NCLEX Practice Exam 34 (10 Questions)

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  • 1. 
    A client with a history of abusing barbiturates abruptly stops taking the medication. The nurse should give priority to assessing the client for:
    • A. 

      Depression and suicidal ideation

    • B. 

      Tachycardia and diarrhea

    • C. 

      Muscle cramping and abdominal pain

    • D. 

      Tachycardia and euphoric mood

  • 2. 
    During the assessment of a laboring client. the nurse notes that the FHT are loudest in the upper-right quadrant. The infant is most likely in which position?
    • A. 

      Right breech presentation

    • B. 

      Right occiput anterior presentation

    • C. 

      Left sacral anterior presentation

    • D. 

      Left occipital transverse presentation

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Bronchiolar inflammation and dyspnea

    • B. 

      Hypersecretion of abnormally viscous mucus

    • C. 

      Infectious processes causing mucosal edema

    • D. 

      Spasm of bronchial smooth muscle

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Serve high-calorie foods she can carry with her

    • B. 

      Encourage her appetite by sending out for her favorite foods

    • C. 

      Serve her small. attractively arranged portions

    • D. 

      Allow her in the unit kitchen for extra food whenever she pleases

  • 5. 
    To maintain Bryant’s traction. the nurse must make certain that the child’s:
    • A. 

      Hips are resting on the bed. with the legs suspended at a right angle to the bed

    • B. 

      Hips are slightly elevated above the bed and the legs are suspended at a right angle to the bed

    • C. 

      Hips are elevated above the level of the body on a pillow and the legs are suspended parallel to the bed

    • D. 

      Hips and legs are flat on the bed. with the traction positioned at the foot of the bed

  • 6. 
    Which action by the nurse indicates understanding of herpes zoster?
    • A. 

      The nurse covers the lesions with a sterile dressing.

    • B. 

      The nurse wears gloves when providing care.

    • C. 

      The nurse administers a prescribed antibiotic.

    • D. 

      The nurse administers oxygen.

  • 7. 
    The client has an order for a trough to be drawn on the client receiving Vancomycin. The nurse is aware that the nurse should contact the lab for them to collect the blood:
    • A. 

      15 minutes after the infusion

    • B. 

      30 minutes before the infusion

    • C. 

      1 hour after the infusion

    • D. 

      2 hours after the infusion

  • 8. 
    The client using a diaphragm should be instructed to:
    • A. 

      Refrain from keeping the diaphragm in longer than 4 hours

    • B. 

      Keep the diaphragm in a cool location

    • C. 

      Have the diaphragm resized if she gains 5 pounds

    • D. 

      Have the diaphragm resized if she has any surgery

  • 9. 
    The nurse is providing postpartum teaching for a mother planning to breastfeed her infant. Which of the client’s statements indicates the need for additional teaching?
    • A. 

      “I’m wearing a support bra.”

    • B. 

      “I’m expressing milk from my breast.”

    • C. 

      “I’m drinking four glasses of fluid during a 24-hour period.”

    • D. 

      “While I’m in the shower. I’ll allow the water to run over my breasts.”

  • 10. 
    Damage to the VII cranial nerve results in:
    • A. 

      Facial pain

    • B. 

      Absence of ability to smell

    • C. 

      Absence of eye movement

    • D. 

      Tinnitus