Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 43

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Check the MARs and nurses’ notes for the past several days.

    • B. 

      Ask the nurse educator to give an in-service about pain management.

    • C. 

      Perform a complete pain assessment and history on the client.

    • D. 

      Have a conference with the nurses responsible for the care of this client.

  • 2. 
    Family members are encouraging your client to “tough it out” rather than run the risk of becoming addicted to narcotics. The client is stoically abiding by the family’s wishes. Priority nursing interventions for this client should target which dimension of pain?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Affective

    • C. 

      Sociocultural

    • D. 

      Behavioral

    • E. 

      Cognitive

  • 3. 
    A client with diabetic neuropathy reports a burning. electrical-type in the lower extremities that is not responding to NSAIDs. You anticipate that the physician will order which adjuvant medication for this type of pain?
    • A. 

      Amitriptyline (Elavil)

    • B. 

      Corticosteroids

    • C. 

      Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

    • D. 

      Lorazepam (Ativan)

  • 4. 
    Which client is most likely to receive opioids for extended periods of time?
    • A. 

      A client with fibromyalgia

    • B. 

      A client with phantom limb pain

    • C. 

      A client with progressive pancreatic cancer

    • D. 

      A client with trigeminal neuralgia

  • 5. 
    As the charge nurse. you are reviewing the charts of clients who were assigned to a newly graduated RN. The RN has correctly charted dose and time of medication. but there is no documentation regarding non-pharmaceutical measures. What action should you take first?
    • A. 

      Make a note in the nurse’s file and continue to observe clinical performance

    • B. 

      Refer the new nurse to the in-service education department.

    • C. 

      Quiz the nurse about knowledge of pain management

    • D. 

      Give praise for the correct dose and time and discuss the deficits in charting.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Simple description pain intensity scale

    • B. 

      0-10 numeric pain scale

    • C. 

      Faces pain-rating scale

    • D. 

      McGill-Melzack pain questionnaire

  • 7. 
    In applying the principles of pain treatment. what is the first consideration?
    • A. 

      Treatment is based on client goals.

    • B. 

      A multidisciplinary approach is needed.

    • C. 

      The client must be believed about perceptions of own pain.

    • D. 

      Drug side effects must be prevented and managed.

  • 8. 
    Which route of administration is preferred if immediate analgesia and rapid titration are necessary?
    • A. 

      Intraspinal

    • B. 

      Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)

    • C. 

      Intravenous (IV)

    • D. 

      Sublingual

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Administer smallest dose that provides relief with the fewest side effects.

    • B. 

      Titrate upward until the client is pain free.

    • C. 

      Titrate downwards to prevent toxicity.

    • D. 

      Ensure that the drug is adequate to meet the client’s subjective needs.

  • 10. 
    In educating clients about non-pharmaceutical alternatives. which topic could you delegate to an experienced LPN/LVN. who will function under your continued support and supervision?
    • A. 

      Therapeutic touch

    • B. 

      Use of heat and cold applications

    • C. 

      Meditation

    • D. 

      Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)