Burn Injury Nursing Management | NCLEX Quiz 159

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Burn Injury Nursing Management | NCLEX Quiz 159

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  • 1. 
    Nurse Malcolm is performing a sterile dressing change on a client with a superficial partial thickness burn on the shoulder and back. Arrange the steps in the order in which each should be performed?(1. Cover the wound using a sterile gauze dressing.|| 2. Administer Tramadol (Tramal) 50 mg IV.|| 3. Debride the wound of eschar using gauze sponges.|| 4. Apply silver nitrate ointment.|| 5. Obtain sample for wound culture.
    • A. 

      2.5.4.3.1

    • B. 

      2.3.5.4.1

    • C. 

      5.2.3.1.4

    • D. 

      5.4.3.1.2

  • 2. 
    Which of the following medications given to a 12-year-old client for the treatment of deep partial thickness burn is the most important to double check with another licensed nurse before administering it?
    • A. 

      Aloe Vera Relief Burn spray.

    • B. 

      Silver Sulfadiazine ointment.

    • C. 

      Omeprazole 20 mg slow IV push.

    • D. 

      Amitriptyline (Elavil) 50 mg PO.

  • 3. 
    The nurse is administering fluids intravenously as ordered to a client who acquired full-thickness burn injury on the abdomen. To determine the sufficiency of fluid resuscitation. the nurse would monitor which of the following that would provide the most reliable parameter for determining the adequacy?
    • A. 

      Level of consciousness.

    • B. 

      Peripheral pulses.

    • C. 

      Urine output.

    • D. 

      Vital signs.

  • 4. 
    Nurse Rodrigo is receiving an endorsement from the burn unit. Which of the following clients should he assess first?
    • A. 

      A client who has just been transferred from the PACU after having allograft.

    • B. 

      A client admitted 1 week ago with a superficial-thickness burn on the buttocks which has been waiting for 2 hours to receive discharge instructions.

    • C. 

      A client who has just arrived from the emergency department with burns on the neck and chest.

    • D. 

      A client with deep partial-thickness burns on both thighs who is complaining of severe and continuous pain.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following route should the nurse expect the pain medication to be given to a client who was admitted with extensive burns?
    • A. 

      Oral.

    • B. 

      Intramuscular.

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous.

    • D. 

      Intravenous.

  • 6. 
    Nurse Cirie is caring for a client who suffered a smoke inhalation injury. The carbon monoxide report reveals a level of 35%. Based on the level. which of the following signs should the nurse expect in the client?
    • A. 

      Seizure.

    • B. 

      Confusion.

    • C. 

      Flushing.

    • D. 

      Coma.

  • 7. 
    A client is brought to the emergency unit with third-degree burns on the posterior trunk. right arm. and left posterior leg. Using the Rule of Nines. what is the total body surface area that has been burned?
    • A. 

      36%.

    • B. 

      54%.

    • C. 

      45%.

    • D. 

      27%.

  • 8. 
    A medicine student arrives at the emergency unit due to a burn injury that occurred inside the laboratory and an inhalation injury is suspected. Which of the following is the appropriate oxygen therapy for the client?
    • A. 

      Oxygen via nasal cannula at 5 L/min.

    • B. 

      Oxygen via a tight fitting. non-rebreather face mask at 100% concentration.

    • C. 

      Oxygen via nasal cannula at 10 L/min.

    • D. 

      Oxygen via Venturi mask at 30% Fi02.

  • 9. 
    The nurse is handling a client who sustained electrical burn on the arm and wrist and is scheduled for a fasciotomy. After the procedure. the nurse should assess the affected extremity in which of the following EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Sensation.

    • B. 

      Color.

    • C. 

      Distal circulation.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The nurse is caring for a client with a burn wound on the left knee and an autograft and skin grafting was performed. Which of the following activity will be prescribed for the client post op?
    • A. 

      Elevation and immobilization of the affected leg.

    • B. 

      Placing the affected leg in a dependent position.

    • C. 

      Dangling of legs.

    • D. 

      Bathroom privileges.

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