Giving an intramuscular injection to an infant in the Gluteus Maximus muscle may produce an injury to which of the following nerves:
Which of the following is one of the side effects of albuterolnebulizer:
A patient, age 49, returns from the postanesthesia care unit after a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy to treat cervical cancer. Which nursing intervention has the highest priority at this time?
When planning the care of a client who has undergone an abdominal hysterectomy, which nursing measure is most helpful for preventing postoperative complications and facilitating an early discharge?
Which of the following is considered one of the common complications following abdominal total hysterectomy:
A client had a hysterectomy 10 hours ago. The nurse assesses the client and finds that her blood pressure has fallen abruptly. Which action by the nurse is most appropriate at this time?
The nurse is teaching a client regarding risk factors for stroke (CVA). The greatest risk factor is which of the following:
The nurse recognizes that the most common type of brain attack (CVA) is related to which of the following:
A woman comes to the clinic and states, "I've been sick for so long! My eyes have gotten so puffy, and my eyebrows and hair have become coarse and dry." The nurse will assess for other signs and symptoms of:
A 43 years- old man is 30- hour post- operative following placement of a partial thickness skin autograft for a burn injury on the lower anterior leg. During a routine assessment, the nurse observes the wound is bleeding continuously. What is the priority nursing action?
Coarse hair may indicate:
The nurse performs a home visit for a 32 years- old woman who had given birth to her first infant three days before. The mother has concerns about breastfeeding and the nurse observes the infant feeding. The mother sits supported upright with cushions and the infant positioned in a cradle The infant’s head and body are aligned against the mother’s abdomen. The infant sucks intermittently with the lips turned outwards and the nipple in the mouth. Which intervention is most appropriate?
A 52 year- old woman is scheduled to undergo an abdomino- perineal resection in three days for removal of a cancer of the rectum. The nurse reviews the care plan with the patient. The patient will receive prophylactic antibiotics and will be given a mechanical bowel preparation the day Which additional preparation should the patient undertake at this time?
A nurse is admitting a six month- old infant with pneumonia. Which of the following interventions supports this infant’s emotional needs?
While caring for a patient in the post- anesthesia care unit (PACU) who has developed hypovolemic shock, a nurse should position the patient:
A five years – old child girl had presented with tenderness, headache and petechiae. She was pale and complains of joint pain. On palpation there was an enlarged spleen, liver and lymph nodes. A lumbar puncture showed central nervous system involvement. The child underwent chemotherapy treatment and is now attended by the nurse for regular routine Which condition would require more attention from the nurse?
During the evaluation at a community clinic, the patient completes the medical history. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for an acute myocardial infarction?
A postoperative patient has the nursing diagnosis of ineffective tissue perfusion. To assess for tissue perfusion the nurse should check all of the following except:
A patient visits the clinic for a 2- week checkup after acorneal transplantation (keratoplasty). The nurse observes the patent’s sclera is red and the patient complains of the eye feeling irritated. The nurse suspects the patient may have:
The nurse is assessing a patient who just had surgery under general anesthesia. The patient’s respiration rate is 4 per minute and the O2 saturation on 3L per minute of oxygen via nasal cannula is 84%. The nurse is awaiting the results of an arterial blood gas (ABG) and anticipates that which of the following will be ELEVATED?
During the immediate postoperative period, a patient reveals an oxygen saturation of 91%. The nurse should:
The nurse performs an assessment of a 23 year- old man whobelieves that people are spying on him. During the interview, he keeps his eyes to the floor and answers questions awkwardly. He has never had an intimate relationship and avoids contact with his family members. He has never been employed and tells the nurse that he is not looking for a job. The nurse considers Erickson’s theory of psychosocial development. Which stage is this patient most likely experiencing?
A 32 year- old woman with a motor neuron disease has progressive weakness of cranial nerves V, IX, XII. She has recently been experiencing sudden outbursts of crying and laughing. Both stroke and myasthenia gravis have been ruled Which voluntary muscle activity would be most significantly impacted?
Causes of primary hypothyroidism in adults include:
A 72-year-old patient is diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and levothyroxine (Synthroid) is prescribed. During initiation of thyroid replacement for the patient, it is most important for the nurse to assess:
A client presents with Hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, muscle cramps, and positive Trousseau's sign. What diagnosis does this support?
The nurse acknowledges that the first-line drug for treating of client's blood pressure might be which drug:
The nurse is teaching a client about clopidogrel (Plavix). What is important information to include?
The nurse knows that the client's cholesterol level should be within which range:
The nurse is performing an assessment in a client with a suspected diagnosis of cataract. The chief clinical manifestation that the nurse would expect to note in the early stages of cataract formation is:
A client who has a history of Crohn's disease is admitted to the hospital with fever, diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and weight loss. The nurse should monitor the client for:
Adult patient complains of diarrhea, vomiting, abdomen cramp and pain within the past 2 weeks. The patient reported that the pain increases when he eats and relieves when he passes stool. Which of the following may be the cause:
When caring for a 3-day-old neonate who is receiving phototherapy to treat jaundice, the nurse in charge would expect to do which of the following:
After 3 days of breast-feeding, a postpartum patient reports nipple soreness. To relieve her discomfort, the nurse should suggest that she:
Which of the following interventions would be helpful to a breastfeeding mother who is experiencing engorged breasts:
What type of milk is present in the breasts 7 to 10 days postpartum?
Which of the following is a sign of rejection after a renal transplantation operation:
Which of the following is among the signs of magnesium toxicity:
A nurse is caring for a client who has a potassium level of 4 mEq/L. The nurse should assess the client for:
Moderate to severe hypokalemia in a patient will cause the nurse to observe:
Which of the following electrolytes decrease would cause PVC (premature ventricular contraction):
Which of the following electrolytes decrease would cause recurrent vomiting and general weakness:
The nurse is educating a couple who has had difficulty with conception. The client asks about the hormone, which is responsible for the production of eggs. The nurse answers that this hormone is called:
The patient has an order to receive 45 mg of prednisone by mouth daily. Available are 10-mg tablets. How many tablets should the nurse prepare to give?
The nurse caring for a 54-year-old patient hospitalized with diabetes mellitus would look for which of the following laboratory test results to obtain information on the patient's past glucose control:
Which laboratory test is most important for the nurse to monitor to determine how effectively the client’s diabetes is being managed?
Blood sugar for new employee at company with sedentary life style and obese and by result of Fasting blood Sugar 6.9 mmol (abnormal reading ) what is the best next step to do to estimate his blood sugar condition:
HbA1c as a measurement instrument for glucose level in the blood, it measures blood glucose level within:
Which laboratory test indicates liver cirrhosis?
Which statement best describes the difference between the pain of angina and the pain of myocardial infarction: