Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 10

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Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse wishes to identify nursing diagnoses for a patient. She can best do this by using a data collection form organized according to: Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      A body systems model

    • B. 

      A head-to-toe framework

    • C. 

      Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

    • D. 

      Gordon’s functional health patterns

  • 2. 
    The nurse is recording assessment data. She writes. “The patient seems worried about his surgery. Other than that. he had a good night.” Which errors did the nurse make? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Used a vague generality

    • B. 

      Did not use the patient’s exact words

    • C. 

      Used a “waffle” word (e.g.. appears)

    • D. 

      Recorded an inference rather than a cue

  • 3. 
    A patient is admitted with shortness of breath. so the nurse immediately listens to his breath sounds. Which type of assessment is the nurse performing?
    • A. 

      Ongoing assessment

    • B. 

      Comprehensive physical assessment

    • C. 

      Focused physical assessment

    • D. 

      Psychosocial assessment

  • 4. 
    The nurse is assessing vital signs for a patient just admitted to the hospital. Ideally. and if there are no contraindications. how should the nurse position the patient for this portion of the admission assessment?
    • A. 

      Sitting upright

    • B. 

      Lying flat on the back with knees flexed

    • C. 

      Lying flat on the back with arms and legs fully extended

    • D. 

      Side-lying with the knees flexed

  • 5. 
    For all body systems except the abdomen. what is the preferred order for the nurse to perform the following examination techniques?(A. Palpation|B. Auscultation|C. Inspection|D. Percussion)
    • A. 

      D. B. A. C

    • B. 

      C. A. D. B

    • C. 

      B. C. D. A

    • D. 

      A. B. C. D

  • 6. 
    The nurse is assessing a patient admitted to the hospital with rectal bleeding. The patient had a hip replacement 2 weeks ago. Which position should the nurse avoid when examining this patient’s rectal area?
    • A. 

      Sims’

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Dorsal recumbent

    • D. 

      Semi-Fowler’s

  • 7. 
    How should the nurse modify the examination for a 7-year-old child?
    • A. 

      Ask the parents to leave the room before the examination.

    • B. 

      Demonstrate equipment before using it.

    • C. 

      Allow the child to help with the examination.

    • D. 

      Perform invasive procedures (e.g.. otoscopic) last.

  • 8. 
    The nurse must examine a patient who is weak and unable to sit unaided or to get out of bed. How should she position the patient to begin and perform most of the physical examination?
    • A. 

      Dorsal recumbent

    • B. 

      Semi-Fowler’s

    • C. 

      Lithotomy

    • D. 

      Sims’

  • 9. 
    The nurse should use the diaphragm of the stethoscope to auscultate which of the following?
    • A. 

      Heart murmurs

    • B. 

      Jugular venous hums

    • C. 

      Bowel sounds

    • D. 

      Carotid bruits

  • 10. 
    The nurse calculates a body mass index (BMI) of 18 for a young adult woman who comes to the physician’s office for a college physical. This patient is considered:
    • A. 

      Obese

    • B. 

      Overweight

    • C. 

      Average

    • D. 

      Underweight

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