Integumentary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 170

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Integumentary System Disorders NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A female client with second- and third-degree burns on the arms receives autografts. Two days later. the nurse finds the client doing arm exercises. The nurse knows that this client should avoid exercise because it may:
    • A. 

      Dislodge the autografts.

    • B. 

      Increase edema in the arms.

    • C. 

      Increase the amount of scarring.

    • D. 

      Decrease circulation to the fingers.

  • 2. 
    Nurse Tamara discovers scabies when assessing a client who has just been transferred to the medical-surgical unit from the day surgery unit. To prevent scabies infection in other clients. the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Wash hands. apply a pediculicide to the client’s scalp. and remove any observable mites.

    • B. 

      Isolate the client’s bed linens until the client is no longer infectious.

    • C. 

      Notify the nurse in the day surgery unit of a potential scabies outbreak.

    • D. 

      Place the client on enteric precautions.

  • 3. 
    Dr. Martinez prescribes an emollient for a client with pruritus of recent onset. The client asks why the emollient should be applied immediately after a bath or shower. How should the nurse respond?
    • A. 

      “This makes the skin feel soft.”

    • B. 

      “This prevents evaporation of water from the hydrated epidermis.”

    • C. 

      “This minimizes cracking of the dermis.”

    • D. 

      “This prevents inflammation of the skin.”

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    A male client with a solar burn of the chest. back. face. and arms is seen in urgent care. The nurse’s primary concern should be:
    • A. 

      Fluid resuscitation.

    • B. 

      Infection.

    • C. 

      Body image.

    • D. 

      Pain management.

  • 6. 
    The nurse is providing home care instructions to a client who has recently had a skin graft. It’s most important that the client remember to:
    • A. 

      Use cosmetic camouflage techniques.

    • B. 

      Protect the graft from direct sunlight.

    • C. 

      Continue physical therapy.

    • D. 

      Apply lubricating lotion to the graft site.

  • 7. 
    A male client is diagnosed with gonorrhea. When teaching the client about this disease. the nurse should include which instruction?
    • A. 

      “Avoid sexual intercourse until you’ve completed treatment. which takes 14 to 21 days.”

    • B. 

      “Wash your hands thoroughly to avoid transferring the infection to your eyes.”

    • C. 

      “If you have intercourse before treatment ends. tell sexual partners of your status and have them wash well after intercourse.”

    • D. 

      “If you don’t get treatment. you may develop meningitis and suffer widespread central nervous system (CNS) damage.”

  • 8. 
    A male client is diagnosed with herpes simplex. Which statement about herpes simplex infection is true?
    • A. 

      During early pregnancy. herpes simplex infection may cause spontaneous abortion or premature delivery.

    • B. 

      Genital herpes simplex lesions are painless. fluid-filled vesicles that ulcerate and heal in 3 to 7 days

    • C. 

      Herpetic keratoconjunctivitis usually is bilateral and causes systemic symptoms.

    • D. 

      A client with genital herpes lesions can have sexual contact but must use a condom.

  • 9. 
    A female client with genital herpes simplex is being treated in the outpatient department. The nurse teaches her about measures that may prevent herpes recurrences and emphasizes the need for prompt treatment if complications arise. Genital herpes simplex increases the risk of:
    • A. 

      Cancer of the ovaries.

    • B. 

      Cancer of the uterus.

    • C. 

      Cancer of the cervix.

    • D. 

      Cancer of the vagina.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the initial intervention for a male client with external bleeding?
    • A. 

      Elevation of the extremity

    • B. 

      Pressure point control

    • C. 

      Direct pressure

    • D. 

      Application of a tourniquet

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