Fundamentals Of Nursing! Practice Quiz! Trivia

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Fundamentals Of Nursing! Practice Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Noting all objective signs and symptoms during the procedure.

    • B. 

      Asking the patient if anything is bothering him during the procedure.

    • C. 

      Questioning the patient regarding his well being at the end of the treatment.

    • D. 

      Observing the patient's verbal and nonverbal actions throughout the procedure.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      It dimishes the likelihood of malpractice suits.

    • B. 

      Patient anxiety is decreased with understanding.

    • C. 

      It allows the patient the opportunity to refuse treatment.

    • D. 

      It provides the nurse with an opportunity to mentally review the procedure.

  • 3. 
    When preparing to administer oxygen via nasal cannula, the nurse attaches the oxygen flowmeter to a container of sterile distilled water to:
    • A. 

      Decrease the danger of oxygen combustion.

    • B. 

      Increase the patient's level of oxygen absorption.

    • C. 

      Remove any particle contaminants from the tubing.

    • D. 

      Prevent drying the patient's nasopharyngeal mucosa.

  • 4. 
    While continuing to plan the diet for the pregnant female, the nurse advises the patient to increase the calories in her diet by:
    • A. 

      300 calories/day

    • B. 

      500 calories/day

    • C. 

      750 calories/day

    • D. 

      1000 calories/day

  • 5. 
    The nutritional requirements of older adults differ from those of younger people. In particular, they will require:
    • A. 

      Increased fats

    • B. 

      Fewer Calories

    • C. 

      Decreased fluid intake

    • D. 

      Fewer vitamins and minerals

  • 6. 
    According to the food pyramid, milk primarily supplies which nutrients?
    • A. 

      Iron and calcuim

    • B. 

      Calcuim and protein

    • C. 

      Vitamin C and calcium

    • D. 

      B complex vitamins and protein

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      "Include high-fiber foods in menu planning"

    • B. 

      "The food choices available are extremely limited"

    • C. 

      "The use of any alcoholic beverages is absolutely prohibited"

    • D. 

      "The best kinds of carbohydrates to include are refinded, simple carbohydrates"

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Ascultate the chest for diminshed breath sounds

    • B. 

      Notify the phyysician immediately about the temperature

    • C. 

      Encourage deep breathing and coughing every two hours

    • D. 

      Record the temperature and monitor vital signs at routine intervals

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Keeping the area dry

    • B. 

      Applying moist dressing

    • C. 

      Providing a low-calorie diet

    • D. 

      Keeping the client on the right side

  • 10. 
    The nurse is teaching a client how to use the call bell system.  Which level of Maslow's Hierarchy of needs does this nursing action address?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Self-esteem

    • C. 

      Physiological

    • D. 

      Interpersonal

  • 11. 
    Communication is a major component of providing nursing care.  The nurse understands that communication is important because it ties people to their:
    • A. 

      Social surroundings

    • B. 

      Physical surroundings

    • C. 

      Materialistic surroundings

    • D. 

      Environmental surroundings

  • 12. 
    A patient with a terminal illness reaches the stage of acceptance.  The nurse can best help the client during this stage by:
    • A. 

      Allowing the client to cry

    • B. 

      Encouraging unrestricted visiting

    • C. 

      Explaining to the client what is being done

    • D. 

      Being around though not necessarilly speaking

  • 13. 
    Which finding best suggests that nursing interventions for the patient with an excess fluid volume have been effective?
    • A. 

      Clear breath sounds

    • B. 

      Positive pedal pulse

    • C. 

      Normal potassium level

    • D. 

      Increased urine specific gravity

  • 14. 
    The nurse assesses a client's electrolyte levels. Which electrolyte of intracellular fluid does the nurse identify as most important?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Calcuim

    • C. 

      Chloride

    • D. 

      Potassium