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  • 1. 
    A client hospitalized with severe depression and suicidal ideation refuses to talk with the nurse. The nurse recognizes that the suicidal client has difficulty:
    • A. 

      Expressing feelings of low self-worth

    • B. 

      Discussing remorse and guilt for actions

    • C. 

      Displaying dependence on others

    • D. 

      Expressing anger toward others

  • 2. 
    A client receiving hydrochlorothiazide is instructed to increase her dietary intake of potassium. The best snack for the client requiring increased potassium is:
    • A. 

      Pear

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Banana

  • 3. 
    The nurse is caring for a client following removal of the thyroid. Immediately post-op, the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Maintain the client in a semi-Fowler’s position with the head and neck supported by pillows

    • B. 

      Encourage the client to turn her head side to side, to promote drainage of oral secretions

    • C. 

      Maintain the client in a supine position with sandbags placed on either side of the head and neck

    • D. 

      Encourage the client to cough and breathe deeply every 2 hours, with the neck in a flexed position

  • 4. 
    A client hospitalized with chronic dyspepsia is diagnosed with gastric cancer. Which of the following is associated with an increased incidence of gastric cancer?
    • A. 

      Dairy products

    • B. 

      Carbonated beverages

    • C. 

      Refined sugars

    • D. 

      Luncheon meats

  • 5. 
    A client is sent to the psychiatric unit for forensic evaluation after he is accused of arson. His tentative diagnosis is antisocial personality disorder. In reviewing the client’s record, the nurse could expect to find:
    • A. 

      A history of consistent employment

    • B. 

      A below-average intelligence

    • C. 

      A history of cruelty to animals

    • D. 

      An expression of remorse for his actions

  • 6. 
    The licensed vocational nurse may not assume the primary care for a client:
    • A. 

      In the fourth stage of labor

    • B. 

      Two days post-appendectomy

    • C. 

      With a venous access device

    • D. 

      With bipolar disorder

  • 7. 
    The physician has ordered dressings with Sulfamylon cream for a client with full-thickness burns of the hands and arms. Before dressing changes, the nurse should give priority to:
    • A. 

      Administering pain medication

    • B. 

      Checking the adequacy of urinary output

    • C. 

      Requesting a daily complete blood count

    • D. 

      Obtaining a blood glucose by finger stick