Integumentary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 173

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is teaching a female client with a leg ulcer about tissue repair and wound healing. Which of the following statements by the client indicates effective teaching?
    • A. 

      “I’ll limit my intake of protein.”

    • B. 

      “I’ll make sure that the bandage is wrapped tightly.”

    • C. 

      “My foot should feel cold.”

    • D. 

      “I’ll eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.”

  • 2. 
    Following a full-thickness (third-degree) burn of his left arm. a male client is treated with artificial skin. The client understands postoperative care of artificial skin when he states that during the first 7 days after the procedure. he will restrict:
    • A. 

      Range of motion.

    • B. 

      Protein intake.

    • C. 

      Going outdoors.

    • D. 

      Fluid ingestion.

  • 3. 
    Following a small-bowel resection. a male client develops fever and anemia. The surface surrounding the surgical wound is warm to the touch and necrotizing fasciitis is suspected. Another manifestation that would most suggest necrotizing fasciitis is:
    • A. 

      Erythema.

    • B. 

      Leukocytosis.

    • C. 

      Pressure-like pain.

    • D. 

      Swelling.

  • 4. 
    While in a skilled nursing facility. a female client contracted scabies. which is diagnosed the day after discharge. The client is living at her daughter’s home. where six other persons are living. During her visit to the clinic. she asks a staff nurse. “What should my family do?” The most accurate response from the nurse is:
    • A. 

      “All family members will need to be treated.”

    • B. 

      “If someone develops symptoms. tell him to see a physician right away.”

    • C. 

      “Just be careful not to share linens and towels with family members.”

    • D. 

      “After you’re treated. family members won’t be at risk for contracting scabies.”

  • 5. 
    The nurse is assessing a male client admitted with second- and third-degree burns on the face. arms. and chest. Which finding indicates a potential problem?
    • A. 

      Partial pressure of arterial oxygen (PaO2) value of 80 mm Hg

    • B. 

      Urine output of 20 ml/hour

    • C. 

      White pulmonary secretions

    • D. 

      Rectal temperature of 100.6° F (38° C)

  • 6. 
    A female client exhibits s purplish bruise to the skin after a fall. The nurse would document this finding most accurately using which of the following terms?
    • A. 

      Purpura

    • B. 

      Petechiae

    • C. 

      Ecchymosis

    • D. 

      Erythema

  • 7. 
    An older client’s physical examination reveals the presence of a number of bright red-colored lesions scattered on the trunk and tights. The nurse interprets that this indicates which of the following lesions due to alterations in blood vessels of the skin?
    • A. 

      Cherry angioma

    • B. 

      Spider angioma

    • C. 

      Venous star

    • D. 

      Purpura

  • 8. 
    A nurse is reviewing the medical record of a male client to be admitted to the nursing unit and notes documentation of reticular skin lesions. The nurse expects that these lesions will appear to be:
    • A. 

      Ring-shaped

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Shaped like an arc

    • D. 

      Net-like appearance

  • 9. 
    A male client seen in an ambulatory clinic has a butterfly rash across the nose. The nurse interprets that this finding is consistent with early manifestations of which of the following disorders?
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Pernicious anemia

    • C. 

      Cardiopulmonary disorders

    • D. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

  • 10. 
    A female client with cellulites of the lower leg has had cultures done on the affected area. The nurse reading the culture report understands that which of the following organisms is not part of the normal flora of the skin?
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus epidermidis

    • B. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

    • C. 

      Escherichia coli (E. coli)

    • D. 

      Candida albicans

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