If you are not using a screening algorithm, you should:
a. Take the patient's temperature, pulse, and respiration.
b. Ask the patient about any pains.
Observe the way the patient sits and walks.
d. Observe the patient's skin and eyes.
e. Do all of the above.
Algorithms are designed to:
a. Route patients to health care providers using random selection.
b. Take a complete patient history.
Route patients to the appropriate health care provider using proved medical
d. Determine which patients are ill and which are malingering.
You are using HSC Pam 40-7-21 to screen patients. The algorithm results in a
Level V. This means the patient:
a. Needs to see a medical officer immediately.
b. Needs to be seen by another medical facility.
Needs to see a medical officer sometime today.
d. Can care for himself.
e. Requires immediate hospitalization.