Eye Disorders And care | NCLEX Quiz 165

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Eye Disorders And Care NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is developing a teaching plan for the client with glaucoma. Which of the following instructions would the nurse include in the plan of care?
    • A. 

      Decrease fluid intake to control the intraocular pressure

    • B. 

      Avoid overuse of the eyes

    • C. 

      Decrease the amount of salt in the diet

    • D. 

      Eye medications will need to be administered lifelong.

  • 2. 
    The nurse is performing an admission assessment on a client with a diagnosis of detached retina. Which of the following is associated with this eye disorder?
    • A. 

      Pain in the affected eye

    • B. 

      Total loss of vision

    • C. 

      A sense of a curtain falling across the field of vision

    • D. 

      A yellow discoloration of the sclera.

  • 3. 
    The nurse is caring for a client with a diagnosis of detached retina. Which assessment sign would indicate that bleeding has occurred as a result of the retinal detachment?
    • A. 

      Complaints of a burst of black spots or floaters

    • B. 

      A sudden sharp pain in the eye

    • C. 

      Total loss of vision

    • D. 

      A reddened conjunctiva

  • 4. 
    The client sustains a contusion of the eyeball following a traumatic injury with a blunt object. Which intervention is initiated immediately?
    • A. 

      Notify the physician

    • B. 

      Irrigate the eye with cold water

    • C. 

      Apply ice to the affected eye

    • D. 

      Accompany the client to the emergency room

  • 5. 
    The client arrives in the emergency room with a penetrating eye injury from wood chips while cutting wood. The nurse assesses the eye and notes a piece of wood protruding from the eye. what is the initial nursing action?
    • A. 

      Remove the piece of wood using a sterile eye clamp

    • B. 

      Apply an eye patch

    • C. 

      Perform visual acuity tests

    • D. 

      Irrigate the eye with sterile saline.

  • 6. 
    The client arrives in the emergency room after sustaining a chemical eye injury from a splash of battery acid. The initial nursing action is to:
    • A. 

      Begin visual acuity testing

    • B. 

      Irrigate the eye with sterile normal saline

    • C. 

      Swab the eye with antibiotic ointment

    • D. 

      Cover the eye with a pressure patch.

  • 7. 
    The nurse is caring for a client following enucleation. The nurse notes the presence of bright red blood drainage on the dressing. Which nursing action is appropriate?
    • A. 

      Notify the physician

    • B. 

      Continue to monitor the drainage

    • C. 

      Document the finding

    • D. 

      Mark the drainage on the dressing and monitor for any increase in bleeding.

  • 8. 
    When using a Snellen alphabet chart. the nurse records the client’s vision as 20/40. Which of the following statements best describes 20/40 vision?
    • A. 

      The client has alterations in near vision and is legally blind.

    • B. 

      The client can see at 20 feet what the person with normal vision can see at 40 feet.

    • C. 

      The client can see at 40 feet what the person with normal vision sees at 20 feet.

    • D. 

      The client has a 20% decrease in acuity in one eye. and a 40% decrease in the other eye.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following instruments is used to record intraocular pressure?
    • A. 

      Goniometer

    • B. 

      Ophthalmoscope

    • C. 

      Slit lamp

    • D. 

      Tonometer

  • 10. 
    After the nurse instills atropine drops into both eyes for a client undergoing ophthalmic examination. which of the following instructions would be given to the client?
    • A. 

      “Be careful because the blink reflex is paralyzed.”

    • B. 

      “Avoid wearing your regular glasses when driving.”

    • C. 

      “Be aware that the pupils may be unusually small.”

    • D. 

      “Wear dark glasses in bright light because the pupils are dilated.”

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