Which of the following are cathartics recommended to enhance the recovery of
parasites from constipated patients?
a. Castor oil.
b. Magnesium hydroxide.
d. All the above.
The cellulose-tape slide preparation method is used to obtain:
a. Aspirations from the patient's respiratory tract.
b. Samples from the patient's duodenal area.
Samples around the perianal folds for determination of Enterobius vermicularis
d. Samples for determination of trophozoites around the perianal area.
When testing for occult blood in feces, the physician should control:
a. The amount of exercise the patient takes since straining can cause a loss of
blood through the gastrointestinal system.
b. The diet of the patient since the ingestion of rare meat may cause positive
The fluid intake of the patient since too little fluid intake can cause
concentration of the blood.
d. The weight of the patient since too rapid a weight loss can cause nutritional
problems in patients who have a slow loss of blood through the gastrointestinal