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1.  A 16-year-old patient involved in a motor vehicle accident arrives in the ED unconscious and severely hypotensive. He’s suspected to have several fractures of his pelvis and legs. Which of the following parenteral fluids is the best choice for his current condition? 
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2.  What’s the first intervention for a patient experiencing chest pain and an 5p02 of 89%?
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3.  When giving intravenous (I.V.) phenytoin, which of the following methods should you use? 
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4.  Which of the following measures best determines that a patient who had a pneumothorax no longer needs a chest tube? 
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5.  After surgical repair of a hip, which of the following positions is best for the patient’s legs and hips? 
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6.  A patient has partial-thickness burns to both legs and portions of his trunk. Which of the following I.V. fluids is given first?
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7.  A patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) begins zidovudine therapy. Which of the following statements best describes this drug’s action?
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8.  Adequate fluid replacement and vasopressin replacement are objectives of therapy for which of the following disease processes? 
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9.  Corticosteroids are potent suppressors of the body’s inflammatory response. Which of the following conditions or actions do they suppress? 
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10.  Which of the following interventions should be your first priority when treating a patient experiencing chest pain while walking? 
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11.  Which of the following signs of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) would appear first after head trauma? 
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12.  Which of the following techniques is correct for obtaining a wound culture specimen from a surgical site? 
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13.  A firefighter who was involved in extinguishing a house fire is being treated for smoke inhalation. He develops severe hypoxia 48 hours after the incident, requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation. Which of the following conditions has he most likely developed?
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14.  On a follow-up visit after having a vaginal hysterectomy, a 32-year-old patient has a decreased hematocrit level. Which of the following complications does this suggest? 
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15.  A pregnant woman arrives at the emergency department (ED) with abruptio placentae at 34 weeks’ gestation. She’s at risk for which of the following blood dyscrasias? 
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16.  Which of the following factors should be the primary focus of nursing management in a patient with acute pancreatitis? 
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17.  After a liver biopsy, place the patient in which of the following positions? 
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18.  In which of the following types of cardiomyopathy does cardiac output remain normal? 
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19.  A 19-year-old patient comes to the ED with acute asthma. His respiratory rate is 44 breaths/minute, and he appears to be in acute respiratory distress. Which of the following actions should you take first? 
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20.  Which of the following signs and symptoms usually signifies rapid expansion and impending rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm? 
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21.  Which of the following positions would best aid breathing for a patient with acute pulmonary edema? 
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22.  Patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus may require which of the following changes to their daily routine during periods of infection? 
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23.  Which of the following potentially serious complications could occur with therapy for hypothyroidism?
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24.  Which of the following nursing interventions should you use to prevent footdrop and contractures in a patient recovering from a subdural hematoma? 
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25.  A 20-year-old patient is being treated for pneumonia. He has a persistent cough and complains of severe pain on coughing. What could you tell him to help him reduce his discomfort? 
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