A 40-year-old woman is admitted in labor with high blood pressure, edema, and proteinuria. She is started on magnesium sulfate. The nurse caring for her should be sure to keep which drug at the bedside:
Which of the following diets would be most appropriate for a patient has Cushing syndrome:
Vitamin K is prescribed for a neonate. A nurse prepares to administer the medication in which muscle site:
Which of the following interventions should be taken to help an older client to prevent osteoporosis:
An adult is admitted with heart failure. The nurse notes that he has neck vein distention and slight peripheral edema. The nurse knows that these signs indicate which of the following:
An adult client is admitted with a diagnosis of left-sided congestive heart failure. Which assessment finding would most likely be present?
When the nurse on duty accidentally bumps the bassinet, the neonate throws out its arms, hands opened, and begins to cry. The nurse interprets this reaction as indicative of which of the following reflexes:
A patient who has required prolonged mechanical ventilation has the following arterial blood gas results: pH 7.48, PaO2 85 mm Hg, PaCO2 32 mm Hg, and HCO3 25 mEq/L. The nurse interprets these results as:
A patient has the following ABG results: pH 32, PaO2 88 mm Hg, PaCO2 37 mm Hg, and HCO3 16 mEq/L. The nurse interprets these results as:
The nurse forgot to give the patient his prescribed drug, when the head nurse asked who is responsible for this the nurse replayed that was my wrong this considered:
When the patient vomits postoperatively, the most important nursing objective is to prevent:
The nurse is discussing dietary sources of iron with a client who has iron deficiency anemia. Which menu, if selected by the client, indicates the best understanding of the diet?
A client is recovering from abdominal surgery and has a large abdominal wound. A nurse encourages the client to eat which food item that is naturally high in vitamin C to promote wound healing:
Which of the following reflexes is considered a normal reflex of the newborn:
Patient with aortic aneurysm, which of the following is the most dangerous complications:
56 years old patient suffers from heart failure, when the nurse examines his lungs she noticed the presence of crackles which means that the patient has:
The nurse teaches a client with chronic obstructivepulmonary disease (COPD) to assess for signs and symptoms of right-sided heart failure. Which of the following signs and symptoms should be included in the teaching plan:
A surgery procedure that must be done within 24 hours is called:
Early sign of ARDS in a patient at risk:
A nurse is assessing a female client with multiple trauma who is at risk for developing acute respiratory distress syndrome. The nurse assesses for which earliest sign of acute respiratory distress syndrome:
36 years old male patient complaining of fever and headache for 3 days now, when examining this patent which of the following signs would indicate that this patient may has meningitis:
A patient presented with high fever, headache, vomiting and neck stiffness for the past 3 days, which of the following is the first diagnostic intervention for this patient:
MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is transmitted by:
What is the best indicator of effective treatment of CHF in patient taking Lasix?
What supplemental medication is most frequently ordered in conjunction with furosemide (Lasix)?
What is the first intervention for a client experiencing myocardial infarction?
Which type of medications is commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis?
A male client undergoes total gastrectomy. Several hours after surgery, the nurse notes that the client’s nasogastric (NG) tube has stopped draining. How should the nurse respond?
Postoperatively, patient is expected to void after:
A female client has severe menstrual pain, which of the following drugs you would recommend for this patient to relieve her dysmenorrhea:
The nurse must suction a child with a tracheostomy. Interventions should include:
A 40 years old female complains of abdominal pain. It is worse aftereating, especially if she has a meal that is spicy or high in fat. She has tried over-the-counter antacids, but they have not helped the pain. After examining her abdomen, you strongly suspect cholecystitis. Which sign on examination increases your suspicion for this diagnosis:
Which pulse should the nurse palpate during rapid assessment of an unconscious male adult?
The most important nursing measure in the prevention of thrombophlebitis for the post-partum mother is:
Which of the following is the best aid to prevent breast cancer:
Which of the following factors would contribute to a high risk pregnancy:
When the nurse puts an infant with high temperature in cold water in order to lower his temperature, she knows that the mechanism of heat loss is called:
A child is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of Wilm'stumor, Stage II. Which of the following statements most accurately describes this stage:
When assessing a 12 year old child with Wilm'stumor, the nurse should keep in mind that it most important to avoid which of the following:
The nurse is teaching a 45 year old woman how to increase the potassium in her diet. The woman says she knows bananas are high in potassium, but she doesn't like their taste. What foods should the nurse recommend the client include in her diet:
When developing a plan of care for a patient with SIADH (syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion), which interventions will the nurse include
A client is admitted for treatment of the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Which nursing intervention is appropriate?
How streptococci infection is transmitted from person to another:
A hospitalized client is found to be comatose and hypoglycemic with a blood sugar of 50 mg/dL. Which of the following would the nurse do first?
A patient receives TPN, which of the following nursing actions is important to minimize the risk for fluid volume excess:
Which of the following findings would most likely indicate the presence of a respiratory infection in a client with asthma:
When teaching a mother how to administer eye drops, where should the nurse tell her to place them?
One nursing intervention for patient with asthma is to facilitate removal of secretions. This can be done by:
The nurse is caring for a 6-year-old boy following revision of ventriculoperitoneal shunt. An expected nursing intervention is:
the patient have an itchy, erythematous, vesicular, weeping, and crusting patches on his skin which skin disease is this considered: