NCLEX Nursing Questions On Ear Disorders And care

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  • 1. 
    A client arrives at the emergency room with a foreign body in the left ear that has been determined to be an insect. Which intervention would the nurse anticipate to be prescribed initially?
    • A. 

      Irrigation of the ear

    • B. 

      Instillation of diluted alcohol

    • C. 

      Instillation of antibiotic ear drops

    • D. 

      Instillation of corticosteroids ear drops

  • 2. 
    The nurse has notes that the physician has a diagnosis of presbycusis on the client’s chart. The nurse plans care knowing the condition is:
    • A. 

      A sensorineural hearing loss that occurs with aging

    • B. 

      A conductive hearing loss that occurs with aging.

    • C. 

      Tinnitus that occurs with aging

    • D. 

      Nystagmus that occurs with aging

  • 3. 
    A client with Meniere’s disease is experiencing severe vertigo. Which instruction would the nurse give to the client to assist in controlling the vertigo?
    • A. 

      Increase fluid intake to 3000 ml a day

    • B. 

      Avoid sudden head movements

    • C. 

      Lie still and watch the television

    • D. 

      Increase sodium in the diet

  • 4. 
    The nurse is reviewing the physician’s orders for a client with Meniere’s disease. Which diet will most likely be prescribed?
    • A. 

      Low-cholesterol diet

    • B. 

      Low-sodium diet

    • C. 

      Low-carbohydrate diet

    • D. 

      Low-fat diet

  • 5. 
    A client is diagnosed with a disorder involving the inner ear. Which of the following is the most common client complaint associated with a disorder in this part of the ear?
    • A. 

      Hearing loss

    • B. 

      Pruritus

    • C. 

      Tinnitus

    • D. 

      Burning of the ear

  • 6. 
    A nurse would question an order to irrigate the ear canal in which of the following circumstances?
    • A. 

      Ear pain

    • B. 

      Hearing loss

    • C. 

      Otitis externa

    • D. 

      Perforated tympanic membrane

  • 7. 
    Which of the following interventions is essential when instilling Cortisporin suspension. 2 gtt right ear?
    • A. 

      Verifying the proper client and route

    • B. 

      Warming the solution to prevent dizziness

    • C. 

      Holding an emesis basin under the client’s ear

    • D. 

      Positioning the client in the semi-fowlers position

  • 8. 
    When teaching the client about Meniere’s disease. which of the following instructions would a nurse give about vertigo?
    • A. 

      Report dizziness at once

    • B. 

      Drive in daylight hours only

    • C. 

      Get up slowly. turning the entire body

    • D. 

      Change your position using the logroll method

  • 9. 
    The part of the ear that contains the receptors for hearing is the:
    • A. 

      Utricle

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Middle ear

    • D. 

      Tympanic cavity

  • 10. 
    The ear bones that transmit vibrations to the oval window of the cochlea are found in the:
    • A. 

      Inner ear

    • B. 

      Outer ear

    • C. 

      Middle ear

    • D. 

      Eustachian tube

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