Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following symptoms is the best indicator of imminent death?
    • A. 

      A weak. slow pulse

    • B. 

      Increased muscle tone

    • C. 

      Fixed. dilated pupils

    • D. 

      Slow. shallow respirations

  • 2. 
    A nurse caring for a patient with an infectious disease who requires isolation should refers to guidelines published by the:
    • A. 

      National League for Nursing (NLN)

    • B. 

      Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

    • C. 

      American Medical Association (AMA)

    • D. 

      American Nurses Association (ANA)

  • 3. 
    To institute appropriate isolation precautions. the nurse must first know the:
    • A. 

      Organism’s mode of transmission

    • B. 

      Organism’s Gram-staining characteristics

    • C. 

      Organism’s susceptibility to antibiotics

    • D. 

      Patient’s susceptibility to the organism

  • 4. 
    Which is the correct procedure for collecting a sputum specimen for culture and sensitivity testing?
    • A. 

      Have the patient place the specimen in a container and enclose the container in a plastic bag

    • B. 

      Have the patient expectorate the sputum while the nurse holds the container

    • C. 

      Have the patient expectorate the sputum into a sterile container

    • D. 

      Offer the patient an antiseptic mouthwash just before he expectorate the sputum

  • 5. 
    An autoclave is used to sterilize hospital supplies because:
    • A. 

      More articles can be sterilized at a time

    • B. 

      Steam causes less damage to the materials

    • C. 

      A lower temperature can be obtained

    • D. 

      Pressurized steam penetrates the supplies better

  • 6. 
    The best way to decrease the risk of transferring pathogens to a patient when removing contaminated gloves is to:
    • A. 

      Wash the gloves before removing them

    • B. 

      Gently pull on the fingers of the gloves when removing them

    • C. 

      Gently pull just below the cuff and invert the gloves when removing them

    • D. 

      Remove the gloves and then turn them inside out

  • 7. 
    After having an I.V. line in place for 72 hours. a patient complains of tenderness. burning. and swelling. Assessment of the I.V. site reveals that it is warm and erythematous. This usually indicates:
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Infiltration

    • C. 

      Phlebitis

    • D. 

      Bleeding

  • 8. 
    To ensure homogenization when diluting powdered medication in a vial. the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Shake the vial vigorously

    • B. 

      Roll the vial gently between the palms

    • C. 

      Invert the vial and let it stand for 1 minute

    • D. 

      Do nothing after adding the solution to the vial

  • 9. 
    The nurse is teaching a patient to prepare a syringe with 40 units of U-100 NPH insulin for self-injection. The patient’s first priority concerning self-injection in this situation is to:
    • A. 

      Assess the injection site

    • B. 

      Select the appropriate injection site

    • C. 

      Check the syringe to verify that the nurse has removed the prescribed insulin dose

    • D. 

      Clean the injection site in a circular manner with alcohol sponge

  • 10. 
    The physician’s order reads “Administer 1 g cefazolin sodium (Ancef) in 150 ml of normal saline solution in 60 minutes.” What is the flow rate if the drop factor is 10 gtt = 1 ml?
    • A. 

      25 gtt/minute

    • B. 

      37 gtt/minute

    • C. 

      50 gtt/minute

    • D. 

      60 gtt/minute

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