NURSING EXAM QUESTION-10

1. While  reviewing  the  client’s  lab  report,  the  nurse  notes  that  the client  has  a  potassium  level  of  3.0  mEq/L.  What  is  the  best  source of  potassium? ❍ A. One cup  of  apple  juice 

❍ B. One cup  of  orange  juice 

❍ C. One cup  of  cranberry  juice 

❍ D. One cup  of  prune  juice 
Answer-D
2. A  client  admitted  with  renal  calculi  is  experiencing  severe  pain  in  the right  flank  and  nausea.  The  immediate  nursing  intervention  is  to: 

❍ A. Administer  pain  medication  as  ordered

 ❍ B. Encourage  oral  fluids 

 ❍ C. Administer  an  antiemetic  as  ordered 

 ❍ D. Evaluate  the  hydration  status 

 Answer-A
3. The  physician  has  ordered  a  sterile  urine  specimen  from  a  client with  an  in-dwelling  catheter.  The  nurse  should: ❍ A. Open the  spout  on  the  urine  bag  and  allow  urine  to flow  into  a  sterile  specimen  cup

 ❍ B. Disconnect  the  drainage  tube  from  the  collection  bag and  allow  urine  to  drain  into  a  sterile  specimen  cup 

 ❍ C. Disconnect  the  drainage  tube  from  the  catheter  and allow  urine  to  drain  from  the  bag  into  a  sterile  specimen  cup 

 ❍ D. Use a  sterile  syringe  and  needle  to  remove  urine  from the  port  nearest  the  client  and  place  the  urine  into  a sterile  specimen  cup 

 Answer-D
4. Otitis  media  occurs  more  frequently  in  infants  and  young  children because  of  the  unique  anatomic  features  of  the: ❍ A. Nasopharynx 

❍ B. External  ear  canals 

❍ C. Eustachian  tubes 

❍ D. Tympanic  membranes 

Answer-C
162. The  nurse  is  admitting  a  newborn  to  the  nursery.  Which  finding  is expected  in  the  full-term  newborn? 

❍ A. Absence  of  sucking  pads 

❍ B. Presence  of  vernix  caseosa 

❍ C. Presence  of  the  scarf  sign 

❍ D. Absence  of  solar  creases

Answer-B

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