A blood pressure cuff thats too narrow can cause a falsely elevated blood pressure reading.
When preparing a single injection for a patient who takes regular and neutral protein Hagedorn insulin, the nurse should draw the
regular insulin into the syringe
1. The coronary vessels, unlike any other blood v
B. Left kidney slightly higher, Left lung slightly shorter
C. Right kidney lower, Right lung shorter
D. Right kidney higher, Right lung shorter
9. Surfactant is produced by what cells in the alveoli?
1. Which one o
1. The newly admitted client has burns on both legs. The burned areas appear white
and leather-like. No blisters or bleeding are present, and the client states that he or she has
little pain. How should this injury be categorized?
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING TEST I
Rationale:Remember the word THEOROYTICAL For Callista Roy,
Nursing is a theoretical body of knowledge that prescribes analysis and
action to care for an ill person. She introduced the ADAPTATION MODEL
1. You performed the leopolds maneuver and found the following: breech presentation, fetal back at the right side of the
mother. Based on these findings, you can hear the fetal heart beat (PMI) BEST in which location?
A.Left lower quadrant
B.Right lower q
Infection and Asepsis
Basic concept of Stress and Adaptation
1. When the General adaptation syndrome is activated, FLIGHT
OR FIGHT response sets in. Sympathetic nervous system releases
norepinephrine while the adrenal medulla secre
1. A patient is wearing a soft wrist-safety device. Which of the following nursing assessment is considered abnormal?
a. Palpable radial pulse
b. Palpable ulnar pulse
c. Capillary refill within 3 seconds
d. Bluish fingernails, cool and pale fingers
SITUATION: A Nurse utilizes the nursing process in managing patient care. Knowledge of this
process is essential to deliver high quality care and to focus on the clients response to their
1. During the planning phase of the nursing process, which
1. The nurse In-charge in labor and delivery unit administered a dose of terbutaline to a client without checking the
clients pulse. The standard that would be used to determine if the nurse was negligent is:
a. The physicians orders.
b. The action of a c
Situation 1: Nursing is a profession. The nurse should have a background on the theories and
foundation of nursing as it influenced what is nursing today.
1. Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of
1. Postpartum Period:
The fundus of the uterus is expected to go down normally postpartally about _ cm per day.
1. Answer: (A) 1.0 cm
The uterus will begin involution right after delivery. It is expected to regress/go d
1. When assessing the adequacy of sperm for conception to occur, which of the following is the most useful criterion?
A. Sperm count
B. Sperm motility
C. Sperm maturity
D. Semen volume
2. A couple who wants to conceive but has been unsuccessful during the
1. Which of the following conditions will lead to a small-for-gestational age fetus due to less blood supply to the fetus?
A.Diabetes in the mother
B.Maternal cardiac condition
1. Answer: (B) Maternal cardiac conditio
1. For the client who is using oral contraceptives, the nurse informs the client about the need to take the pill at the same
time each day to accomplish which of the following?
A. Decrease the incidence of nausea
B. Maintain hormonal levels
C. Reduce side
1. Nurse Brenda is teaching a patient about a newly prescribed drug. What could cause a geriatric patient to have difficulty
retaining knowledge about prescribed medications?
a. Decreased plasma drug levels
b. Sensory deficits
c. Lack of family support
1. Jake is complaining of shortness of breath. The nurse assesses his respiratory rate to be 30 breaths per minute and documents that Jake is tachypneic. The nurse
understands that tachypnea means:
a. Pulse rate greater than 100 beats per minute
DETECTING A PREGNANCY
Early signs of pregnancy
Nausea and vomiting
Feeling lazy and sleepy
Enlargement of the breasts
Confirmed: (+) pregnancy test
DATING A PREGNANCY
Age of gestation expressed
INTERGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD ILLNESS
Primarily, there are two objectives of IMCI:
To significantly reduce global mortality and morbidity associated with major causes of
disease in children
To contribute to healthy growth and development of childr
1. A male client has an abnormal result on a Papanicolaou test. After admitting, he read his
chart while the nurse was out of the room, the client asks what dysplasia means. Which
definition should the nurse provide?
a. Presence of co
1. Nina, an oncology nurse educator is speaking to a womens group about breast cancer.
Questions and comments from the audience reveal a misunderstanding of some aspects of the
disease. Various members of the audience have made all
1. If a male client experienced a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that damaged the hypothalamus, the nurse would
anticipate that the client has problems with:
a. body temperature control.
b. balance and equilibrium.
c. visual acuity.
d. thinking and reason
1. A white female client is admitted to an acute care facility with a diagnosis of
cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Her history reveals bronchial asthma, exogenous obesity,
and iron deficiency anemia. Which history finding is a risk factor for CVA?
Overview of Family Planning
Family Planning is achieving desired family size and proper birth spacing.
Desired family size is having only the number of children that a couple wants to have.
Optimal birth spacing is having children born at least three to