Module 4 Quiz

1. The main reason for telling your doctor about supplements you might be taking is:

a) So you won't waste your money on products that don't work
b) So you can avoid interactions with other medicines that could harm you
c) So you can help your doctor learn about alternative medicine
d) So you can boost the sale of the supplement manufacturers

2. The value of knowing the name, look, and purpose of each medicine you take is:

a) So you can make pretty designs with your pills
b) To avoid mistakes, like taking the wrong pill
c) To be able to know how much your medicines cost
d) To trade off which pills you take

3. Helpful ways to remember your meds include all of the following except:

a) Setting a timer or alarm on your watch
b) Having pill boxes for each day of the week
c) Asking your doctor or nurse to call you each day
d) Keeping a notebook to write down the dose and time

4. The right amount of dialysis is determined by how people feel physically.

a) True
b) False

5. People with kidney disease who don't eat enough calories and quality protein could become:

a) Malnourished
b) Overweight
c) Hyperactive
d) Nearsighted

6. The amount of fluid dialysis patients can drink each day is based on:

a) How thirsty they are
b) How much urine they make
c) The types of fluids they enjoy
d) Whether they are a "water" sign

7. Solid foods can count as fluids if they have a high fluid content or become liquid:

a) At freezing temperature
b) At room temperature
c) At boiling temperature

8. In people with kidney failure, the "wastes" left over from foods and fluids are removed from the blood through:

a) Blood transfusions
b) Magnets
c) Dialysis
d) Flushing it out by drinking more fluids

9. If you use hemodialysis or PD, the main responsibility for caring for your access or catheter belongs to:

a) Your doctor
b) Your nurse
c) A dialysis technician
d) You

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