NCLEX Review Questions – Genitourinary System Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer B. When the urethra is ruptured, a hematoma or collection of blood separates the two sections of urethra. This may feel like a boggy mass on rectal examination. Because of the rupture and hematoma, the prostate becomes high

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NCLEX Review Questions – Genitourinary System

1.    The nurse is aware that the following findings would be further evidence of a urethral injury in a male client during rectal examination? a.    A low-riding prostate b.    The presence of a boggy mass c.    Absent sphincter tone d.    A positive

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NCLEX Practice Test for Endocrine Disorders Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer C. Because of changes in fat distribution, adipose tissue accumulates in the trunk, face (moonface), and dorsocervical areas (buffalo hump). Hypertension is caused by fluid retention. Skin becomes thin and bruises easily because of a loss of collagen.

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NCLEX Practice Test for Endocrine Disorders Part 2

1.    Nurse Ronn is assessing a client with possible Cushing’s syndrome. In a client with Cushing’s syndrome, the nurse would expect to find: a.    Hypotension. b.    Thick, coarse skin. c.    Deposits of adipose tissue in the trunk and dorsocervical area. d.    Weight

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NCLEX Practice Test for Endocrine Disorders Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer B. To reverse hypoglycemia, the American Diabetes Association recommends ingesting 10 to 15 g of a simple carbohydrate, such as three to five pieces of hard candy, two to three packets of sugar (4 to 6 tsp), or

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NCLEX Practice Test for Endocrine Disorders

1.    An agitated, confused female client arrives in the emergency department. Her history includes type 1 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and angina pectoris. Assessment reveals pallor, diaphoresis, headache, and intense hunger. A stat blood glucose sample measures 42 mg/dl, and the client is

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NCLEX Practice Test for Skin and Integumentary Diseases Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer C. Pouring solution onto a sterile field cloth violates surgical asepsis because moisture penetrating the cloth can carry microorganisms to the sterile field via capillary action. The other options are practices that help ensure surgical asepsis. 2.    Answer

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NCLEX Practice Test for Skin and Integumentary Diseases Part 2

1.    Nurse Jay is performing wound care. Which of the following practices violates surgical asepsis? a.    Holding sterile objects above the waist b.    Considering a 1″ edge around the sterile field as being contaminated c.    Pouring solution onto a sterile field cloth

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NCLEX Practice Test for Skin and Integumentary Diseases Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer A. When caring for a client with upper torso burns, the nurse’s primary goal is to maintain respiratory integrity. Therefore, option A should take the highest priority. Option B isn’t appropriate because burns aren’t a disease. Option C

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NCLEX Practice Test for Skin and Integumentary Diseases Part 1

1.    When planning care for a male client with burns on the upper torso, which nursing diagnosis should take the highest priority? a.    Ineffective airway clearance related to edema of the respiratory passages b.    Impaired physical mobility related to the disease process

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Gastrointestinal Diseases NCLEX Review Questions Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer D. Intestinal bacteria synthesize such nutritional substances as vitamin K, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B12, folic acid, biotin, and nicotinic acid. Therefore, antibiotic therapy may interfere with synthesis of these substances, including vitamin K. Intestinal bacteria don’t synthesize vitamins

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