Fundamentals Of Nursing Questions Part 2 (Practice Mode) By Rnpedia

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Fundamentals Of Nursing Questions Part 2 (Practice Mode) By Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which intervention is an example of primary prevention?
    • A. 

      Administering digoxin (Lanoxicaps) to a patient with heart failure

    • B. 

      Administering a measles, mumps, and rubella immunization to an infant

    • C. 

      Obtaining a Papanicolaou smear to screen for cervical cancer

    • D. 

      Using occupational therapy to help a patient cope with arthritis

  • 2. 
    The nurse in charge is assessing a patient’s abdomen. Which examination technique should the nurse use first?
    • A. 

      Auscultation

    • B. 

      Inspection

    • C. 

      Percussion

    • D. 

      Palpation

  • 3. 
    Hich statement regarding heart sounds is correct?
    • A. 

      S1 and S2 sound equally loud over the entire cardiac area.

    • B. 

      S1 and S2 sound fainter at the apex

    • C. 

      S1 and S2 sound fainter at the base

    • D. 

      S1 is loudest at the apex, and S2 is loudest at the base

  • 4. 
    The nurse in charge identifies a patient’s responses to actual or potential health problems during which step of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Nursing diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 5. 
    A female patient is receiving furosemide (Lasix), 40 mg P.O. b.i.d. in the plan of care, the nurse should emphasize teaching the patient about the importance of consuming:
    • A. 

      Fresh, green vegetables

    • B. 

      Bananas and oranges

    • C. 

      Lean red meat

    • D. 

      Creamed corn

  • 6. 
    The nurse in charge must monitor a patient receiving chloramphenicol for adverse drug reaction. What is the most toxic reaction to chloramphenicol?
    • A. 

      Lethal arrhythmias

    • B. 

      Malignant hypertension

    • C. 

      Status epilepticus

    • D. 

      Bone marrow suppression

  • 7. 
    A female patient is diagnosed with deep-vein thrombosis. Which nursing diagnosis should receive highest priority at this time?
    • A. 

      Impaired gas exchanges related to increased blood flow

    • B. 

      Fluid volume excess related to peripheral vascular disease

    • C. 

      Risk for injury related to edema

    • D. 

      Altered peripheral tissue perfusion related to venous congestion

  • 8. 
    When positioned properly, the tip of a central venous catheter should lie in the:
    • A. 

      Superior vena cava

    • B. 

      Basilica vein

    • C. 

      Jugular vein

    • D. 

      Ubclavian vein

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