Positioning & Lab values
1. 
Nurse Aaron is inserting a nasogastric tube to a stroke client. He understands that the best position for the insertion is?
2. 
Nurse Monica is handling a female client who had undergone a mastectomy. Which is the best position in which she should place the client?
3. 
A nurse is caring for a client with severe burns of the face and head. The nurse will place the client in which position?
4. 
Which of the following does not match with the appropriate position?
5. 
Nurse Ian is handling a client with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Which of the following position will best help the client in this case? .
6. 
A client with pleural effusion is scheduled to have a thoracentesis. The nurse on duty will assists the client to which position during the procedure?
7. 
Nurse Maria is administering a cleansing enema to a client with severe constipation. She will place the client in which position?
8. 
What type of client would benefit the most from an elevated head of the bed position?
9. 
Nurse Justin is taking care a client with deep vein thrombosis. Which position should be provided to the client?
10. 
Nurse Sandra had just received a postoperative total hip replacement client from the recovery unit. Which is the best position in which she should place the client?
11. 
A client has just returned to a nursing unit after a cardiac catheterization performed using the femoral artery. The nurse places the client in which position?
12. 
A nurse is preparing to care for a client who had undergone an above-knee amputation of the right leg. The nurse plans to allow which position for the client on the first 24 hours?
13. 
A client is to be on a bed rest for 24 hours and the affected extremity is to be kept straight during this time. Which of the following procedure would require a client to do the above?
14. 
Which is the best position for a client with autonomic dysreflexia?
15. 
A nurse is caring for a client who has returned to the recovery unit following a craniotomy. The nurse can safely place the client in which of the position?
16. 
A client with Congestive heart failure is about to take a dose of  furosemide (Lasix). Which of the following potassium level, if noted in the client’s record, should be reported before giving the due medication?
17. 
A client went to the emergency room with sudden onset of high fever and diaphoresis. Serum sodium was one of the laboratory test taken. Which of the following values would you expect to see?
18. 
A client is brought to the emergency department states that he has accidentally been taking two times his prescribed dose of Warfarin (Coumadin). After observing that the client has no evidence of any obvious bleeding, the nurse should do which of the following?
19. 
A male client with atrial fibrillation who is receiving maintenance therapy of warfarin (Coumadin) has a prothrombin time of 37 seconds. Based on the result, the nurse will follow which of the following doctor’s order?
20. 
A client is receiving a continuous intravenous infusion of heparin sodium to treat deep vein thrombosis. The client’s activated partial thromboplastin time is 77 seconds. Based on this result, the nurse anticipate which of the following prescription?
21. 
A nurse is handling a pregnant client who was prescribed to have an Alpha Feta Protein level. The nurse should explain to the client that this blood test:
22. 
Which of the following laboratory results indicates hypoparathyroidism?
23. 
An adult male client has a hemoglobin count of 12.5 g/dL. Based on the result, the client is most likely having this due to which of the following noted in the client’s record?
24. 
A screen test for detection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reveals a positive ELISA exam. Which of the following test will be used to confirm the diagnosis of HIV?
25. 
The client went to the emergency room with a sudden onset of chest pain and difficulty of breathing. Which of the following result is indicative that the client is experiencing a myocardial infarction?
26. 
A nurse is caring for a client with diarrhea and dehydration. The nurse determines that the client has received adequate fluid replacement if the blood urea nitrogen decreases to:
27. 
A client with liver cirrhosis has been advised to follow a high-protein diet. The nurse evaluates the effectiveness of the diet if the total protein level is which of the following values?
28. 
The nurse is handling a client with chronic pancreatitis. Upon reviewing the client’s record, which of the following serum amylase level is to be expected?
29. 
A client with diabetes mellitus has a glycosylated hemoglobin A1c level of 10%. Based on the result, the nurse plans to teach the client about the importance of:
30. 
The nurse is reviewing the laboratory result of a client receiving digoxin (Lanoxin) and notes that the result is 2.5 ng/mL. The nurse plans to do which of the following?
31. 
The nurse caring for a client with a serum calcium of 6.8 mg/dL. What would the nurse expect the change on the electrocardiogram (ECG)?
32. 
When providing care for a female client with Addison disease, the nurse should be alert for which of the following laboratory value?
33. 
A client has been undergoing radiotherapy for the treatment of mandibular cancer. After a few sessions, the client is diagnosed with Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS). Which of the following findings correlates with TLS?
34. 
A female client went to the clinic with a creatine clearance of 200 mL/min. Which of the following condition of the client can cause the increased level of this test?
35. 
A nurse is reviewing the complete blood count (CBC) of a child who has been diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Which of the following laboratory result should the nurse report immediately to the physician?

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