Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 02 Part 3

August 31, 2019
traditional client/server technology. PCs used in traditional client/server networks had local drives or storage
devices so they are referred to as fat clients.
Rationale 4: The thin client is primarily a display, keyboard, and mouse or other pointing device. The minimal
hardware requirements for this model give rise to the name "thin client" as opposed to "fat client," as seen in
traditional client/server technology. PCs used in traditional client/server networks had local drives or storage
devices so they are referred to as fat clients.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Teaching and Learning
Learning Outcome:
Question 21
Type: MCSA
Handheld or personal digital assistants (PDAs) are more visible in the health care system. Which of the following
answers best describes an advantage of using a PDA?
1. A PDA is easily transported to the point of care.
2. The probability of theft is high; therefore, nurses can keep the device in their pockets.
3. The PDA has a small screen size.
4. PDAs can hold up to rough use.
Question 22
Type: FIB
A __________________________ is a combination of hardware and software that allows communication and
electronic transfer of information between computers.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: network
Rationale : A network is a combination of hardware and software that allows communication and electronic
transfer of information between computers.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Communication and Documentation
Learning Outcome:
Question 23
Type: MCSA
Selecting a computer system depends primarily on the needs and expectations of the organization. Which of the
following choices are not relevant in the decision making process?
1. Applications needed to accomplish goals
2. Back up options
3. Cost
4. The computer literacy of the nursing staff
Question 24
Type: MCSA
A set of instructions that communicates with the computer and tells it what to do is called which of the following?
1. Software
2. Manual
3. Hardware
4. Input devices
Question 25
Type: MCSA
The primary disadvantage to client/server technology is which of the following?
1. Cost
2. Vulnerability
3. Computer education
4. Staff resistance to change
Question 26
Type: MCSA
Which of the following terms serves as a set of programs designed to accomplish a particular task such as word
processing, financial management, or drawing?
1. Application software
2. Vista
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3. XP
4. Windows
Question 27
Type: MCMA
Equipment and hardware selection are based on personal and institutional needs. Which of the following answers
are considered when selecting a system?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Program execution time
2. Number of workers needed to access computer at one time.
3. Storage capacity
4. Backup options
5. Budget constraints
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