EXERCISES, LESSON 4
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the statement.
After you have completed all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson, and check your answers.
A specimen is a sample or part of a thing, or of several things, taken to show or to
a. The amount of impurities in a quantity of urine, stool, or blood.
b. The kinds of impurities in the quantity of urine; stool; or blood; and the quality
of stool, urine, or blood.
The number or kinds of pathogenic organisms in a sample, or parts of tissues
d. The characteristics of the whole unit or organism.
The patient may need to have an indwelling catheter inserted if he voids and more
than _________ of residual urine remains in the bladder.
a. 15 ml.
b. 30 ml.
d. 60 ml.
It is important to inform the patient that if he remains relaxed during the insertion of
a. The sharp pain will last only a short while.
b. A mild sting can be expected.
There should be no discomfort during the procedure.
d. He will feel only mild pressure when urine is collected from the port of the