How Much Do You Know About Nursing & Medical?

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How Much Do You Know About Nursing & Medical?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The nurse is monitoring a client admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of appendicitis who is scheduled for surgery in 2 hours. The client begins to complain of increased abdominal pain and begins to vomit. On assessment, the nurse notes that the abdomen is distended and bowel sounds are diminished. Which is the most appropriate nursing intervention?
    • A. 

      Notify the health care provider (HCP).

    • B. 

      Administer the prescribed pain medication.

    • C. 

      Call and ask the operating room team to perform surgery as soon as possible.

    • D. 

      Reposition the client and apply a heating pad on the warm setting to the client’s abdomen.

  • 2. 
    A client admitted to the hospital with a suspected diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is being assessed by the nurse. Which assessment findings would be consistent with acute pancreatitis ?Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Diarrhea.

    • B. 

      Black, tarry stools.

    • C. 

      Hyperactive bowel sounds.

    • D. 

      Gray-blue color at the flank.

    • E. 

      Abdominal guarding and tenderness

    • F. 

      Left upper quadrant pain with radiation to the back.

  • 3. 
     The nurse is providing dietary teaching for a client with a diagnosis of chronic gastritis. The nurse instructs the client to include which foods rich in vitamin B12 in the diet? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Nuts.

    • B. 

      Corn.

    • C. 

      Liver.

    • D. 

      Apples.

    • E. 

      Lentils.

    • F. 

      Bananas.

  • 4. 
     A client has developed hepatitis A after eating contaminated oysters. The nurse assesses the client for which expected assessment finding?  
    • A. 

      Malaise.

    • B. 

      Dark stools.

    • C. 

      Weight gain.

    • D. 

      Left upper quadrant discomfort.

  • 5. 
    The nurse is caring for a client following a gastrojejunostomy (Billroth II procedure). Which postoperative prescription should the nurse question and verify?
    • A. 

      Leg exercises.

    • B. 

      Early ambulation.

    • C. 

      Irrigating the nasogastric tube.

    • D. 

      Coughing and deep-breathing exercises.

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