Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 1- Www.Rnpedia.Com

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Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 1- Www.Rnpedia.Com

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lisa is newly diagnosed with asthma and is being discharged from the hospital after an episode of status asthmaticus. Discharge teaching should include which of the following:  
    • A. 

      Limitations in sports that will be imposed by the illness

    • B. 

      Specific instructions on staying cal during an attack

    • C. 

      The relationship of symptoms and a specific trigger such as physical exercise

    • D. 

      Incidence of status asthmaticus in children and teens

  • 2. 
    Which of the following symptoms is most characteristic of a client with a cancer of the lung?
    • A. 

      Air hunger

    • B. 

      Exertional dyspnea

    • C. 

      Cough with night sweats

    • D. 

      Persistent changing cough

  • 3. 
    The client has ST segment depression on his 12-lead ECG. The nurse determines that this would indicate the following:
    • A. 

      Necrosis

    • B. 

      Injury

    • C. 

      Ischemia

    • D. 

      Nothing significant

  • 4. 
    Red has just returned from the postanesthesia care unit (PACU) from a hemorrhidectomy. His postoperative orders include sitz baths every morning. The nurse understands that sitz bath is use for:
    • A. 

      Promote healing

    • B. 

      Relive tension

    • C. 

      Lower body temperature

    • D. 

      Cause swelling

  • 5. 
    Trousseau’s sign is associated with which electrolyte imbalance?
    • A. 

      Hyponatremia

    • B. 

      Hypocalcemia

    • C. 

      Hypernatremia

    • D. 

      Hypercalcemia

  • 6. 
    A 36 year old female complains of headache and neck pain. The nurse’s assessments reveal painful flexion of the neck to the chest. The nurse understands that nuchal rigidity is associated with:  
    • A. 

      Brain tumor

    • B. 

      CVA

    • C. 

      Meningitis

    • D. 

      Subdural hematoma

  • 7. 
    The nurse teaching the client about behavioral changes, which can affect development of atherosclerosis, should discuss which of the following as a non-modifiable risk factor for atherosclerosis?  
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoking

    • B. 

      Hyperlipidemia

    • C. 

      Female over 55 years of age

    • D. 

      Sedentary lifestyle