Integumentary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 174

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    JT being the charge nurse for today is providing orientation to Nurse Brad, a newly hired employee. Which of the following action by Nurse Brad requires the most immediate action?
    • A. 

      Educating a newly admitted burn client regarding the use of pressure garments.

    • B. 

      Obtaining an anaerobic culture specimen from a superficial burn wound.

    • C. 

      Administering tetracycline with a glass of milk to a client with cellulitis.

    • D. 

      Discussing the use of herpes zoster vaccine with a 20-year-old client.

  • 2. 
    Nurse Sierra is assessing the skin of a client suffering from psoriasis. She understands that which characteristic is associated with this skin disorder?
    • A. 

      Red-purplish scaly lesions.

    • B. 

      Silvery-white scaly patches on the scalp. elbows. knees. and sacral regions.

    • C. 

      Clear. thin nail beds.

    • D. 

      Oily skin and absence of pruritus.

  • 3. 
    The client arrives at the emergency department and has experienced frostbite to the right hand. Which of the following would the nurse note on assessment of the client’s hand?
    • A. 

      A white color to the skin. which is insensitive to touch.

    • B. 

      A pink. edematous hand.

    • C. 

      A fiery red skin with edema in the nail beds.

    • D. 

      Black fingertips surrounded by an erythematous rash.

  • 4. 
    Which assessment finding calls for the most immediate further assessment or interventions?
    • A. 

      Bilateral erythema of the face and neck.

    • B. 

      Bluish color around the earlobes and lips.

    • C. 

      Dark brown spotting on the back and chest.

    • D. 

      Yellow color of the skin and sclera.

  • 5. 
    Nurse Keith is conducting a session about the principles of first aid and is discussing the interventions for a snakebite to an extremity. He should inform those attending the session that the first priority intervention in the event of this occurrence is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Remove jewelry and constricting clothing from the victim.

    • B. 

      Move the victim to a safe area away from the snake and encourage the victim to rest.

    • C. 

      Immobilize the affected extremity.

    • D. 

      Place the extremity in a position so that it is below the level of the heart.

  • 6. 
    The clinic nurse notes that the physician has documented a diagnosis of herpes zoster (shingles) in the client’s chart. Based on an understanding of the cause of this disorder. the nurse determines that this definitive diagnosis was made following which diagnostic test?
    • A. 

      Wood’s light examination.

    • B. 

      Patch test.

    • C. 

      Skin biopsy.

    • D. 

      Culture of the lesion.

  • 7. 
    Nurse Luis is caring for a client who has just had a squamous cell carcinoma removed from the face. Which activities can you delegate to an experienced nursing LPN/LVN?
    • A. 

      Monitoring the surgical site for swelling. bleeding or pain.

    • B. 

      Teaching the client about risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma.

    • C. 

      Discussing the reasons for avoiding aspirin use for a week after surgery.

    • D. 

      Showing the client how to take care for the surgical site at home.

  • 8. 
    When assessing a lesion diagnosed as malignant melanoma. the nurse most likely expects to note which of the following?
    • A. 

      A firm. nodular lesion topped with crust.

    • B. 

      A pearly papule with a central crater and a waxy border.

    • C. 

      An irregularly shaped lesion.

    • D. 

      A small papule with a dry. rough scale.

  • 9. 
    Nurse Chael is performing a skin assessment on a new resident in a long-term care facility. Which finding is of most concern?
    • A. 

      All the toenails are thickened and yellow.

    • B. 

      Silver scaling is present on the elbows and knees.

    • C. 

      An irregular border is seen on a black mole on the scalp.

    • D. 

      Numerous striae are noted across the abdomen and buttocks.

  • 10. 
    A client calls the emergency department and tells the nurse that he had been cleaning a wooden area in the backyard and came directly into contact with poison ivy shrubs. The client tells the nurse that he cannot see anything on the skin and ask the nurse what to do. Which of the following is the appropriate nursing response?
    • A. 

      “Apply calamine lotion immediately to the exposed skin areas.”

    • B. 

      “It is not necessary to do anything if you cannot see anything on your skin.”

    • C. 

      “Come to the emergency department.”

    • D. 

      “Take a shower immediately. lathering. and rinsing several times.”

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