Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 18

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Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 18

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse AJ is applying a warm compress. What should the nurse explain to the patient is the primary reason why heat is used instead of cold?
    • A. 

      Minimizes muscle spasms

    • B. 

      Prevents hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Increases circulation

    • D. 

      Reduces discomfort

  • 2. 
    A practitioner orders chest physiotherapy with percussion and vibration for a newly admitted patient. Which information obtained by the nurse during the health history should alert the nurse to question the practitioners order?
    • A. 

      Emphysema.

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis.

    • C. 

      Cystic fibrosis.

    • D. 

      Chronic bronchitis

  • 3. 
    Nurse Sue teaches a patient about pursed lip breathing. The nurse identifies that the teaching is affected when the patient says its purpose is to:
    • A. 

      Precipitate coughing.

    • B. 

      Help maintain open airways.

    • C. 

      Decrease intrathoracic pressure.

    • D. 

      Facilitate expectoration of mucus

  • 4. 
    What should Nurse Mavie do first if a patient is choking on food?
    • A. 

      Apply sharp for thrusts over the patient’s xiphoid process.

    • B. 

      Determine if the patient can make any verbal sounds.

    • C. 

      Hit the middle of the patients back firmly.

    • D. 

      Sweep the patient’s mouth with a finger

  • 5. 
    Nurse Stephanie is assessing a client who has an acute respiratory infection that puts her at risk for hypoxemia. Which of the following findings are early indications that should alert the nurse that the client is developing hypoxemia? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Restlessness.

    • B. 

      Tachypnea.

    • C. 

      Bradycardia.

    • D. 

      Confusion.

    • E. 

      Pallor.

  • 6. 
    Nurse CJ is caring for a client who is having difficulty breathing. The client is lying in bed and is already receiving oxygen therapy via nasal cannula. Which of the following interventions is the nurses priority?
    • A. 

      Increase the oxygen flow.

    • B. 

      Assist the client to Fowlers position.

    • C. 

      Promote removal of pulmonary secretions.

    • D. 

      Attain a specimen for arterial blood gases.

  • 7. 
    Nurse Aldrin is preparing to perform endotracheal suctioning for a client. Which of the following are appropriate guidelines for the nurse to follow? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Apply suction while withdrawing the catheter.

    • B. 

      Perform suctioning on a routine basis. every 2 to 3 hours.

    • C. 

      Maintain medical asepsis during suctioning.

    • D. 

      Use a new catheter for each suctioning attempt.

    • E. 

      Limit suctioning to 2 to 3 attempts.

  • 8. 
    A nurses caring for a client who has a tracheostomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse take each time he provides a tracheostomy care? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Apply the oxygen source loosely if the SPO2 increases during the procedure.

    • B. 

      Use surgical asepsis to remove and clean the inner cannula.

    • C. 

      Clean the outer surfaces in a circular motion from the stoma site outward.

    • D. 

      Replace the tracheostomy ties with new ties.

    • E. 

      Cut a slit in gauze squares to place beneath the tube holder.

  • 9. 
    An elderly nursing home resident has refused to eat or drink for several days and is admitted to the hospital. The nurse should expect which assessment finding?
    • A. 

      Increase blood pressure.

    • B. 

      Weak. rapid pulse.

    • C. 

      Moist mucous membranes.

    • D. 

      Jugular vein distention.

  • 10. 
    A man brings his elderly wife to the emergency department. He states that she has been vomiting and has had diarrhea for the past two days. She appears lethargic and is complaining of leg cramps. What should the nurse do first?
    • A. 

      Start an IV.

    • B. 

      Review the results of serum electrolytes.

    • C. 

      Offer the woman foods that are high in sodium and potassium content.

    • D. 

      Administer an anti-a medic

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