Nursing Questions Of The Week (sep17)

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following factors can cause hepatitis A?
    • A. 

      Contact with infected blood

    • B. 

      Blood transfusions with infected blood

    • C. 

      Eating contaminated shellfish

    • D. 

      Sexual contact with an infected person


  • 2. 
    After a person experiences a closure of the epiphyses, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The bone grows in length but not thickness.

    • B. 

      The bone increases in thickness and is remodeled.

    • C. 

      Both bone length and thickness continues.

    • D. 

      No further increase in bone length occurs.


  • 3. 
    Which intervention is appropriate for the nurse caring for a client in severe pain receiving a continuous I.V. infusion of morphine?
    • A. 

      Assisting with a naloxone challenge test before therapy begins

    • B. 

      Discontinuing the drug immediately if signs of dependence appear

    • C. 

      Changing the administration route to P.O. if the client can tolerate fluids

    • D. 

      Obtaining baseline vital signs before administering the first dose


  • 4. 
    Every morning a client with type 1 diabetes receives 15 units of Humulin 70/30. What does this type of insulin contain?
    • A. 

      70 units of neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin and 30 units of regular insulin

    • B. 

      70 units of regular insulin and 30 units of NPH insulin

    • C. 

      70% NPH insulin and 30% regular insulin

    • D. 

      70% regular insulin and 30% NPH insulin


  • 5. 
    The electrocardiogram (ECG) tracing shown below, excluding the seventh beat, has a normal QRS complex, one premature atrial contraction (PAC), and what other attributes?
    • A. 

      P wave is identifiable, PR interval is 0.16 second, and sinus rhythm is at 95 beats/minute

    • B. 

      P wave and PR interval are unidentifiable and sinus arrhythmia is at 95 beats/minute

    • C. 

      P wave is identifiable, PR interval is 0.16 second, and sinus rhythm is at 95 beats/minute

    • D. 

      P wave is identifiable, PR interval is 0.16 second, and sinus arrhythmia is at 95 beats/minute


  • 6. 
    The nurse is teaching the client how to use a cane. Which of the following statements is most inaccurate?
    • A. 

      The client should hold the cane on the involved side.

    • B. 

      The client should hold the cane close to his body.

    • C. 

      The stride length and the timing of each step should be equal.

    • D. 

      The nurse should stand behind the client to prevent falls.


  • 7. 
    For a client with hyperglycemia, which assessment finding best supports a nursing diagnosis of Deficient fluid volume?
    • A. 

      Cool, clammy skin

    • B. 

      Distended neck veins

    • C. 

      Increased urine osmolarity

    • D. 

      Decreased serum sodium level


  • 8. 
    A client with osteoarthritis tells the nurse she is concerned that the disease will prevent her from doing her chores. Which suggestion should the nurse offer?
    • A. 

      "Do all your chores in the morning, when pain and stiffness are least pronounced."

    • B. 

      "Do all your chores after performing morning exercises to loosen up."

    • C. 

      "Pace yourself and rest frequently, especially after activities."

    • D. 

      "Do all your chores in the evening, when pain and stiffness are least pronounced


  • 9. 
    After abdominal surgery, which factor would predispose a client to deep vein thrombosis?
    • A. 

      The client is 5′9" tall and weighs 128 lb.

    • B. 

      The client has been pregnant four times.

    • C. 

      The client usually walks 3 miles a day.

    • D. 

      The client will be immobile during and shortly after surgery.


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