Medical Surgical Nursing Test - 5

1. Which nursing intervention ensures adequate ventilating exchange after surgery?
2. John suddenly experiences a seizure, and Nurse Gina notice that John exhibits uncontrollable jerking movements. Nurse Gina documents that John experienced which type of seizure?
3. Nurse Rachel teaches a client who has been recently diagnosed with hepatitis A about untoward signs and symptoms related to Hepatitis that may develop. The one that should be reported immediately to the physician is:
4. Nurse Lilly has been assigned to a client with Raynaud’s disease. Nurse Lilly realizes that the etiology of the disease is unknown but it is characterized by:
5. Ryan has undergone subtotal gastrectomy. The nurse should expect that nasogastric tube drainage will be what color for about 12 to 24 hours after surgery?
6. Myrna a 52-year-old client with a fractured left tibia has a long leg cast and she is using crutches to ambulate. Nurse Joy assesses for which sign and symptom that indicates complication associated with crutch walking?
7. Nurse Liza is assigned to care for a client who has returned to the nursing unit after left nephrectomy. Nurse Liza’s highest priority would be…
8. During the first several hours after a cardiac catheterization, it would be most essential for nurse Cherry to…
9. Which of the following symptoms during the icteric phase of viral hepatitis should the nurse expect the client to inhibit?
10. Patrick who is hospitalized following a myocardial infarction asks the nurse why he is taking morphine. The nurse explains that morphine:
11. Which of the following antituberculosis drugs can damage the 8th cranial nerve?
12. Which of the following compilations should the nurse carefully monitors a client with acute pancreatitis.
13. Kate who has undergone mitral valve replacement suddenly experiences continuous bleeding from the surgical incision during postoperative period. Which of the following pharmaceutical agents should Nurse Aiza prepare to administer to Kate?
14. A newly admitted client is diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease undergoes an excisional cervical lymph node biopsy under local anesthesia. What does the nurse assess first after the procedure?
15. Mrs. Chua a 78 year old client is admitted with the diagnosis of mild chronic heart failure. The nurse expects to hear when listening to client’s lungs indicative of chronic heart failure would be:
16. Nurse Donna is aware that the shift of body fluids associated with Intravenous administration of albumin occurs in the process of:
17. What would be the primary goal of therapy for a client with pulmonary edema and heart failure?
18. What would be the primary goal of therapy for a client with pulmonary edema and heart failure?
19. Pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas that is characterized by recurring or persistent abdominal pain with or without steatorrhea. A nurse is providing dietary information to a client with pancreatitis. All of the following food should be avoided by the client, except:
20. Addison's disease is an endocrine disorder that develops when the adrenal glands are not able to produce enough cortisol. A client with Addison's disease is receiving fludrocortisone acetate. The nurse knows that the therapeutic effect of this is to: