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A. society as a whole.
B. the plaintiff's lawyer.
C. an organization.
D. an individual.
A. Check the hospital policy and check on any certification required.
B. Ask another nurse to do a supervised check on administering IVs.
C. Ask one of your nursing-school instructors to refresh your skills.
D. Take a continuing-education IV course to make sure you have the skills.
A. Quickly explain the surgery procedures and the risks to the client.
B. Cancel the surgery.
C. Ask your supervising RN to explain the surgery procedure and its risks.
D. Notify the physician.
A. did the right thing because the client improved.
B. should have had the family put their request in writing.
C. have commited an assault against the client.
D. have committed an act of battery against the client.
A. the possibility that the organization could countersue the nurse in a lawsuit
B. the cost of professional liability insurance to the nurse
C. the amount and type of coverage the health-care organization carries
D. the number of hours worked and the type of nursing work
A. In order to get the care done for all assigned clients, the charting must be as brief as possible.
B. The proper format, such as SOAP or PIE, as chosen by the hospital, must be adhered to.
C. The chart is a legal document and may be all a nurse has to support care that was given if called to court.
D. Clients need to be assessed and the care documented at least once every hour during the shift.
A. licensed practical/vocational nurse who discovered the error
B. licensed nurse who committed the medication error the previous shift
C. supervising nurse who is in charge of the nursing care unit
D. primary nurse assigned to this client the previous day
A. Go ahead and insert the nasogastric tube.
B. Ask the nurse to supervise you while you insert the tube.
C. Call your school instructor for help with your decision.
D. Tell the nurse that you cannot legally insert this tube.
A. reading a book on religions of the world
B. examining and clarifying your own values
C. talking with peers about their beliefs and values
D. buying a nursing book on ethical decisions
A. observing that a client is constipated then doing some data gathering on client's health practices
B. assessing a client using Maslow's Hierarchy, then defining client's problem in terms of nutrition
C. suspecting that a client is not being truthful and checking other sources for information
D. identifying several alternative courses of action and deciding on the best course of action
A. setting priorities for the day.
B. every decision that is made.
C. calling the pharmacy to obtain a medication.
D. checking supplies in the client's room.
A. Discard the solutions that were not selected for implementation.
B. Implement a second solution, comparing its usefulness with the first solution.
C. Evaluate the effectiveness of the solution implemented.
D. Consider the problem solving completed in this case.
A. Decide who will be involved in the decision.
B. Enlist the cooperation of the client.
C. Set the criteria.
D. Identify solutions.
A. Learn to develop a personal theory of nursing.
B. Become less interested in bedside nursing.
C. Lose their ability to think critically in clinical areas.
D. Have increased enjoyment when doing paperwork.
A. medical model
B. wellness models
C. psychosocial model
D. physiological model
A. safety and security needs
B. love and belonging needs
C. physiologic needs
D. self-esteem needs
C. larger society
A. Dorothea Orem
B. Helen Neuman
C. Rosemarie Parse
D. Martha E. Rogers
A. Increase the unique body of knowledge known as nursing.
B. Help clients meet their actual and potential health problems.
C. Communicate with other members of the team.
D. Standardize the care of clients with the same diagnoses.
A. nurse's recording of health history
B. recent clinic or hospital records
C. physician's history and physical
A. clinical judgment of transition to a higher level of wellness
B. nursing judgment that in some area no pathology exists
C. a judgment that in some area there is more wellness than illness
D. statement of an area of family strength to use in interventions
A. Call the physician for clarification of the ambulation orders.
B. Check with the State Board of Nursing for an opinion.
C. Check client's vital signs before dangling or standing client.
D. Dangle or stand client only if they are agreeable to this.
A. before the end of shift
B. before the next dose of medication or treatment is due
C. within one hour
A. Combine related diagnoses and write a goal or goals for this set.
B. Write goals that the treatment team believes are important.
C. Involve the client in determining the goals/desired outcomes.
D. Combine no more than two nursing diagnoses per goal.
A. chest pain related to cough secondary to pneumonia
B. self-care deficit related to activity intolerance secondary to sleep-pattern disturbance
C. risk for altered family processes secondary to hospitalization
D. self-esteem deficit situational
A. Include client's preferred times of care and methods used.
B. Write the care plan instead of taking it off the computer.
C. Use a care plan from a book but add some things to it.
D. Select nursing diagnoses that match the client's problems
A. Stop working on these goals, as evaluation is the last step.
B. Assess client's motivation for complying with the care plan.
C. Reassess problem and then review care plan and revise as needed.
D. Determine if the client has a knowledge deficit causing nonattainment.
A. Class A
B. Class B
C. Class C
D. Class E
A. Apply physical restraints as a first-choice intervention in fall prevention.
B. The physician's order for restraints must be time limited.
C. Verbal or telephone orders for restraints must be signed within 72 hours.
D. Restraints cannot be applied if a family member objects.
A. Tie the straps to the side rails.
B. Tie the straps to the movable part of the bed frame.
C. Tie the straps with a square knot.
D. Tie the straps with a quick-release knot.
A. Move the client to a safe place immediately.
B. Unplug the electrical cord before moving client.
C. Shut off the electrical current.
D. Check for a carotid pulse and for respirations.
A. cleaning the tub or shower with full-strength peroxide
B. drying well after the shower or bath
C. applying lotion after the shower or bath
D. a method for assuring the water temperature is not hot
A. "Which restraint is most appropriate?"
B. "Will I be able to get an order for a restraint?"
C. "What is the underlying cause of the restless, agitated, confused behavior?"
D. "Could I try some medication to relax the client prior to using restraints?"
A. to prevent falls.
B. to improve circulation.
C. as a warm-up exercise.
D. to increase oxygenation.
A. having large room numbers on the door
B. placing a picture on the door
C. giving hourly reorientation to the correct room
D. pinning the client's room number on their attire
A. "Let's think of how to reduce your fear, as I must stay a distance away."
B. "I will be right there with you, and I will hold your hand so you won't be afraid."
C. "It is not necessary to be afraid, as nothing bad will happen to you."
D. "I will see if I can get permission from your doctor and the X-ray department."
A. in a healthy person.
B. only in an immuno-compromised person.
C. in persons with allergy to the pathogen.
D. in very few people.
A. "Viruses are the most common agent causing infection."
B. "Viruses are commonly found in the intestinal tract."
C. "Viruses must enter into living cells to reproduce."
D. Candida is one of the most common viruses."
A. teaching correct hand washing to assigned clients
B. using correct procedures in starting and caring for an intravenous infusion
C. properly bagging soiled linens and disposed items used for a client in isolation
D. isolating a client who has just been diagnosed as having tuberculosis
A. an area for the storage and filtering of water
B. a place where the microorganism enters the body
C. the place where the microorganism naturally lives
D. the microorganism itself
A. Use a damp cloth to remove the dust.
B. Use a feather duster to remove dust.
C. Vacuum up the dust.
D. Use a broom covered with a cloth.
A. "I would suggest a vinegar douche."
B. "The pH of the vaginal secretions stops many disease-producing bacteria."
C. "Drinking cranberry juice will prevent most all of the vaginal infections."
D. "Your doctor can prescribe a medication that will prevent vaginal
A. a child receiving a vaccination for measles
B. an infant receiving breast milk from the mother
C. production of antibodies by a person with infection
D. a person receiving antibiotics for an infection
A. fresh fruits
B. raw vegetables
A. Reinforce the dressing with a dry dressing.
B. Remove wet dressing and apply new dressing.
C. Dry the dressing with a hair dryer.
D. Let the room air dry the dressing.
A. Be unrelated to the client.
B. Have a current nursing license.
C. Have client's verbal permission.
D. Be directly involved in client's care.
A. Date and sign each entry.
B. Chart every two hours.
C. Use ballpoint pen and not pencil.
D. Cross out errors so others can't read them.
A. Write the procedure between the two lines of your shift documentation closest to the occurrence.
B. Find a blank space in your earlier charting, and chart the procedure in that space.
C. Tell the oncoming nurse to chart the procedure for you and to cite the time it was done.
D. Chart the current date and time and "Late entry," indicating when and what was done.
A. "Incident report completed."
B. the reason the client was unattended
C. the vital signs and assessment of the client
D. location of the incident report
A. whoever is authorized by hospital policy
B. the student nurse giving the client's care
C. the student nurse's instructor
D. any licensed nurse on duty
A. Make a note that the fax was sent and what time it was sent in the nurses' notes.
B. Document a follow-up telephone call verifying the receipt of information and who received it.
C. Leave a note to the physician in the client's record saying what information was faxed and when.
D. Check with the laboratory to see if they have already provided the physician with the results.
A. the primary nurse
B. the assigned social worker
C. registered nurses and the physician
D. all caregivers
A. problems identified in the initial assessment
B. maximum level of functioning
C. client identified goals and objectives
D. client concerns and strengths
A. unresolved health-care problems and continuing care needs
B. an assessment of the family's financial assets and deficits
C. a copy of the discharge order signed by the physician
D. a new plan of care for the client and the family
A. the cell
B. a gene
C. a chromosome
D. the organelles
A. nerve cells
B. stomach cells
C. muscle cells
D. renal cells
C. Golgi apparatus
A. changes from cuboidal to columnar
B. are single layer and not stratified
C. contain a special elastic substance to aid in expansion
D. change shape depending on the bladder's fullness
A. "The endocrine glands include sweat and sebaceous glands."
B. "Endocrine glands all have at least one duct."
C. "Hormones are carried away from the endocrine gland by the blood."
D. "There is no epithelial tissue in endocrine glands."
A. liquid connective tissue
B. hard connective tissue
C. fibrous connective tissue
D. soft connective tissue
A. rib cage
A. large intestine
B. the skin
C. small intestine
A. producing testosterone
B. preventing seizures
C. making lymph
D. blood clotting
A. This plane cuts the body horizontally.
B. This plane divides the body into front and back portions.
C. The body is separated into left and right equal portions.
D. The body is divided using an X across the chest.
B. moderate disability
C. severe disability
D. fully alert
A. not make any change in size
B. dilate in an oppositional response to the light
C. first constrict, then dilate larger than the other pupil
D. constrict in consensual response
A. Have client empty their bladder.
B. Gather equipment.
C. Place client in semi-Fowler's position.
D. Remove any dressings from abdomen.
A. Use of a stethoscope is necessary to hear the murmur.
B. The murmur can be heard by using only the ear.
C. An ultrasound is necessary to find this murmur.
D. A Doplar device will be needed to find the murmur.
A. when most rested
B. at the same time each day
C. after the shower or bath
D. when higher priorities are completed
A. for 15 seconds and multiply by four
B. for 30 seconds and multiply by two
C. for one minute, checking radial pulse at the same time
D. for one full minute
C. adventitious sounds
D. pleral friction rub
88 . When examining the client's abdomen, the nurse will most facilitate the examination by positioning the client in which of the following ways? [Hint]
A. supine with small pillows beneath knees and head
B. semi-Fowler's position with knees extended
C. sitting in the chair with legs elevated
D. supine with arms extended and hands behind head
A. Have another nurse verify your suspicions.
B. Measure the abdominal girth at the umbilicus.
C. Measure abdominal girth at the most distended level.
D. Ask the client if they are distended.
A. Limit bathing to once or twice a week.
B. Bathing is daily, but no soap is used.
C. Bathing daily with mineral oil added to the water.
D. Bathing with lotion instead of water.
A. Cover your rings and bracelets with gloves.
B. Briskly dry client's skin after bath to ensure dryness.
C. Keep bottom sheets somewhat loose.
D. Cut your fingernails to a short length.
A. vitamin D
B. vitamin C
C. vitamin E
D. vitamin K
A. "You are not really old."
B. "It is all right not to wear your dentures."
C. "You look better with dentures."
D. "Wearing dentures helps gums not to shrink."
A. Oval particles looking like dandruff on the hairs.
B. Crusts on the scalp, especially at the client's hairline.
C. Brown or black threadlike lesions.
D. Small insects with red legs.
A. "Will you please unbraid your hair?"
B. "Do you have or want oil put on your hair and scalp?"
C. "Is it all right if I shampoo your hair twice?"
D. "Will you brush your hair before the shampoo?"
A. Put pressure on either side of the eye and pop it out.
B. Apply pressure directly above the eye.
C. Apply pressure directly to the eye with a small rubber bulb.
D. Apply pressure with a rubber bulb to lower half of the eye.
A. 64 degrees F
B. 68 degrees F
C. 74 degrees F
D. 78 degrees F
A. Place a washcloth in the sink where you are cleaning.
B. Remove the partial dentures by the metal clasp.
C. Use hot water to rinse the dentures after cleaning.
D. Soak the partial plate with the metal clasp overnight.
A. extreme bleeding of the gums
B. a very high fever, such as 41°C or 105.8°F
C. waxy flexibility of the muscles
D. third-degree burns over much of the body
A. 5 minutes
B. 10 minutes
C. 20 minutes
D. 30 minutes
101. In which of the following clients is a rectal temperature most usually contraindicated? [Hint]
A. client who has had a myocardial infarction
B. client with Parkinson's disease
C. client who is prone to seizures
D. client with neuropathology associated with diabetes
102. When taking a radial pulse for half a minute, the nurse finds it to be irregular. Which of the following would be best for the nurse to do next? [Hint]
A. Take the radial pulse for one minute.
B. Check the carotid pulse to see if it is irregular.
C. Assess the apical pulse.
D. Chart the radial pulse and the irregularities.
103. The nurse wants to check the popliteal pulse. This pulse can be better palpated if the nurse does which of the following things? [Hint]
A. Ask the client to extend the knee.
B. Have the client flex the knee.
C. Press lightly on the right side of the front of the knee.
D. Palpate more deeply than for other pulses.
104. The nurse positioning a client after surgery will take into account that the position, which most often predisposes a client to physiologic processes that suppress respiration, is which of the following positions? [Hint]
A. Fowler's position
D. left side lying down
105. The nurse is taking the client's blood pressure. The physician asks for the pulse pressure. To obtain the pulse pressure, the nurse will have to do which of the following things? [Hint]
A. Obtain a pulse-pressure machine.
B. Subtract the diastolic blood pressure from the systolic.
C. Subtract the systolic blood pressure from the diastolic.
D. Take client's apical pulse and subtract it from systolic.
106. The nurse notices that the client has a hematocrit of 70 percent. This level of hematocrit will most likely affect the vital signs in which of the following ways?[Hint]
A. The blood pressure will be elevated.
B. The pulse will be low.
C. Temperature will be elevated.
D. Blood pressure will be low.
107. The nurse finds that a newborn has a mean systolic pressure of 75 mmHg. How would this blood pressure be best described? [Hint]
B. slightly low
C. very low
D. slightly high
108. When working with clients experiencing pain, you will define their pain in regard to whether they have pain or not and how intense it is based on which of the following things? [Hint]
A. nursing experience and expertise
B. the underlying cause of the pain
C. whatever the experiencing person says it is.
D. current medical and pharmacological research
109. When pain impulses are transmitted via the A-delta fibers, which of the following types of pain will your client have? [Hint]
A. sharp, pricking pain
B. throbbing pain
C. burning pain
D. intermittent stabbing pain
110. Your assigned client, who has been talking with the doctor about pain control, later asks you what the doctor meant by "pain threshold." Which of the following would be the best reply? [Hint]
A. the point at which pain medication brings relief
B. the maximum amount of pain a person can tolerate
C. the amount of pain the average person can tolerate
D. the amount of pain stimulation that it takes to cause pain
111. Which one of the following four clients is most likely to tolerate pain best? [Hint]
A. a client with rheumatoid arthritis
B. a client who has terminal cancer in stage 1 of grief
C. an athlete having a knee surgery to prolong his career
D. a client who has a migraine headache
112. You are caring for a client who has just returned from surgery and has received intravenous morphine minutes before leaving the recovery room. You need to assess the client's pain now and again at which of the following times? [Hint]
A. in 20 to 30 minutes
B. in one hour
C. in two hours
D. in 3 to 4 hours
113. Your assigned client seems to be getting a lot of attention from his mother when he complains of pain. The mother may be encouraging which of the following types of gains? [Hint]
A. primary gains
B. secondary gains
C. narcissistic gains
D. egocentric gains
114. When giving a client a diagnosis of acute pain, the nurse "using NANDA diagnostic categories" will use this diagnosis only when the pain last no longer than which of the following lengths of time? [Hint]
A. 3 days
B. 2 weeks
C. 1 month
D. 6 months
115. The nurse visiting a client and the client's family in the home teaches family members to massage the client's back and enlists their aid in providing backrubs. Which of the following reasons most likely represents the main reason the nurse has enlisted the aid of the family? [Hint]
A. It may diminish feelings of helplessness in family members.
B. The client may need a backrub when the nurse is gone.
C. Backrubs reduce the need for addicting medications.
D. The client will be able to get more sleep and rest.
116. Which of the following people have the largest percentage of water in their bodies? [Hint]
A. fat men
B. lean men
C. lean women
D. fat women
117. When talking with a client about complete and incomplete proteins, which of the following would you use as the best example of a complete protein? [Hint]
118. In instructing a client on cholesterol, the nurse will teach which of the following things? [Hint]
A. The body does not need cholesterol.
B. Most cholesterol in the body is destroyed in the small intestine.
C. The majority of cholesterol in the body comes from eating fatty foods.
D. Most cholesterol is synthesized in the liver.
119. A client asks which of the vitamins can be stored in the body. Which of the following answers by the nurse would be correct? [Hint]
B. B1 thiamine
120. The newborn infant's stomach capacity is approximately which of the following in milliliters? [Hint]
A. Wake the baby by tickling the bottoms of the feet and then try feeding.
B. Wait about 30 minutes, then try to get the infant to take the formula.
C. Report this feeding behavior to the supervisior immediately.
D. Discontinue the feeding and allow the infant to sleep at this time.
A. carbohydrates such as grains, potatoes, and rice
B. vegetables and fruits
C. milk and milk products
D. proteins such as meat and meat products
123. You are working with a client who is on a full liquid diet. The client is demanding some ice cream. Which of the following responses on your part would be best? [Hint]
A. Tell the client that ice cream is not allowed on a full liquid diet.
B. Call the physician and report the client’s demands.
C. Get the client some plain vanilla ice cream.
D. Ask the supervising nurse to talk with the client.
A. nearly half that of the adult
B. about one fourth that of an adult
C. nearly twice that of an adult
D. approximately the same as an adult
A. Insert 5 to 20 mm of air into the tube while listening over the stomach with a stethoscope.
B. Aspirate 20 to 30 ml of gastrointestinal secretions and test the pH.
C. Insert 15 to 20 cc of water into the stomach and listen with the stethoscope.
D. Place an open end of the tube into a glass of water and check for bubbles.