Fundamentals In Nursing Quiz (Practice Mode)- By Rnpedia

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  • 1. 
    A sudden redness of the skin is known as:
    • A. 

      Flush

    • B. 

      Cyanosis

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Pallor

  • 2. 
    The term gavage indicates:
    • A. 

      Administration of a liquid feeding into the stomach

    • B. 

      Visual examination of the stomach

    • C. 

      Irrigation of the stomach with a solution

    • D. 

      A surgical opening through the abdomen to the stomach

  • 3. 
    A patient states that he has difficulty sleeping in the hospital because of noise. Which of the following would be an appropriate nursing action?
    • A. 

      Administer a sedative at bedtime, as ordered by the physician

    • B. 

      Ambulate the patient for 5 minutes before he retires

    • C. 

      Give the patient a glass of warm milk before bedtime

    • D. 

      Close the patient's door from 9pm to 7am

  • 4. 
    Which of the following nursing theorists dveloped a conceptual model based on the belief that all persons strive to achieve self-care?
    • A. 

      Martha Rogers

    • B. 

      Dorothea Orem

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • D. 

      Cister Callista Roy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following nursing theorists is credited with developing a conceptual model specific to nursing, with man as the central focus?
    • A. 

      Martha Rogers

    • B. 

      Dorothea Orem

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • D. 

      Sister Callista Roy

  • 6. 
    Which of the following questions is most appropriate to ask when interviewing a potential candidate fo an RN position?
    • A. 

      What was your last nursing experience?

    • B. 

      Are you willing to do overtime on weekends?

    • C. 

      How many children do you have?

    • D. 

      Do you plan to get pregnant?

  • 7. 
    If a patient is injured because a nurse acted in a wrongful manner, which party could be held liable along with the nurse?
    • A. 

      The private attending physician

    • B. 

      The nursing supervisor

    • C. 

      The hospital

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
     Which of the following may be considered a patient's right?
    • A. 

      The right to euthanasia

    • B. 

      The right to refuse treatment

    • C. 

      The right to ignore hospital regulations

    • D. 

      The right to refuse to pay for what the patient considers to be inferior service.

  • 9. 
    If a patient sues a nurse for malpractice, the patient must be able to prove:
    • A. 

      Error, proximal cause, and lack of concern

    • B. 

      Error, injury and proximal cause

    • C. 

      Injury, error and assault

    • D. 

      Proximal cause, negligence and nurse error

  • 10. 
    Which communication skills is most effective in dealing with covert communication?
    • A. 

      Validation

    • B. 

      Listening

    • C. 

      Evaluation

    • D. 

      Clarification

  • 11. 
    Which of the following qualities are relevant in documenting patient care?
    • A. 

      Accuracy and conciseness

    • B. 

      Thoroughness and currentness

    • C. 

      Organization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The usual sequence for assessing the bowel is:  
    • A. 

      Right lower quadrant, right upper quadrant, left upper quadrant. left lower quadrant

    • B. 

      Right lower lobe, right upper lobe, left upper lobe, left lower lobe

    • C. 

      Right hypochondriac, left hypochondriac and umbilical regions

    • D. 

      Rectum, pancreas, stomach and liver

  • 13. 
    The nurse should take a rectal temperature of a patient who has:
    • A. 

      His arm in a cast

    • B. 

      Nasal packing

    • C. 

      External hemorrhoids

    • D. 

      Gastrostomy feeding tubes

  • 14. 
    Blood pressure measurement is an important part of the patient's data base. It is considered to be:
    • A. 

      The basis of the nursing diagnosis

    • B. 

      ObjectAn indicator of the patient's well beingive data

    • C. 

      An indicator of the patient's well being

    • D. 

      Subjective data

  • 15. 
    Postural drainage to relieve respiratory congestion should take place:
    • A. 

      Before meals

    • B. 

      After meals

    • C. 

      At the nurse's convenience

    • D. 

      At the patient's convenience

  • 16. 
    The correct site at which to verify a radial pulse measurement is the:
    • A. 

      Brachial artery

    • B. 

      Apex of the heart

    • C. 

      Temporal artery

    • D. 

      Inguinal site

  • 17. 
    S1 is heard best at the:
    • A. 

      5th left intercoastal space along the midclavicular line

    • B. 

      3rd intercoastal space to the left of the midclavicular line

    • C. 

      Second right intercoastal space at the sternal border

    • D. 

      Second left intercoastal space at the sternal border

  • 18. 
    The nurse's main priority when caring foar a patient with hemiplegia?  
    • A. 

      Educating the patient

    • B. 

      Providing a safe environment

    • C. 

      Promoting a positive self-image

    • D. 

      Helping the patient accept the illness

  • 19. 
    Constipation is a common problem for immobilized patients because of:
    • A. 

      Decreased peristalsis and positional discomfort

    • B. 

      An increased defacation reflex

    • C. 

      Decreased tightening of the anal sphincter

    • D. 

      Increased colon motility

  • 20. 
    Antiembolism stockings are used primarily to:
    • A. 

      Promote venous circulation

    • B. 

      Provide external warmth

    • C. 

      Prevent dependent edema

    • D. 

      Hold foot dressings

  • 21. 
    To promote correct anatomic alignment in a supine patient, the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Place the patient's feet in dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Place a pillow under the patient's knees

    • C. 

      Hyperextend the patient's neck

    • D. 

      Adduct the patient's shoulder

  • 22. 
    An appropriate interdependent intervention to prevent thrombophebitis would be:
    • A. 

      Elevate the knee gatch of the bed

    • B. 

      Massage the legs vigorously

    • C. 

      Apply antiembolism stockings to both legs.

    • D. 

      Encourage the patient to sit with his knees crossed

  • 23. 
    The average daily amount of urine excreted by an adult is:
    • A. 

      500 to 600 ml

    • B. 

      800 to 1,400 ml

    • C. 

      1,000 to 1,200 ml

    • D. 

      1,500 to 2,000 ml

  • 24. 
    According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which of the following is a basic physiologic need after oxygen?
    • A. 

      Activity

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Self esteem

  • 25. 
    Mr. Jose is admitted to the hospitalwith a diagnosis of pneumonia and COPD. The physician orders an oxygen therapy for him. The most comfortable method of delivering oxygen to Mr. Jose is by:
    • A. 

      Croupette

    • B. 

      Nasal Cannula

    • C. 

      Nasal catheter

    • D. 

      Partial rebreathing mask

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