Anatomy and Physiology
Fundamentals of Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing
Community Health Nursing
Previous Exam Questions
Medical Surgical Nursing Test - 9
Medical Surgical Nursing
Test - 9
1. A client wakes up during the night and asks for something to eat. The nurse aide SHOULD:
Tell the client that eating is not allowed during the night
Tell the client nothing is available at night
Check client’s diet before offering nourishment
Explain that breakfast is coming in three hours
2. When a client has left-sided weakness, what part of a sweater is put on first?
3. Abnormal protrusion or projection of an organ through a weakness in abdomen-
4. Inflammation of cornea is called-
5. Inflammation of mouth is called-
6. Device used to aid immobilization of a patient is called -
7. VED stands for -
8. Graves disease is -
None of the above
9. Your patient is diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease due to h.pylori. This bacterium has a unique shape which allows it to penetrate the stomach mucosa. You know this bacterium is:
10. Helicobacter pylori can live in the stomach's acidic conditions because it secretes ___________ which neutralizes the acid.
11. A patient arrives to the clinic for evaluation of epigastric pain. The patient describes the pain to be relieved by food intake. In addition, the patient reports awaking in the middle of the night with a gnawing pain in the stomach. Based on the patient's description this appears to be what type of peptic ulcer?
12. A patient is recovering from discomfort from a peptic ulcer. The doctor has ordered to advance the patient’s diet to solid foods. The patient's lunch tray arrives. Which food should the patient avoid eating?
13. While providing mouth care to a patient with late-stage cirrhosis, you note a pungent, sweet, musty smell to the breath. This is known as:
14. Which of the following is NOT a role of the liver?
Removing hormones from the body
15. Which of the following is most dangerous complication during induction of spinal anesthesia?
16. To prevent headache after spina lanesthesia the patient should be positioned
Flat on bed for 6 to 8 hours
17. Which of the following nursing actions should be given highest priority when admitting the patient into the operating room
Positioning and skin preparation
Patient identification and correctoperative consent
Level of consciousness
18. Which of the following is the earliest sign of poor respiratory function?
Fast thready pulse
19. Appendectomy is classified as
20. The following are the appropriate nursing actions before administration of preoperative medications EXCEPT
Ensure that NPO has been maintained
Ascertain the consent has been signed
Instruct patient to empty his bladder
Shave the skin at the site of surgery