Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 3 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 3 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     A client is scheduled for insertion of an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. Nurse Patricia consults the physician about withholding which regularly scheduled medication on the day before the surgery?
    • A. 

      Potassium Chloride

    • B. 

      Warfarin Sodium

    • C. 

      Furosemide

    • D. 

      Docusate

  • 2. 
    A nurse is planning to assess the corneal reflex on unconscious client. Which of the following is the safest stimulus to touch the client�s cornea?
    • A. 

      Cotton buds

    • B. 

      Sterile glove

    • C. 

      Sterile tongue depressor

    • D. 

      Wisp of cotton

  • 3. 
    A female client develops an infection at the catheterinsertion site. The nurse in charge uses the term �iatrogenic� when describing the infection because it resulted from:
    • A. 

      Client’s developmental level

    • B. 

      Therapeutic procedure

    • C. 

      Poor hygiene

    • D. 

      Inadequate dietary patterns

  • 4. 
    Nurse Carol is assessing a client with Parkinson�s disease. The nurse recognize bradykinesia when the client exhibits:
    • A. 

      Intentional tremor

    • B. 

      Paralysis of limbs

    • C. 

      Muscle spasm

    • D. 

      Lack of spontaneous movement

  • 5. 
    A client who suffered from automobile accident complains of seeing frequent flashes of light. The nurse should expect:
    • A. 

      Myopia

    • B. 

      Detached retina

    • C. 

      Glaucoma

    • D. 

      Scleroderma

  • 6. 
    Kate with severe head injury is being monitored by the nurse for increasing intracranial pressure (ICP). Which finding should be most indicative sign of increasing intracranial pressure?
    • A. 

      Intermittent tachycardia

    • B. 

      Polydipsia

    • C. 

      Tachypnea

    • D. 

      Increased restlessness

  • 7. 
    A hospitalized client had a tonic-clonic seizure while walking in the hall. During the seizure the nurse priority should be:
    • A. 

      Hold the clients arms and leg firmly

    • B. 

      Place the client immediately to soft surface

    • C. 

      Protects the client’s head from injury

    • D. 

      Attempt to insert a tongue depressor between the client’s teeth

  • 8. 
    A client has undergone right pneumonectomy. When turning the client, the nurse should plan to position the client either:
    • A. 

      Right side-lying position or supine

    • B. 

      High fowlers

    • C. 

      Right or left side lying position

    • D. 

      Low fowler’s position

  • 9. 
    Nurse Jenny should caution a female client who is sexually active in taking Isoniazid (INH) because the drug has which of the following side effects?
    • A. 

      Prevents ovulation

    • B. 

      Has a mutagenic effect on ova

    • C. 

      Decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptives

    • D. 

      Increases the risk of vaginal infection

  • 10. 
    A client has undergone gastrectomy. Nurse Jovy is aware that the best position for the client is:
    • A. 

      Left side lying

    • B. 

      Low fowler’s

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      Supine

  • 11. 
    During the initial postoperative period of the client�s stoma. The nurse evaluates which of the following observations should be reported immediately to thephysician?
    • A. 

      Stoma is dark red to purple

    • B. 

      Stoma is oozes a small amount of blood

    • C. 

      Stoma is lightly edematous

    • D. 

      Stoma does not expel stool

  • 12. 
    Kate which has diagnosed with ulcerative colitis is following physician�s order for bed rest with bathroom privileges. What is the rationale for this activity restriction?
    • A. 

      Prevent injury

    • B. 

      Promote rest and comfort

    • C. 

      Reduce intestinal peristalsis

    • D. 

      Conserve energy

  • 13. 
    Nurse KC should regularly assess the client�s ability to metabolize the total parenteral nutrition (TPN) solution adequately by monitoring the client for which of the following signs:
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Elevate blood urea nitrogen concentration