Latest Nursing Questions and Answers 2021
1. In which of the following cases would the oral temperature be contraindicated?
a. Patient had oral surgery
b. Patient with history of epilepsy
c. Patient experiencing shaking chill
d. All of these
2. Due to increased intestinal iron absorption and deposition in organs, including the skin, causing generalized slate-grey skin pigmentation. This condition is known as?
b. Brown baby syndrome
c. Grey baby syndrome
3. Which of the following parameters is the major determinant of diastolic blood pressure?
b. Cardiac output
c. Renal function
d. Vascular resistance
4. Baroreceptors in the carotid artery walls and aorta respond to which of the following conditions?
a. Changes in blood pressure
b. Changes in arterial oxygen
c. Changes in arterial carbon dioxide
d. Changes in heart rate
5. Which of the following terms describes the force against which the ventricle must expel blood?
b. Cardiac output
6. Which age group has the greatest potential to demonstrate regression when they are sick?
b. Young Adult
7. Children generally double their birth weight by 5 months of age. This is an example of:
c. State of health
d. Physical growth
8. The nurse is monitoring the client’s laboratory values. Which laboratory report is diagnostic for a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
c. Urine culture
9. A nurse in the emergency room is taking care of a 4-year-old patient who has a suspected case of impetigo. The nurse knows that which of the following precautions is most important to prevent the spread of this infection?
a. Standard Precautions
b. Droplet Precautions
c. Airborne precautions
d. Contact Precautions
10. The presence of one very painful localized spot on palpation seen in Glomus tumour is known as?
a. Wrist Sign
b. Thumb sign
c. Love’s sign
d. Marvel’s sign
11. A client with cancer develops xerostomia. The nurse can help alleviate the discomfort associated with xerostomia by:
a. Offering hard candy
b. Administering analgesic medications
c. Splinting swollen joints
d. Providing saliva substitute
12. An obstetrical client decides to have an epidural anaesthetic to relieve pain during labour. Following administration of the anaesthesia, the nurse should:
a. Monitor the client for seizures
b. Monitor the client for orthostatic hypotension
c. Monitor the client for respiratory depression
d. Monitor the client for haematuria
13. The client has a prescription for a calcium carbonate compound to neutralize stomach acid. The nurse should assess the client for:
14. The nurse is assessing the abdomen. The nurse knows the best sequence to perform the assessment is:
a. Inspection, auscultation, palpation
b. Auscultation, palpation, inspection
c. Palpation, inspection, auscultation
d. Inspection, palpation, auscultation
15. Lidocaine is a medication frequently ordered for the client experiencing:
a. Atrial tachycardia
b. Ventricular tachycardia
c. Heart block
d. Ventricular bradycardia
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