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NCLEX® Review

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.

A 65-year-old female patient comes to the Emergency Department with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath. Her BP is 87/60. After being placed on the monitor, the following rhythm is seen. The most appropriate action for the nurse to take for this patient is:


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Question 2.
The nurse observes the following rhythm on the monitor. Further assessment reveals the patient is pulseless and apneic. The nurse should immediately:

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Question 3.

A 38-year-old female is brought to the Emergency Department with complaints of her “heart beating out of her chest”. She is diaphoretic, tachypneic and her BP is 70/40. The cardiac monitor shows supraventricular tachycardia. Valsalva maneuvers and three doses of Adenosine have not been successful. The nurse should immediately:
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Question 4.
A patient found pulseless and unconscious is placed on the monitor that shows the following rhythm. What should the nurse do next?


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Question 5.
A patient is to have synchronized cardioversion for treatment of atrial flutter. He has received Heparin 500 units subcutaneously. Which of the following interventions should now be performed?

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Question 6.
Prior to discharge from the Emergency Department, the nurse prints a rhythm strip on a patient and notices that the P wave cannot be detected and the QRS complex is 0.24 seconds. This is a change in the patient’s condition. What is the best action for the nurse to take?

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Question 7.
A 21-year-old female is seen in the Emergency Department for vomiting and diarrhea for 3 days. Her BP is 94/64 and her EKG rhythm is as follows. The best action for the nurse to take initially is to:

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Question 8.
When a patient has long-term atrial fibrillation, the nurse would expect to include which drug in the plan of care to minimize the greatest risk that is commonly associated with atrial fibrillation?

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Question 9.
The nurse should understand that which of the following treatments for Second Degree Type II AV Block would be appropriate? (Select all that apply)

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Question 10.
The nurse would expect which of the following to be the first choice to treat a stable patient with ventricular tachycardia?

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