Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 55

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse is caring for a client with diarrhea and dehydration. The nurse determines that the client has received adequate fluid replacement if the blood urea nitrogen decreases to:
    • A. 

      36 mg/dL.

    • B. 

      27 mg/dL.

    • C. 

      18 mg/dL.

    • D. 

      6 mg/dL.

  • 2. 
    A client with liver cirrhosis has been advised to follow a high-protein diet. The nurse evaluates the effectiveness of the diet if the total protein level is which of the following values?
    • A. 

      6.9 g/dL.

    • B. 

      4.9 g/dL.

    • C. 

      2.9 g/dL.

    • D. 

      0.9 g/dL.

  • 3. 
    The nurse is handling a client with chronic pancreatitis. Upon reviewing the client’s record, which of the following serum amylase level is to be expected?
    • A. 

      50 units/L.

    • B. 

      150 units/L.

    • C. 

      350 units/L.

    • D. 

      650 units/L.

  • 4. 
    A client with diabetes mellitus has a glycosylated hemoglobin A1c level of 10%. Based on the result, the nurse plans to teach the client about the importance of:
    • A. 

      Maintaining the result.

    • B. 

      Preventing hypoglycemia.

    • C. 

      Preventing hyperglycemia.

    • D. 

      Avoiding infection.

  • 5. 
    The nurse is reviewing the laboratory result of a client receiving digoxin (Lanoxin) and notes that the result is 2.5 ng/mL. The nurse plans to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Give the next dose.

    • B. 

      Notify the physician.

    • C. 

      Check the client’s pulse rate.

    • D. 

      Increase the next dose as ordered.

  • 6. 
    The nurse caring for a client with a serum calcium of 6.8 mg/dL. What would the nurse expect the change on the electrocardiogram (ECG)?
    • A. 

      None. This is a normal calcium level.

    • B. 

      Prolonged QT interval.

    • C. 

      Shortened ST segment.

    • D. 

      Widened T wave.

  • 7. 
    When providing care for a female client with Addison disease, the nurse should be alert for which of the following laboratory value?
    • A. 

      Potassium level of 3.2 mEq/L.

    • B. 

      Calcium level of 3.3 mEq/L.

    • C. 

      Sodium level of 150 mg/dL.

    • D. 

      Hematocrit level of 25%.

  • 8. 
    A client has been undergoing radiotherapy for the treatment of mandibular cancer. After a few sessions, the client is diagnosed with Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS). Which of the following findings correlates with TLS?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus level of 6 mg/dL.

    • B. 

      Phosphorus level of 3 mg/dL.

    • C. 

      Phosphorus level of 4 mg/dL.

    • D. 

      Phosphorus level of 2 mg/dL.

  • 9. 
    A female client went to the clinic with a creatine clearance of 200 mL/min. Which of the following condition of the client can cause the increased level of this test?
    • A. 

      Renal disease.

    • B. 

      Dehydration.

    • C. 

      Congestive heart failure.

    • D. 

      History of high dietary protein intake.

  • 10. 
    A nurse is reviewing the complete blood count (CBC) of a child who has been diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Which of the following laboratory result should the nurse report immediately to the physician?
    • A. 

      Platelet count of 30.000/mm3.

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin level of 7.5 g/dL.

    • C. 

      Reticulocyte count of 6.5%.

    • D. 

      Eosinophil count of 700 cells/mm3.

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