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NR 509 Week 1 to Week 7 Quiz Physical Assessment GradeAplus

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NR 509 Week 1 Quiz: Multiple Choice Question : The nurse is performing a physical assessment on a newly admitted patient. An example of objective information obtained during the physical assessment i... ncludes the Question : Barriers to incorporating evidence-based practice (EBP) include Question : The nurse has implemented several planned interventions to address the nursing diagnosis of acute pain. Which would be the next appropriate action? Question : ______ these would be formulated by a nurse using diagnostic reasoning? Question : The nurse asks, “I would like to ask you some questions about your health and your usual daily activities so that we can better plan your stay here.” This question is found at the _____ phase of the interview process. Question : A female nurse is interviewing a male patient who is near the same age as the nurse. During the interview, the patient makes an overtly sexual comment. The nurse’s best reaction would be Question : The nurse makes this comment to a patient: “I know it may be hard, but you should do what the doctor ordered because she is the expert in this field.” Which statement is correct about the nurse’s comment? Question : A patient has finished giving the nurse information about the reason he is seeking care. When reviewing the data, the nurse finds that some information about past hospitalizations is missing. At this point, which statement by the nurse would be most appropriate to gather these data? Question : The nurse is incorporating a person’s spiritual values into the health history. Which of these questions illustrates the “community” portion of the FICA questions? Question : The nurse is performing a review of symptoms. Which of these questions is appropriate as health promotion questions to ask during this time? Question : The nurse is obtaining a history from a 30-year-old male patient and is concerned about health promotion activities. Which of these questions would be appropriate to use to assess health promotion activities for this patient? Question : A 5-year-old boy is being admitted to the hospital to have his tonsils removed. Which information should the nurse collect before this procedure? Question : A female patient tells the nurse that she has had six pregnancies, with four live births at term and two spontaneous abortions. Her four children are still living. How would the nurse record this information? Question : The nurse is preparing to use an otoscope for an examination. Which statement is true regarding the otoscope? The otoscope Question : Which of these statements is true regarding the use of standard precautions in the healthcare setting? Question : …………. techniques uses the sense of touch to assess texture, temperature, moisture, and swelling when the nurse is assessing a patient? Question : A man is at the clinic for a physical examination. He states that he is “very anxious” about the physical examination. What steps can the nurse take to make him more comfortable? Question : The nurse is preparing to use a stethoscope for auscultation. Which statement is true regarding the diaphragm of the stethoscope? The diaphragm Question : The nurse knows that one advantage of the tympanic thermometer is that Question : The nurse is conducting a health fair for older adults. Which statement is true regarding vital sign measurements in aging adults? Question : The nurse is taking an initial blood pressure on a 72-year-old patient with documented hypertension. How should the nurse proceed? Question : ……. examining a patient who is complaining of “feeling cold.” Which is a mechanism of heat loss in the body? Question : When measuring a patient’s weight, the nurse keeps in mind which of these guidelines? Question : The nurse knows that which statement is true regarding the pain experienced by infants? Question : A patient is complaining of severe knee pain after twisting it during a basketball game and is requesting pain medication. Which action by the nurse is appropriate? NR-509 Week 3 Quiz: Multiple Choice Question : A patient tells the nurse that he has noticed that one of his moles has started to burn and bleed. When assessing his skin, the nurse would pay special attention to the danger signs for pigmented lesions and would be concerned with which additional finding? Question : The nurse is bathing an 80-year-old man and notices that his skin is wrinkled, thin, lax, and dry. This finding would be related to which factor? Question : A patient comes to the clinic and tells the nurse that he has been confined to his recliner chair for about three days with his feet down and he wants the nurse to evaluate his feet. During the assessment, the nurse might expect to find Question : A 65-year-old man with emphysema and bronchitis has come to the clinic for a follow-up appointment. On assessment, the nurse might expect to see which assessment finding? Question : The nurse notices that a school-aged child has bluish-white, red-based spots in her mouth that are elevated about 1 mm to 3 mm. What other signs would the nurse expect to find in this patient? Question : During an examination, the nurse knows that Paget’s disease would be indicated by which of these assessment findings? Question : A mother brings her newborn in for an assessment and asks, “Is there something wrong with my baby? His head seems so big.” The nurse recognizes that which statement is true regarding the relative proportions of the head and trunk of the newborn? Question : A male patient with a history of AIDS has come in for an examination and he states, “I think that I have the mumps.” The nurse would begin by examining the Question : A patient visits the clinic because he has recently noticed that the left side of his mouth is paralyzed. He states that he cannot raise his eyebrow or whistle. The nurse suspects that he has Question : The nurse is performing an eye-screening clinic at a daycare center. When examining a 2-year-old child, the nurse suspects that the child has “lazy eye” and should Question : During an ophthalmoscopic examination of the eye, the nurse notices areas of exudate that look like “cotton wool” or fluffy gray-white cumulus clouds. This finding indicates which possible problem? Question : When examining the eye, the nurse notices that the patient’s eyelid margins approximate completely. The nurse recognizes that this assessment finding Question : A mother asks when her newborn infant’s eyesight will be developed. The nurse should reply Question : In performing an examination of a 3-year-old with a suspected ear infection, the nurse would Question : The nurse is taking the history of a patient who may have a perforated eardrum. What would be an important question in this situation? Question : The nurse suspects that a patient has otitis media. Early signs of otitis media include which of these findings of the tympanic membrane? Question : The nurse is performing an ear examination of an 80-year-old patient. Which of these would be considered a normal finding? Question : Which of these techniques best describes the test the nurse should use to assess the function of cranial nerve X? Question : A woman who is in the second trimester of pregnancy mentions that she has had “more nosebleeds than ever” since she became pregnant. The nurse recognizes that this is due to Question : During a check-up, a 22-year-old woman tells the nurse that she uses an over-the-counter nasal spray because of her allergies. She also states that it does not work as well as it used to when she started using it. The best response by the nurse would be Question : The nurse notices that the mother of a 2-year-old boy brings him into the clinic quite frequently for various injuries and suspects there may be some child abuse involved. In doing the inspection of his mouth, the nurse should inspect for Question : A 45-year-old man is in the clinic for a physical examination. During the abdominal assessment, the nurse percusses the abdomen and notices an area of dullness above the right costal margin of about 10 cm. The nurse should Question : A nurse notices that a patient has ascites, which indicates the presence of Question : An older patient has been diagnosed with pernicious anemia. The nurse knows that this condition could be related to Question : During a health history, the patient tells the nurse, “I have pain all the time in my stomach. It’s worse two hours after I eat, but it gets better if I eat again!” The nurse suspects that the patient has which condition, based on these symptoms? NR 509 Week 5 Quiz: Multiple Choice Question : A woman in her 26th week of pregnancy states that she is “not really short of breath” but feels that she is aware of her breathing and the need to breathe. What is the nurse’s best reply? Question : A mother brings her 3-month-old infant to the clinic for evaluation of a cold. She tells the nurse that he had “a runny nose for a week.” When performing the physical assessment, the nurse notes that the child has nasal flaring and sternal and intercostal retractions. The nurse’s next action should be to Question : When performing a respiratory assessment on a patient, the nurse notices a costal angle of approximately 90 degrees. This characteristic is Question : During a morning assessment, the nurse notices that the patient’s sputum is frothy and pink. Which condition could this finding indicate? Question : A patient ……… The nurse expects to see which assessment findings related to this condition? Question : During auscultation of the lungs of an adult patient, the nurse notices the presence of bronchophony. The nurse should assess for signs of which condition? Question : An adult patient with a history of allergies comes to the clinic complaining of wheezing and difficulty in breathing when working in his yard. The assessment findings include tachypnea, use of accessory neck muscles, prolonged expiration, intercostal retractions, decreased breath sounds, and expiratory wheezes. The nurse interprets that these assessment findings are consistent with Question : Which of these statements is true regarding the vertebra prominens? The vertebra prominens is Question : The nurse knows that auscultation of fine crackles would most likely be noticed in Question : During a cardiac assessment on a 38-year-old patient in the hospital …….. ankle edema, difficulty in breathing when supine, and an S3 on auscultation. Which of these conditions best explains the cause of these findings? Question : …….. of a healthy adult, where would the nurse expect to palpate the apical impulse? Question : ______ flow through the heart is best described by which of these? Question : In assessing the carotid arteries of an older patient with cardiovascular disease, the nurse would Question : A 45-year-old man is in the clinic for a routine physical. During the history, the patient states he’s been having difficulty sleeping. “I’ll be sleeping great and then I wake up and feel like I can’t get my breath.” The nurse’s best response to this would be Question : A 25-year-old woman in her fifth month of pregnancy has a blood pressure of 100/70 mm Hg. In reviewing her previous exam, the nurse notes that her blood pressure in her second month was 124/80 mm Hg. In evaluating this change, what does the nurse know to be true? Question : While counting the apical pulse on a 16-year-old patient, the nurse notices an irregular rhythm. His rate speeds up on inspiration and slows on expiration. What would be the nurse’s response? Question : During the precordial assessment ………. This finding would indicate Question : A 67-year-old patient states that he recently began to have pain in his left calf when climbing the 10 stairs to his apartment. This pain is relieved by sitting for about 2 minutes; then he is able to resume his activities. The nurse interprets that this patient is most likely experiencing Question : A patient has a positive Homans’ sign. The nurse knows that a positive Homans’ sign may indicate Question : ……………. venous flow when which sound is heard? Question : During an assessment, the nurse uses the “profile sign” to detect Question : ……… risk factors for venous disease. Which of these situations best describes a person at highest risk for development of venous disease? Question : Which of these veins is responsible for most of the venous return in the arm? Question : A patient has been diagnosed with venous stasis. Which of these findings would the nurse most likely observe? Question : The nurse is describing a weak, thready pulse on the documentation flow sheet. Which statement is correct? NR-509 Week 6 Quiz: Multiple Choice Question : During a health history, a patient tells the nurse that he has trouble in starting his urine stream. This problem is known as Question : Which of these statements is most appropriate when the nurse is obtaining a genitourinary history from an elderly man? Question : When performing a genitourinary assessment on a 16-year-old boy, the nurse notices a swelling in the scrotum that increases with increased intra-abdominal pressure and decreases when he is lying down. The patient complains of pain when straining. The nurse knows that this description is most consistent with a(n) _____ hernia. Question : A 45-year-old mother of two children is seen at the clinic for complaints of “losing my urine when I sneeze.” The nurse documents that she is experiencing Question : ….statements is true regarding the penis? Question : _ about the testes is true? Question : The mother of a 10-year-old boy asks the nurse to discuss the recognition of puberty. The nurse should reply by saying Question : A 62-year-old man states that his doctor told him that he has an “inguinal hernia.” He asks the nurse to explain what a hernia is. The nurse should Question : During an examination, the nurse notices that a male patient has a red, round, superficial ulcer with a yellowish serous discharge on his penis. On palpation, the nurse finds a nontender base that feels like a small button between the thumb and fingers. At this point, the nurse suspects that this patient has Question : The nurse is performing a genitourinary assessment on a 50-year-old obese male laborer. On examination, the nurse notices a painless round swelling close to the pubis in the area of the internal inguinal ring that is easily reduced when the individual is supine. These findings are most consistent with a(n) _____ hernia. Question : The nurse is performing a genital examination on a male patient and notices urethral drainage. When collecting urethral discharge for microscopic examination and culture, the nurse should Question : A 59-year-old patient has been diagnosed with prostatitis and is being seen at the clinic for complaints of burning and pain during urination. He is experiencing Question : A 2-month-old uncircumcised infant has been brought to the clinic for a well-baby checkup. How would the nurse proceed with the genital examination? Question : During a health history of a patient who complains of chronic constipation, the patient asks the nurse about high-fiber foods. The nurse relates that an example of a high-fiber food would be Question : The nurse is examining only the rectal area of a woman and should place the woman in what position? Question: … patient has had a pale, yellow, greasy stool, or steatorrhea, and recalls that this is caused by Question : …. performing an examination of the anus and rectum. Which of these statements is correct and important to remember during this examination? Question : During a history, the patient states, “It really hurts back there, and sometimes it itches, too. I have even seen blood on the tissue when I have a bowel movement. Is there something there?” The nurse should expect to see which of these upon examination of the anus? Question : After completing an assessment of a 60-year-old man with a family history of colon cancer, the nurse discusses with him early detection measures for colon cancer. The nurse should mention the need for a(n) Question : While performing a rectal examination, the nurse notices a firm, irregularly shaped mass. What should the nurse do next? Question : A 30-year-old woman is visiting the clinic because of “pain in my bottom when I have a bowel movement.” The nurse should assess for which problem? Question : During an assessment of a 20-year-old man, the nurse finds a small palpable lesion with a tuft of hair located directly over the coccyx. The nurse knows that this lesion would most likely be a Question : A 46-year-old man requires assessment of his sigmoid colon. The nurse is aware that which of these is most appropriate for this examination? Question : During an assessment of the newborn, the nurse expects to see which finding when the anal area is slightly stroked? Question : A 70-year-old man is visiting the clinic for difficulty in passing urine. In the history, he indicates he has to urinate frequently, especially at night. He has burning when he urinates and has noticed pain in his back. Given this history, what might the nurse expect to find during the physical assessment? NR 509 Week 7 Quiz: Multiple Choice Question : A 65-year-old patient remarks that she just can’t believe that her breasts sag so much. She states it must be from lack of exercise. What explanation should the nurse offer her? Question : During a physical examination, a 45-year-old woman states that she has had a crusty, itchy rash on her breast for about 2 weeks. In trying to find the cause of the rash, which of these would be important for the nurse to determine? Question : The nurse is performing a breast examination. Which of these statements best describes the correct procedure to use when screening for nipple and skin retraction during a breast examination? Have the woman Question : During an annual physical exam, a 43-year-old patient states that she doesn’t perform monthly breast self-examinations (BSE). She tells the nurse that she believes that mammograms “do a much better job than I ever could to find a lump.” The nurse should explain to her that Question : While examining a 75-year-old …….. This condition is known as Question : During an examination of a 7-year-old girl, the nurse notices that the girl is showing breast budding. What should the nurse do next? Question : The nurse is discussing breast self-examination with a postmenopausal woman. The best time for postmenopausal women to perform breast self-examination is Question : During an examination of a woman, the nurse notices that her left breast is slightly larger than her right breast. Which of these statements is true about this finding? Question : A 46-year-old woman is in the clinic for her annual gynecologic examination. She voices a concern about ovarian cancer because her mother and sister died of it. The nurse knows that which of these statements is correct regarding ovarian cancer? Question : A nurse is assessing a patient’s risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI). An appropriate question to ask would be Question : During the interview with a female patient, the nurse gathers data that indicate that the patient is perimenopausal. Which of these statements made by this patient leads to this conclusion? Question : During an examination, the nurse observes a female patient’s vestibule and expects to see the Question : During a vaginal examination of a 38-year-old woman, the nurse notices that the vulva and vagina are erythematous and edematous with thick, white, curdlike discharge adhering to the vaginal walls. The woman reports intense pruritus and thick white discharge from her vagina. The nurse knows that these history and physical examination findings are most consistent with which of these conditions? Question : The nurse has just completed an inspection of a nulliparous woman’s external genitalia. Which of these would be a description of a finding within normal limits? Question : The nurse is preparing for an internal genitalia examination of a woman. Which order of the examination is correct? Question : A patient calls the clinic for instructions before having a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear. The most appropriate instructions from the nurse are Question : A 22-year-old woman is being seen at the clinic for problems with vulvar pain, dysuria, and fever. On physical examination, the nurse notices clusters of small, shallow vesicles with surrounding erythema on the labia. There is also inguinal lymphadenopathy present. The most likely cause of these lesions is Question : During a prenatal visit at 30 weeks of gestation, the patient mentions to the nurse, “The baby has not moved very much since yesterday.” The nurse notices that fetal movement is not as active as it was the last visit, and notifies the physician. What should the nurse prepare to do next? Question : When performing the examination of a woman who is 8 weeks pregnant, the nurse notices that the cervix is a bluish color. The nurse would document this finding as _____ sign. Question : A woman who is 28 weeks pregnant has edema in her lower legs bilaterally after working 8 hours a day as a cashier at a local grocery store. …….. What is the nurse’s best response? Question : When the nurse is … the deep tendon reflexes (DTRs) on a woman who is 32 weeks pregnant, which of these would be … a normal finding on a 0 to 4+ scale? Question : During a history interview, a 38-year-old woman shares that she is thinking about having another baby. The nurse knows that which statement is true regarding pregnancy after age 35 years? Question : The nurse knows that the best time to assess a woman’s blood pressure during an initial prenatal visit is Question : When performing an examination of a woman who is 34 weeks pregnant, the nurse notices that as the woman raises her head and shoulders off of the bed, there is a midline linear protrusion in the abdomen over the area of the rectus abdominis muscles. Which response by the nurse is correct? Question : A patient who is 24 weeks pregnant asks about wearing a seat belt while driving. Which response by the nurse is correct? [Show More]

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