NCLEX Practice Exam 29 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Report muscle weakness to the physician.

    • B. 

      Allow six months for the drug to take effect.

    • C. 

      Take the medication with fruit juice.

    • D. 

      Ask the doctor to perform a complete blood count before starting the medication.

  • 2. 
    The client is admitted to the hospital with hypertensive crises. Diazoxide (Hyperstat) is ordered. During administration. the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Utilize an infusion pump

    • B. 

      Check the blood glucose level

    • C. 

      Place the client in Trendelenburg position

    • D. 

      Cover the solution with foil

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Blood pressure of 126/80

    • B. 

      Blood glucose of 110 mg/dL

    • C. 

      Heart rate of 60 bpm

    • D. 

      Respiratory rate of 30 per minute

  • 4. 
    The client admitted with angina is given a prescription for nitroglycerin. The client should be instructed to:
    • A. 

      Replenish his supply every 3 months

    • B. 

      Take one every 15 minutes if pain occurs

    • C. 

      Leave the medication in the brown bottle

    • D. 

      Crush the medication and take with water

  • 5. 
    The client is instructed regarding foods that are low in fat and cholesterol. Which diet selection is lowest in saturated fats?
    • A. 

      Macaroni and cheese

    • B. 

      Shrimp with rice

    • C. 

      Turkey breast

    • D. 

      Spaghetti

  • 6. 
    The client is admitted with left-sided congestive heart failure. In assessing the client for edema. the nurse should check the:
    • A. 

      Feet

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Sacrum

  • 7. 
    The nurse is checking the client’s central venous pressure. The nurse should place the zero of the manometer at the:
    • A. 

      Phlebostatic axis

    • B. 

      PMI

    • C. 

      Erb’s point

    • D. 

      Tail of Spence

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Question the order

    • B. 

      Administer the medications

    • C. 

      Administer separately

    • D. 

      Contact the pharmacy

  • 9. 
    The best method of evaluating the amount of peripheral edema is:
    • A. 

      Weighing the client daily

    • B. 

      Measuring the extremity

    • C. 

      Measuring the intake and output

    • D. 

      Checking for pitting

  • 10. 
    A client with vaginal cancer is being treated with a radioactive vaginal implant. The client’s husband asks the nurse if he can spend the night with his wife. The nurse should explain that:
    • A. 

      Overnight stays by family members is against hospital policy.

    • B. 

      There is no need for him to stay because staffing is adequate.

    • C. 

      His wife will rest much better knowing that he is at home.

    • D. 

      Visitation is limited to 30 minutes when the implant is in place.