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NCLEX Review Questions

This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following is a normal finding when assessing the respiratory system of an elderly client?

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Question 2.
An older client is receiving postural drainage treatments but is unable to expel the secretions. The client is confused, and having difficulty following instructions. The best response by the nurse would be to:

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Question 3.
Chest percussion has been ordered for a client on bedrest with respiratory infections and increased secretions. The nurse should use which of the following hand positions to administer chest percussion?

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Question 4.
All of the following nursing diagnoses are important for a client with chronic pulmonary emphysema (COPD). Which would receive priority when planning nursing interventions?

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Question 5.
The nurse is teaching a group of older clients about the functions of the respiratory tract as part of health promotion. Which statement made by patients would indicate a need for further teaching?

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Question 6.
Which of the following diagnostic studies is most helpful in determining the presence of asthma?

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Question 7.
Corticosteroid therapy is the most effective anti-inflammatory treatment for asthma.
The nurse administering oral corticosteroids should observe the client for adverse effects of: (Select all that apply.)

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Question 8.
Which of the following medications should the nurse anticipate the physician would prescribe for "rescue" from sudden-onset wheezing, tightness in the chest, or shortness of breath due to an asthma diagnosis?

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Question 9.
Which of the following interventions would be a priority in the plan of care for the person with pulmonary emphysema? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 10.
A patient has been instructed in pursed-lip breathing. The patient asks the nurse the purpose behind this breathing pattern. The nurse's best response to this question would be:

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Question 11.

During an initial interview, the charge nurse informs a client that even though he is the youngest client in the nursing home, he will be required to participate in activities with older patients. He tells the nurse that he can handle the interaction, but will need the nurse's help during the initial adjustment. The responses from the patient indicate which of the following?
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Question 12.
Which of the following measures is the most important action in preventing the transmission of pulmonary tuberculosis?

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Question 13.
Clients identified with pulmonary tuberculosis due to M. tuberculosis usually are placed on Isoniazid (INH) to prevent active disease. Client teaching prior to discharge from a clinic setting would place priority on which of the following post-discharge instructions?

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Question 14.
Patients with suspicious masses in the lung as seen on chest x-ray could have which of the following diagnostic studies to provide information on soft tissue masses?

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Question 15.
A patient is being treated for community-acquired pneumonia. Which of the following drugs should the nurse question, related to this treatment?

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