Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 37

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse should recognize that all of the following physical changes of the head and face are associated with the aging client except:
    • A. 

      Pronounced wrinkles on the face.

    • B. 

      Decreased size of the nose and ears.

    • C. 

      Increased growth of facial hair.

    • D. 

      Neck wrinkles.

  • 2. 
    All of the following characteristics would indicate to the nurse that an elder client might experience undesirable effects of medicines except:
    • A. 

      Increased oxidative enzyme levels.

    • B. 

      Alcohol taken with medication.

    • C. 

      Medications containing magnesium.

    • D. 

      Decreased serum albumin.

  • 3. 
    When assessing a newborn whose mother consumed alcohol during the pregnancy. the nurse would assess for which of these clinical manifestations?
    • A. 

      Wide-spaced eyes. smooth philtrum. flattened nose

    • B. 

      Strong tongue thrust. short palpebral fissures. simian crease

    • C. 

      Negative Babinski sign. hyperreflexia. deafness

    • D. 

      Shortened limbs. increased jitteriness. constant sucking

  • 4. 
    Which of these statements. when made by the nurse. is most effective when communicating with a 4-year-old?
    • A. 

      “Tell me where you hurt.”

    • B. 

      “Other children like having their blood pressure taken.”

    • C. 

      “This will be like having a little stick in your arm.”

    • D. 

      “Anything you tell me is confidential.”

  • 5. 
    A 64-year-old client scheduled for surgery with a general anesthetic refuses to remove a set of dentures prior to leaving the unit for the operating room. What would be the most appropriate intervention by the nurse?
    • A. 

      Explain to the client that the dentures must come out as they may get lost or broken in the operating room

    • B. 

      Ask the client if there are second thoughts about having the procedure

    • C. 

      Notify the anesthesia department and the surgeon of the client’s refusal

    • D. 

      Ask the client if the preference would be to remove the dentures in the operating room receiving area

  • 6. 
    The nurse is assessing a client who states her last menstrual period was March 17. and she has missed one period. She reports episodes of nausea and vomiting. Pregnancy is confirmed by a urine test. What will the nurse calculate as the estimated date of delivery (EDD)?
    • A. 

      08/11/2017

    • B. 

      15/05/2017

    • C. 

      21/02/2017

    • D. 

      24/12/2017

  • 7. 
    The family of a 6-year-old with a fractured femur asks the nurse if the child’s height will be affected by the injury. Which statement is true concerning long bone fractures in children?
    • A. 

      Growth problems will occur if the fracture involves the periosteum

    • B. 

      Epiphyseal fractures often interrupt a child’s normal growth pattern

    • C. 

      Children usually heal very quickly. so growth problems are rare

    • D. 

      Adequate blood supply to the bone prevents growth delay after fractures

  • 8. 
    A client is admitted to the hospital with a history of confusion. The client has difficulty remembering recent events and becomes disoriented when away from home. Which statement would provide the best reality orientation for this client?
    • A. 

      “Good morning. Do you remember where you are?”

    • B. 

      “Hello. My name is Elaine Jones and I am your nurse for today.”

    • C. 

      “How are you today? Remember. you’re in the hospital.”

    • D. 

      “Good morning. You’re in the hospital. I am your nurse Elaine Jones.”

  • 9. 
    When a client wishes to improve the appearance of their eyes by removing excess skin from the face and neck. the nurse should provide teaching regarding which of the following procedures?
    • A. 

      Dermabrasion

    • B. 

      Rhinoplasty

    • C. 

      Blepharoplasty

    • D. 

      Rhytidectomy

  • 10. 
    A woman who is six months pregnant is seen in antepartal clinic. She states she is having trouble with constipation. To minimize this condition. the nurse should instruct her to
    • A. 

      Increase her fluid intake to three liters/day.

    • B. 

      Request a prescription for a laxative from her physician.

    • C. 

      Stop taking iron supplements.

    • D. 

      Take two tablespoons of mineral oil daily.