Gastrointestinal Diseases NCLEX Review Questions Part 2

1.    During preparation for bowel surgery, a male client receives an antibiotic to reduce intestinal bacteria. Antibiotic therapy may interfere with synthesis of which vitamin and may lead to hypoprothrombinemia? a.    vitamin A b.    vitamin D c.    vitamin E d.    vitamin K

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Gastrointestinal Diseases NCLEX Review Questions Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer C. The normal serum amylase level is 25 to 151 units/L. With chronic cases of pancreatitis, the rise in serum amylase levels usually does not exceed three times the normal value. In acute pancreatitis, the value may exceed

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Gastrointestinal Diseases NCLEX Review Questions Part 1

1.    Nurse Berlinda is assigned to a 41-year-old client who has a diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. The nurse reviews the laboratory result, anticipating a laboratory report that indicates a serum amylase level of: a.    45 units/L b.    100 units/L c.    300 units/L

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Respiratory NCLEX Practice Test Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer A. The therapeutic range for the serum theophylline level is 10 to 20 mcg/mL. If the level is below the therapeutic range, the client may experience frequent exacerbations of the disorder. Although all the options identify values within

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Respiratory NCLEX Practice Test Part 2

1.    A male client who takes theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is seen in the urgent care center for respiratory distress. Once the client is stabilized, the nurse begins discharge teaching. The nurse would be especially vigilant to include information about

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Respiratory NCLEX Practice Test Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer A. If a chest drainage system is disconnected, the nurse may place the end of the chest tube in a container of sterile saline or water to prevent air from entering the chest tube, thereby preventing negative respiratory

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Respiratory NCLEX Practice Test Part 1

1.    The nurse is caring for a male client with a chest tube. If the chest drainage system is accidentally disconnected, what should the nurse plan to do? a.    Place the end of the chest tube in a container of sterile saline.

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Neurologic NCLEX Practice Test Part 2 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer C. Obesity is a risk factor for CVA. Other risk factors include a history of ischemic episodes, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis of the cranial vessels, hypertension, polycythemia, smoking, hypercholesterolemia, oral contraceptive use, emotional stress, family history of

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Neurologic NCLEX Practice Test Part 2

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? a.    Caucasian race

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Neurologic NCLEX Practice Test Part 1 Answers and Rationale

View Questions 1.    Answer A. The body’s thermostat is located in the hypothalamus; therefore, injury to that area can cause problems of body temperature control. Balance and equilibrium problems are related to cerebellar damage. Visual acuity problems would occur following occipital or

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Neurologic NCLEX Practice Test Part 1

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 reasoning. 2.    A female

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