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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

A nurse is teaching a group of college students about breast self-examination. A student asks for the best time to perform the monthly self-exam. What is the best reply by the nurse?

  1. The first of every month, because it is easiest to remember
  2. Right after the period ends, when your breasts are less tender
  3. Do the exam at the same day and time every month
  4. Ovulation, or mid-cycle is the best time to detect changes

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November 18, 2009 at 20:28

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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

A nurse is caring for a client with active tuberculosis and has a history of noncompliance. Which of these actions by the nurse would represent appropriate care for this client?

  1. Instruct the client to wear a high efficiency particulate air mask in public places.
  2. Ask a family member to supervise daily compliance
  3. Schedule weekly clinic visits for the client
  4. Ask the health care provider to change the regimen to fewer medications

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November 2, 2009 at 00:42

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

A pregnant client who is at 34 weeks gestation is diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism (PE). Which of these medications should a nurse anticipate the health care provider will order?

  1. Oral Coumadin therapy every other day
  2. Heparin 5000 units subcutaneously BID
  3. Heparin infusion to maintain the PTT at 1.5 to 2.5 times the control value
  4. Heparin by subcutaneous injection to maintain the PTT at 1.5 times the control value

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November 2, 2009 at 00:35

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