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NCLEX-RN® Review



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Question 1.
The client develops blood loss due to a ruptured blood vessel in the leg. The coagulation process is initiated through:


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Question 2.
The nurse's understanding of the clotting mechanism is important in administering anticoagulant drugs. The nurse understands that which of the following clotting factors are formed after injury to the vessels?


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Question 3.
The client receiving heparin therapy asks how the "blood thinner" works. The best response by the nurse would be:


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Question 4.
Nursing interventions for a client receiving enoxaparin (Lovenox) may include:


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Question 5.
The nurse explains the action of pentoxifylline (Trental) to the client. The drug acts by:


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Question 6.
The nurse completes a physical assessment on the client receiving heparin therapy for DVT. The client complains of severe lumbar pain. The appropriate action by the nurse is to:


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Question 7.
The nurse receives the client's lab values throughout Coumadin drug therapy. The expected therapeutic level is:


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Question 8.
The client is prescribed enoxaparin (Lovenox). The initial dosage of the drug is determined by:


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Question 9.
Alteplase (Activase) is prescribed for a client with an acute myocardial infarction. Priority nursing action includes:


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Question 10.
Warfarin (Coumadin) is prescribed to treat clotting following a surgery. Which of the following findings requires immediate nursing intervention?


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