Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 39

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is instructing a 65-year-old female client diagnosed with osteoporosis. The most important instruction regarding exercise would be to
    • A. 

      Exercise doing weight bearing activities

    • B. 

      Exercise to reduce weight

    • C. 

      Avoid exercise activities that increase the risk of fracture

    • D. 

      Exercise to strengthen muscles and thereby protect bones

  • 2. 
    A client in a long term care facility complains of pain. The nurse collects data about the client’s pain. The first step in pain assessment is for the nurse to
    • A. 

      Have the client identify coping methods

    • B. 

      Get the description of the location and intensity of the pain

    • C. 

      Accept the client’s report of pain

    • D. 

      Determine the client’s status of pain

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Immobility prevents the progression of language and fine motor development

    • B. 

      Immobility in children has similar physical effects to those found in adults

    • C. 

      Children are more susceptible to the effects of immobility than are adults

    • D. 

      Children are likely to have prolonged immobility with subsequent complications

  • 4. 
    After a myocardial infarction. a client is placed on a sodium restricted diet. When the nurse is teaching the client about the diet. which meal plan would be the most appropriate to suggest?
    • A. 

      3 oz. broiled fish. 1 baked potato. ½ cup canned beets. 1 orange. and milk

    • B. 

      3 oz. canned salmon. fresh broccoli. 1 biscuit. tea. and 1 apple

    • C. 

      A bologna sandwich. fresh eggplant. 2 oz fresh fruit. tea. and apple juice

    • D. 

      3 oz. turkey. 1 fresh sweet potato. 1/2 cup fresh green beans. milk. and 1 orange

  • 5. 
    A nurse is assessing several clients in a long term health care facility. Which client is at highest risk for development of decubitus ulcers?
    • A. 

      A 79 year-old malnourished client on bed rest

    • B. 

      An obese client who uses a wheelchair

    • C. 

      An incontinent client who has had 3 diarrhea stools

    • D. 

      An 80 year-old ambulatory diabetic client

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Holding the cane in her left hand. Mrs. Kennedy moves the cane forward first. then her right leg. and finally her left leg

    • B. 

      Holding the cane in her right hand. Mrs. Kennedy moves the cane forward first. then her left leg. and finally her right leg

    • C. 

      Holding the cane in her right hand. Mrs. Kennedy moves the cane and her right leg forward. then moves her left leg forward.

    • D. 

      Holding the cane in her left hand. Mrs. Kennedy moves the cane and her left leg forward. then moves her right leg forward

  • 7. 
    The nurse is instructing a woman in a low-fat. high-fiber diet. Which of the following food choices. if selected by the client. indicate an understanding of a low-fat. high-fiber diet?
    • A. 

      Tuna salad sandwich on whole wheat bread.

    • B. 

      Vegetable soup made with vegetable stock. carrots. celery. and legumes served with toasted oat bread

    • C. 

      Chef’s salad with hard boiled eggs and fat-free dressing

    • D. 

      Broiled chicken stuffed with chopped apples and walnuts

  • 8. 
    An 85-year-old male patient has been bedridden for two weeks. Which of the following complaints by the patient indicates to the nurse that he is developing a complication of immobility?
    • A. 

      Stiffness of the right ankle joint

    • B. 

      Soreness of the gums

    • C. 

      Short-term memory loss.

    • D. 

      Decreased appetite.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Normal dietary intake.

    • B. 

      Relevant socio cultural. economic. and educational background of the family.

    • C. 

      Any evidence of blood in the stools

    • D. 

      A history of maternal anemia during pregnancy

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The client’s dietary habits include foods high in bulk.

    • B. 

      The client’s fluid intake is between 2500-3000 ml per day

    • C. 

      The client engages in moderate exercise each day

    • D. 

      The client’s bowel habits were not discussed.