Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 38

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is caring for an elderly woman who has had a fractured hip repaired. In the first few days following the surgical repair. which of the following nursing measures will best facilitate the resumption of activities for this client?
    • A. 

      Arranging for the wheelchair

    • B. 

      Asking her family to visit

    • C. 

      Assisting her to sit out of bed in a chair qid

    • D. 

      Encouraging the use of an overhead trapeze

  • 2. 
    What do you think is the most important nursing order in a client with major head trauma who is about to receive bolus enteral feeding?
    • A. 

      Measure intake and output.

    • B. 

      Check albumin level.

    • C. 

      Monitor glucose levels.

    • D. 

      Increase enteral feeding.

  • 3. 
    The pathological process causing esophageal varices is:
    • A. 

      Ascites and edema.

    • B. 

      Systemic hypertension.

    • C. 

      Portal hypertension.

    • D. 

      Dilated veins and varicosities.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following interventions will help lessen the effect of GERD (acid reflux)?
    • A. 

      Elevate the head of the bed on 4-6 inch blocks.

    • B. 

      Lie down after eating.

    • C. 

      Increase fluid intake just before bedtime.

    • D. 

      Wear a girdle.

  • 5. 
    What is the main benefit of therapeutic massages is:
    • A. 

      To help a person with swollen legs to decrease the fluid retention.

    • B. 

      To help a person with duodenal ulcers feel better.

    • C. 

      To help damaged tissue in a diabetic to heal.

    • D. 

      To improve circulation and muscles tone.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following foods should be avoided by clients who are prone to develop heartburn as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?
    • A. 

      Lettuce

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Butterscotch

  • 7. 
    Which of the following should be included in a plan of care for a client receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN)?
    • A. 

      Withhold medications while the TPN is infusing.

    • B. 

      Change TPN solution every 24 hours.

    • C. 

      Flush the TPN line with water prior to initiating nutritional support.

    • D. 

      Keep client on complete bed rest during TPN therapy.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Remove all dairy products from the diet.

    • B. 

      Frozen yogurt can be included in the diet.

    • C. 

      Drink small amounts of milk on an empty stomach.

    • D. 

      Spread out selection of dairy products throughout the day.

  • 9. 
    Pain tolerance in an elderly patient with cancer would:
    • A. 

      Stay the same.

    • B. 

      Be lowered.

    • C. 

      Be increased.

    • D. 

      No effect on pain tolerance.

  • 10. 
    What is the main advantage of cutaneous stimulation in managing pain:
    • A. 

      Costs less.

    • B. 

      Restricts movement and decreases.

    • C. 

      Gives client control over pain syndrome.

    • D. 

      Allows the family to care for the patient at home.