HESI A2 Study Cards
Last Modified: 2011-09-24
What kind of number system is commonly used in the United States?
Place value is not used in which numeric system?
The numeral 0 is not used in which numeric system?
A telemarketer must call 157 U.S. phone numbers every shift to meet their quota. How many buttons will have to be pushed to make 157 long-distance calls?
A newborn weights 3,459 grams. There are 453.9 grams per pound. What is the infant's weightin pounds and ounces?
a. 7 lb 10 oz
b. 10 lb 7 oz
c. 13 lb 3 oz
d. 3 lb 13 oz
What is freezing in Fahrenheit? What is freezing in Celsius?
A nurse works in a military hospital from 1300 to 2000. What time of day does this nurse work?
a. early morning to early afternoon
b. lunch time to midnight
c. early afternoon to bedtime
d. midnight to sunrise
A nurse is reviewing the daily intake and output (I & O) of a patient consuming a clar diet. The drainage bag denotes a total of 1,000 mL for the past 24 hours. The total intake is:
2 - 8oz cups of coffee
1 - 16oz serving of clear soup
1 - pint of water consumed throughout the day
How much is the deficit in milliliters? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary round to the whole number.)
29.57 milliliters (30)
The metric system of measurement was developed in France during Napoleon's reign. It is based on what multiplication factor?
a. The length of Napoleon's forearm.
d. Atomic weight of helium
How many meters are in a kilometer?
To convert pounds to kilograms, what factor is used?
Posterior: After, behind, following, toward the rear
Distal: Away from, farther from the origin
Proximal: Near, closer to the origin
Dorsal: Near the upper surface, toward the back
Ventral: Toward the bottom, toward the belly
Superior: Above, over
Inferior: Below, under
Lateral: Toward the side, away from the mid-line
Medial: Toward the mid-line, middle, away from the side
Rostral: Toward the front
Caudal: Toward the back, toward the tail
Lateral Plane or Sagittal Plane: This plane divides the body into right and left regions.
Median or Midsagittal Plane: Sagittal plane that divides the body into equal right and left regions.
Parasagittal Plane: Sagittal plane that divides the body into unequal right and left regions.
Frontal Plane or Coronal Plane: This plane divides the body into front (anterior) and back (posterior) regions.
Transverse Plane: This plane divides the body into upper (superior) and lower (inferior) regions.
knee (the patella), hand — distal portions of the first metacarpal bone (within the tendons of adductor pollicis and flexor pollicis brevis). The pisiform of the wrist
foot - the first metatarsal bone usually has two sesamoid bones at its connection to the big toe
Skeletal muscle responsible for movement - voluntary
Cardiac muscle responsible for pumping blood - involuntary
Smooth muscle responsible for sustained contractions in the blood vessels, gi tract, and other areas in the body - involuntary
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