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Can You Answer These Basic Nursing Questions? Quiz Questions
A heart rate between 60 to 100 beats per minutes is considered:
Normal heart rate
Which of the following blood tests should be performed before a blood transfusion?
Prothrombin and coagulation time
Blood typing and cross-matching
Bleeding and clotting time
The standard fifth vital sign is:
Which of the following qualities are relevant in documenting patient care?
Thoroughness and currentness
Accuracy and conciseness
All of the above
A 2 month-old child just had a cleft lip repair. Which type of restraint would be recommended in this case?
A patient has developed thrombophlebitis of the left leg. Which nursing intervention should be given the highest priority?
Apply warm compresses
Apply support stockings
Maintain complete bed rest
Elevate leg on two pillows
Which of the following constitutes a break in sterile technique while preparing a sterile field for a dressing change?
Touching the outside wrapper of sterilized material without sterile gloves
Placing a sterile object on the edge of the sterile field
Using sterile forceps, rather than sterile gloves, to handle a sterile item
Antiembolism stockings are used primarily to:
Prevent dependent edema
Provide external warmth
Promote venous circulation
A patient who develops hives after receiving an antibiotic is exhibiting drug:
Which of the following patients is at greater risk for contracting an infection?
A newly diagnosed diabetic patient
A postoperative patient who has undergone orthopedic surgery
A patient receiving broad-spectrum antibiotics
A patient with leukopenia
Sterile technique is used whenever:
Strict isolation is required
Protective isolation is necessary
Invasive procedures are performed
Terminal disinfection is performed
Which of the following statements about chest X-ray is false?
Before the procedure, the patient should remove all jewelry, metallic objects, and buttons above the waist
No contraindications exist for this test
A signed consent is not required
Eating, drinking, and medications are allowed before this test
What does palliative care mean?
Improving the quality of life of patients with serious illness
Curing a patient through a minimally invasive surgery
Improving the quality of life of aged patients
What is the most accurate way to measure core temperature?
Normal internal body temperature is:
What are Korotkoff sounds?
Sounds heard while measuring blood pressure
Pathological heart murmurs
Functional heart murmurs
Typically, the influenza vaccine is administered via which route?
Epinephrine can be used to treat all of the following conditions except:
High blood sugar
All of the following are good sources of vitamin A except:
The nurse explains to a patient that a cough:
Can be inhibited by “splinting” the abdomen
Is induced by the administration of an antitussive drug
Is primarily a voluntary action
Is a protective response to clear the respiratory tract of irritants
Which of the following IS NOT a sign or symptom of respiratory distress:
Adoption of a supine position by the patient
Breathing through pursed lips
An expiratory grunt in children
Nail bed cyanosis
Children are more prone to respiratory distress as a result of airway inflammation or infection because
They have funnel shaped airways with a narrow portion that is prone to occlusion and narrowing in disease
They do not have the ability to become tachypnoeic in response to respiratory insufficiency
They become more anxious than adults thus increasing the demand for oxygen
They contract diseases which are more likely to cause respiratory distress
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of which nerve:
When transferring a patient from a bed to a chair, the nurse should use which muscles to avoid back injury?
Upper arm muscles
A patient with no known allergies is to receive penicillin every 6 hours. When administering the medication, the nurse observes a fine rash on thepatient’s skin. The most appropriate nursing action would be to:
Withhold the moderation and notify the physician
Apply corn starch soaks to the rash
Administer the medication and notify the physician