Management of Patients with HIV infection and AIDS Quiz
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Management of Patients with HIV infection and AIDS Quiz

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1. A nurse would know that all of the following conditions are classified as HIV category B except for:

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2. Up to 85% of individuals infected with HIV will develop symptoms of AIDS within how many years after infection?

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3. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the first antiretroviral drug for AIDS 6 years after the first cases were reported in:

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4. After infection with HIV, the immune system responds by making antibodies against the virus, usually within how many weeks after infection?

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5. The most common infection in persons with AIDS (80% occurrence) is:

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6. A nurse knows that all of the following antiretroviral agents can be taken without regard to food intake except for:

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7. The most common malignancy seen with HIV infection is:

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8. An example of an antiretroviral agent, classified as a fusion inhibitor, that must be injected subcutaneously twice a day is___

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9. Long-term adherence to HIV treatment regimens remains at about:

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10. One of the most frequent systemic side effects of anti-HIV drugs is:

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11. . Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) medications should be started within _________ after exposure, but no longer than __________, to offer any benefit, and must be taken for ____________________.

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12. Up to 85% of individuals infected with HIV will develop symptoms of AIDS within how many years after infection?

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13. The minimum number of daily protein calories for a 70-kg individual with AIDS-related “wasting syndrome” is:

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14. The health care provider prescribed an integrase inhibitor drug for the patient with HIV. The patient asks the nurse how this drug works. What is the nurse’s best response?

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15. The HIV-positive patient tells the nurse that his HIV-negative partner will be using the preexposure drug emtricitabine (Truvada)._x000D_Which statement indicates to the nurse the need for additional teaching about this drug?

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16. A widely used laboratory test that measures HIV-RNA levels and tracks the body’s response to HIV infection is the:

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17. After infection with HIV, the immune system responds by making antibodies against the virus, usually within how many weeks after infection?

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18. Highly activated antiretroviral therapy (HAART) causes what effect?

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19. Which statement regarding HIV/AIDS among older adults are true?

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20. What is the most important means of preventing HIV spread or transmission?

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21. Abnormal laboratory findings seen with AIDS include:

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22. An example of an antiretroviral agent, classified as a fusion inhibitor, that must be injected subcutaneously twice a day is:

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23. The most debilitating gastrointestinal condition found in up to 90% of all AIDS patients is:

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24. A diagnosis of “wasting syndrome” can be initially made when involuntary weight loss exceeds what percentage of baseline body weight?

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25. The minimum number of daily calories recommended for a 70-kg individual with AIDS-related “wasting syndrome” is:

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