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

978-0132574952 Chapter 04 Part 1

August 31, 2019
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Chapter 4
Question 1
Type: MCSA
The nurse wishes to compile information on congestive heart failure by tomorrow morning. When a
comprehensive search is necessary and there is a limited time frame, which search tool is preferred?
1. A search index such as AltaVista
2. A search engine such as Lycos
3. A search engine such as Google
4. A search engine unifier such as OmniMedicalSearch
Question 2
Type: MCSA
The nurse refers the client to a website on smoking cessation after evaluating its contents. Which factor increases
the probability that the website is appropriate for the client?
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1. The site is written in technical language and has comprehensive chemical diagrams for credibility.
2. The site has a current revision date and a URAC accreditation seal that the site meets quality standards.
3. The site is sponsored by a pharmaceutical company that manufactures a smoking cessation medication.
4. The site has a list of broadly generalized indications for smoking cessation.
Question 3
Type: MCSA
The hospital health care library plans to switch some journals from paper format to online subscription.
Physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals would be able to access online articles from anywhere by
using a valid ID. Which of these is a disadvantage for totally online publications?
1. Current information may require more time to be approved for posting.
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2. Libraries must pay higher fees to acquire and store the materials.
3. Those persons without online access may not be able to access the materials.
4. Drawings and photographs are difficult to reproduce in electronic format.
Question 4
Type: MCSA
There are many Internet websites available for searching health care related questions. Web portals are specialized
websites that personalize features for individual users. Which best describes how a Web portal can individualize
user information?
1. A website that requests the user to register and then sign in each time upon entering
2. A website that provides a home page with general information about the organization
3. A website that uses the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) to display its pages
4. A website that offers specialized search engines for searching out information
Question 5
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is a true statement about protecting the confidentiality of client-related e-mail?
1. Encryption keys prevent viruses or Trojan horses from being attached to e-mail messages.
2. Digital credentials utilize biometric means, such as thumbprint, to verify the identity of the sender.
3. Public key infrastructure (PKI) uses unique codes to confirm the identity of those sending e-mails.
4. Viruses may be transmitted by e-mail messages, so each e-mail should be separately scanned prior to being
read.
Question 6
Type: MCSA
Which is the most effective way to reduce SPAM (unsolicited e-messages) in the workplace?
1. Use "challenge response software" to request confirmation that the e-mail was sent by a person.
2. Allow the e-mail application program to filter all mail and send unwanted messages to the trash.
3. Send and receive all company e-mail from a single e-mail account.
4. Reply to each message and request to be taken off the mailing list.
Question 7
Type: MCSA
A physician wishes to send a very large file to a consulting physician, including a patient's chart and diagnostic
images with reports. Which is the most appropriate method of sending the data?
1. Utilize a file transfer protocol (FTP) program to upload the information to the physician
2. Remove all graphics from the file, send the file via e-mail, and fax the diagnostic images
3. Attach the file to an e-mail and send it, ensuring encryption is utilized
4. Connect to the physician's computer via dialup and transfer the information
Question 8
Type: MCSA
Security is an important issue for all websites. Which measure best protects the overall security of a health-based
website?
1. Connect the Web server directly to the agency computer.
2. Install an antivirus program and update annually.
3. Allow only registered users to access the website.
4. Construct separate firewalls for each Web server.
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Question 9
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements is true regarding intranets?
1. An intranet is immune to viruses and hacker attacks, because accessibility is restricted to employees.
2. An intranet is restricted to employees and allows them to review their personal information at any time.
3. An intranet is open to registered vendors and may be used to price and purchase health care products.
4. An intranet is used to facilitate collaborative data sharing among the employees within the institution.
Question 10
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is recommended when considering World Wide Web home page content and design?
1. To improve readability always use dark backgrounds with light colored text.
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2. Do not include a counter; visitors do not need to know how many people visited a site.
3. Include as much information on the introductory page as possible so the user will not need to link to other
pages.
4. Do not place a copyright notice on the introductory page; the U.S. Copyright Office does not register Web
pages.
Question 11
Type: MCSA
A nurse practitioner wishes to send e-mail to all clients on a distribution list without displaying the e-mail
addresses of those on the list to the recipients. Which of the following will appropriately accomplish this task?
1. Include the nurse practitioner's e-mail address as primary recipient and the client addresses as carbon copies
(CC).
2. The nurse practitioner must send a separate message to each individual client as primary recipient.
3. Include the nurse practitioner's e-mail address as primary recipient and the client addresses as blind copies
(BCC).
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4. Include the recipient e-mail addresses as primary recipients and the nurse practitioner's address as a blind copy
(BCC).
Question 12
Type: MCSA
While visiting the American Heart Association website, a client plays the animation of the heart at work. Which of
the following was used to play the animation?
1. Browser
2. Search engine
3. Helper program
4. Plug-in
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