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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

The correct answer is: 2 – Place the client in a sitting position with legs dangling


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February 10, 2010 at 18:55

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