NCLEX Practice Test For Neurologic System 1(Practice Mode)- Www.Rnpedia.Com

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a male client experienced a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that damaged the hypothalamus, the nurse would anticipate that the client has problems with:
    • A. 

      Body temperature control.

    • B. 

      Balance and equilibrium.

    • C. 

      Visual acuity.

    • D. 

      Thinking and reasoning.

  • 2. 
    A female client admitted to an acute care facility after a car accident develops signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure (ICP). The client is intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation to help reduce ICP. To prevent a further rise in ICP caused by suctioning, the nurse anticipates administering which drug endotracheally before suctioning?
    • A. 

      Phenytoin (Dilantin)

    • B. 

      Mannitol (Osmitrol)

    • C. 

      Lidocaine (Xylocaine)

    • D. 

      Furosemide (Lasix)

  • 3. 
    After striking his head on a tree while falling from a ladder, a young man age 18 is admitted to the emergency department. He’s unconscious and his pupils are nonreactive. Which intervention would be the most dangerous for the client?
    • A. 

      Give him a barbiturate.

    • B. 

      Place him on mechanical ventilation.

    • C. 

      Perform a lumbar puncture.

    • D. 

      Elevate the head of his bed

  • 4. 
    When obtaining the health history from a male client with retinal detachment, the nurse expects the client to report:
    • A. 

      Light flashes and floaters in front of the eye.

    • B. 

      A recent driving accident while changing lanes.

    • C. 

      Headaches, nausea, and redness of the eyes.

    • D. 

      Frequent episodes of double vision.

  • 5. 
    Which nursing diagnosis takes highest priority for a client with Parkinson’s crisis?
    • A. 

      Imbalanced nutrition: Less than body requirements

    • B. 

      Ineffective airway clearance

    • C. 

      Impaired urinary elimination

    • D. 

      Risk for injury

  • 6. 
    To encourage adequate nutritional intake for a female client with Alzheimer’s disease, the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Stay with the client and encourage him to eat.

    • B. 

      Help the client fill out his menu.

    • C. 

      Give the client privacy during meals.

    • D. 

      Fill out the menu for the client

  • 7. 
    The nurse is performing a mental status examination on a male client diagnosed with subdural hematoma. This test assesses which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cerebellar function

    • B. 

      Intellectual function

    • C. 

      Cerebral function

    • D. 

      Sensory function

  • 8. 
    Shortly after admission to an acute care facility, a male client with a seizure disorder develops status epilepticus. The physician orders diazepam (Valium) 10 mg I.V. stat. How soon can the nurse administer a second dose of diazepam, if needed and prescribed?
    • A. 

      In 30 to 45 seconds

    • B. 

      In 10 to 15 minutes

    • C. 

      In 30 to 45 minutes

    • D. 

      In 1 to 2 hours