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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Dr. Butler suggest to Kenny that they may "let nature take its course" with Landon?
(a) They aren't entirely sure what is wrong with him, and the testing may kill him before the disease would.
(b) The surgery will make him extremely uncomfortable, and isn't guaranteed to save him.
(c) He may have severe mental and physical handicaps later in life.
(d) His treatment is incredibly expensive, and Kenny and Claire can't afford it.
2. What is an enormous burden on the medical system?
(a) Women's health.
(b) The uninsured.
(c) Elderly care.
3. The courts revised the hospital founder's will to allow for what?
(a) A different name for the hospital.
(b) A different building site.
(c) A bigger percentage of pediatric patients.
(d) Different financial arrangements.
4. Who is Hermann's chief pediatric surgeon?
(a) Richard Andrussy.
(b) David MacDougall.
(c) Lin Weeks.
(d) Hazel Mitchell.
5. How is Armando's social worker described?
(a) Neither emotionally invested nor competent.
(b) Not very emotional, but extremely competent.
(c) Not very competent, but emotionally invested in her clients.
(d) Both emotionally invested, and extremely competent.
6. What point does Cindy make, regarding Armando, at the end of Chapter 16?
(a) If he doesn't live, it will be bad press for the hospital.
(b) He will almost definitely live, and therefore he is a liability to the hospital.
(c) His condition is worsening fairly rapidly.
(d) His rude behavior toward the nurses shouldn't be tolerated.
7. Who is Landon's attending surgeon?
(a) Sharon Crandell.
(b) Eugene Adcock.
(c) Jose Garcia.
(d) Richard Wright.
8. What is the main question debated by the committee in Chapter 14?
(a) Whether Taylor will be able to survive without the ventilator.
(b) Whether the quantity or quality of life matters more.
(c) How doctors should weigh the risks of different treatments.
(d) Whether patients' needs should outweigh financial concerns.
9. Who is Armando's social worker?
(a) Norma McNair.
(b) Sharon Crandell.
(c) Cindy Walker.
(d) Mary Coffey.
10. Why is Armando's doctor frustrated with Armando's family?
(a) Because they argue with them about every recommendation he makes.
(b) Because they can't understand Armando's condition.
(c) Because they refuse to accept the permanence of his condition.
(d) Because they refuse to help care for Armando.
11. Where does Teresa often see the Sparks?
(a) At their home.
(b) At the mall.
(c) At the grocery store.
(d) At the doctor's office.
12. In August, from what does Patrick increasingly suffer?
(a) Aches and pains.
(c) Heart problems.
(d) The side effects of his antibiotics.
13. What is Margo Cox's profession?
(a) Pediatric surgeon.
14. What changed as a result of the courts' revisions to the founder's will?
(a) Charity care shrunk, as the hospital became increasingly unable to afford it.
(b) The pediatric wing was larger, and the oncology wing shrank.
(c) The hospital was founded as a teaching hospital.
(d) The hospital hired fewer doctors in order to purchase more up-to-date equipment.
15. What is Methodist Hospital?
(a) A small, privately-funded hospital that caters only to those who can pay cash for their care.
(b) A small, publicly-funded hospital that deals with uninsured patients.
(c) A large, privately-funded hospital that deals with uninsured patients.
(d) The largest privately-funded hospital in the world.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is the financial administrator's job unpopular?
2. Who discusses Armando's condition with him?
3. Why does Claire get rushed to the hospital in Chapter 21?
4. What part of Taylor's body is continuing to weaken in Chapter 13?
5. Who is Armando's doctor?
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