Ebola Epidemic

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1. When ebola infections occurs, symptoms usually begin _____

  a. slowly

  b. gradually

  c. like other infections

  d. abruptly


2. Researchers believe that the virus is animal-born with ____being the most likely reservoir.

  a. monkeys

  b. bats

  c. lions

  d. rats


3. Symptoms may appear anywhere from ___ days after exposure to ebolavirus.

  a. 2-21

  b. 6-10

  c. 4-14

  d. 2-30


4. A common symptom of ebola is ____.

  a. irregular heartbeat

  b. fewer

  c. dehydration

  d. all 3


5. Standard treatment for Ebola HF is still limited to supportive therapy. This consists of: ______ the patient’s fluids and electrolytes.

  a. limiting

  b. decreasing

  c. increasing

  d. balancing


6. Prevention of ebola is via ______ nursing techniques including the wearing of protective clothing.

  a. isolation

  b. infection

  c. barrier

  d. protrvtion


7. The aim of all of these techniques is to avoid contact with the _____or secretions of an infected patient.

  a. air

  b. clothing

  c. blood

  d. skin


8. There is a ____ risk of transmission within health care settings.

  a. low

  b. no

  c. high

  d. some


9. There are ____ established primary Ebola prevention measures

  a. few

  b. no

  c. some

  d. many


10. Diagnostic tests available are ____.

  a. tempature

  b. virus isolation

  c. heart rate

  d. bactiria isolation