Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 17

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  • 1. 
    To prevent postoperative complications. Nurse Kim assists the client with coughing and deep breathing exercises. This is best accomplished by implementing which of the following?
    • A. 

      Coughing exercises one hour before meals and deep breathing one hour after meals.

    • B. 

      Forceful coughing as many times as tolerated.

    • C. 

      Huff coughing every two hours or as needed.

    • D. 

      Diaphragmatic and pursed lip breathing 5 to 10 times. four times a day

  • 2. 
    Nurse Trixie is preparing to perform tracheostomy care. Prior to beginning the procedure the nurse performs which action?
    • A. 

      Tells the client to raise two fingers to indicate pain or distress.

    • B. 

      Changes twill tape holding the tracheostomy and place.

    • C. 

      Cleans the incision site.

    • D. 

      Checks the tightness of the ties and knot

  • 3. 
    Which action by the nurse represents proper nasopharyngeal/nasotracheal suctioning technique?
    • A. 

      Lubricate the suction catheter with petroleum jelly before and between insertion.

    • B. 

      Apply suction intermittently while inserting the suction catheter.

    • C. 

      Rotate the catheter while applying suction.

    • D. 

      Hyper oxygenate with 100% oxygen for 30 minutes before and after suctioning

  • 4. 
    Which client statement informs the nurse that his teaching about the proper use of an incentive spirometer was effective?
    • A. 

      “I should breathe out as fast and as hard as possible into the device.”

    • B. 

      “I should inhale slowly and steadily to keep the balls up.”

    • C. 

      “I should use the device three times a day. after meals.”

    • D. 

      “the entire device should be washed thoroughly in sudsy water once a week.”

  • 5. 
    While a client with chest tubes is ambulating. the connection between the tube and the water seal dislodges. Which action by Nurse Flora is most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Assist the client to ambulate back to bed.

    • B. 

      Reconnect to the tube to the water seal.

    • C. 

      Assess the clients lung sounds with a stethoscope.

    • D. 

      Have the client cough forcibly several times.

  • 6. 
    Nurse Peter makes the assessment that which client has the greatest risk for a problem with the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues? A client who has:
    • A. 

      Anemia.

    • B. 

      An infection.

    • C. 

      A fractured rib.

    • D. 

      A tumor of the medulla.

  • 7. 
    Which term does the nurse document to best describe a client experiencing shortness of breath while lying down who must assume an upright or sitting position to breed more comfortably and effectively?
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Hyperpnea

    • C. 

      Orthopnea

    • D. 

      Acapnea

  • 8. 
    A client with emphysema is prescribed corticosteroid therapy on a short-term basis for acute bronchitis. The client asks the nurse how the steroids will help him. The nurse respond by saying that the corticosteroids will do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Promote bronchodilation.

    • B. 

      Help the client to cough.

    • C. 

      Prevent respiratory infection.

    • D. 

      Decrease inflammation in the airways.

  • 9. 
    Nurse Aleli is planning to perform percussion and postural drainage. Which is an important aspect of planning the clients care?
    • A. 

      Percussion and postural drainage should be done before lunch.

    • B. 

      The order should be coughing. percussion. positioning. and then suctioning.

    • C. 

      A good time to perform percussion and postural drainage is in the morning after breakfast when the client is well rested.

    • D. 

      Percussion and postural drainage should always be preceded by three minutes of 100% oxygen.

  • 10. 
    Nurse Winona teaches a patient how to use an incentive spirometer. What patient outcome will support the conclusion that the use of the incentives spirometer was effective?
    • A. 

      Supplemental oxygen use will be reduced.

    • B. 

      Inspiratory volume will be increased.

    • C. 

      Sputum will be expectorated.

    • D. 

      Coughing will be stimulated.

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