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  • 1. 
    A child is admitted to the pediatric unit with a diagnosis of suspected meningococcal meningitis. Which of the following nursing measures should the nurse do FIRST?  
    • A. 

      Institute seizure precautions

    • B. 

      Assess neurologic status

    • C. 

      Place in respiratory isolation

    • D. 

      Assess vital signs

  • 2. 
    A client is diagnosed with methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. What type of isolation is MOST appropriate for this client?
    • A. 

      Reverse isolation

    • B. 

      Respiratory isolation

    • C. 

      Standard precautions

    • D. 

      Contact isolation

  • 3. 
    Several clients are admitted to an adult medical unit. The nurse would ensure airborne precautions for a client with which of the following medical conditions?
    • A. 

      A diagnosis of AIDS and cytomegalovirus

    • B. 

      A positive PPD with an abnormal chest x-ray

    • C. 

      A tentative diagnosis of viral pneumonia

    • D. 

      Advanced carcinoma of the lung

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the FIRST priority in preventing infections when providing care for a client?
    • A. 

      Handwashing

    • B. 

      Wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Using a barrier between client’s furniture and nurse’s bag

    • D. 

      Wearing gowns and goggles

  • 5. 
    An adult woman is admitted to an isolation unit in the hospital after tuberculosis was detected during a pre-employment physical. Although frightened about her diagnosis, she is anxious to cooperate with the therapeutic regimen. The teaching plan includes information regarding the most common means of transmitting the tubercle bacillus from one individual to another. Which contamination is usually responsible?
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Droplet nuclei.

    • C. 

      Milk products.

    • D. 

      Eating utensils.