Anatomy and Physiology
Fundamentals of Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing
Community Health Nursing
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Medical Surgical Nursing Test - 14
Medical Surgical Nursing
Test - 14
1. Heparin is a form of:
Is risk free
Is considered minimally invasive
Is considered major surgery
3. The key aim of meniscus surgery is to:
Provide access to the patella
Save the meniscus
4. Transtibial amputation results in amputation at:
The knee joint
5. The most common reason why amputation is performed is:
As a result of infection
Due to peripheral vascular disease
Due to trauma
Due to congenital disease
6. Cauda equina syndrome is:
Related to hypotension
A medical emergency
A surgical emergency
Related to hypertension
7. In the first 24 hours post hypophysectomy the nurse checks for:
The warm and sensation of the lower limbs
The person's inability to feel their toes
All the above
8. Graves' disease is:
A benign tumour
A malignant tumour
An autoimmune disorder
9. Another name for vasectomy is:
10. The term azoospermia refers to:
No sperm produced
Reduction in the amount of sperm produced
Defective sperm production
Inability to produce sperm
11. Spermatogenesis refers to:
The production of sperm
The production of excessive sperm
The process in which sperm are produced
None of the above
12. A fibroid tumour is also known as:
13. A fibroid tumour is also known as:-
14. Dilation refers to:
A reduction in pace
15. A client had a total thyroidectomy yesterday. The client is complaining of tingling around the mouth and in the fingers and toes. What would the nurses’ next action be?
Assess the dressing for drainage.
Assess the blood pressure for hypertension.
Check the calcium level.
Obtain a crash cart.
16. The client is admitted to the hospital with hypertensive crises. Diazoxide (Hyperstat) is ordered. During administration, the nurse should:
Cover the solution with foil.
Check the blood glucose level.
Utilize an infusion pump.
Place the client in Trendelenburg position.
17. The client is admitted with left-sided congestive heart failure. In assessing the client for edema, the nurse should check the:
18. The best method of evaluating the amount of peripheral edema is:
Measuring the extremity
Weighing the client daily
Measuring the intake and output
Checking for pitting
19. The client with Alzheimer’s disease is being assisted with activities of daily living when the nurse notes that the client uses her toothbrush to brush her hair. The nurse is aware that the client is exhibiting:
20. A client with a diagnosis of HPV is at risk for which of the following?