Final health test 2

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Final health test 2
2012-04-26 20:49:51
Final health test

Final health test 2
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  1. List and define the dimensions in Sternberg’s Love Triangle. (245)
    • Intamacy – emotional component of love – includes feelings of closeness, warmth, openness, affection Passion – sexual component of love – attraction, excitement, romance
    • Commitment – Decision aspect of a relationship – pledge that you will stay
  2. -According to Tannen, men are more likely than women to use communication to
    compete_. (246) Women to connect
  3. -What is the leading cause of poverty? (251)
  4. -Which hormone is principally responsible for the sex drive in women? (255)
  5. -List and describe the stages of Masters & Johnson Sexual Response Model. (256, 257)WO
    • Excitement, - uterus rises, vaginal lubrication, clit enlarges, labia minoria and majora swell
    • Plateau, - uterus rises further, upper part of vagina expands, vaginal wall expands, color of labia darkens
    • Orgasm, - contractions in uterus, rhythmic contractions in vagina, rectal sphincter contracts
    • Resolution – uterus lowers, everything returns to normal state
  6. Men stages
    • Excitement, - Vasocongestion of penis leads to erection, testes rise, skin of scrotum tenses and rises
    • Plateau, - Cowper’s gland secretion, prostate gland enlarges, testes enlarge and fully elevated
    • Orgasm, - Contractions of penis, sperm and seamen expelled, internal sphincter of bladder contracts, seminal vesicles contracts, rectal sphincter contracts
    • Resolution –everything returns to normal state
  7. What percent of women experience orgasm regularly through penis thrusting alone? (257)
  8. -The combination of Viagra (or other ED drugs) with ------- can be life-threatening. (264)
    alachol or illicit drugs
  9. About ____ of all pregnancies in the U.S. unintended.
  10. -Define and list examples of BARRIER METHODS of Contraception. (272)
    • male and female condoms – decreases risk of stds. Usually latex or polyurethane
    • diaphragm - circular rubber dome inserted in vagina (w/ spermicide) before intercourse, taken out 6-12 ours after. Requires fitting by health care provider
    • cervical cap – small cuplike device replaced annually that covers cervix preventing perm from entering uterus. Requires fitting by health care provider
    • contraceptive sponge – small polyurethane foam device that is presaturated with gram of spermicide, moistened with water, and inserted in vagina
    • Lea’s shield – oval silicone rubber device that is similar to diaphragm (used with spermicide) but only available by prescription and is reusable.
  11. -Define and list examples of HORMONAL METHODS of contraception. (270)
    • pills – most popular reversible form. Combo of estrogen and progesterone
    • injections – progesterone-only injected every three months by professional
    • patches - slowly release estrogen and progesterone into blood stream. New patch every week for 3 weeks; period on 4th week
    • vaginal rings – soft flexible plastic ring placed in vagina that slowly releases estrogen and pregesterone
  12. -What are the potential complications associated with taking oral contraception. (271)
    Blurry vision, Migraines, blood clot behind eye, chest pain, blood clot in lung, heart attack, blood clot in leg, pain in legs, hypertension, stroke, gall stones, benign tumor in liver
  13. -What is the most popular reversible form of contraception? (272)
    The pill
  14. -What is a diaphragm and how does it work? (274)
    diaphragm - circular rubber dome inserted in vagina (w/ spermicide) before intercourse, taken out 6-12 ours after. Requires fitting by health care provider
  15. Ovulation typically occurs __ days before the menstrual period begin. (276)
  16. -An ovum is most likely to become fertilized within 24 hours after release from the ovary. (276)
  17. -TRUE of FALSE: The morning-after pill is not considered an abortogenic agent as it does not cause the termination of an established pregnancy. (277)
  18. outside of uterus–
    usually in fallopian tube
  19. What is the difference between an open and closed adoption? (279)
    • Open – biological parents help to choose adoptees and can maintain relationship with them.
    • Closed – records are sealed-
  20. Studies suggest that giving birth between the ages of _
    results in the least health risk to a woman and her child. (284)
    18 and _35_
  21. -All women should increase their intake of which vitamin during the 3 months before getting pregnant? (285)
    Folic acid
  22. -Which of the following are VIRAL STIs?
    Viral STIs, such as HIV, HPV (genital warts), herpes, and hepatitis — the four Hs — have no cure
  23. What is the most common STI in the U.S. ? (319)
  24. -How is HIV transmitted? Can it be transmitted by casual contact, like hand holding or hugging?
    (315)Intimate contact- blood, salive, seamen, genital sectrtions, breast milk, through a mucostal surface or the blood stream. Not through casual contact.
  25. Hepatitis C most severely affects which area of the body? (306)
  26. -TRUE or FALSE: Once individual contracts herpes, he or she is infected for life. (320)
  27. -TRUE or FALSE: Gonorrhea is usually asymptomatic in women. (318)
  28. -What are “universal precautions?” (316)
    A set of precautions designed to prevent transmission of bloodborne infections. Blood and certain body fluids of all patients are considered potentially infectious for HIV and Hep B and C. Protective barriors, such as gloves, aprons, and protective eyeware.