NURS 160 : Concepts Of Nursing Practice Test! Quiz

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NURS 160 : Concepts Of Nursing Practice Test! Quiz

Are you undertaking the nurs 160: concepts of nursing course? Nurses are charged with taking care of patients as they undergo their recovery and ensure any problems that arise are taken care of. By taking this quiz, you will get to see just how much you know about nursing and what is expected of you when it comes to the profession.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system produces which of the following responses?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Decreased myocardial contractility

  • 2. 
    Which of the following conditions is most closely associated with weight gain, nausea, and a decrease in urine output?
    • A. 

      Angina pectoris

    • B. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • C. 

      Left sided heart failure

    • D. 

      Right sided heart failure

  • 3. 
    What is the most common cause of an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Diabetes melitus

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Syphilis

  • 4. 
    In which of the following areas is an abdominal aortic aneurysm most commonly located?
    • A. 

      Distal to the iliac arteries

    • B. 

      Distal to the renal arteries

    • C. 

      Adjacent to the aortic arch

    • D. 

      Proximal to the renal arteries

  • 5. 
    A pulsating abdominal mass usually indicates which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Abdominal aortic aneurysm

    • B. 

      Enlarged spleen

    • C. 

      Gastric distention

    • D. 

      Gastritis

  • 6. 
    What is the most common symptom in a client with an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain

    • B. 

      Diaphoresis

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Upper back pain

  • 7. 
    Which of the following symptoms usually signifies rapid expansion and impending rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain

    • B. 

      Absent pedal pulses

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      Lower back pain

  • 8. 
    What is the definitive test used to diagnose an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Abdominal x-ray

    • B. 

      Arteriogram

    • C. 

      Computed tomography scan

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 9. 
    Which of the following complications is of greatest concern when caring for a preoperative abdominal aortic aneurysm client?
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Aneurysm rupture

    • C. 

      Cardiac arrhythmias

    • D. 

      Diminished pedal pulses

  • 10. 
    Which of the following blood vessel layers may be damaged in a client with an aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Externa

    • B. 

      Interna

    • C. 

      Media

    • D. 

      Interna and media

  • 11. 
    When assessing a client for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which area of the abdomen is most commonly palpated?
    • A. 

      Right upper quadrant

    • B. 

      Directly over the unbilicus

    • C. 

      Middle lower abdomen to the left of the midline

    • D. 

      Middle lower abdomen to the right of the midline

  • 12. 
    Which of the following sounds is distinctly heard on auscultation over the abdominal region of an abdominal aortic aneurysm client?
    • A. 

      Bruit

    • B. 

      Crackles

    • C. 

      Duliness

    • D. 

      Friction rubs

  • 13. 
    Which of the following groups of symptoms indicates a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Lowr back pain, increased blood pressure, decreased red blood cell count, increased white blood cell count

    • B. 

      Severe lower back pain, decreased blood pressure, decreased rbc count, increased wbc count

    • C. 

      Severe lower back pain, decreased blood pressure, decreased RBC count, decreased WBC count