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NCLEX-RN® Review

This activity contains 12 questions.

Question 1.
The nurse notices that a client walks with a limp and has long legs. Which of the following aspects of the general survey is this nurse assessing?

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Question 2.
During an admission assessment on a 79-year-old client, the nurse learns the client has been taking three different medications, all for the same health condition. What should the nurse do with this information?

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Question 3.
Prior to measuring a client’s height and weight, the client states, “I am 5 feet 10 inches tall and weigh 160 pounds.” Upon assessment, the nurse finds the client is shorter and weighs 15 pounds more. What can the nurse surmise from this finding?

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Question 4.
After weighing a 45-year-old female who is 5 feet 7 inches tall, the client states, “It’s okay that I’m 20 pounds overweight. Everyone in my family is much fatter.” Which of the following would be the best response for the nurse to make at this time?

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Question 5.
A client is brought into the emergency department after being rescued from a major motor vehicle accident. The nurse notes the client’s body temperature is 2 degrees F above normal. The nurse realizes this finding might suggest:

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Question 6.
The nurse is preparing to measure the temperature of a client with an endotracheal tube. Which method of temperature measurement should the nurse use for this client?

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Question 7.
A client has just walked the length of the hallway as part of her prescribed physical therapy program. When the nurse immediately assesses this client’s apical pulse, the finding will most likely be:

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Question 8.
The nurse is assessing the respiratory rate of a 35-year-old male client. Which of the following would indicate a normal finding for this client?

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Question 9.
The nurse finds the blood pressure reading for a 75-year-old female to be extremely low. Which of the following should the nurse do first after measuring this blood pressure?

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Question 10.
The nurse is measuring an adult client’s blood pressure and begins hearing Korotkoff’s sounds. Which sound should the nurse recognize as being the diastolic measurement for this client?

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Question 11.
During a health interview of a client with residual radiculopathic pain after spinal surgery, the nurse learns the client holds a full-time job, is married, and does at least half of the routine household activities. From this information, the nurse can accurately document:

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Question 12.
An elderly client comes into to the pain clinic for follow-up care. The nurse notices the client grimaces with position changes and continues to have difficulty walking. From this observation, which of the following would be appropriate for the nurse to say to this client?

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