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NCLEX® Review Questions

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A nurse is assessing a client to determine the effectiveness of the psychotropic medication the client has been taking. Which of the following assessment findings is reason for concern? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 2.
Within 3 days of beginning a new antipsychotic medication, the client reports severe muscle spasms. This adverse effect is known as:

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Question 3.
The nurse is educating the client and family members on the symptoms associated with drug-induced parkinsonism. What safety factors should the nurse emphasize in the teaching plan?

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Question 4.
A client with major depression with suicidal ideations and psychomotor retardation has been taking antidepressants for 2 weeks. What is the priority nursing assessment for this client?

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Question 5.
The nurse plans to provide client education about the side effects of antipsychotic medications to a client with delusions and psychosis. When should the nurse provide the client with the educational material?

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Question 6.
A client on antipsychotic medications presents with symptoms of hyperprolactinemia. What symptom should the nurse assess for?

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Question 7.
A psychotic client with a family history of diabetes and hypertension is started on an antipsychotic. Which of the following symptoms should the nurse monitor the client most closely for?

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Question 8.
At the 2-month follow-up visit at the mental health clinic, the client tells the nurse he stopped taking the clomipramine (Anafranil) 6 weeks ago because of the side effects. What symptoms should the nurse expect to observe in the client?

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Question 9.
The nurse is assessing the client with schizophrenia who is taking clozapine (Clozaril). Which of the following findings should the nurse report immediately to the prescriber?

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Question 10.
What is the priority nursing diagnosis for the client experiencing neuroleptic malignant syndrome?

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