NCLEX Practice Exam 23 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is caring for a 6-year-old client admitted with a diagnosis of conjunctivitis. Before administering eye drops. the nurse should recognize that it is essential to consider which of the following?
    • A. 

      The eye should be cleansed with warm water. removing any exudate. before instilling the eyedrops.

    • B. 

      The child should be allowed to instill his own eye drops.

    • C. 

      The mother should be allowed to instill the eyedrops.

    • D. 

      If the eye is clear from any redness or edema. the eyedrops should be held.

  • 2. 
    The nurse is discussing meal planning with the mother of a 2-year-old toddler. Which of the following statements. if made by the mother. would require a need for further instruction?
    • A. 

      “It is okay to give my child white grape juice for breakfast.”

    • B. 

      “My child can have a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch.”

    • C. 

      “We are going on a camping trip this weekend. and I have bought hot dogs to grill for his lunch.”

    • D. 

      “For a snack. my child can have ice cream.”

  • 3. 
    A 2-year-old toddler is admitted to the hospital. Which of the following nursing interventions would you expect?
    • A. 

      Ask the parent/guardian to leave the room when assessments are being performed.

    • B. 

      Ask the parent/guardian to take the child’s favorite blanket home because anything from the outside should not be brought into the hospital.

    • C. 

      Ask the parent/guardian to room-in with the child.

    • D. 

      If the child is screaming. tell him this is inappropriate behavior.

  • 4. 
    Which instruction should be given to the client who is fitted for a behind-the-ear hearing aid?
    • A. 

      Remove the mold and clean every week.

    • B. 

      Store the hearing aid in a warm place.

    • C. 

      Clean the lint from the hearing aid with a toothpick.

    • D. 

      Change the batteries weekly.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Body image disturbance

    • B. 

      Impaired verbal communication

    • C. 

      Risk for aspiration

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 6. 
    A client with bacterial pneumonia is admitted to the pediatric unit. What would the nurse expect the admitting assessment to reveal?
    • A. 

      High fever

    • B. 

      Nonproductive cough

    • C. 

      Rhinitis

    • D. 

      Vomiting and diarrhea

  • 7. 
    The nurse is caring for a client admitted with epiglottitis. Because of the possibility of complete obstruction of the airway. which of the following should the nurse have available?
    • A. 

      Intravenous access supplies

    • B. 

      A tracheostomy set

    • C. 

      Intravenous fluid administration pump

    • D. 

      Supplemental oxygen

  • 8. 
    A 25-year-old client with Grave’s disease is admitted to the unit. What would the nurse expect the admitting assessment to reveal?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Decreased appetite

    • C. 

      Exophthalmos

    • D. 

      Weight gain

  • 9. 
    The nurse is providing dietary instructions to the mother of an 8-year-old child diagnosed with celiac disease. Which of the following foods. if selected by the mother. would indicate her understanding of the dietary instructions?
    • A. 

      Ham sandwich on whole-wheat toast

    • B. 

      Spaghetti and meatballs

    • C. 

      Hamburger with ketchup

    • D. 

      Cheese omelet

  • 10. 
    The nurse is caring for an 80-year-old with chronic bronchitis. Upon the morning rounds. the nurse finds an O2 sat of 76%. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
    • A. 

      Notify the physician

    • B. 

      Recheck the O2 saturation level in 15 minutes

    • C. 

      Apply oxygen by mask

    • D. 

      Assess the pulse