Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 7 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 7 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Before being discharged, Mr. Heywood must be taught principles f good body mechanics. The nurse would be correct in telling Mr. Heywood that when he picks up something, he should:
    • A. 

      Flex both his knees

    • B. 

      Keep his feet together

    • C. 

      Lift with arms extended

    • D. 

      Bend from the waist

  • 2. 
    2. The nurse applies a commercially made hot moist pack, called a hydrocollator, to the client's lower back. To reduce the potential for a thermal injury the nurse should plan to:
    • A. 

      Wrap the pack in several thick towels

    • B. 

      Rub skin lotion over the back area

    • C. 

      Place a pillow between hint and the back

    • D. 

      Position the client on rubber ring

  • 3. 
    3. Which one of the following observations would most indicate to the nurse that the skin over Mr. Heywood's coccyx is becoming impaired? The skin:
    • A. 

      Looks shiny over boy prominences

    • B. 

      Appears red when pressure in relieved

    • C. 

      Feels cool and clammy

    • D. 

      Is moist and warm

  • 4. 
    4. Before turning Mr. Heywood to wash his back, which instruction should the nurse provide to minimize his discomfort?
    • A. 

      "Hold your breath as you are turning."

    • B. 

      "Move your upper body first then legs."

    • C. 

      "Curl up in a ball before you move."

    • D. 

      "Avoid twisting your body while moving."

  • 5. 
    5. Which of the following should the nurse use to provide support to Mr. Heywood's spine?
    • A. 

      A sheep skin pad

    • B. 

      An air mattress

    • C. 

      A bed board

    • D. 

      A foam square

  • 6. 
    6. Mr. Heywood is to remain in bed for the time being. Which position would the nurse find gives Mr. Heywood the most comfort?
    • A. 

      On his back with the head and knees elevated

    • B. 

      On his side with hips and legs straight

    • C. 

      On his abdomen with his head to the side

    • D. 

      On his back with his head and knees straight

  • 7. 
    7. Mr. Heywood is receiving 10 mg of Diazepam (Vatium) orally t.i.d. Besides diminishing anxiety, the nurse explains that this medication is also used to:
    • A. 

      Reduce emotional depression

    • B. 

      Relax skeletal muscles

    • C. 

      Promote restful sleep

    • D. 

      Relieve inflammation