NCLEX Rn Practice Questions 18 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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  • 1. 
    A nurse is working in an outpatient orthopedic clinic. During the patient’s history the patient reports, “I tore 3 of my 4 Rotator cuff muscles in the past.” Which of the following muscles cannot be considered as possibly being torn?
    • A. 

      Teres minor

    • B. 

      Teres major

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Infraspinatus

  • 2. 
    A nurse at outpatient clinic is returning phone calls that have been made to the clinic. Which of the following calls should have the highest priority for medical intervention? 
    • A. 

      A home health patient reports, “I am starting to have breakdown of my heels.”

    • B. 

      A patient that received an upper extremity cast yesterday reports, “I can’t feel my fingers in my right hand today.”

    • C. 

      A young female reports, ”I think I sprained my ankle about 2 weeks ago.”

    • D. 

      A middle-aged patient reports, ”My knee is still hurting from the TKR.”

  • 3. 
    A nurse working a surgical unit, notices a patient is experiencing SOB, calf pain, and warmth over the posterior calf. All of these may indicate which of the following medical conditions? 
    • A. 

      Patient may have a DVT.

    • B. 

      Patient may be exhibiting signs of dermatitis.

    • C. 

      Patient may be in the late phases of CHF.

    • D. 

      Patient may be experiencing anxiety after surgery.

  • 4. 
    A nurse is performing a screening on a patient that has been casted recently on the left lower extremity. Which of the following statements should the nurse be most concerned about? 
    • A. 

      The patient reports, “I didn’t keep my extremity elevated like the doctor asked me to.”

    • B. 

      The patient reports, “I have been having pain in my left calf.”

    • C. 

      The patient reports, “My left leg has really been itching.”

    • D. 

      The patient reports, “The arthritis in my wrists is flaring up, when I put weight on my crutches.”

  • 5. 
    A 93 year-old female with a history of Alzheimer’s Disease gets admitted to an Alzheimer’s unit. The patient has exhibited signs of increased confusion and limited stability with gait. Moreover, the patient is refusing to use a w/c. Which of the following is the most appropriate course of action for the nurse? 
    • A. 

      Recommend the patient remain in her room at all times.

    • B. 

      Recommend family members bring pictures to the patient’s room.

    • C. 

      Recommend a speech therapy consult to the doctor.

    • D. 

      Recommend the patient attempt to walk pushing the w/c for safety