NCLEX Practice Exam 28 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      16-year-old female with scoliosis

    • B. 

      12-year-old male with a fractured femur

    • C. 

      10-year-old male with sarcoma

    • D. 

      6-year-old male with osteomyelitis

  • 2. 
    A client with osteoarthritis has a prescription for Celebrex (celecoxib). Which instruction should be included in the discharge teaching?
    • A. 

      Take the medication with milk.

    • B. 

      Report chest pain.

    • C. 

      Remain upright after taking for 30 minutes.

    • D. 

      Allow 6 weeks for optimal effects.

  • 3. 
    A client with a fractured tibia has a plaster-of-Paris cast applied to immobilize the fracture. Which action by the nurse indicates understanding of a plaster-of-Paris cast? The nurse:
    • A. 

      Handles the cast with the fingertips

    • B. 

      Petals the cast

    • C. 

      Dries the cast with a hair dryer

    • D. 

      Allows 24 hours before bearing weight

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      “It will be alright for your friends to autograph the cast.”

    • B. 

      “Because the cast is made of plaster. autographing can weaken the cast.”

    • C. 

      “If they don’t use chalk to autograph. it is okay.”

    • D. 

      “Autographing or writing on the cast in any form will harm the cast.”

  • 5. 
    The nurse is assigned to care for the client with a Steinmann pin. During pin care. she notes that the LPN uses sterile gloves and Q-tips to clean the pin. Which action should the nurse take at this time?
    • A. 

      Assisting the LPN with opening sterile packages and peroxide

    • B. 

      Telling the LPN that clean gloves are allowed

    • C. 

      Telling the LPN that the registered nurse should perform pin care

    • D. 

      Asking the LPN to clean the weights and pulleys with peroxide

  • 6. 
    A child with scoliosis has a spica cast applied. Which action specific to the spica cast should be taken?
    • A. 

      Check the bowel sounds

    • B. 

      Assess the blood pressure

    • C. 

      Offer pain medication

    • D. 

      Check for swelling

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Russell’s traction

    • B. 

      Buck’s traction

    • C. 

      Halo traction

    • D. 

      Crutchfield tong traction

  • 8. 
    A client with a total knee replacement has a CPM (continuous passive motion device) applied during the post-operative period. Which statement made by the nurse indicates understanding of the CPM machine?
    • A. 

      “Use of the CPM will permit the client to ambulate during the therapy.”

    • B. 

      “The CPM machine controls should be positioned distal to the site.”

    • C. 

      “If the client complains of pain during the therapy. I will turn off the machine and call the doctor.”

    • D. 

      “Use of the CPM machine will alleviate the need for physical therapy after the client is discharged.”

  • 9. 
    A client with a fractured hip is being taught correct use of the walker. The nurse is aware that the correct use of the walker is achieved if the:
    • A. 

      Palms rest lightly on the handles

    • B. 

      Elbows are flexed 0°

    • C. 

      Client walks to the front of the walker

    • D. 

      Client carries the walker

  • 10. 
    When assessing a laboring client. the nurse finds a prolapsed cord. The nurse should:
    • A. 

      Attempt to replace the cord

    • B. 

      Place the client on her left side

    • C. 

      Elevate the client’s hips

    • D. 

      Cover the cord with a dry. sterile gauze