NCLEX practice exam – 2013 series part 5

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[11 questions]

A culture is taken of a lesion suspected of being herpes. The nurse knows that the specimen:

A client with AIDS shows symptoms of herpes simplex stomatitis. Which drug therapy can be anticipated for the client?

While assisting a client with AM care, the nurse notes small elevated skin lesions less than 0.5 cm in diameter over the client’s back. The nurse should describe the lesions as:

A six-month-old is brought to the ER by her mother. During the assessment, the nurse finds multiple bruises in different stages of healing and decreased range of motion of the right leg. X-ray confirms a fracture of the right femur. Which statement made by the mother would contribute to a diagnosis of child abuse?

A client with a pyloric obstruction is admitted to the hospital with persistent vomiting. Which of the following blood gases would the nurse expect to see in the client with vomiting?

The doctor has ordered the insertion of an NG tube to determine the extent of gastric bleeding in a client with a gastric ulcer. To facilitate the insertion of the NG tube, the nurse should:

A client with acute leukemia has developed oral ulcerations. The nurse can increase the client’s comfort by suggesting that he:

The parents of a child with cystic fibrosis discuss nutritional requirements and the need for vitamin supplements with the nurse. The nurse explains that it is necessary to give daily supplements of vitamins A, D, E, and K because:

A client with a gastric ulcer is losing a significant amount of blood via the NG tube. The client’s pulse is weak and thready, and she is hypotensive. A continuous irrigation of normal saline is ordered. How should the client be positioned?

A client with diabetes insipidus will require lifelong therapy with vasopressin. Which of the following should the nurse include in his teaching plan for the client?

Which of the following instructions should be included in the pre-op teaching of a client scheduled for a transphenoidal hypophysectomy for the removal of a pituitary tumor?

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NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram, 3rd Edition 

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