(A) Viral agents (B) Nerve agents (C) Pulmonary agents (D) Blood agentsAnswer Explanation: Latency is the time from absorption to the appearance of signs and symptoms. Sulfur mustards and pulmonary agents have the longest latency, whereas vesicants, nerve agents, and cyanide produce signs and symptoms within seconds.
Medical-Surgical Nursing MCQs
(A) Cover their eyes. (B) Put on a personal protective equipment mask. (C) Stand up. (D) Crawl to an exit.Answer Explanation: Most chemicals are heavier than air, except for hydrogen cyanide. Therefore, in the presence of most chemicals, people should stand up to avoid heavy exposure because the chemical will sink toward the floor or […]
(A) Watchful waiting (B) Treatment with colony-stimulating factors (CSFs) (C) Vaccination (D) Treatment with ceftriaxoneAnswer Explanation: All people who have had household or face-to-face contact with a patient with small pox after the fever begins should be vaccinated within 4 days to prevent infection and death. Watchful waiting would be inappropriate and CSFs are not […]