Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 34

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are caring for a newly admitted client with increasing dyspnea and dehydration who has possible avian influenza (bird flu). Which of these prescribed actions will you implement first?.
    • A. 

      Administer the first dose of oseltamivir (Tamiflu)..

    • B. 

      Obtain blood and sputum specimens for testing..

    • C. 

      Provide oxygen using a non-rebreather mask..

    • D. 

      Infuse 5% dextrose in water at 75ml/hr..

  • 2. 
    A hospitalized 88-year-old client who has been receiving antibiotics for 10 days tells you that he is having frequent watery stools. Which action will you take first?.
    • A. 

      Place the client on contact precaution..

    • B. 

      Instruct the client about correct handwashing..

    • C. 

      Obtain stool specimens for culture..

    • D. 

      Notify the physician about the loose stools..

  • 3. 
    Which of the following information about a client who has meningococcal meningitis has the best indicator that you can discontinue droplet precautions?.
    • A. 

      Cough is productive of clear. nonpurulent mucus..

    • B. 

      Pupils are equal and reactive to light..

    • C. 

      Temperature is lower than 100°F (37.8°C)..

    • D. 

      Appropriate antibiotics have been given for 24 hours..

  • 4. 
    You are the charge nurse on the pediatric unit when a pediatrician calls wanting to admit a child with rubeola (measles). Which of these factors is of most concern in determining whether to admit the child to your unit?.
    • A. 

      There are several children receiving chemotherapy on the unit..

    • B. 

      The infection control nurse liaison is not on the unit today..

    • C. 

      The unit is not staffed with the usual number of RNs..

    • D. 

      No negative-airflow rooms are available on the unit..

  • 5. 
     A client who states that he may have been contaminated by anthrax arrives at the ED. The following actions are part of the ED protocol for possible anthrax exposure or infection. Which action will you take first?.
    • A. 

      Escort the client to a decontamination room..

    • B. 

      Assess the client for signs of infection..

    • C. 

      Notify hospital security personnel about the client..

    • D. 

      Administer ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 250 mg PO..

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Goggles..

    • B. 

      Gown..

    • C. 

      Gloves..

    • D. 

      Shoe covers..

    • E. 

      N95 respirator.

    • F. 

      Surgical face mask.

  • 7. 
    As the infection control nurse in an acute care hospital. which action will you take to most effectively reduce the incidence of health-care-associated infections?.
    • A. 

      Screen all newly admitted clients for colonization or infection with MRSA..

    • B. 

      Develop policies that automatically start antibiotic therapy for clients colonized by multi-drug resistant organisms..

    • C. 

      Ensure that dispensers for alcohol-based hand rubs are readily available in all client care areas of the hospital..

    • D. 

      Require nursing staff to don gowns to change wound dressings for all clients..

  • 8. 
    You are preparing to leave the room after performing oral suctioning on a client who is on contact and airborne precautions. In which order will you perform the following actions? (1. Take off the gown.||2. Remove N95 respirator.||3. Perform hand hygiene.||4. Take off goggles.||5. Remove gloves.)
    • A. 

      5. 4. 1. 2. 3.

    • B. 

      4. 5. 2. 1. 3.

    • C. 

      1. 2. 4. 5. 3.

    • D. 

      2. 4. 2. 1. 3.

  • 9. 
    You are preparing to change the linens on the bed of a client who has a draining sacral wound infected by MRSA. Which PPE items will you plan to use. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Gloves..

    • B. 

      N95 respirator..

    • C. 

      Surgical Mask..

    • D. 

      Googles..

    • E. 

      Gown.

  • 10. 
    You are preparing to care for a 6-year-old who has just undergone allogeneic stem cell transplantation and will need protective environmental isolation. Which nursing tasks will you delegate to a nursing assistant? Select all that apply..
    • A. 

      Posting the precautions for protective isolation o the door of the client’s room..

    • B. 

      Stocking the client’s room with the needed PPE items..

    • C. 

      Talking to the family members about the reasons for the isolation..

    • D. 

      Reminding visitors to wear a respirator mask. gloves. and gown..

    • E. 

      Teaching the client to perform thorough hand washing after using the bathroom.