Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 42

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Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 42

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  • 1. 
    In planning pain reduction interventions. which pain theory provides information most useful to nurses?
    • A. 

      Specificity theory

    • B. 

      Pattern theory

    • C. 

      Gate-control theory

    • D. 

      Central-control theory

  • 2. 
    Ryan underwent an open reduction and internal fixation of the left hip. One day after the operation. the client is complaining of pain. Which data would cause the nurse to refrain from administering the pain medication and to notify the health care provider instead?
    • A. 

      Left hip dressing dry and intact

    • B. 

      Blood pressure of 114/78 mm Hg; pulse rate of 82 beats per minute

    • C. 

      Left leg in functional anatomic position

    • D. 

      Left foot cold to touch; no palpable pedal pulse

  • 3. 
    Which term would the nurse use to document pain at one site that is perceived in other site?
    • A. 

      Referred pain

    • B. 

      Phantom pain

    • C. 

      Intractable pain

    • D. 

      Aftermath of pain

  • 4. 
    Chuck. who is in the hospital. complains of abdominal pain that ranks 9 on a scale of 1 (no pain) to 10 (worst pain). Which interventions should the nurse implement? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Assessing the client’s bowel sounds

    • B. 

      Taking the client’s blood pressure and apical pulse

    • C. 

      Obtaining a pulse oximeter reading

    • D. 

      Notifying the health care provider

    • E. 

      Determining the last time the client received pain medication

    • F. 

      Encouraging the client to turn, cough, and deep breathe

  • 5. 
    Albert who suffered severe burns 6 months ago is expressing concern about the possible loss of job-performance abilities and physical disfigurement. Which intervention is the most appropriate for him?
    • A. 

      Referring the client for counseling and occupational therapy

    • B. 

      Staying with the client as much as possible and building trust

    • C. 

      Providing cutaneous stimulation and pharmacologic therapy

    • D. 

      Providing distraction and guided imagery techniques

  • 6. 
    Mrs. Bagapayo who had abdominal surgery 3 days earlier complains of sharp. throbbing abdominal pain that ranks 8 on a scale of 1 (no pain) to 10 (worst pain). Which intervention should the nurse implement first?
    • A. 

      Assessing the client to rule out possible complications secondary to surgery

    • B. 

      Checking the client’s chart to determine when pain medication was last administered

    • C. 

      Explaining to the client that the pain should not be this severe 3 days postoperatively

    • D. 

      Obtaining an order for a stronger pain medication because the client’s pain has increased

  • 7. 
    Which term refers to the pain that has a slower onset. is diffuse. radiates. and is marked by somatic pain from organs in any body activity?
    • A. 

      Acute pain

    • B. 

      Chronic pain

    • C. 

      Superficial pain

    • D. 

      Deep pain

  • 8. 
    A 50-year-old widower has arthritis and remains in bed too long because it hurts to get started. Which intervention should the nurse plan?
    • A. 

      Telling the client to strictly limit the amount of movement of his inflamed joints

    • B. 

      Teaching the client’s family how to transfer the client into a wheelchair

    • C. 

      Teaching the client the proper method for massaging inflamed. sore joints

    • D. 

      Encouraging gentle range-of-motion exercises after administering aspirin and before rising

  • 9. 
    Which intervention should the nurse include as a nonpharmacologic pain-relief intervention for chronic pain?
    • A. 

      Referring the client for hypnosis

    • B. 

      Administering pain medication as prescribed

    • C. 

      Removing all glaring lights and excessive noise

    • D. 

      Using transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation

  • 10. 
    A 12-year-old student fall off the stairs. grabs his wrist. and cries. “Oh. my wrist! Help! The pain is so sharp. I think I broke it.” Based on this data. the pain the student is experiencing is caused by impulses traveling from receptors to the spinal cord along which type of nerve fibers?
    • A. 

      Type A-delta fibers

    • B. 

      Autonomic nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Type C fibers

    • D. 

      Somatic efferent fibers

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