NCLEX Practice Exam 44 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient who has received chemotherapy for cancer treatment is given an injection of Epoetin. Which of the following should reflect the findings in a complete blood count (CBC) drawn several days later?
    • A. 

      An increase in neutrophil count.

    • B. 

      An increase in hematocrit.

    • C. 

      An increase in platelet count.

    • D. 

      An increase in serum iron.

  • 2. 
    A patient is admitted to the hospital with suspected polycythemia vera. Which of the following symptoms is consistent with the diagnosis? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Weight loss.

    • B. 

      Increased clotting time.

    • C. 

      Hypertension.

    • D. 

      Headaches.

  • 3. 
    A nurse is caring for a patient with a platelet count of 20.000/microliter. Which of the following is an important intervention?
    • A. 

      Observe for evidence of spontaneous bleeding.

    • B. 

      Limit visitors to family only.

    • C. 

      Give aspirin in case of headaches.

    • D. 

      Impose immune precautions.

  • 4. 
    A nurse in the emergency department assesses a patient who has been taking long-term corticosteroids to treat renal disease. Which of the following is a typical side effect of corticosteroid treatment? Note: More than one answer may be correct.
    • A. 

      Hypertension.

    • B. 

      Cushingoid features.

    • C. 

      Hyponatremia.

    • D. 

      Low serum albumin.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Change the disposable mask immediately after use.

    • B. 

      Change gloves immediately after use.

    • C. 

      Minimize patient contact.

    • D. 

      Minimize conversation with the patient.

  • 6. 
    A nurse is counseling patients at a health clinic on the importance of immunizations. Which of the following information is the most accurate regarding immunizations?
    • A. 

      All infectious diseases can be prevented with proper immunization.

    • B. 

      Immunizations provide natural immunity from disease.

    • C. 

      Immunizations are risk-free and should be universally administered.

    • D. 

      Immunization provides acquired immunity from some specific diseases.

  • 7. 
    A patient is brought to the emergency department after a bee sting. The family reports a history of severe allergic reaction. and the patient appears to have some oral swelling. Which of the following is the most urgent nursing action?
    • A. 

      Consult a physician.

    • B. 

      Maintain a patent airway.

    • C. 

      Administer epinephrine subcutaneously.

    • D. 

      Administer diphenhydramine (Benadryl) orally.

  • 8. 
    A mother calls the clinic to report that her son has recently started medication to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The mother fears her son is experiencing side effects of the medicine. Which of the following side effects are typically related to medications used for ADHD? Note: More than one answer may be correct:
    • A. 

      Poor appetite.

    • B. 

      Insomnia.

    • C. 

      Sleepiness.

    • D. 

      Agitation.

  • 9. 
    A patient at a mental health clinic is taking Haldol (haloperidol) for treatment of schizophrenia. She calls the clinic to report abnormal movements of her face and tongue. The nurse concludes that the patient is experiencing which of the following symptoms:
    • A. 

      Co-morbid depression.

    • B. 

      Psychotic hallucinations.

    • C. 

      Negative symptoms of schizophrenia.

    • D. 

      Tardive dyskinesia.

  • 10. 
    A patient with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus is learning to recognize the symptoms of hypoglycemia. Which of the following symptoms is indicative of hypoglycemia?
    • A. 

      Polydipsia.

    • B. 

      Confusion.

    • C. 

      Blurred vision.

    • D. 

      Polyphagia.