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NCLEX practice exam: Joints


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Do you think you could pass the NCLEX?

Take this quiz with these sample exam questions on joints to see how you score!

[10 questions]

While assessing a client recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the nurse should focus the assessment on the severity of:

Which care plan item would be the lowest priority for a client in the active stages of rheumatoid arthritis?

The nurse knows additional teaching is needed when the client taking methotrexate (Rheumatrex) makes which statement?

A client with osteoarthritis states that her friend with rheumatoid arthritis takes steroid pills for his condition, and asks why she is not prescribed these pills. Which of the following would be the best explanation by the nurse?

When educating a client with osteoarthritis about using capsaicin (Zostrix) cream, the nurse would instruct the client to:

During assessment of a client with an intracapsular hip fracture, the nurse should detect:

A client with a hip fracture has received a femoral head prosthesis. Which activity should this client avoid?

Following knee surgery, a client has a sequential compression device (SCD). The nurse should:

A client suddenly develops severe pain and the inability to move his leg after a total joint replacement. The nurse should suspect the development of:

Which type of chair would be appropriate to recommend to a client who has had a femoral head prosthesis?


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