NCLEX Rn Practice Questions 3 (Practice Mode) By Rnpedia.Com

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  • 1. 
    A patient is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism. A nurse checking the patient's lab results would expect which of the following changes in laboratory findings?
    • A. 

      Elevated serum calcium.

    • B. 

      Low serum parathyroid hormone (PTH).

    • C. 

      Elevated serum vitamin D.

    • D. 

      Low urine calcium.

  • 2. 
    A patient with Addison's disease asks a nurse for nutrition and diet advice. Which of the following diet modifications is NOT recommended? 
    • A. 

      A diet high in grains.

    • B. 

      A diet with adequate caloric intake.

    • C. 

      A high protein diet

    • D. 

      A restricted sodium diet

  • 3. 
    A patient with a history of diabetes mellitus is in the second post-operative day following cholecystectomy. She has complained of nausea and isn't able to eat solid foods. The nurse enters the room to find the patient confused and shaky. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for the patient's symptoms? 
    • A. 

      Anesthesia reaction.

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia.

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia.

    • D. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis

  • 4. 
    A nurse assigned to the emergency department evaluates a patient who underwent fiberoptic colonoscopy 18 hours previously. The patient reports increasing abdominal pain, fever, and chills. Which of the following conditions poses the most immediate concern? 
    • A. 

      Bowel perforation

    • B. 

      Viral gastroenteritis

    • C. 

      Colon cancer

    • D. 

      Diverticulitis

  • 5. 
    A patient is admitted to the same day surgery unit for liver biopsy. Which of the following laboratory tests assesses coagulation? 
    • A. 

      Partial thromboplastin time.

    • B. 

      Prothrombin time.

    • C. 

      Platelet count

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin