NCLEX Practice Exam 11 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Thrombolytic therapy is frequently used in the treatment of suspected stroke. Which of the following is a significant complication associated with thrombolytic therapy?
    • A. 

      Air embolus.

    • B. 

      Cerebral hemorrhage.

    • C. 

      Expansion of the clot.

    • D. 

      Resolution of the clot.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Torticollis. with shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

    • B. 

      Craniosynostosis. with premature closure of the cranial sutures.

    • C. 

      Plagiocephaly. with flattening of one side of the head.

    • D. 

      Hydrocephalus. with increased head size.

  • 3. 
    An adolescent brings a physician’s note to school stating that he is not to participate in sports due to a diagnosis of Osgood-Schlatter disease. Which of the following statements about the disease is correct?
    • A. 

      The condition was caused by the student’s competitive swimming schedule.

    • B. 

      The student will most likely require surgical intervention.

    • C. 

      The student experiences pain in the inferior aspect of the knee.

    • D. 

      The student is trying to avoid participation in physical education.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Spinal flexibility.

    • B. 

      Leg length disparity.

    • C. 

      Hypostatic blood pressure.

    • D. 

      Scoliosis.

  • 5. 
    A clinic nurse interviews a parent who is suspected of abusing her child. Which of the following characteristics is the nurse LEAST likely to find in an abusing parent?
    • A. 

      Low self-esteem.

    • B. 

      Unemployment.

    • C. 

      Self-blame for the injury to the child.

    • D. 

      Single status.

  • 6. 
    A nurse is assigned to the pediatric rheumatology clinic and is assessing a child who has just been diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Which of the following statements about the disease is most accurate?
    • A. 

      The child has a poor chance of recovery without joint deformity.

    • B. 

      Most children progress to adult rheumatoid arthritis.

    • C. 

      Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the first choice in treatment.

    • D. 

      Physical activity should be minimized.

  • 7. 
    A child is admitted to the hospital several days after stepping on a sharp object that punctured her athletic shoe and entered the flesh of her foot. The physician is concerned about osteomyelitis and has ordered parenteral antibiotics. Which of the following actions is done immediately before the antibiotic is started?
    • A. 

      The admission orders are written.

    • B. 

      A blood culture is drawn.

    • C. 

      A complete blood count with differential is drawn.

    • D. 

      The parents arrive.

  • 8. 
    A two-year-old child has sustained an injury to the leg and refuses to walk. The nurse in the emergency department documents swelling of the lower affected leg. Which of the following does the nurse suspect is the cause of the child’s symptoms?
    • A. 

      Possible fracture of the tibia.

    • B. 

      Bruising of the gastrocnemius muscle.

    • C. 

      Possible fracture of the radius.

    • D. 

      No anatomic injury. the child wants his mother to carry him.

  • 9. 
    A toddler has recently been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Which of the following information should the nurse provide to the parents? Note: More than one answer may be correct.
    • A. 

      Regular developmental screening is important to avoid secondary developmental delays.

    • B. 

      Cerebral palsy is caused by injury to the upper motor neurons and results in motor dysfunction. as well as possible ocular and speech difficulties.

    • C. 

      Developmental milestones may be slightly delayed but usually will require no additional intervention.

    • D. 

      Parent support groups are helpful for sharing strategies and managing health care issues.

  • 10. 
    A child has recently been diagnosed with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. The parents are receiving genetic counseling prior to planning another pregnancy. Which of the following statements includes the most accurate information?
    • A. 

      Duchenne’s is an X-linked recessive disorder. so daughters have a 50% chance of being carriers and sons a 50% chance of developing the disease.

    • B. 

      Duchenne’s is an X-linked recessive disorder. so both daughters and sons have a 50% chance of developing the disease.

    • C. 

      Each child has a 1 in 4 (25%) chance of developing the disorder.

    • D. 

      Sons only have a 1 in 4 (25%) chance of developing the disorder.