1. Which client should you, as charge nurse, assign to a new RN graduate who is on orientation to
the neurologic unit?
a. A 67-year old who had a stroke 3 days ago and has left-sided weakness.
2. A patient in a long-term facility who has chro
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4. According to the NPA, licensure can be revoked or suspend for which of the following behaviors.
Practicing or offering to practice beyond the scope permitted by law
Performing care without adequate supervision
1. A patient with septic shock has a urine output of 20 mL/hr for the past 3 hours. The pulse
rate is 120 and the central venous pressure and pulmonary artery wedge pressure are low.
Which of these orders by the health care provider will the nurse questio
NCLEX 10 QUESTIONS
1.) Despite a high dosage, a male patient who is taking nifedipine (Procardia XL) for
antihypertensive therapy continues to have blood pressures over 140/90 mmHg. What should
the nurse do next?
A.) Assess his
1. A client with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has a nursing diagnosis of
Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements. The nurse plans which of the
following goals with this client?
a) consume foods and beverages that
NCLEX REVIEW (*see answers at the last pages)
1. A 50-year-old male has just had a kidney transplant, and he is ordered prednisone after
the surgery. Which of the following are side effects of this medication?Select all that apply:
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1. A nurse administered a transfusion of fresh frozen plasma (FFP) to a client. Four hours
later, the client has laboratory work drawn. Which value should the nurse analyze to
evaluate the clients respons
1. A nurse is evaluating a patient who has 2nd and 3rd degree burns as a result from a house fire.
What psychological responses would you expect to see in this patient 24-48 hours after the
C. Anger towards family
ANSWERS TO NCLEX 10 QUESTIONS
1.) A.) Assess his adherence to therapy.
A long-acting calcium-channel blocker such as nifedipine causes vascular smooth muscle
relaxation resulting in decreased SVR and arterial BP and related side effects. The p
1. The surgery director has assigned a Roman Catholic nurse to assist with a surgical abortion. The
nurse refuses this assignment based on religious beliefs. The surgical director should:
A. Insist that the nurse complete the assignment
B. Change the assi
1. The nurse is teaching a client about taking prophylactic warfarin sodium (Coumadin).
Which statement indicates that the client understands how to take the drug? Select all that
A. "The drug's action peaks in 2 hours."
B. "Maximum dosage is not a
1. The nurse is instructing a client on how to perform breast self-examination (BSE). Which
techniques does the nurse include in teaching the client about BSE? (Select all that apply.)
a) Instruct the client to keep her arm by her side while performing th
NCLEX TICKET TO TEST
1. It is generally recommended that a child with acute streptococcal pharyngitis can
return to school:
a. when sore throat is better.
b. if no complications develop.
c. after taking antibiotics for 24 hours.
d. after tak
Na+ normal value
K+ normal value
Cl- normal value
Ca+2 normal value
Phosphate normal value
Mg+2 normal value
what is an acid? hydrogen ions?
Substances that consist of a molecule that can give up or donate a H in solution.
Carbon dioxide is directly related to the amount of hydrogen ions in fluid.
ex. Carbonic Acid
What are bases?
OHSubstance that accepts a h
The component of a solution that can dissolve a solute. Coffee is the solvent for sugar.
Salts that dissolve readily into true solutions
Substances such as large protein molecules that do not readily dissolve
Functions of electrolytes:
- Muscle contraction
- Neural function
- Hormone Release
- Acid-base balance
What electrolytes have to do with muscle?
Fluid is lost through
Urine output is affected by several hormones
atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
ADH is secreted by
reactions which fall under either the Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry, or Lewis definition; reactions that
change the concentrations of H+ and OHhydrogen ion
measure of the hydrogen ion concentration of a solution; -log[H+]
The adult male body contains_water
The adult female body contains _water
Infants are easily dehydrated b/c
large body surface compared to weight
loses more fluid through skin
kidneys not as efficient as adults, less fluid is reabsorbed
on the pH scale represents the _ point.
Bases have a pH _ than seven.
The pH scale goes from 0-_.
What does corrosive mean?
to gradually destroy (eat away at something)
List the characteristics of an acid.
1. taste sour/tart
2. reacts w
J. Cook, RN, MSN
Physiologic Effects of the Birth
Remembermanaging pain and close attention to how
you convey your attitudes are important when caring for
the laboring woman.
Most significant in the uterus of the woman
J. Cook, RN, MSN-Ed.
Before conception: upside down pear shape and size
Full-term: 2.4-2.6 pounds
Predictable growth in 3 trimesters (each 13 weeks)
Trimester 1-Midway between symphysis pubis and umbilicus
NUTRITION IN PREGNANCY
J. Cook, RN, MSN-Ed.
RECOMMENDED WEIGHT GAIN
Based on pre-pregnancy weight and BMI
Usually 25-35 pounds
1st Trimester: 1.1-4.4 lbs
2nd and 3rd Trimester: 0.8-1 lb/wk.
FACTORS INFLUENCING WEIGHT GAIN
Underweight women should gain
What is an
Sonogram that uses sound waves to
show images of the inside of the
To examine growing fetus
To check for complications
Nursing Care of Allergic Reactions
The immune response to an antigen (allergen) that causes a
hypersensitivity reaction in various body systems.
CLASSIFICATION OF ALLERGIC
Inhalants (pollen, d
Newborn Case Study #1
Sammy is a newborn male at 32 hours of life. His birth weight was 8 pounds. He was born via normal
spontaneous vaginal delivery at 40 weeks gestation to a 26-year-old G1. There were no maternal prenatal
issues. Labor and delivery wer
Assignment for May 16, @ 1300 Reproduction: Complications of Pregnancy
Students, please utilize the attached pathophysiology document for your assignment. Use 11pt. Arial
type to complete the requested information on the document related to assigned compl