Integumentary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 175

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Integumentary System Disorders NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Melanomas are pigmented malignant lesions originating in the melanin-producing cells of the epidermis. This cancer is highly metastatic. and prognosis depends on early diagnosis and treatment.
    • A. 

      Melanoma is characterized by local invasion.

    • B. 

      Melanoma is highly metastatic.

    • C. 

      Metastasis is rare.

    • D. 

      Melanoma is encapsulated.

  • 2. 
    A 30-year old woman who has been taking isotretinoin (Accutane) to treat severe cystic acne make all these statements while being seen for a follow-up examination. Which statement is of most concern?
    • A. 

      “Sometimes I get nauseated after taking the medication.”

    • B. 

      “My husband and I are thinking of starting a family soon.”

    • C. 

      “I have been having problems driving when it gets dark.”

    • D. 

      “I don’t think there has been much improvement in my skin.”

  • 3. 
    A client has been taking prednisone (Deltasone) 20 mg once a day to treat severe seborrheic dermatitis. Which of the following assessment findings is of most concern?
    • A. 

      Complaints of epigastric pain.

    • B. 

      Blood pressure 145/90 mm Hg.

    • C. 

      Blood glucose level 129 mg/dL.

    • D. 

      Complaints of increase appetite.

  • 4. 
    A client is being admitted for the treatment of acute cellulitis of the thigh. The client asks the admitting nurse to explain what cellulitis means. The nurse bases the response on the understanding that the characteristics of cellulitis include:
    • A. 

      An epidermal and lymphatic infection caused by Staphylococcus.

    • B. 

      An inflammation of the epidermis only.

    • C. 

      A skin infection into the subcutaneous tissue and dermis.

    • D. 

      An acute superficial infection of the lymphatics and dermis.

  • 5. 
    The nurse manager is planning the clinical assignments for the day. Which staff members can be assigned to care for a client with herpes zoster? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      The nurse who never had German Measles.

    • B. 

      The nurse who never received the varicella zoster vaccine.

    • C. 

      The nurse who never had mumps.

    • D. 

      The nurse who never had roseola.

    • E. 

      The nurse who never had chicken pox.

  • 6. 
    A female client went to the emergency department states that she is having burning and intense itching on the skin. A further assessment made by the nurse notes that the client is having red and white patches in the mouth. Based on this. the nurse understand that the client is most likely is suffering from?
    • A. 

      Shingles.

    • B. 

      Erysipelas.

    • C. 

      Eczema.

    • D. 

      Candida Albicans.

  • 7. 
    A nurse is developing a care plan for a client suffering from shingles. Which of the following cranial nerve should the nurse assess as part of the client’s care?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve number I

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve number IV

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve number VII

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve number XI

  • 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. 
    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. 

      “To make the bandage tightly wrapped .”

    • B. 

      “My foot should feel cold.”

    • C. 

      “I’ll include fruits and vegetables in my meal plan.”

    • D. 

      “I’ll restrict my intake of protein.”

  • 10. 
    A client with a severe cellulitis on the left hand was ordered to have cultures done on the affected area. After few days. the culture report was released. The nurse understands that which of the following organisms is not part of the normal flora of the skin?
    • A. 

      Staphylococcus aureus.

    • B. 

      Candida albicans.

    • C. 

      Campylobacter jejuni.

    • D. 

      Staphylococcus epidermidis.

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