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NCLEX® Review



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Question 1.
Which of the following is most important when assessing a client's pain?


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Question 2.
When asked about pain, a client complains of having severe discomfort from arthritis. Vital signs are unchanged, and the client is calmly watching television. Which of the following nursing diagnoses is most appropriate?


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Question 3.
A client with an acute bowel obstruction is having ischemic abdominal pain. This type of pain is best described as:


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Question 4.
A postoperative client is prescribed acetaminophen (Tylenol) with codeine at discharge. When performing discharge teaching, the nurse:


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Question 5.
While waiting to perform x-rays on an injured right hand according to nonpharmacological pain management practice, pain can be modulated or reduced if the nurse:


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Question 6.
An 8-year-old client is crying with pain after a tonsillectomy. Which nursing intervention is most appropriate for this client?


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Question 7.
Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) effectiveness is evaluated by:


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Question 8.
Severe cancer pain is most effectively treated with analgesics given:


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Question 9.
Both clients and nurses have misconceptions about pain. Which statement reflects a misconception?


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Question 10.

Following surgery, a client has great difficulty getting out of bed, walking, and coughing and deep breathing. Although patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is in place, it is rarely used, even when suggested by the nurse. This concerns the nurse. Which statement is the best way to address this concern with the client?

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