NCLEX Quiz: Eye Disorders And care

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NCLEX Quiz: Eye Disorders And care - Quiz

Eye disorders are unfortunately pretty common among people. Our ' NCLEX Quiz: Eye disorders and Care' is carefully made to test your fundamentals on the basics of eye care and disorders. Can you correctly answer the questions on the quiz? Let's see how much you know! Our quiz can help you better prepare for your exams and understand the concept better. All questions are shown, but the results will only be given after you've finished the quiz; make sure to attempt all the questions properly. Good Luck!


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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