Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 4

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Fundamentals Of Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A female patient is being discharged after cataract surgery. After providing medication teaching. the nurse asks the patient to repeat the instructions. The nurse is performing which professional role?
    • A. 

      Manager

    • B. 

      Educator

    • C. 

      Caregiver

    • D. 

      Patient advocate

  • 2. 
    A female patient exhibits signs of heightened anxiety. Which response by the nurse is most likely to reduce the patient’s anxiety?
    • A. 

      “Everything will be fine. Don’t worry.”

    • B. 

      “Read this manual and then ask me any questions you may have.”

    • C. 

      “Why don’t you listen to the radio?”

    • D. 

      “Let’s talk about what’s bothering you.”

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Positioning the patient

    • B. 

      Assisting with gowning and gloving

    • C. 

      Handling surgical instruments to the surgeon

    • D. 

      Applying surgical drapes

  • 4. 
    A patient is in the bathroom when the nurse enters to give a prescribed medication. What should the nurse in charge do?
    • A. 

      Leave the medication at the patient’s bedside

    • B. 

      Tell the patient to be sure to take the medication. And then leave it at the bedside

    • C. 

      Return shortly to the patient’s room and remain there until the patient takes the medication

    • D. 

      Wait for the patient to return to bed. and then leave the medication at the bedside

  • 5. 
    The physician orders heparin. 7.500 units. to be administered subcutaneously every 6 hours. The vial reads 10.000 units per milliliter. The nurse should anticipate giving how much heparin for each dose?
    • A. 

      ¼ ml

    • B. 

      ½ ml

    • C. 

      ¾ ml

    • D. 

      1 ¼ ml

  • 6. 
    The nurse in charge measures a patient’s temperature at 102 degrees F. what is the equivalent Centigrade temperature?
    • A. 

      39 degrees C

    • B. 

      47 degrees C

    • C. 

      38.9 degrees C

    • D. 

      40.1 degrees C

  • 7. 
    To evaluate a patient for hypoxia. the physician is most likely to order which laboratory test?
    • A. 

      Red blood cell count

    • B. 

      Sputum culture

    • C. 

      Total hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis

  • 8. 
    The nurse uses a stethoscope to auscultate a male patient’s chest. Which statement about a stethoscope with a bell and diaphragm is true?
    • A. 

      The bell detects high-pitched sounds best

    • B. 

      The diaphragm detects high-pitched sounds best

    • C. 

      The bell detects thrills best

    • D. 

      The diaphragm detects low-pitched sounds best

  • 9. 
    A male patient is to be discharged with a prescription for an analgesic that is a controlled substance. During discharge teaching. the nurse should explain that the patient must fill this prescription how soon after the date on which it was written?
    • A. 

      Within 1 month

    • B. 

      Within 3 months

    • C. 

      Within 6 months

    • D. 

      Within 12 months

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The patient’s ability to recover

    • B. 

      The patient’s occupational hazards

    • C. 

      The patient’s socioeconomic status

    • D. 

      The patient’s cognitive abilities