Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 49

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If you are into the profession of nursing or want to pursue it, it is important to know about the basics. Take this quiz on the fundamentals of nursing NCLEX to check how well do you understand the basics of nursing. Here, in this quiz, we have got some basic questions about nursing that will help you in getting a clear idea about the fundamentals. All the best! And if you find the quiz informative, share it with your colleagues or other nursing aspirants.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse Rick is administering 2 unit packed RBCs on a client with low hemoglobin. The nurse will prepare which of the following in order to transfuse the blood?
    • A. 

      Microfusion set.

    • B. 

      Polyvol Pro Burette Set.

    • C. 

      Photofusion set.

    • D. 

      Tubing with an in-line filter.

  • 2. 
    To verify the age of blood cells in the blood. The nurse will check which of the following?
    • A. 

      Blood type.

    • B. 

      Blood group.

    • C. 

      Blood identification number.

    • D. 

      Blood expiration date.

  • 3. 
    A client has an order to receive one unit of packed RBCs. The nurse makes sure which of the following intravenous solutions to hang with the blood product at the client’s bedside?
    • A. 

      0.9% sodium chloride.

    • B. 

      5% dextrose in 0.9% sodium chloride.

    • C. 

      Balanced Multiple Maintenance Solution with 5% Dextrose.

    • D. 

      5% dextrose in 0.45% sodium chloride.

  • 4. 
    Nurse Jay is caring for a client with an ongoing transfusion of packed RBCs when suddenly the client is having difficulty of breathing. Skin is flushed and having chills. Which action should nurse Jay take first?
    • A. 

      Administer oxygen.

    • B. 

      Place the client on droplight.

    • C. 

      Check the client’s temperature.

    • D. 

      Stop the transfusion.

  • 5. 
    After terminating the transfusion during a reaction. Which action should the nurse immediately be taken next?
    • A. 

      Run a solution of 5% dextrose in water.

    • B. 

      Run normal saline at a keep-vein-open rate.

    • C. 

      Remove the IV line.

    • D. 

      Fast drip 200ml normal saline.

  • 6. 
    A client is receiving a platelet transfusion. The nurse determines that the client is gaining from this therapy if the client exhibits which of the following.
    • A. 

      Less frequent febrile episodes.

    • B. 

      Increased level of hematocrit.

    • C. 

      Fewer episodes of bleeding.

    • D. 

      Increased level of hemoglobin.

  • 7. 
     Nurse Daniel is caring for a client receiving a transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBCs). The client started to vomit and to be nauseous. The client’s blood pressure is 95/40 mm Hg from a baseline of 110/70 mm Hg. The client’s temperature is 100.5°F orally from a baseline of 99.5°F orally. The nurse understands that the client may be experiencing which of the following.
    • A. 

      Circulatory overload.

    • B. 

      Delayed transfusion reaction.

    • C. 

      Hypocalcemia.

    • D. 

      Septicemia.

  • 8. 
    Packed red blood cells have been prescribed for a client with low hemoglobin and hematocrit levels. The nurse takes the client’s temperature before hanging the blood transfusion and records 100.8 °F. Which action should the nurse take?
    • A. 

      Give an antipyretic and begin the transfusion.

    • B. 

      Proceed with the transfusion.

    • C. 

      Administer an antihistamine and begin the transfusion.

    • D. 

      Delay hanging the blood and inform the physician.

  • 9. 
    A nurse is caring for a client requiring surgery and is ordered to have standby blood secured in case a blood transfusion is needed during or after the procedure. The nurse suggested to the client to do which of the following to lessen the risk of possible transfusion reaction?
    • A. 

      Request that any donated blood be screened twice by the blood bank.

    • B. 

      Take iron supplements prior to the surgery and eat green leafy vegetables.

    • C. 

      Make an autologous blood donation.

    • D. 

      Have a family member donate their own blood.

  • 10. 
    A client is receiving a transfusion of one unit of cryoprecipitate. The nurse will review which of the following laboratory studies to assess the effectiveness of the therapy?
    • A. 

      Serum electrolytes.

    • B. 

      White blood cell count.

    • C. 

      Coagulation studies.

    • D. 

      Hematocrit count.

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