A Beginners Quiz On Fundamentals Of Nursing

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most important nursing intervention to correct skin dryness is:
    • A. 

      Avoid bathing the patient until the condition is remedied. and notify the physician

    • B. 

      Ask the physician to refer the patient to a dermatologist. and suggest that the patient wear home-laundered sleepwear

    • C. 

      Consult the dietitian about increasing the patient’s fat intake. and take necessary measures to prevent infection

    • D. 

      Encourage the patient to increase his fluid intake. use non-irritating soap when bathing the patient. and apply lotion to the involved areas

  • 2. 
    When bathing a patient’s extremities. the nurse should use long. firm strokes from the distal to the proximal areas. This technique:
    • A. 

      Provides an opportunity for skin assessment

    • B. 

      Avoids undue strain on the nurse

    • C. 

      Increases venous blood return

    • D. 

      Causes vasoconstriction and increases circulation

  • 3. 
    Vivid dreaming occurs in which stage of sleep?
    • A. 

      Stage I non-REM

    • B. 

      Rapid eye movement (REM) stage

    • C. 

      Stage II non-REM

    • D. 

      Delta stage

  • 4. 
    The natural sedative in meat and milk products (especially warm milk) that can help induce sleep is:
    • A. 

      Flurazepam

    • B. 

      Temazepam

    • C. 

      Tryptophan

    • D. 

      Methotrimeprazine

  • 5. 
    Nursing interventions that can help the patient to relax and sleep restfully include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Have the patient take a 30- to 60-minute nap in the afternoon

    • B. 

      Turn on the television in the patient’s room

    • C. 

      Provide quiet music and interesting reading material

    • D. 

      Massage the patient’s back with long strokes

  • 6. 
    Restraints can be used for all of the following purposes except to:
    • A. 

      Prevent a confused patient from removing tubes. such as feeding tubes. I.V. lines. and urinary catheters

    • B. 

      Prevent a patient from falling out of bed or a chair

    • C. 

      Discourage a patient from attempting to ambulate alone when he requires assistance for his safety

    • D. 

      Prevent a patient from becoming confused or disoriented

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the nurse’s legal responsibility when applying restraints?
    • A. 

      Document the patient’s behavior

    • B. 

      Document the type of restraint used

    • C. 

      Obtain a written order from the physician except in an emergency. when the patient must be protected from injury to himself or others

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Kubler-Ross’s five successive stages of death and dying are:
    • A. 

      Anger. bargaining. denial. depression. acceptance

    • B. 

      Denial. anger. depression. bargaining. acceptance

    • C. 

      Denial. anger. bargaining. depression acceptance

    • D. 

      Bargaining. denial. anger. depression. acceptance

  • 9. 
    A terminally ill patient usually experiences all of the following feelings during the anger stage except:
    • A. 

      Rage

    • B. 

      Envy

    • C. 

      Numbness

    • D. 

      Resentment

  • 10. 
    Nurses and other health care provides often have difficulty helping a terminally ill patient through the necessary stages leading to acceptance of death. Which of the following strategies is most helpful to the nurse in achieving this goal?
    • A. 

      Taking psychology courses related to gerontology

    • B. 

      Reading books and other literature on the subject of thanatology

    • C. 

      Reflecting on the significance of death

    • D. 

      Reviewing varying cultural beliefs and practices related to death

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