Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 40

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mr. Teban is a 73-year old patient diagnosed with pneumonia. Which data would be of greatest concern to the nurse when completing the nursing assessment of the patient?
    • A. 

      Alert and oriented to date. time. and place

    • B. 

      Buccal cyanosis and capillary refill greater than 3 seconds

    • C. 

      Clear breath sounds and nonproductive cough

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin concentration of 13 g/dl and leukocyte count 5.300/mm3

  • 2. 
    During the nursing assessment. which data represent information concerning health beliefs?
    • A. 

      Family role and relationship patterns

    • B. 

      Educational level and financial status

    • C. 

      Promotive. preventive. and restorative health practices

    • D. 

      Use of prescribed and over-the-counter medications

  • 3. 
    Nurse Patrick is acquiring information from a client in the emergency department. Which is an example of biographic information that may be obtained during a health history?
    • A. 

      The chief complaint

    • B. 

      Past health status

    • C. 

      History immunizations

    • D. 

      Location of an advance directive

  • 4. 
    John Joseph was scheduled for a physical assessment. When percussing the client’s chest. the nurse would expect to find which assessment data as a normal sign over his lungs?
    • A. 

      Dullness

    • B. 

      Resonance

    • C. 

      Hyperresonance

    • D. 

      Tympany

  • 5. 
    Matteo is diagnosed with dehydration and underwent series of tests. Which laboratory result would warrant immediate intervention by the nurse?
    • A. 

      Serum sodium level of 138 mEq/L

    • B. 

      Serum potassium level of 3.1 mEq/L

    • C. 

      Serum glucose level of 120 mg/dl

    • D. 

      Serum creatinine level of 0.6 mg/100 ml

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Tipping the client’s head away from the examiner and pulling the ear up and back

    • B. 

      Inserting the otoscope inferiorly into the distal portion of the external canal

    • C. 

      Inserting the otoscope superiorly into the proximal two-thirds of the external canal

    • D. 

      Bracing the examiner’s hand against the client’s head

  • 7. 
    When assessing the lower extremities for arterial function. which intervention should the nurse perform?
    • A. 

      Assessing the medial malleoli for pitting edema

    • B. 

      Performing Allen’s test

    • C. 

      Assessing the Homans’ sign

    • D. 

      Palpating the pedal pulses

  • 8. 
    Newly hired nurse Liza is excited to perform her very first physical assessment with a 19-year-old client. Which assessment examination requires Liza to wear gloves?
    • A. 

      Breast

    • B. 

      Integumentary

    • C. 

      Ophthalmic

    • D. 

      Oral

  • 9. 
    Nurse Renor is about to perform Romberg’s test to Pierro. To ensure the latter’s safety. which intervention should nurse Renor implement?
    • A. 

      Allowing the client to keep his eyes open

    • B. 

      Having the client hold on to furniture

    • C. 

      Letting the client spread his feet apart

    • D. 

      Standing close to provide support

  • 10. 
    Physical assessment is being performed to Geoff by Nurse Tine. During the abdominal examination. Tine should perform the four physical examination techniques in which sequence?
    • A. 

      Auscultation immediately after inspection and then percussion and palpation

    • B. 

      Percussion. followed by inspection. auscultation. and palpation

    • C. 

      Palpation of tender areas first and then inspection. percussion. and auscultation

    • D. 

      Inspection and then palpation. percussion. and auscultation