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  • 1. 
    The nurse is teaching a female client with multiple sclerosis. When teaching the client how to reduce fatigue, the nurse should tell the client to:
    • A. 

      Take a hot bath.

    • B. 

      Rest in an air-conditioned room

    • C. 

      Increase the dose of muscle relaxants

    • D. 

      Avoid naps during the day


  • 2. 
    A male client is having a tonic-clonic seizures. What should the nurse do first?
    • A. 

      Elevate the head of the bed.

    • B. 

      Restrain the client’s arms and legs

    • C. 

      Place a tongue blade in the client’s mouth

    • D. 

      Take measures to prevent injury


  • 3. 
    A female client with Guillain-Barré syndrome has paralysis affecting the respiratory muscles and requires mechanical ventilation. When the client asks the nurse about the paralysis, how should the nurse respond?
    • A. 

      “You may have difficulty believing this, but the paralysis caused by this disease is temporary.”

    • B. 

      “You’ll have to accept the fact that you’re permanently paralyzed. However, you won’t have any sensory loss.”

    • C. 

      “It must be hard to accept the permanency of your paralysis.”

    • D. 

      “You’ll first regain use of your legs and then your arms.”


  • 4. 
    The nurse is working on a surgical floor. The nurse must logroll a male client following a:
    • A. 

      Laminectomy

    • B. 

      Thoracotomy

    • C. 

      Hemorrhoidectomy

    • D. 

      Cystectomy


  • 5. 
    A female client with a suspected brain tumor is scheduled for computed tomography (CT). What should the nurse do when preparing the client for this test?
    • A. 

      Immobilize the neck before the client is moved onto a stretcher.

    • B. 

      Determine whether the client is allergic to iodine, contrast dyes, or shellfish.

    • C. 

      Place a cap over the client’s head.

    • D. 

      Administer a sedative as ordered


  • 6. 
    During a routine physical examination to assess a male client’s deep tendon reflexes, the nurse should make sure to:
    • A. 

      Use the pointed end of the reflex hammer when striking the Achilles tendon.

    • B. 

      Support the joint where the tendon is being tested.

    • C. 

      Tap the tendon slowly and softly

    • D. 

      Hold the reflex hammer tightly.


  • 7. 
    A female client is admitted in a disoriented and restless state after sustaining a concussion during a car accident. Which nursing diagnosis takes highest priority in this client’s plan of care?
    • A. 

      Disturbed sensory perception (visual)

    • B. 

      Self-care deficient: Dressing/grooming

    • C. 

      Impaired verbal communication

    • D. 

      Risk for injury


  • 8. 
    A white female client is admitted to an acute care facility with a diagnosis of cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Her history reveals bronchial asthma, exogenous obesity, and iron deficiency anemia. Which history finding is a risk factor for CVA? 
    • A. 

      Caucasian race

    • B. 

      Female sex

    • C. 

      Obesity

    • D. 

      Bronchial asthma


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