NCLEX Practice Exam 16 (10 Questions)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When giving intravenous (I.V.) phenytoin. which of the following methods should you use?
    • A. 

      Use an in-line filter.

    • B. 

      Withhold other anticonvulsants.

    • C. 

      Mix the drug with saline solution only.

    • D. 

      Flush the I.V. catheter with dextrose solution.

  • 2. 
    After surgical repair of a hip. which of the following positions is best for the patient’s legs and hips?
    • A. 

      Abduction.

    • B. 

      Adduction.

    • C. 

      Prone.

    • D. 

      Subluxated.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Nutrition management.

    • B. 

      Fluid and electrolyte balance.

    • C. 

      Management of hypoglycemia.

    • D. 

      Pain control.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Left side-lying. with the bed flat.

    • B. 

      Right side-lying. with the bed flat.

    • C. 

      Left side-lying. with the bed in semi-Fowler’s position.

    • D. 

      Right side-lying. with the bed in semi-Fowler’s position.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following potentially serious complications could occur with therapy for hypothyroidism?
    • A. 

      Acute hemolytic reaction.

    • B. 

      Angina or cardiac arrhythmia.

    • C. 

      Retinopathy.

    • D. 

      Thrombocytopenia.

  • 6. 
    Adequate fluid replacement and vasopressin replacement are objectives of therapy for which of the following disease processes?
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitus.

    • B. 

      Diabetes insipidus.

    • C. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis.

    • D. 

      Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH).

  • 7. 
    Patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus may require which of the following changes to their daily routine during periods of infection?
    • A. 

      No changes.

    • B. 

      Less insulin.

    • C. 

      More insulin.

    • D. 

      Oral diabetic agents.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Hematoma.

    • B. 

      Hypovolemia.

    • C. 

      Infection.

    • D. 

      Pulmonary embolus (PE).

  • 9. 
    A patient has partial-thickness burns to both legs and portions of his trunk. Which of the following I.V. fluids is given first?
    • A. 

      Albumin.

    • B. 

      D5W.

    • C. 

      Lactated Ringer’s solution.

    • D. 

      0.9% sodium chloride solution with 2 mEq of potassium per 100 ml.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following techniques is correct for obtaining a wound culture specimen from a surgical site?
    • A. 

      Thoroughly irrigate the wound before collecting the specimen.

    • B. 

      Use a sterile swab and wipe the crusty area around the outside of the wound.

    • C. 

      Gently roll a sterile swab from the center of the wound outward to collect drainage.

    • D. 

      Use a sterile swab to collect drainage from the dressing.