NCLEX Practice Exam 35 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A client is receiving Pyridium (phenazopyridine hydrochloride) for a urinary tract infection. The client should be taught that the medication may:
    • A. 

      Cause diarrhea

    • B. 

      Change the color of her urine

    • C. 

      Cause mental confusion

    • D. 

      Cause changes in taste

  • 2. 
    Which of the following tests should be performed before beginning a prescription of Accutane?
    • A. 

      Check the calcium level

    • B. 

      Perform a pregnancy test

    • C. 

      Monitor apical pulse

    • D. 

      Obtain a creatinine level

  • 3. 
    A client with AIDS is taking Zovirax (acyclovir). Which nursing intervention is most critical during the administration of acyclovir?
    • A. 

      Limit the client’s activity

    • B. 

      Encourage a high-carbohydrate diet

    • C. 

      Utilize an incentive spirometer to improve respiratory function

    • D. 

      Encourage fluids

  • 4. 
    A client is admitted for an MRI. The nurse should question the client regarding:
    • A. 

      Pregnancy

    • B. 

      A titanium hip replacement

    • C. 

      Allergies to antibiotics

    • D. 

      Inability to move his feet

  • 5. 
    The nurse is caring for the client receiving Amphotericin B. Which of the following indicates that the client has experienced toxicity to this drug?
    • A. 

      Changes in vision

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Urinary frequency

    • D. 

      Changes in skin color

  • 6. 
    The nurse should visit which of the following clients first?
    • A. 

      The client with diabetes with a blood glucose of 95mg/dL

    • B. 

      The client with hypertension being maintained on Lisinopril

    • C. 

      The client with chest pain and a history of angina

    • D. 

      The client with Raynaud’s disease

  • 7. 
    A client with cystic fibrosis is taking pancreatic enzymes. The nurse should administer this medication:
    • A. 

      Once per day in the morning

    • B. 

      Three times per day with meals

    • C. 

      Once per day at bedtime

    • D. 

      Four times per day

  • 8. 
    Cataracts result in opacity of the crystalline lens. Which of the following best explains the functions of the lens?
    • A. 

      The lens controls stimulation of the retina.

    • B. 

      The lens orchestrates eye movement.

    • C. 

      The lens focuses light rays on the retina.

    • D. 

      The lens magnifies small objects.

  • 9. 
    A client who has glaucoma is to have miotic eye drops instilled in both eyes. The nurse knows that the purpose of the medication is to:
    • A. 

      Anesthetize the cornea

    • B. 

      Dilate the pupils

    • C. 

      Constrict the pupils

    • D. 

      Paralyze the muscles of accommodation

  • 10. 
    A client with a severe corneal ulcer has an order for Gentamycin gtt. q 4 hours and Neomycin 1 gtt q 4 hours. Which of the following schedules should be used when administering the drops?
    • A. 

      Allow 5 minutes between the two medications.

    • B. 

      The medications may be used together.

    • C. 

      The medications should be separated by a cycloplegic drug.

    • D. 

      The medications should not be used in the same client.