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  • 1. 
    While receiving a blood transfusion, Mr. Costas develops chills and headache. What would be the nurse's initial action?
    • A. 

      Notify the physician STAT

    • B. 

      Stop the transfusion immediately

    • C. 

      Cover Mr. Costas with a blanket and administer ordered acetaminophen (Tylenol)

    • D. 

      Slow the blood flow to keep the vein open


  • 2. 
    Mrs. Lam has fallen out of bed. What should the nurse document in the health record?
    • A. 

      Completion of an agency incident report

    • B. 

      An assessment of Mrs. Lam's condition after the fall

    • C. 

      Whether the side rails were correctly in place

    • D. 

      The details of how Mrs.Lam fell out of bed


  • 3. 
    Choose the most therapeutic response to Mr. Santos's question: "Am I going to die?"
    • A. 

      "We all are going to die one day."

    • B. 

      "What has your doctor told you?"

    • C. 

      "You really don't want to talk about death, do you?"

    • D. 

      "Would you like to talk about your condition and prognosis?"


  • 4. 
    Select the most appropriate lunch for a healthy three year old child.
    • A. 

      Hot dog and gelatin dessert

    • B. 

      Cheese sandwich and carrot sticks

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      Cheese pasta and chocolate pudding


  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be a common indication of infiltration of a peripheral intravenous infusion?
    • A. 

      Redness and swelling around the insertion site

    • B. 

      Blood return in the cannula

    • C. 

      Difficulty regulating the flow with gravity

    • D. 

      Cool skin distal to the insertion site


  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a side effect of digoxin?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Bradychardia

    • C. 

      Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Urticaria


  • 7. 
    Before taking Mr. Sanderson's vital signs, the nurse ask him if he is taking any medications. He answers: "Digoxin every morning, and Tylenol in the evening." Which of the following vital signs changes might the nurse anticipate?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure to140/85 mm Hg

    • B. 

      Decreases pulse to 53 bpm

    • C. 

      Decreased respiratory rate to 10/min

    • D. 

      Increased temperature to 38.5C


  • 8. 
    The nurse is about to give Mr. Sanderson hismorning digoxin. His radial pulse is 45 bpm. What is the nurse's first action?
    • A. 

      Check his apicalpulse

    • B. 

      Check the carotid pulse

    • C. 

      Notify the physician

    • D. 

      Do not give the digoxin until the pulse is 60 bpm


  • 9. 
    Camilla, an RN, has been a smoker for 30 years. Michael, her co-worker, is very "antismoking." What interpersonal approach should Michaeltake with Camilla? 
    • A. 

      Ensure she is aware of the health hazards of smoking

    • B. 

      Work with her without prejudice

    • C. 

      Ask the charge nurse for a change to another team

    • D. 

      Re-examine his antismoking beliefs


  • 10. 
    Ms. Brankston is in the emergency room after being involved in a traffic accident. What would be an early sign of hemorrhagic shock?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Increased pulse

    • D. 

      Shallow breathing


  • 11. 
    Ms. Brankston is in the emergency room after being involved in a traffic accident. What would be an early sign of hemorrhagic shock?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Increased pulse

    • D. 

      Shallow breathing


  • 12. 
    Which of the following is most important when performing a preoperative assessment?
    • A. 

      Physical assessment

    • B. 

      Cardiac assessment

    • C. 

      Assessment of vital signs

    • D. 

      Auscultation of breath sounds


  • 13. 
    Ms. Forbes is suffering from Gary's asymmetrical dystrophy. Which of the following therapeutic activities would be appropriate for her?
    • A. 

      Activities that would overextend her physical strength

    • B. 

      Vigorous competitions with other clients

    • C. 

      Social interactions with other clients in the unit

    • D. 

      Therapeutic activities are not possible with this diagnosis


  • 14. 
    Aubrey tells the nurse, "I am tired of waiting for you to brush my hair. You're never here when I want you." WHich of the following responses by the nurse is the most appropriate?
    • A. 

      "I'm sorry you have to wait. I'll get your hairbrush out for you and be back in 15 minutes to do your hair."

    • B. 

      "That's not fair. I spent my lunch break with you."

    • C. 

      "Patrick down the hall yesterday is really sick, and he needs me more than you do right now."

    • D. 

      "I'm doing" my best, but I have a really busy assignment today.


  • 15. 
    Ms. Macleod asks the nurse when she can start eating after surgery. What is the most appropriate response by the nurse?
    • A. 

      "You'll have to ask the doctor."

    • B. 

      "Tell me about your appetite."

    • C. 

      "You'll likely start on clear fluids once bowel sounds can be heard."

    • D. 

      "I'll have the dietitican consult with you about the most nutritious postsurgery menus."


  • 16. 
    Mrs. Sams tells the nurse she and her husband would like to speak with the physician concerning his test results and proposed treatment options. How should the nurse respond to Mrs. Sams?
    • A. 

      "I can answer your questions, so there is no need to call the physician."

    • B. 

      "Only your husband is able to speak with the physician."

    • C. 

      "I will page the doctor to come to see you."

    • D. 

      "Nurses have the knowledge to discuss test results and treatment, so I'll explain what you need to know."


  • 17. 
    Choose the phrase that would elicit the best information from Mr. Harding about his pain.
    • A. 

      "Do you have severe pain?"

    • B. 

      "Do you have any pain?"

    • C. 

      "Is your pain throbbing or stabbing?"

    • D. 

      "Describe your pain to me."


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