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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which individual is at greatest risk for developing hypertension?
    • A. 

      45 year-old African American attorney

    • B. 

      60 year-old Asian American shop owner

    • C. 

      40 year-old Caucasian nurse

    • D. 

      55 year-old Hispanic teacher

  • 2. 
    A child who ingested 15 maximum strength acetaminophen tablets 45 minutes ago is seen in the emergency department. Which of these orders should the nurse do first?
    • A. 

      Gastric lavage PRN

    • B. 

      Acetylcysteine (mucomyst) for age per pharmacy

    • C. 

      Start an IV Dextrose 5% with 0.33% normal saline to keep vein open

    • D. 

      Activated charcoal per pharmacy

  • 3. 
    Which complication of cardiac catheterization should the nurse monitor for in the initial 24 hours after the procedure?
    • A. 

      Angina at rest

    • B. 

      Thrombus formation

    • C. 

      Dizziness

    • D. 

      Falling blood pressure

  • 4. 
    A client is admitted to the emergency room with renal calculi and is complaining of moderate to severe flank pain and nausea. The client’s temperature is 100.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The priority nursing goal for this client is
    • A. 

      Maintain fluid and electrolyte balance

    • B. 

      Control nausea

    • C. 

      Manage pain

    • D. 

      Prevent urinary tract infection

  • 5. 
    What would the nurse expect to see while assessing the growth of children during their school age years?
    • A. 

      Decreasing amounts of body fat and muscle mass

    • B. 

      Little change in body appearance from year to year

    • C. 

      Progressive height increase of 4 inches each year

    • D. 

      Yearly weight gain of about 5.5 pounds per year

  • 6. 
    At a community health fair the blood pressure of a 62 year-old client is 160/96. The client states “My blood pressure is usually much lower.” The nurse should tell the client to
    • A. 

      Go get a blood pressure check within the next 48 to 72 hours

    • B. 

      Check blood pressure again in 2 months

    • C. 

      See the health care provider immediately

    • D. 

      Visit the health care provider within 1 week for a BP check

  • 7. 
    The hospital has sounded the call for a disaster drill on the evening shift. Which of these clients would the nurse put first on the list to be discharged in order to make a room available for a new admission?
    • A. 

      A middle aged client with a history of being ventilator dependent for over 7 years and admitted with bacterial pneumonia five days ago

    • B. 

      A young adult with diabetes mellitus Type 2 for over 10 years and admitted with antibiotic induced diarrhea 24 hours ago

    • C. 

      An elderly client with a history of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and lupus, and was admitted with Stevens-Johnson syndrome that morning

    • D. 

      An adolescent with a positive HIV test and admitted for acute cellulitus of the lower leg 48 hours ago

  • 8. 
    A client has been newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism and will take levothyroxine (Synthroid) 50 mcg/day by mouth. As part of the teaching plan, the nurse emphasizes that this medication:
    • A. 

      Should be taken in the morning

    • B. 

      May decrease the client’s energy level

    • C. 

      Must be stored in a dark container

    • D. 

      Will decrease the client’s heart rate

  • 9. 
    A 3 year-old child comes to the pediatric clinic after the sudden onset of findings that include irritability, thick muffled voice, croaking on inspiration, hot to touch, sit leaning forward, tongue protruding, drooling and suprasternal retractions. What should the nurse do first?
    • A. 

      Prepare the child for x-ray of upper airways

    • B. 

      Examine the child’s throat

    • C. 

      Collect a sputum specimen

    • D. 

      Notify the healthcare provider of the child’s status

  • 10. 
    In children suspected to have a diagnosis of diabetes, which one of the following complaints would be most likely to prompt parents to take their school age child for evaluation?
    • A. 

      Polyphagia

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Bed wetting

    • D. 

      Weight loss