Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 15

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Clients should be taught that repeatedly ignoring the sensation of needing to defecate could result in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

    • C. 

      Incontinence

    • D. 

      Hemorrhoids

  • 2. 
    Which statement provides evidence that an older adult who is prone to constipation is in need of further teaching?
    • A. 

      “I need to drink one and a half to 2 quarts of liquid each day.”

    • B. 

      “I need to take a laxative such as milk of magnesia or if I don’t have a BM every day.”

    • C. 

      “If my bowel pattern changes on its own. I should call you.”

    • D. 

      “Eating my meals at regular times is likely to result in regular bowel movements.”

  • 3. 
    A client is scheduled for a colonoscopy. The nurse will provide information to the client about which type of enema?
    • A. 

      Oil retention

    • B. 

      Return flow

    • C. 

      High large volume

    • D. 

      Low. small volume

  • 4. 
    The nurse is most likely to report which finding to the primary care provider for a client who has an established colostomy?
    • A. 

      The stoma extends 1/2 inch above the abdomen.

    • B. 

      The skin under the appliance looks red briefly after removing the appliance.

    • C. 

      The stoma color is a deep red purple.

    • D. 

      An ascending colostomy just delivers liquid feces

  • 5. 
    Which goal is the most appropriate for clients with diarrhea related to ingestion of an antibiotic for an upper respiratory infection?
    • A. 

      The client will wear a medical alert bracelet for antibiotic allergy.

    • B. 

      The client will return to his or her previous fecal elimination pattern.

    • C. 

      The client verbalizes the need to take an antidiarrheal medication PRN.

    • D. 

      The client will increase intake of insoluble fiber such as grains. rice. and cereals.

  • 6. 
    A client with a new stoma who has not had a bowel movement since surgery last week reports feeling nauseous. What is the appropriate nursing action?
    • A. 

      Prepare to irrigate the colostomy.

    • B. 

      After assessing the stoma and surrounding skin. notify the surgeon.

    • C. 

      Assess bowel sounds and administer antiemetic.

    • D. 

      Administer a bulk forming laxative. and encourage increased fluids and exercise.

  • 7. 
    The nurse assesses a client’s abdomen several days after abdominal surgery. It is firm. distended. and painful to palpate. The client reports feeling “bloated” the nurse consult with the surgeon. who orders an enema. The nurse prepares to give what kind of enema?
    • A. 

      Soapsuds

    • B. 

      Retention

    • C. 

      Return flow

    • D. 

      Oil retention

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is most likely to validate that a client is experiencing intestinal bleeding?
    • A. 

      Large quantities of fat mixed with pale yellow liquid stool.

    • B. 

      Brown. formed stool.

    • C. 

      Semi soft tar colored stools.

    • D. 

      Narrow. Pencil shaped stool

  • 9. 
    Which nursing diagnoses is/are most applicable to a client with fecal incontinence? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Bowel incontinence

    • B. 

      Risk for deficient fluid volume

    • C. 

      Disturbed body image

    • D. 

      Social isolation

    • E. 

      Risk for impaired skin integrity

  • 10. 
    A nurse determines that a fracture bedpan should be used for the patient who:
    • A. 

      Has a spinal cord injury.

    • B. 

      Is on bedrest.

    • C. 

      Has dementia.

    • D. 

      Is obese

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