Musculoskeletal Problems (Exam Mode) By Rnpedia.Com

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 2989

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Musculoskeletal Problems (Exam Mode) By Rnpedia.Com

Mark the letter of the letter of choice then click on the next button. Score will be posted as soon as the you are done with the quiz.  You got 25 minutes to finish the exam. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are initiating a nursing care plan for a patient with osteoporosis. All of these nursing interventions apply to the nursing diagnosis Risk for Falls. Which  intervention should you delegate to the nursing assistant?   
    • A. 

      Identify environmental factors that increase risk for falls.

    • B. 

      Monitor gait, balance, and fatigue level with ambulation.

    • C. 

      Collaborate with physical therapy to provide patient with walker.

    • D. 

      Assist the patient with ambulation to bathroom and in halls.

  • 2. 
    You are preparing to teach a newly diagnosed patient with osteoporosis about strategies to prevent falls. Which of these points will you be sure to include? (Choose all that apply.)  
    • A. 

      Wear a hip protector when ambulating.

    • B. 

      Remove throw rugs and other obstacles at home.

    • C. 

      Exercise will help build your strength.

    • D. 

      You should expect a few bumps and bruises when you go home.

    • E. 

      When you are tired, you should rest.

  • 3. 
    You discover all of these assessment findings when admitting a patient with Paget’s disease. Which finding indicates that the physician should be notified?  
    • A. 

      The patient has bowing of both legs and the knees are asymmetric.

    • B. 

      The base of the patient’s skull is invaginated (platybasia).

    • C. 

      The patient is only 5 feet tall and weighs 120 pounds.

    • D. 

      The patient’s skull is soft, thick, and larger than normal.

  • 4. 
    As charge nurse you observe the LPN/LVN providing all of these interventions for the patient with Paget’s disease. Which action requires that you intervene?  
    • A. 

      Administers 600 mg of ibuprofen to the patient

    • B. 

      Encourages the patient to perform PT recommended exercises

    • C. 

      Applies ice and gentle massage to the patient’s lower extremities

    • D. 

      Reminds the patient to drink milk and eat cottage cheese

  • 5. 
    As charge nurse you are making assignments for the day shift. Which patient would you assign to the nurse who has been pulled from the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) for the day?   
    • A. 

      A 35-year-old patient with osteomyelitis who needs teaching prior to hyperbaric oxygen therapy

    • B. 

      A 62-year-old patient with osteomalacia who is being discharged to a long-term care facility

    • C. 

      A 68-year-old patient with osteoporosis and a new orthotic device whose knowledge of use of this device must be assessed.

    • D. 

      A 72-year-old patient with Paget’s disease who has just returned from surgery for total knee replacement

  • 6. 
    You delegate taking vital signs to an experienced nursing assistant. The patient has been diagnosed with osteomyelitis. Which vital sign do you want the nursing assistant to report immediately?  
    • A. 

      Temperature 99.90 F

    • B. 

      Blood pressure 136/80

    • C. 

      Heart rate 96/minute

    • D. 

      Respiratory rate 24/minute