Casts and Prostheses Test #39 Casts and Prostheses Test Name* First Last Email* Location* Grand Rapids Saginaw St. Louis Check the box for the correct answer.1. A cast is worn to enable free movement of an injured body part.* True False 2. A plaster cast should be washed daily in warm, soapy water.* True False 3. If a client is complaining of itchy skin under a cast, home health aide should* Gently slip a tongue depressor in the cast and scratch the skin Pour skin lotion in the cast Pour rubbing alcohol in the cast Reassure the patient that it is part of the healing process and watch for other symptoms 4. When a client has an artificial limb, why should a sock be worn?* To keep it clean For privacy To prevent swelling To keep it warm 5. Amputation is another name for an artificial limb.* True False 6. Artificial eyes should be removed at bedtime and placed in a container of contact lens solution.* True False 7. Before reinserting Mrs. Donley's contact lenses, what action should the home health aide take?* Dry them Clean and rinse them Wait two hours Nothing 8. While cleaning eyeglasses, the home health aide should inspect them for loose or broken parts.* True False 9. Mrs. Murphy has trouble hearing and wears a hearing aid. What are the home health aide's responsibilities toward care of the hearing aid?* Checking to see if the battery is working Soaking it regularly in soapy water Making sure the client wears it during bathing Twisting the wires or tubing to make it fit more snugly 10. When not in use, a hearing aid should be stored.* In the client's ear In a warm, moist place In a marked container Where the client cannot reach it NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.