Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 2 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 2 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Marco who was diagnosed with brain tumor was scheduled for craniotomy. In preventing the development of cerebral edema after surgery, the nurse should expect the use of:
    • A. 

      Diuretics

    • B. 

      Antihypertensive

    • C. 

      Steroids

    • D. 

      Anticonvulsants

  • 2. 
    Halfway through the administration of blood, the female client complains of lumbar pain. After stopping the infusion Nurse Hazel should:
    • A. 

      Increase the flow of normal saline

    • B. 

      Assess the pain further

    • C. 

      Notify the blood bank

    • D. 

      Obtain vital signs.

  • 3. 
     Nurse Maureen knows that the positive diagnosis for HIV infection is made based on which of the following:
    • A. 

      A history of high risk sexual behaviors.

    • B. 

      Positive ELISA and western blot tests

    • C. 

      Identification of an associated opportunistic infection

    • D. 

      Evidence of extreme weight loss and high fever

  • 4. 
    Nurse Maureen is aware that a client who has been diagnosed with chronic renal failure recognizes an adequate amount of high-biologic-value protein when the food the client selected from the menu was:
    • A. 

      Raw carrots

    • B. 

      Apple juice

    • C. 

      Whole wheat bread

    • D. 

      Cottage cheese

  • 5. 
    Kenneth who has diagnosed with uremic syndrome has the potential to develop complications. Which among the following complications should the nurse anticipates:
    • A. 

      Flapping hand tremors

    • B. 

      An elevated hematocrit level

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Hypokalemia

  • 6. 
    A client is admitted to the hospital with benign prostatic hyperplasia, the nurse most relevant assessment would be:
    • A. 

      Flank pain radiating in the groin

    • B. 

      Distention of the lower abdomen

    • C. 

      Perineal edema

    • D. 

      Urethral discharge

  • 7. 
     A client has undergone with penile implant. After 24 hrs of surgery, the client’s scrotum was edematous and painful. The nurse should:
    • A. 

      Assist the client with sitz bath

    • B. 

      Apply war soaks in the scrotum

    • C. 

      Elevate the scrotum using a soft support

    • D. 

      Prepare for a possible incision and drainage.

  • 8. 
    Nurse hazel receives emergency laboratory results for a client with chest pain and immediately informs the physician. An increased myoglobin level suggests which of the following?
    • A. 

      Liver disease

    • B. 

      Myocardial damage

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 9. 
    Nurse Maureen would expect the a client with mitral stenosis would demonstrate symptoms associated with congestion in the:
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Superior vena cava

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 10. 
    A client has been diagnosed with hypertension. The nurse priority nursing diagnosis would be:
    • A. 

      Ineffective health maintenance

    • B. 

      Impaired skin integrity

    • C. 

      Deficient fluid volume

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 11. 
    Nurse Hazel teaches the client with angina about common expected side effects of nitroglycerin including:
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Stomach cramps

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath

  • 12. 
    The following are lipid abnormalities. Which of the following is a risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis and PVD?
    • A. 

      High levels of low density lipid (LDL) cholesterol

    • B. 

      High levels of high density lipid (HDL) cholesterol

    • C. 

      Low concentration triglycerides

    • D. 

      Low levels of LDL cholesterol.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following represents a significant risk immediately after surgery for repair of aortic aneurysm?
    • A. 

      Potential wound infection

    • B. 

      Potential ineffective coping

    • C. 

      Potential electrolyte balance

    • D. 

      Potential alteration in renal perfusion