Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which intervention is an example of primary prevention?
    • A. 

      Administering digoxin (Lanoxicaps) to a patient with heart failure

    • B. 

      Administering a measles. mumps. and rubella immunization to an infant

    • C. 

      Obtaining a Papanicolaou smear to screen for cervical cancer

    • D. 

      Using occupational therapy to help a patient cope with arthritis

  • 2. 
    The nurse in charge is assessing a patient’s abdomen. Which examination technique should the nurse use first?
    • A. 

      Auscultation

    • B. 

      Inspection

    • C. 

      Percussion

    • D. 

      Palpation

  • 3. 
    Which statement regarding heart sounds is correct?
    • A. 

      S1 and S2 sound equally loud over the entire cardiac area.

    • B. 

      S1 and S2 sound fainter at the apex

    • C. 

      S1 and S2 sound fainter at the base

    • D. 

      S1 is loudest at the apex. and S2 is loudest at the base

  • 4. 
    The nurse in charge identifies a patient’s responses to actual or potential health problems during which step of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Nursing diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 5. 
    A female patient is receiving furosemide (Lasix). 40 mg P.O. b.i.D. in the plan of care. the nurse should emphasize teaching the patient about the importance of consuming:
    • A. 

      Fresh. green vegetables

    • B. 

      Bananas and oranges

    • C. 

      Lean red meat

    • D. 

      Creamed corn

  • 6. 
    The nurse in charge must monitor a patient receiving chloramphenicol for adverse drug reaction. What is the most toxic reaction to chloramphenicol?
    • A. 

      Lethal arrhythmias

    • B. 

      Malignant hypertension

    • C. 

      Status epilepticus

    • D. 

      Bone marrow suppression

  • 7. 
    A female patient is diagnosed with deep-vein thrombosis. Which nursing diagnosis should receive highest priority at this time?
    • A. 

      Impaired gas exchanges related to increased blood flow

    • B. 

      Fluid volume excess related to peripheral vascular disease

    • C. 

      Risk for injury related to edema

    • D. 

      Altered peripheral tissue perfusion related to venous congestion

  • 8. 
    When positioned properly. the tip of a central venous catheter should lie in the:
    • A. 

      Superior vena cava

    • B. 

      Basilica vein

    • C. 

      Jugular vein

    • D. 

      Subclavian vein

  • 9. 
    Nurse Nikki is revising a client’s care plan. During which step of the nursing process does such revision take place?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Implementation

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      “The contraction phase of wound healing can take 2 to 3 years.”

    • B. 

      “Wound healing is very individual but within 4 months the scar should fade.”

    • C. 

      “With your history and the type of location of the injury. it’s hard to say.”

    • D. 

      “If you don’t develop an infection. the wound should heal any time between 1 and 3 years from now.”