Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 3

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Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse Clarisse is teaching a patient about a newly prescribed drug. What could cause a geriatric patient to have difficulty retaining knowledge about prescribed medications?
    • A. 

      Decreased plasma drug levels

    • B. 

      Sensory deficits

    • C. 

      Lack of family support

    • D. 

      History of Tourette syndrome

  • 2. 
    When examining a patient with abdominal pain the nurse in charge should assess:
    • A. 

      Any quadrant first

    • B. 

      The symptomatic quadrant first

    • C. 

      The symptomatic quadrant last

    • D. 

      The symptomatic quadrant either second or third

  • 3. 
    The nurse is assessing a postoperative adult patient. Which of the following should the nurse document as subjective data?
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Laboratory test result

    • C. 

      Patient’s description of pain

    • D. 

      Electrocardiographic (ECG) waveforms

  • 4. 
    A male patient has a soft wrist-safety device. Which assessment finding should the nurse consider abnormal?
    • A. 

      A palpable radial pulse

    • B. 

      A palpable ulnar pulse

    • C. 

      Cool. pale fingers

    • D. 

      Pink nail beds

  • 5. 
    Which of the following planes divides the body longitudinally into anterior and posterior regions?
    • A. 

      Frontal plane

    • B. 

      Sagittal plane

    • C. 

      Midsagittal plane

    • D. 

      Transverse plane

  • 6. 
    A female patient with a terminal illness is in denial. Indicators of denial include:
    • A. 

      Shock dismay

    • B. 

      Numbness

    • C. 

      Stoicism

    • D. 

      Preparatory grief

  • 7. 
    The nurse in charge is transferring a patient from the bed to a chair. Which action does the nurse take during this patient transfer?
    • A. 

      Position the head of the bed flat

    • B. 

      Helps the patient dangle the legs

    • C. 

      Stands behind the patient

    • D. 

      Places the chair facing away from the bed

  • 8. 
    A female patient who speaks a little English has emergency gallbladder surgery. during discharge preparation. which nursing action would best help this patient understand wound care instruction?
    • A. 

      Asking frequently if the patient understands the instruction

    • B. 

      Asking an interpreter to replay the instructions to the patient.

    • C. 

      Writing out the instructions and having a family member read them to the patient

    • D. 

      Demonstrating the procedure and having the patient return the demonstration

  • 9. 
    Before administering the evening dose of a prescribed medication. the nurse on the evening shift finds an unlabeled. filled syringe in the patient’s medication drawer. What should the nurse in charge do?
    • A. 

      Discard the syringe to avoid a medication error

    • B. 

      Obtain a label for the syringe from the pharmacy

    • C. 

      Use the syringe because it looks like it contains the same medication the nurse was prepared to give

    • D. 

      Call the day nurse to verify the contents of the syringe

  • 10. 
    When administering drug therapy to a male geriatric patient. the nurse must stay especially alert for adverse effects. Which factor makes geriatric patients to adverse drug effects?
    • A. 

      Faster drug clearance

    • B. 

      Aging-related physiological changes

    • C. 

      Increased amount of neurons

    • D. 

      Enhanced blood flow to the GI tract

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