misc questions

A 2 year-old is scheduled to have a tonsillectomy. How would you
educate the patient?
Use picture books &
puppets and repeat explanations. Provide a video and
explain in clear terms Engage in conversations about the
procedure and encourage the child to express his or her
thoughts Describe the procedure as it is about to be
performed.

a

Which assessment finding found while assessing a patient with a
fracture who has traction requires immediate intervention?
A. The weights are freely hanging on the floor.
B. Pin sites are free from drainage.
C. Patient uses the overhead trapeze bar to move around in the bed.
D. Patient�s extremities have a capillary refill of less than 2 seconds.

a

A mother accompanies her 12 month old child to the health clinic for
his scheduled immunizations. What statement by the mother would cause
the nurse to question immunization administration at this visit?
�My child has had a
runny nose for the past week.� �Joey hates getting these
shots, it makes him so mad- watch yourself.� �Joey had a
slight temperature this morning but it went away after I gave him
some Tylenol.� �Last time Joey got a shot, his little thigh
was red and sore afterwards for two days!�

c

You are the nurse taking care of a 3 year old. The parents are
concerned because their toddler is not playing with the other kids in
the hospital. You explain to the parents that their child is
displaying which type of play?
Associative
Parallel Solitary Cooperative

b

You are a nurse for a 27yr old patient with a right tibia fracture
who is in traction. He has complaints of extreme pain in his right leg
that has not improved with medications. What should the nurse do first?
Assess right pedal
pulse Check blood pressure Suggest taking slow deep
breaths Contact Health Care Provider

a

Immediately following a subcutaneous liver biopsy, the nurse should
place the client in which position?
Supine Left
side-lying Right side-lying Semi-fowlers

c

The nurse is caring for a client immediately after removal of the
endotracheal tube. The nurse reports which of the following signs
immediately if experienced by the client?
a.) Stridor
b.) Occasional pink-tinged sputum
c.) A few basilar lung crackles on the right
d.) Respiratory rate of 24 breaths/minute

a