NCLEX Rn Practice Questions 16 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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  • 1. 
    The primary reason for rapid continuous rewarming of the area affected by frostbite is to:
    • A. 

      Lessen the amount of cellular damage

    • B. 

      Prevent the formation of blisters

    • C. 

      Promote movement

    • D. 

      Prevent pain and discomfort

  • 2. 
    A client recently started on hemodialysis wants to know how the dialysis will take the place of his kidneys. The nurse’s response is based on the knowledge that hemodialysis works by: 
    • A. 

      Passing water through a dialyzing membrane

    • B. 

      Eliminating plasma proteins from the blood

    • C. 

      Lowering the pH by removing nonvolatile acids

    • D. 

      Filtering waste through a dialyzing membrane

  • 3. 
    During a home visit, a client with AIDS tells the nurse that he has been exposed to measles. Which action by the nurse is most appropriate? 
    • A. 

      Administer an antibiotic

    • B. 

      Contact the physician for an order for immune globulin

    • C. 

      Administer an antiviral

    • D. 

      Tell the client that he should remain in isolation for 2 weeks

  • 4. 
    A client hospitalized with MRSA (methicillin-resistant staph aureus) is placed on contact precautions. Which statement is true regarding precautions for infections spread by contact? 
    • A. 

      The client should be placed in a room with negative pressure.

    • B. 

      Infection requires close contact; therefore, the door may remain open.

    • C. 

      Transmission is highly likely, so the client should wear a mask at all times.

    • D. 

      Infection requires skin-to-skin contact and is prevented by hand washing, gloves, and a gown.

  • 5. 
    A client who is admitted with an above-the-knee amputation tells the nurse that his foot hurts and itches. Which response by the nurse indicates understanding of phantom limb pain? 
    • A. 

      "The pain will go away in a few days."

    • B. 

      "The pain is due to peripheral nervous system interruptions. I will get you some pain medication."

    • C. 

      "The pain is psychological because your foot is no longer there."

    • D. 

      "The pain and itching are due to the infection you had before the surgery."

  • 6. 
    A client with cancer of the pancreas has undergone a Whipple procedure. The nurse is aware that during the Whipple procedure, the doctor will remove the: 
    • A. 

      Head of the pancreas

    • B. 

      Proximal third section of the small intestines

    • C. 

      Stomach and duodenum

    • D. 

      Esophagus and jejunum

  • 7. 
    The physician has ordered a minimal-bacteria diet for a client with neutropenia. The client should be taught to avoid eating:
    • A. 

      Fruits

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Pepper

    • D. 

      Ketchup