacteria

Which part of the immune system is a physical barrier?

A: skin
B: tears
C: mucus
D: stomach acid

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skin

Alessandro is ill with a fever, a cough, and a runny nose. Which precaution should he take to help his family avoid getting sick?

A: eat more vitamins
B: drink plenty of water
C: cover his mouth when coughing or sneezing
D: get extra rest when he feels tired or achy

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cover his mouth when coughing or sneezing

Why do schools strongly recommend vaccinations?

A: to be fair to all students
B: to protect school staff
C: to guarantee that students regularly visit a doctor
D: to protect students who cannot be vaccinated with herd immunity

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to protect students who cannot be vaccinated with herd immunity

Which disease can be treated with an antibiotic?

A: malaria
B: strep throat
C: chicken pox
D: athlete's foot

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strep throat

How can individuals in communities prevent the global spread of hepatitis C?

A: by getting vaccinated
B: by washing their hands before eating
C: by avoiding contact with the blood of others
D: by avoiding contact with the saliva of others

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by avoiding contact with the blood of others

Marc has a red, itchy rash on his hands and feet. The skin on his hands and feet is blistered and dry. Which disease did Marc most likely contract?

A: influenza
B: strep throat
C: chicken pox
D: athlete's foot

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athlete's foot

Dimitri received a flu vaccination earlier in the year. However, he has just been tested and has a confirmed case of the flu. Why did Dimitri most likely get the flu?

A: Vaccinations are not always effective.
B: Vaccinations are not effective if hygiene is poor.
C: Vaccinations give individuals the flu with full symptoms.
D: Vaccinations work only when provided at the onset of the disease.

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Vaccinations are not always effective.

Which describes the correct order of events in the spread of disease?

A: pathogens → exposure → sickness
B: sickness → pathogens → exposure
C: exposure → sickness → transmission
D: transmission → exposure → sickness

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pathogens → exposure → sickness

Non-communicable Diseases Final Exam Answers

Which disease may be caused by an unhealthy lifestyle?

A: osteoporosis
B: sickle cell disease
C: Huntington's disease
D: lupus

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osteoporosis

Which is a symptom that is common in people with sickle cell disease?

A: mood disturbances
B: fragile bones
C: stooped posture
D: frequent infections

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frequent infections

Which lifestyle choice may contribute to the development of noncommunicable diseases?

A: taking the stairs
B: eating fast food
C: exercising regularly
D: eating fruits and vegetables

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eating fast food

Which is a symptom that is typical in people who have cancer?

A: resistance to insulin
B: sores that do not heal
C: onset of a gluten allergy
D: sensitivity to alcohol

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sores that do not heal

Which practice can help prevent many diseases?

A: eating foods rich in gluten
B: getting blood transfusions
C: avoiding tobacco products
D: taking calcium supplements

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avoiding tobacco products

Which treatment would most likely be used for cardiovascular disease?

A: pacemaker
B: radiation
C: blood transfusions
D: bone marrow transplants

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pacemaker

Vashi has been diagnosed with a disease that has no cure. Her doctor prescribes medications for pain and interventions to help adjust to life with this disease. Which disease is Vashi being treating for?

A: celiac disease
B: type 2 diabetes
C: sickle cell disease
D: Huntington's disease

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Huntington's disease

Which is a factor that influences the development of cardiovascular disease?

A: smoking
B: growth of bacteria
C: lack of calcium
D: sun exposure

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smoking

Heidi has started smoking. Which disease is she at risk of developing?

A: lupus
B: cancer
C: type 2 diabetes
D: sickle cell disease

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cancer

Sanji stops exercising and gains several pounds. Which disease is she at risk of developing?

A: celiac disease
B: sickle cell disease
C: Huntington's disease
D: cardiovascular disease

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cardiovascular disease

Preventative Medical and Dental Care Final Exam Answers

Claire is going to an eye exam. Which condition will she most likely be tested for as part of a routine exam?

A: allergies
B: glaucoma
C: blood conditions
D: cavities

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glaucoma

Which describes the typical procedure during a dental cleaning?

A: scale—polish—floss
B: floss—scale—polish
C: polish—floss—scale
D: floss—polish—scale

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scale—polish—floss

Rachel is feeling ill. Which symptom indicates that Rachel's illness is related to her ear and that she should consult a doctor?

A: tooth sensitivity
B: neck or jaw pain
C: sensitivity to light
D: loss of balance

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loss of balance

Jacque felt an unusual lump in his testicle. Which statement describes the most effective way for Jacque to talk to his parents?

A: Jacque should look it up on the Internet instead of asking his parents.
B: Jacque should be direct and explain what he is concerned about using "I" messages.
C: Jacque should avoid telling his parents and wait until his yearly physical in eight months.
D: Jacque should make up a story about a "friend's" similar health concern and tell his parents.

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Jacque should be direct and explain what he is concerned about using "I" messages.

George brushes his teeth twice every day. Lately, he has noticed discomfort when brushing in some areas of his mouth. Which topics should he bring up to his dentist?

A: typical diet
B: canker sores
C: brushing habits
D: bleeding gums and pain

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bleeding gums and pain

Polina has been experiencing ear drainage for several days and is having hearing problems but does not have any pain. She is scheduled to see her doctor later today. What will her doctor most likely determine is the cause of her symptoms?

A: deafness
B: ear infection
C: earwax buildup
D: ruptured eardrum

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ruptured eardrum

Tania is a high school student who has been getting frequent headaches and is struggling to focus on print when she reads. What should she do?

A: tell her parents
B: ignore the symptoms
C: write about it in her diary
D: wait to see if it gets worse

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tell her parents

Nicholas's parents have not visited a physician for a few years. Which statement accurately explains why his parents should get a medical exam?

A: Medical exams are always free of charge.
B: Medical exams can help people live longer lives.
C: Medical exams are mandatory for all employees.
D: Medical exams prevent people from ever becoming ill.

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Medical exams can help people live longer lives.

Which activity is included in preventative health care?

A: eating healthy
B: exercising often
C: getting plenty of rest
D: getting regular checkups

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getting regular checkups

Simon has not been feeling well lately. He has had a low fever and has been tired. He often feels dizzy and loses his balance occasionally. Which symptoms suggest that Simon should see a doctor soon?

A: low fever
B: exhaustion
C: generally feeling ill
D: dizziness and loss of balance

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dizziness and loss of balance

Personal Hygiene and Health Final Exam Answers

How often should people wash their hands to maintain good personal hygiene?

A: once per day
B: at least twice per week
C: whenever their hands are visibly dirty
D: whenever they touch unclean surfaces

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whenever they touch unclean surfaces

A teen is thinking about going tanning because all her friends say that she looks less attractive without a tan. Her aunt tells her about a cancerous mole she had removed. If the teen decides against tanning, which cultural influence was most important to her?

A: elders
B: gender roles
C: peer pressure
D: religious doctrine

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elders

Susan gets sick often and misses school as a result. Which habit should she adopt?

A: using deodorant every day
B: brushing her hair more often
C: cleaning the dishes less often
D: washing her hands more often

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washing her hands more often

Pierre is having trouble getting to sleep at night. Which practice is a way to improve his problem?

A: watching calming TV before bed
B: getting out in the sunshine each morning
C: eating before bed to prevent hunger
D: going to bed at different times each night

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getting out in the sunshine each morning

This image shows someone practicing good hygiene. What does this hygiene practice help prevent?

A: smelling unwanted body odors
B: the transmission of disease
C: exposure to toxic chemicals
D: the spread of common pests

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the transmission of disease

Which risk is common with both tanning and tattoos?

A: cancer
B: hepatitis
C: irritation
D: allergic reaction

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irritation

The average teen gets two to three hours less sleep each night than the recommended amount. Which is a possible outcome from this sleep shortage?

A: fewer arguments
B: more car accidents
C: increased immunity
D: lower stress levels

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more car accidents

The average adult needs about 8 hours of sleep each night. When should teens go to bed relative to adults if they wake up at the same time?

A: 1 to 2 hours earlier
B: 20 to 30 minutes earlier
C: 20 to 30 minutes later
D: 1 to 2 hours later

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1 to 2 hours earlier

Which health risk may result from tattoos?

A: infection
B: skin cancer
C: hearing loss
D: ringing in the ears

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infection

Extended exposure to certain sounds can be harmful. Which sound may damage hearing?

A: refrigerator running (40 decibels)
B: vacuum cleaner running (70 decibels)
C: hair dryer blowing (80 decibels)
D: shotgun firing (145 decibels)

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shotgun firing (145 decibels)

Environmental Health and Safety Final Exam Answers

Which effects of sun exposure are immediate? Check all that apply.

A: rashes
B: freckles
C: sunburn
D: skin aging
E: skin cancer

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rashes
freckles
sunburn

Read this US policy on clean water. The Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface water. -Summary of the Clean Water Act, Environmental Protection Agency. How can the Clean Water Act best promote health

A: by monitoring a toxic spill that affects a drinking water supply
B: by providing pamphlets related to the quality of drinking water
C: by carrying out research about the effects of large discharges
D: by controlling the amount of water people use in their homes

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by monitoring a toxic spill that affects a drinking water supply

Which is a long-term effect of sun exposure?

A: a bright red rash after sitting in the sun
B: a stinging burn that is sensitive to touch
C: a change in skin complexion or sallowness
D: a cluster of freckles appearing on the skin

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a change in skin complexion or sallowness

Which is an environmental concern?

A: having groundwater affected by a nearby landfill
B: taking plastic containers to a recycling facility
C: running the dishwasher only when it is full
D: treating and processing water for a community

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having groundwater affected by a nearby landfill

How can Jared most effectively help minimize local environmental health issues within his community?

A: by doing research and getting informed about local environmental problems
B: by contacting global nonprofits about issues and learning about their services
C: by monitoring the use of harmful chemicals among local businesses
D: by finding funded research initiatives that monitor pollution-related diseases

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by doing research and getting informed about local environmental problems

Which strategy can a state health department initiate to improve health?

A: Research the accessibility of health clinics in a certain region.
B: Inspect and license health facilities that provide services to people.
C: Develop treatments for respiratory illnesses caused by air pollution.
D: Work with different countries to find ways to reduce environment-related diseases.

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Inspect and license health facilities that provide services to people.

Which material is a common indoor air pollutant?

A: smog
B: natural gas
C: vehicle exhaust
D: oxygen

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natural gas

Which is a source of water pollution?

A: solid waste accumulation at a landfill
B: black smoke released from a large truck
C: chemical waste discharged from an oil refinery
D: particulates released by burning fossil fuels

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chemical waste discharged from an oil refinery

Which activity is a goal of the World Health Organization (WHO)?

A: promoting public health on a local scale
B: ensuring that people prepare clean food in their homes
C: combating infectious diseases for a small group of people
D: working with different governments and worldwide partners

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working with different governments and worldwide partners

Read this US policy on clean water. The Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface water.- "Summary of the Clean Water Act," Environmental Protection Agency. What is the best way to use the Clean Water Act to address the issue of dirty water and diseases that plague a small community?

A: to report the number of cases of people who have cholera symptoms
B: to provide health guidelines about effects of waterborne diseases
C: to enforce standards that focus on chemical discharge into bodies of water
D: to carry out research that investigates how dirty water affects human health

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to enforce standards that focus on chemical discharge into bodies of water

Making Informed Healthcare Decisions Final Exam Answers

Which shows the process of making informed healthcare decisions?

A: awareness—choices—results
B: awareness—results—choices
C: choices—awareness—results
D: results—choices—awareness

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awareness—choices—results

Ratosha is thinking about getting a flu shot. Which statement describes a positive influence on her decision-making process?

A: Her school nurse recommends the flu shot.
B: Her parents do not usually get flu shots.
C: Her best friend says that the flu shot made her sick.
D: She reads an article stating that flu shots are ineffective this year.

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Her school nurse recommends the flu shot.

What does a website ending with .org most likely indicate?

A: for-profit organization
B: nonprofit organization
C: government organization
D: educational institution

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nonprofit organization

Joshua is researching diabetes treatments online. Which criteria indicate that the provider of this information is likely a reliable source? Check all that apply.

A: The provider is on a for-profit website.
B: The provider is on a nonprofit website.
C: The provider is the seller of the product.
D: The provider is on the insurance company's website.
The provider will not profit from the purchase.

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The provider is on a nonprofit website.
The provider is on the insurance company's website.
The provider will not profit from the purchase.

Isabella's current cardiologist is moving to a different state, so Isabella found a new cardiologist. Which is an indicator that the new cardiologist is a poor choice?

A: The cardiologist is a specialist in the field.
B: The cardiologist takes most forms of insurance.
C: The cardiologist has been in practice for 10 years.
D: The cardiologist is not recommended by her current cardiologist.

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The cardiologist is not recommended by her current cardiologist.

What characteristic should a person look for when purchasing a health product or service?

A: It uses attractive advertising.
B: It is of superior quality.
C: It is used by celebrities.
D: It is the cheapest on the market.

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It is of superior quality.

Tessa's friend Milo offers her a ride home. Tessa does not like riding with Milo. He insists that everyone wear a seat belt, and he listens to classical music. He drives a small car, and usually texts while driving.

A: Why should Tessa refuse Milo's offer?
B: Milo texts while driving.
C: Milo listens to classical music.
D: Milo drives a small car.
E: Milo insists that everyone wear a seat belt.

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Milo texts while driving.

Which benefit results from making informed healthcare decisions?

A: Every potential health issue is prevented.
B: Individuals are empowered to take responsibility.
C: Access to ever-changing information is limited.
D: The freedom to make individual choices about care is reduced.

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Individuals are empowered to take responsibility.

Which step of the decision-making process comes last when selecting healthcare products?

A: Identify alternatives to the healthcare product.
B: Gather information about the healthcare product.
C: Make a decision about which healthcare product to purchase.
D: Review the decision about the healthcare product.

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Review the decision about the healthcare product.

Evander is competing in a bodybuilding competition and wants to gain extra muscle. He is searching for information about products to help him. Which question should Evander ask to determine whether the information is reliable?

A: Is the product cheap?
B: Is the source credible?
C: Does the information promise fast results?
D: Does the product claim to be a miracle drug?

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Is the source credible?

Health Care in the Community Final Exam Answers

What can limit access to health care services?

A: low rates of obesity
B: lack of interpretation services
C: fewer concerns about finances
D: fewer family physicians than specialists

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lack of interpretation services

How could a person communicate directly with leaders about community health issues?

A: by agreeing to be interviewed on a local radio station
B: by participating in a town hall meeting for legislators
C: by talking to family members about health issues
D: by making an appointment with a family physician

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by participating in a town hall meeting for legislators

Which service do most community health centers provide?

A: child care
B: meal preparation
C: medical research
D: mental health treatment

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mental health treatment

Which is the best place to start a search for a physician?

A: a hospital waiting room
B: a community bulletin board
C: a county health department
D: a university premedical program

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a county health department

Which health resource is most appropriate for a woman who thinks she might be pregnant?

A: an urgent care center
B: an emergency room
C: a nurse practitioner
D: a pediatrician

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a nurse practitioner

Which question should people ask themselves when seeking a medical provider?

A: Who else has similar medical concerns?
B: Could this health concern be treated at home?
C: How long has this medical issue been a concern?
D: Is the concern general, or does it require specialized medical knowledge?

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Is the concern general, or does it require specialized medical knowledge?

Which form of volunteering would increase public awareness of cancer?

A: reducing barriers
B: identifying needs
C: speaking publicly
D: supporting a decision

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speaking publicly

Which improvement is most likely to occur if a school implements a health program?

A: lower rates of allergies
B: fewer days missed due to illness
C: eliminated risk of measles
D: more referrals of students to hospitals

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fewer days missed due to illness

How should someone best use volunteer time to encourage exercise in the community?

A: Lift weights at a community fitness center.
B: Work to create a jogging trail at a local park.
C: Distribute surveys about exercise at schools.
D: Watch how many people are exercising in public areas.

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Work to create a jogging trail at a local park.

Which community health resource can best meet the needs of a person with chronic migraines?

A: urgent care
B: emergency room
C: nurse practitioner
D: Planned Parenthood

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nurse practitioner

Health Care in the Community Final Exam Answers

What can limit access to health care services?

A: low rates of obesity
B: lack of interpretation services
C: fewer concerns about finances
D: fewer family physicians than specialists

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lack of interpretation services

How could a person communicate directly with leaders about community health issues?

A: by agreeing to be interviewed on a local radio station
B: by participating in a town hall meeting for legislators
C: by talking to family members about health issues
D: by making an appointment with a family physician

Show or Reveal the Answer

by participating in a town hall meeting for legislators

Which service do most community health centers provide?

A: child care
B: meal preparation
C: medical research
D: mental health treatment

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mental health treatment

Which is the best place to start a search for a physician?

A: a hospital waiting room
B: a community bulletin board
C: a county health department
D: a university premedical program

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a county health department

Which health resource is most appropriate for a woman who thinks she might be pregnant?

A: an urgent care center
B: an emergency room
C: a nurse practitioner
D: a pediatrician

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a nurse practitioner

Which question should people ask themselves when seeking a medical provider?

A: Who else has similar medical concerns?
B: Could this health concern be treated at home?
C: How long has this medical issue been a concern?
D: Is the concern general, or does it require specialized medical knowledge?

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Is the concern general, or does it require specialized medical knowledge?

Which form of volunteering would increase public awareness of cancer?

A: reducing barriers
B: identifying needs
C: speaking publicly
D: supporting a decision

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speaking publicly

Which improvement is most likely to occur if a school implements a health program?

A: lower rates of allergies
B: fewer days missed due to illness
C: eliminated risk of measles
D: more referrals of students to hospitals

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fewer days missed due to illness

How should someone best use volunteer time to encourage exercise in the community?

A: Lift weights at a community fitness center.
B: Work to create a jogging trail at a local park.
C: Distribute surveys about exercise at schools.
D: Watch how many people are exercising in public areas.

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Work to create a jogging trail at a local park.

Which community health resource can best meet the needs of a person with chronic migraines?

A: urgent care
B: emergency room
C: nurse practitioner
D: Planned Parenthood

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nurse practitioner

Technology and Health Final Exam Answers

Jake is trying to learn about nutrition. Which website is most likely a reliable source of nutrition information?

A: www.joyofhealth.biz
B: www.naturalnews.com
C: www.nih.gov/healthinformation
D: www.prosource.net/top_products

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www.nih.gov/healthinformation

Which information can be accessed through a patient portal?

A: test results
B: support groups
C: insurance bills
D: cost comparisons

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test results

Jen is reviewing information about a new treatment for arthritis pain that she saw on an informational website. Most of the information is testimonials from satisfied users. Which best indicates that this information is unreliable?

A: It is not paid for by product sponsors.
B: It is on a website that is not run by professionals.
C: Its claims are based mostly on anecdotal evidence.
D: Its claims are not supported by the provided information.

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Its claims are not supported by the provided information.

What is the primary difference between electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHRs)?

A: EMRs are covered under HIPAA, but EHRs have more privacy restrictions.
B: EMRs are comprehensive, but EHRs are specific to a single event or diagnosis.
C: EMRs are given to the patient, but EHRs are held only by medical professionals.
D: EMRs are used within a practice, but EHRs can be shared among medical practices.

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EMRs are used within a practice, but EHRs can be shared among medical practices.

Ignacio's grandmother is becoming old and frail. Which describes a technology that can help her stay in her home instead of moving to a nursing home?

A: a technology-enhanced refrigerator that tells her when she is out of milk
B: a medical-alert bracelet that informs first responders of a fall or an emergency
C: a wheelchair that is equipped with a motor and power steering
D: a fitness tracker that keeps a record of how much sleep she gets each night

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a medical-alert bracelet that informs first responders of a fall or an emergency

How do digital records, telemedicine, and mobile devices influence healthcare?

A: They reduce accuracy.
B: They reduce interactions.
C: They increase reimbursement for doctors.
D: They increase patients' access to their data.

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They increase patients' access to their data.

The results of a study on technology and health are shown in the chart. Which conclusion can be drawn from the study?

A: The people surveyed used one health app each.
B: Health apps are effective in improving health outcomes.
C: General health apps are used more often than medical apps.
D: Keeping track of mood and health is not an important use of apps.

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General health apps are used more often than medical apps.

In 2015, a study was conducted about using wearable devices. The researchers found that:

79 percent of the people in the study would be willing to use one to manage their health.

45 percent of the people in the study would be willing to use one to track symptoms.

43 percent of the people in the study would be willing to use one to manage a specific health issue.

Which is the most likely result if the people in the study used wearable devices?

A: more accurate prescription dosing
B: less symptom management
C: more visits to doctors and specialists
D: less management of chronic conditions

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more accurate prescription dosing

A blog post from a few years ago discusses how to treat a sprain. A scholarly paper published last month discusses a slightly different approach. Which quality makes the scholarly paper a more reliable source of health information?

A: It was recently published.
B: It has an impressive layout.
C: It has a respectful presentation.
D: It is a recognizable company.

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It was recently published.

What is HIPAA?

A: a law protecting the privacy of medical records
B: a regulation of records from emergency rooms
C: a statute creating electronic medical information
D: an insurance clause requiring payment for services

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a law protecting the privacy of medical records

Conflict Resolution and Decision-Making Skills Final Exam Answers

Manuel and a colleague are working on a project together. Manuel wants to do the project one way and the colleague wants to do it another. Being the lead on the project, how can Manuel best respond assertively?

A: Manuel says the other person's ideas are better.
B: Manuel says the other person's ideas are too ridiculous to use.
C: Manuel says he will take the suggestions under consideration.
D: Manuel says, sarcastically, that the other person has such good ideas.

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Manuel says he will take the suggestions under consideration.

How do good communication skills contribute to health?

A: They eliminate disagreements between people.
B: They help people avoid dangerous situations.
C: They encourage physical activity.
D: They create barriers to relationships.

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They help people avoid dangerous situations.

Which personal or social condition for an individual makes it harder to resist peer pressure?

A: having many friends
B: using drugs or alcohol
C: having high self-esteem
D: being an aggressive person

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using drugs or alcohol

Which is an example of a risky situation?

A: being bullied at school
B: taking a difficult exam
C: chatting online with a friend
D: having a disagreement with friends

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being bullied at school

Which skill is part of healthy communication?

A: listening actively
B: avoiding eye contact
C: speaking aggressively
D: using crossed arms while talking

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listening actively

What is conflict resolution?

A: making a resolution to avoid disagreements
B: finding a peaceful solution to a disagreement
C: creating relationships without disagreements
D: avoiding individuals with whom one disagrees

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finding a peaceful solution to a disagreement

Who could best help address a dangerous situation at school?

A: friend
B: principal
C: hall monitor
D: peer mediator

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principal

Which situation requires immediate assistance from a trusted adult?

A: Maria is not speaking to Molly because Molly kissed Maria's boyfriend.
B: Cho has threatened to beat up Pat if he does not share his homework.
C: Anders is jealous because Eliot made the baseball team and he did not.
D: Jill and Elise are arguing because they are presidents of opposing political clubs.

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Cho has threatened to beat up Pat if he does not share his homework.

Jason's friends want him to drag race the car next to him. What is one of his immediate choices?

A: seek new friendships
B: use another car
C: ask someone else to drive
D: suggest an alternative

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suggest an alternative

In which situation is peer pressure harder to resist because of the need for a quick decision?

A: A friend invites someone to a party a few days away.
B: A student asks her partner to cheat during a test.
C: A girlfriend wants her boyfriend to go to the same college.
D: A person tells a friend they should try out for the play next month.

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A student asks her partner to cheat during a test.

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