Test Your Fundamentals Of Nursing

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Test Your Fundamentals Of Nursing - Quiz

Are you a nurse, or someone preparing for this job, or simply curious to learn about this stream? Take our online quiz to test your knowledge and learn everything you need to know about this noble profession.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The nurse is teaching a conference about the medication baclofen . Which of the following statements should be included?  Select all that apply . 

    • A.

      Alcohol should be ingested sparingly, less than three times per week 

    • B.

      Adjust positions slowly to reduce the risk of falls 

    • C.

      This medication causes frequent urination . 

    • D.

      Memory and concentration abilities will increase 

    • E.

      This medication will make sleeping more difficult. 

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Adjust positions slowly to reduce the risk of falls 
    C. This medication causes frequent urination . 
    E. This medication will make sleeping more difficult. 
    Explanation
    Rationale:
    This medication causes transient drowsiness , dizziness , weakness fatigue , confusion , headache , urinary frequency. Clients should be instructed to avoid all alcohol .

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  • 2. 

    Nurse is caring for a client with a new medication orders. Read the doctors noted above and identify the combination that needs clarification    Physician Progress Notes    Mr. Brown should be evaluated every 6 hours . The following medication combinations should be added to his daily regime .  

    • A.

      Metoprolol and amlodipine 

    • B.

      Metformin and insulin glargine 

    • C.

      Clopidogrel bisulfate abdicare esomeprazole 

    • D.

      Aspirin and furosemide

    Correct Answer
    C. Clopidogrel bisulfate abdicare esomeprazole 
    Explanation
    Rationale:
    Clopidogrel bisulfate and esomeprazole are contraindicated as esomeprazole will block the effects of clopidogrel . The client taking both of these medications are at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke . An alternative medication to esomeprazole is a histamine- 2 blocker .

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  • 3. 

    Conflicts, according to Lewin, include which types of conflict? Select all that are accurate

    • A.

      Conceptualization conflicts

    • B.

      Avoidance - avoidance conflicts 

    • C.

      Approach - approach conflicts 

    • D.

      Resolvable conflicts 

    • E.

      Unresolvable conflicts 

    • F.

      Double approach - avoidance conflicts 

    • G.

      Approach - avoidance conflicts 

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Avoidance - avoidance conflicts 
    C. Approach - approach conflicts 
    F. Double approach - avoidance conflicts 
    G. Approach - avoidance conflicts 
    Explanation
    Rationale :
    According to Lewin, the types of conflict are Avoidance-Avoidance conflicts, Approach- Approach conflicts, Double Approach - Avoidance conflicts and Approach-Avoidance conflicts.

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  • 4. 

    Before performing an otoscopic exam and inserting the speculum , check the auditory canal for foreign bodies . Instruct the client not to move the head during the examination. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rationale :
    To avoid the damage to the canal and tympanic membrane , instruct the patient to be still and not to move the head.

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  • 5. 

    Brudzinski's sign is tested with the client in prone position , The nurses flexes the client's head ( gently moves the head to the chest ) and there should be no reports of pain or resistance to the neck flexion . 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Rationale:
    False. The patient is placed in supine position . A positive Brudzinki's sign is observe if the client passively flexes the hip and knee in response to neck flexion and reports pain in the vertebral column.

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  • 6. 

    During pregnancy , some psychological maternal changes such as ambivalence. The mother will experience dependence and independence conflict . 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rationale: True . Ambivalence occurs early pregnancy , even when the pregnancy is planned .

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