Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An employer establishes a physical exercise area in the workplace and encourages all employees to use it. This is an example of which level of health promotion?
    • A. 

      Primary prevention

    • B. 

      Secondary prevention

    • C. 

      Tertiary prevention

    • D. 

      Passive prevention

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Leaves the bed in the high position when finished

    • B. 

      Places the pillow at the head of the bed

    • C. 

      Rolls the patient to the far side of the bed

    • D. 

      Tucks the top sheet and blanket under the bottom of the bed

  • 3. 
    The physician prescribes 250 mg of a drug. The drug vial reads 500 mg/ml. how much of the drug should the nurse give?
    • A. 

      2 ml

    • B. 

      1 ml

    • C. 

      ½ ml

    • D. 

      ¼ ml

  • 4. 
    Nurse Mackey is monitoring a patient for adverse reactions during barbiturate therapy. What is the major disadvantage of barbiturate use?
    • A. 

      Prolonged half-life

    • B. 

      Poor absorption

    • C. 

      Potential for drug dependence

    • D. 

      Potential for hepatotoxicity

  • 5. 
    Which nursing action is essential when providing continuous enteral feeding?
    • A. 

      Elevating the head of the bed

    • B. 

      Positioning the patient on the left side

    • C. 

      Warming the formula before administering it

    • D. 

      Hanging a full day’s worth of formula at one time

  • 6. 
    When teaching a female patient how to take a sublingual tablet. the nurse should instruct the patient to place the table on the:
    • A. 

      Top of the tongue

    • B. 

      Roof of the mouth

    • C. 

      Floor of the mouth

    • D. 

      Inside of the cheek

  • 7. 
    Which action by the nurse in charge is essential when cleaning the area around a Jackson-Pratt wound drain?
    • A. 

      Cleaning from the center outward in a circular motion

    • B. 

      Removing the drain before cleaning the skin

    • C. 

      Cleaning briskly around the site with alcohol

    • D. 

      Wearing sterile gloves and a mask

  • 8. 
    The doctor orders dextrose 5% in water. 1.000 ml to be infused over 8 hours. The I.V. tubing delivers 15 drops per milliliter. The nurse in charge should run the I.V. infusion at a rate of:
    • A. 

      15 drop per minute

    • B. 

      21 drop per minute

    • C. 

      32 drop per minute

    • D. 

      125 drops per minute

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Restlessness

    • B. 

      Pale. warm. dry skin

    • C. 

      Heart rate of 110 beats/minute

    • D. 

      Urine output of 30 ml/hour

  • 10. 
    Which pulse should the nurse palpate during rapid assessment of an unconscious male adult?
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Brachial

    • C. 

      Femoral

    • D. 

      Carotid