Hypovolemic Shock NCLEX Questions With Answers

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Try these hypovolemic shock NCLEX questions with answers and see what you know about hypovolemic shock. This quiz will test your knowledge about hypovolemic shock in preparation for the NCLEX exam. Hypovolemic shock is an emergency when you lose a lot of blood or body builds from your body. This type of shock might damage many organs and stop their functioning. The quiz is basically about its symptoms and treatment. Shall we proceed then? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hypovolemic shock is an inability to meet the cell demands for oxygen and nutrients due to:
    • A. 

      Loss of circulating volume

    • B. 

      V/Q mismatch

    • C. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • D. 

      Arrhythmia

  • 2. 
    Which conditions below can increase a patient’s risk for absolute hypovolemic shock?
    • A. 

      Burns

    • B. 

      Surgery

    • C. 

      Vomiting

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

    • E. 

      Sepsis

  • 3. 
    Which factors affect the fluid balance of our patient group causing them to become hypovolemic?
    • A. 

      Nil by mouth from midnight

    • B. 

      Blood loss from drains

    • C. 

      Bypass

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which processes usually regulate the urine output when blood pressure drops?
    • A. 

      Valsalva manoeuvre and CPR

    • B. 

      Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and anti-diuretic hormone

    • C. 

      Anti-diuretic hormone and insulin

    • D. 

      Insulin and growth hormone

  • 5. 
    What is the immediate treatment for hypovolemia?
    • A. 

      1 litre of gelofusin over 2 hours

    • B. 

      2 ml bolus of albumin over 30 minutes

    • C. 

      250 -500ml bolus of Hartmann’s or sodium chloride over 15 minutes.

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    Which two of the below are risks of fluid mismanagement?
    • A. 

      Compartment syndrome and hyperkalaemia

    • B. 

      Pulmonary oedema and hyperkalaemia

    • C. 

      Alopecia and pulmonary oedema

    • D. 

      Both A an B

  • 7. 
    Signs of hypovolemic shock include:
    • A. 

      Sweating a lot

    • B. 

      Passing out

    • C. 

      Higher breathing than normal

    • D. 

      Feeling anxious

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    Hypovolemic shock occurs when there is a low fluid volume in the interstitial compartment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    For the hypovolemic shock to occur, the patient would need to lose __________ of their blood volume.
    • A. 

      >15%

    • B. 

      >25%

    • C. 

      >10%

    • D. 

      <30%

  • 10. 
    A patient with acute pancreatitis experiencing Turner and Cullen’s Sign have a higher chance of absolute hypovolemic shock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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