Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Exam X (Practice Mode)- Www.Rnpedia.Com

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  • 1. 
    1. When the nurse notes that the patient’s left great toe deviates laterally, she recognizes that the patient has a
    • A. 

      Pes cavus

    • B. 

      Flatfoot

    • C. 

      Hallux valgus

    • D. 

      Hammertoe

  • 2. 
    2. Localized rapid bone turnover, most commonly affecting the skull, femur, tibia, pelvic bones, and vertebrae, characterizes which of the following bone disorders?
    • A. 

      Osteomalacia

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • D. 

      Osteitis deformans

  • 3. 
    3. Most cases of osteomyelitis are caused by which of the following microorganisms?
    • A. 

      Escherichia coli

    • B. 

      Staphylococcus

    • C. 

      Proteus species

    • D. 

      Pseudomonas species

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following statements reflects information to be included when teaching the patient about plantar fasciitis?
    • A. 

      Complications of plantar fasciitis include neuromuscular damage and decreased ankle range of motion.

    • B. 

      Management of plantar fasciitis includes stretching exercises.

    • C. 

      Plantar fasciitis presents as an acute onset of pain localized to the ball of the foot that occurs when pressure is placed upon it and diminishes when pressure is released.

    • D. 

      The pain of plantar fasciitis diminishes with warm water soaks.

  • 5. 
    5. Lifestyle risk factors for osteoporosis include
    • A. 

      Lack of aerobic exercise.

    • B. 

      A low protein, high fat diet.

    • C. 

      An estrogen deficiency or menopause.

    • D. 

      Lack of exposure to sunshine.

  • 6. 
    6. The nurse teaches the patient with a high risk for osteoporosis about risk-lowering strategies including which of the following statements?
    • A. 

      Decrease the intake of vitamin A and D.

    • B. 

      Walk or perform weight-bearing exercises out of doors.

    • C. 

      Increase fiber in the diet.

    • D. 

      Reduce stress.

  • 7. 
    7. Instructions for the patient with low back pain include which of the following?
    • A. 

      When lifting, use a narrow base of support.

    • B. 

      When lifting, bend the knees and loosen the abdominal muscles.

    • C. 

      When lifting, avoid overreaching.

    • D. 

      When lifting, place the load away from the body.

  • 8. 
    8. Dupuytren’s contracture causes flexion of the
    • A. 

      Fourth and fifth fingers.

    • B. 

      Thumb

    • C. 

      Index and middle fingers.

    • D. 

      Ring finger.

  • 9. 
    9. A metabolic bone disease characterized by inadequate mineralization of bone is
    • A. 

      Osteomalacia

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • D. 

      Osteoarthritis

  • 10. 
    10. Which of the following terms refers to an injury to ligaments and other soft tissues of a joint?
    • A. 

      Subluxation

    • B. 

      Strain

    • C. 

      Sprain

    • D. 

      Dislocation

  • 11. 
    11. Which of the following terms refers to failure of fragments of a fractured bone to heal together?
    • A. 

      Nonunion

    • B. 

      Dislocation

    • C. 

      Subluxation

    • D. 

      Malunion

  • 12. 
    12. The Emergency Department nurse teaches patients with sports injuries to remember the acronym RICE, which stands for which of the following combinations of treatment?
    • A. 

      Rotation, immersion, compression and elevation

    • B. 

      Rotation, ice, compression, and examination

    • C. 

      Rest, ice, compression, elevation

    • D. 

      Rest, ice, circulation, and examination

  • 13. 
    13. The nurse anticipates that the physician will perform joint aspiration and wrapping with compression elastic dressing for which of the following musculoskeletal problems?
    • A. 

      Avascular necrosis

    • B. 

      Joint effusion

    • C. 

      Strain

    • D. 

      Sprain