Which precaution must a nurse take when checking the blood pressure of an HIV-positive client?
The nurse teaches a group of fire fighters about the spread of tuberculosis (TB). Which statement by a fire fighter indicates the teaching has been effective?
After administering the annual Mantoux tuberculin skin test to employees, the nurse instructs the staff to return within how many hours after administration to have the results determined?
While driving, the client forgets how to get home. Which lobe could be dysfunctional?
At the scene of an accident, which intervention applies to a client with a suspected neck injury?
Which treatment should be included in the immediate management of acute appendicitis?
A 28-year-old client has just given birth. At one minute the baby appears healthy, with the exception of bluish hands. Which of the following would the nurse midwife pronounce?
The client’s first day of her last period was January 24. Which of the following should the nurse tell the client is her expected date of delivery?
The nurse is caring for a client with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Which should be included in the plan of care?
The nurse is caring for a client with COPD who complains of poor quality of sleep. Which question should the nurse ask next?
The nurse is caring for a client receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN). During the assessment, the nurse notes absence of breath sounds on the right side, where the central catheter is placed. Which of the following does the nurse suspect is responsible for this abnormal assessment finding?
The nurse is caring for a client diagnosed with tuberculosis. The physician plans to treat the client with a first-line medication. Which medication should the nurse prepare to administer?
The nurse is caring for a client who complains of a headache with a pain level of 5 on a scale of 1 to 10. Which PRN pain medication order is most appropriate for the nurse to administer?
The nurse is preparing to administer 12.4 mL of liquid medication via oral syringe. Which of the following actions by the nurse indicate an understanding of how to give oral medications via syringe?
The nurse is preparing to administer furosemide IM to a 6- month-old client with edema. Which location is the preferred injection site for this client?
The nurse is caring for a client with breast cancer who has an order for doxorubicin IV. The nurse anticipates which common side effect of this medication?
The nurse is assessing a client with Addison’s disease. The nurse expects to note which of the following?
A client is admitted to the ED after complaining of acute chest pain radiating down the left arm. The client is diaphoretic and anxious, and has difficulty breathing. Which laboratory studies would the nurse anticipate?
A nurse is monitoring a client’s intracranial pressure (ICP) after a motor vehicle accident. Upon checking the ICP, the nurse knows to contact the physician. What reading would warrant this action?
A client is having a tonic-clonic seizure. Which of the following should the nurse do first ?