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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:

To prepare a client for an Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP) a nurse should include which action?

  1. Instruct the client to maintain a regular diet the day prior to the examination
  2. Restrict the client’s fluid intake four hours prior to the examination
  3. Administer a laxative to the client the evening before and an enema the morning of
  4. Inform the client that only one x-ray of the abdomen is necessary

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February 22, 2010 at 22:44

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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:

Which action should a nurse plan to take for the a client prior to a kidney, ureter, bladder (KUB) radiograph test?

  1. Keep the client NPO for 8 hours before the examination
  2. Plan to have a fleets enema given prior to the examination
  3. Medicate the client with a prn antihistamine prior to the examination
  4. Take no special actions before this examination

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February 16, 2010 at 19:07

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Random Study Thought

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I think it’s safe to say that I will not keep in touch with any of my classmates when we’re done.

Yeah, I’m anti-social like that.

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February 15, 2010 at 23:53

NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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

A client is admitted to the emergency room with a diagnosis of renal calculi and complaints of moderate to severe flank pain and nausea. The client’s oral temperature is 100.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The priority nursing focus for this client is which of these goals?

  1. Maintain fluid balance
  2. Control nausea
  3. Manage pain
  4. Prevent infection

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February 15, 2010 at 00:31

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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 assigned to a client who has heart failure . During the morning rounds the nurse sees the client develop sudden anxiety, diaphoresis and dyspnea. The nurse auscultates, crackles bilaterally. Which nursing intervention should be performed first?

  1. Take the client’s vital signs
  2. Place the client in a sitting position with legs dangling
  3. Contact the health care provider
  4. Administer the prn antianxiety agent

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February 10, 2010 at 18:55

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Clinical Lite

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Today was observation in the Cath lab. There’s not much to say about it other than they seem like a crazy bunch, and observation makes me pass out.

There was a revolving door of doctors/nurses/techs, this place truly is a “well oiled machine.” Good lifestyle choice, but I think I would bore of it fairly quickly.

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February 4, 2010 at 22:07

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 who has developed cardiac tamponade. Which finding would the nurse anticipate?

  1. Widening pulse pressure
  2. Pleural friction rub
  3. Distended neck veins
  4. Bradycardia

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February 3, 2010 at 22:54

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