NCLEX Quiz Trivia Quiz: Homeostasis | Fluid And Electrolytes

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NCLEX Quiz Trivia Quiz: Homeostasis | Fluid And Electrolytes

What do you know about homeostasis and fluids and electrolytes? Do you know enough to pass this quiz? Hypervolemia, for example, is an abnormal increase in the volume of fluid in the blood, while hypervolemia is a deficit of body fluids. These are two different conditions that can cause imbalances in the body. Take this quiz and see how much you know about homeostasis in the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patient X is diagnosed with constipation. As a knowledgeable nurse. which nursing intervention is appropriate for maintaining normal bowel function?
    • A. 

      Assessing dietary intake

    • B. 

      Decreasing fluid intake

    • C. 

      Providing limited physical activity

    • D. 

      Turning. coughing. and deep breathing

  • 2. 
    A 12-year-old boy was admitted to the hospital two days ago due to hyperthermia. His attending nurse. Dennis. is quite unsure about his plan of care. Which of the following nursing intervention should be included in the care of plan for the client?
    • A. 

      Room temperature reduction

    • B. 

      Fluid restriction of 2.000 ml/day

    • C. 

      Axillary temperature measurements every 4 hours

    • D. 

      Antiemetic agent administration

  • 3. 
    Tom is ready to be discharged from the medical-surgical unit after 5 days of hospitalization. Which client statement indicates to the nurse that Tom understands the discharge teaching about cellular injury?
    • A. 

      “I do not have to see my doctor unless i have problems.”

    • B. 

      “I can stop taking my antibiotics once I am feeling better.”

    • C. 

      “If I have redness. drainage. or fever. I should call my healthcare provider.”

    • D. 

      “I can return to my normal activities as soon as I go home.”

  • 4. 
    Nurse Katee is caring for Adam. a 22-year-old client. in a long-term facility. Which nursing intervention would be appropriate when identifying nursing interventions aimed at promoting and preventing contractures? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Clustering activities to allow uninterrupted periods of rest

    • B. 

      Maintaining correct body alignment at all times

    • C. 

      Monitoring intake and output. using a urometer if necessary

    • D. 

      Using a footboard or pillows to keep feet in correct position

    • E. 

      Performing active and passive range-of-motion exercises

    • F. 

      Weighing the client daily at the same time and in the same clothes

  • 5. 
    A 36-year-old male client is about to be discharged from the hospital after 5 days due to surgery. Which intervention should be included in the home health care nurse’s instructions about measures to prevent constipation?
    • A. 

      Discouraging the client from eating large amounts of roughage-containing foods in the diet.

    • B. 

      Encouraging the client to use laxatives routinely to ensure adequate bowel elimination.

    • C. 

      Instructing the client to establish a bowel evacuation schedule that changes every day.

    • D. 

      Instructing the client to fill a 2-L bottle with water every night and drink it the next day.

  • 6. 
    Mr. McPartlin suffered abrasions and lacerations after a vehicular accident. He was hospitalized and was treated for a couple of weeks. When planning care for a client with a cellular injury. the nurse should consider which scientific rationale?
    • A. 

      Nutritional needs remain unchanged for the well-nourished adult.

    • B. 

      Age is an insignificant factor in cellular repair.

    • C. 

      The presence of infection may slow the healing process.

    • D. 

      Tissue with inadequate blood supply may heal faster.

  • 7. 
    A 22-year-old lady is displaying facial grimaces during her treatment in the hospital due to burn trauma. Which nursing intervention should be included for reducing pain due to cellular injury?
    • A. 

      Administering anti-inflammatory agents as prescribed

    • B. 

      Elevating the injured area to decrease venous return to the heart

    • C. 

      Keeping the skin clean and dry

    • D. 

      Applying warm packs initially to reduce edema

  • 8. 
    Lisa. a client with an altered urinary function. is under the care of nurse Tine. Which intervention is appropriate to include when developing a plan of care for Lisa who is experiencing urinary dribbling?
    • A. 

      Inserting an indwelling Foley catheter

    • B. 

      Having the client perform Kegel exercises

    • C. 

      Keeping the skin clean and dry

    • D. 

      Using pads or diapers on the client

  • 9. 
    Jeron is admitted in the hospital due to bacterial pneumonia. He is febrile. diaphoretic. and has shortness of breath and asthma. Which goal is the most important for the client?
    • A. 

       Prevention of fluid volume excess

    • B. 

      Maintenance of adequate oxygenation

    • C. 

      Education about infection prevention

    • D. 

      Pain reduction

  • 10. 
    Rogelio. a 32-year-old patient. is about to be discharged from the acute care setting. Which nursing intervention is the most important to include in the plan of care?
    • A. 

      Stress-reduction techniques

    • B. 

      Home environment evaluation

    • C. 

      Skin-care measures

    • D. 

      Participation in activities of daily living

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