Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 32

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 858

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Interrupt the procedure to inform the staff nurse that sterile gloves are not needed to remove the old dressing.

    • B. 

      Congratulate the nurse on the use of good technique.

    • C. 

      Discuss dressing change technique with the nurse at a later date.

    • D. 

      Interrupt the procedure to inform the nurse of the need to wash her hands after removal of the dirty dressing and gloves.

  • 2. 
    Nurse Jane is visiting a client at home and is assessing him for risk of a fall. The most important factor to consider in this assessment is:
    • A. 

      Correct illumination of the environment.

    • B. 

      Amount of regular exercise.

    • C. 

      The resting pulse rate.

    • D. 

      Status of salt intake.

  • 3. 
    Mrs. Jones will have to change the dressing on her injured right leg twice a day. The dressing will be a sterile dressing. using 4 X 4s. normal saline irrigant. and abdominal pads. Which statement best indicates that Mrs. Jones understands the importance of maintaining asepsis?
    • A. 

      “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor. I can use them as long as they are not soiled.”

    • B. 

      “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor. I can use them if I rinse them with sterile normal saline.”

    • C. 

      “If I question the sterility of any dressing material. I should not use it.”

    • D. 

      “I should put on my sterile gloves. then open the bottle of saline to soak the 4 X 4s.”

  • 4. 
    A client has been placed in blood and body fluid isolation. The nurse is instructing auxiliary personnel in the correct procedures. Which statement by the nursing assistant indicates the best understanding of the correct protocol for blood and body fluid isolation?
    • A. 

      Masks should be worn with all client contact.

    • B. 

      Gloves should be worn for contact with nonintact skin. mucous membranes. or soiled items.

    • C. 

      Isolation gowns are not needed.

    • D. 

      A private room is always indicated.

  • 5. 
    The nurse is evaluating whether nonprofessional staff understand how to prevent transmission of HIV. Which of the following behaviors indicates correct application of universal precautions?
    • A. 

      A lab technician rests his hand on the desk to steady it while recapping the needle after drawing blood.

    • B. 

      An aide wears gloves to feed a helpless client.

    • C. 

      An assistant puts on a mask and protective eye wear before assisting the nurse to suction a tracheostomy.

    • D. 

      A pregnant worker refuses to care for a client known to have AIDS.

  • 6. 
    Jayson. 1 year old child has a staph skin infection. Her brother has also developed the same infection. Which behavior by the children is most likely to have caused the transmission of the organism?
    • A. 

      Bathing together.

    • B. 

      Coughing on each other.

    • C. 

      Sharing pacifiers.

    • D. 

      Eating off the same plate.

  • 7. 
    Jessie. a young man with newly diagnosed acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is being discharged from the hospital. The nurse knows that teaching regarding prevention of AIDS transmission has been effective when the client:
    • A. 

      Verbalizes the role of sexual activity in spread of the disorder.

    • B. 

      States he will make arrangements to drop his college classes.

    • C. 

      Acknowledges the need to avoid all contact sports.

    • D. 

      Says he will avoid close contact with his three-year-old niece.

  • 8. 
    Which question is least useful in the assessment of a client with AIDS?
    • A. 

      Are you a drug user?

    • B. 

      Do you have many sex partners?

    • C. 

      What is your method of birth control?

    • D. 

      How old were you when you became sexually active?

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Independently ambulating around the unit.

    • B. 

      Reading the routine preoperative education materials.

    • C. 

      Maneuvering safely after orientation to the room.

    • D. 

      Using a bedpan for elimination needs.

  • 10. 
    A child is undergoing remission induction therapy to treat leukemia. Allopurinol is included in the regimen. The main reason for administering allopurinol as part of the client’s chemotherapy regimen is to:
    • A. 

      Prevent metabolic breakdown of xanthine to uric acid

    • B. 

      Prevent uric acid from precipitating in the ureters

    • C. 

      Enhance the production of uric acid to ensure adequate excretion of urine

    • D. 

      Ensure that the chemotherapy doesn’t adversely affect the bone marrow