Fluid And Electrolyte NCLEX Quiz Questions

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How about some fluid and electrolyte NCLEX quiz questions? Below are a few questions related to fluid and electrolyte NCLEX for you to practice as well as increase your knowledge. If you are practicing to be a nurse, you are supposed to have some information related to fluids and electrolytes that are there in the human body, and you also need to know how the food and fluids we take up come into play. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You notice that in a patient who has severe burns, the fluid is starting to accumulate in that patient's abdominal tissue. There is no change in his weight, and his intake and output are equal. What is that you suspect?
    • A. 

      It's normal after a burn.

    • B. 

       Intravascular compartment syndrome.

    • C. 

      Third spacing

    • D. 

      It's somewhat normal.

  • 2. 
    X patient is suffering from constipation; as a nurse, according to you, which is the appropriate nursing intervention for maintaining normal bowel function?
    • A. 

      Deep breathing

    • B. 

      Turning and coughing.

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      Assessing dietary intake

  • 3. 
    Two days ago, a 12-13 years old boy was admitted due to hyperthermia. Which nursing interventions should be chosen in the client's care plan?
    • A. 

      Increasing room temperature

    • B. 

      Fluid restriction of 2,000 ml/day

    • C. 

      Room temperature fluctuation

    • D. 

      Room temperature reduction

  • 4. 
    Soon, a 36-year-old male client will be discharged from the hospital after five days due to surgery. Which of the following intervention should be included in home health care instructions of nurses regarding measures to prevent constipation?
    • A. 

      The client has to fill a 2-L bottle with water each night and drink it the next day.

    • B. 

      The client has to eat more than 3 times a day.

    • C. 

      The client has to establish a bowel evacuation schedule, and it should be changed every day.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Which of these patients is at most risk for hypomagnesemia?
    • A. 

      An old person with hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      An old chronic alcoholic

    • C. 

      A young person suffering from hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Which of these patients is at most risk for fluid volume deficiency?
    • A. 

      A patient who has diarrhea for 2 days.

    • B. 

      A patient who has continuous nasogastric suction

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Which patient would have a potassium level = 5.5?
    • A. 

      An old person who reports taking Lasix four times a day.

    • B. 

      A patient  who has liver failure.

    • C. 

      A patient who has Addison's disease.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    Which patient is at the highest risk for an electrolyte imbalance?
    • A. 

      An old person with diabetes.

    • B. 

      An 8-month-old having a fever of 102.3 'F and having diarrhea.

    • C. 

      A 5-year-old who has RSV

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 9. 
    Due to burn trauma, there is a 22 years old lady showing facial grimaces at the time of her treatment in the hospital. To reduce the pain caused by cellular injury, which nursing intervention is to be used?
    • A. 

      To Administer anti-inflammatory agents as prescribed.

    • B. 

      Keep the skin clean.

    • C. 

      Applying warm packs to reduce edema.

    • D. 

      Keep the skin dry.

  • 10. 
    Which intervention is right to add when making a plan of care for a patient experiencing urinary dribbling?
    • A. 

      To make the client perform Kegel exercises.

    • B. 

      Keep the skin of the client dry and clean.

    • C. 

      Using pads or diapers on the client.

    • D. 

      All of these

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