Integumentary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 169

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Integumentary System Disorders NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse Bea plans to administer dexamethasone cream to a client who has dermatitis over the anterior chest How should the nurse apply this topical agent?
    • A. 

      With a circular motion. to enhance absorption

    • B. 

      With an upward motion. to increase blood supply to the affected area

    • C. 

      In long. even. outward. and downward strokes in the direction of hair growth

    • D. 

      In long. even. outward. and upward strokes in the direction opposite hair growth

  • 2. 
    Nurse Mary is caring for a wheelchair-bound client. Which piece of equipment impedes circulation to the area it’s meant to protect?
    • A. 

      Polyurethane foam mattress

    • B. 

      Ring or donut

    • C. 

      Gel flotation pad

    • D. 

      Water bed

  • 3. 
    Nurse Harry documents the presence of a scab on a client’s deep wound. The nurse identifies this as which phase of wound healing?
    • A. 

      Inflammatory

    • B. 

      Migratory

    • C. 

      Proliferative

    • D. 

      Maturation

  • 4. 
    In an industrial accident. a male client that weighs 155 lb (70 kg) sustained full-thickness burns over 40% of his body. He’s in the burn unit receiving fluid resuscitation. Which observation shows that the fluid resuscitation is benefiting the client?
    • A. 

      A urine output consistently above 100 ml/hour

    • B. 

      A weight gain of 4 lb (2 kg) in 24 hours

    • C. 

      Body temperature readings all within normal limits

    • D. 

      An electrocardiogram (ECG) showing no arrhythmias

  • 5. 
    A female client with herpes zoster is prescribed acyclovir (Zovirax). 200 mg P.O. every 4 hours while awake. The nurse should inform the client that this drug may cause:
    • A. 

      Palpitations.

    • B. 

      Dizziness.

    • C. 

      Diarrhea.

    • D. 

      Metallic taste.

  • 6. 
    A female client sees a dermatologist for a skin problem. Later. the nurse reviews the client’s chart and notes that the chief complaint was intertrigo. This term refers to which condition?
    • A. 

      Spontaneously occurring wheals

    • B. 

      A fungus that enters the skin’s surface. causing infection

    • C. 

      Inflammation of a hair follicle

    • D. 

      Irritation of opposing skin surfaces caused by friction

  • 7. 
    A male client who has suffered a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is too weak to move on his own. To help the client avoid pressure ulcers. the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Turn him frequently.

    • B. 

      Perform passive range-of-motion (ROM) exercises.

    • C. 

      Reduce the client’s fluid intake.

    • D. 

      Encourage the client to use a footboard.

  • 8. 
    A male client visits the physician’s office for treatment of a skin disorder. As a primary treatment. the nurse expects the physician to prescribe:
    • A. 

      An I.V. corticosteroid.

    • B. 

      An I.V. antibiotic.

    • C. 

      An oral antibiotic.

    • D. 

      A topical agent.

  • 9. 
    While in a skilled nursing facility. a male 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.”

  • 10. 
    When caring for a male client with severe impetigo. the nurse should include which intervention in the plan of care?
    • A. 

      Placing mitts on the client’s hands

    • B. 

      Administering systemic antibiotics as prescribed

    • C. 

      Applying topical antibiotics as prescribed

    • D. 

      Continuing to administer antibiotics for 21 days as prescribed

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