NURSING QUESTIONS (Health Promotion )

(1) The RN assessed her patient and found out that she has clammy skin,cool,and diaphoretic,low blood pressure of 101/58,pulse 115.The first immediate reaction of the nurse is:

(a) Check blood sugar and give dextrose and later give complex carbohydrates.If <60.

(b)Complain about your Charge Nurse and check blood sugar.

(C) Wait for the resource nurse or charge nurse to give dextrose.

(d) Do nothing after all it is normal for the patient.

(2) Normal potassium level is:

(a) 5.5mEq/L to 6.5mEq/L

(b)2.9mEq/L to 3.5mEq/L

(c) 3.5mEq/L to 5.0mEq/L.

(d) A &C.

(3) Flait chest can be caused by.

(a) Osteo Scoliosis.

(b) Multiple rib fractures.

(c)Small pneumothorax.

(d)Difficulty breathing.

(4)For patient with hyperkalemia,the doctor will order:

(a) Phosphate.

(b)Insulin, dextrose(glucose), and kayexalate.

(c)Nacl.

(d)Bicarbonate.

(5) Hypotonic solution is given for :

(a)Normal Blood pressure.

(b)Restoration of fluid volume in the intracellular space.

(c) To support the adequate perfusion of a healthy kidney.

ANSWERS 1.A,2.C,3.B,4.B,5.B

*NB* There are other new medication to treat Hyperkalemia. Follow doctors order.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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