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Answers to the "Would You Pass the NCLEX? Part III" Quiz

Answers to the "Would You Pass the NCLEX? Part III" Quiz

May 19, 2009

8. When taking blood pressure reading, the cuff should be:

  • deflated fully then immediately start second reading for same client- Correct answer!
  • deflated quickly after inflating up to 180 mmHg
  • large enough to wrap around upper arm of the adult client 1 cm above brachial artery
  • inflated to 30 mmHg above the estimated systolic BP based on palpation of radial or bronchial artery

9. To ensure client safety before starting blood transfusions the following are needed before the procedure can be done EXCEPT:

  • take baseline vital signs
  • blood should be warmed to room temperature for 30 minutes before blood transfusions is administered- Correct answer!
  • have two nurses verify client identification, blood type, unit number and expiration date of blood
  • get consent signed for blood transfusion

10. Mr. Bruno asks what the “normal” allowable salt intake is. Your best response to Mr. Bruno is:

  • 1 tsp of salt/day with iodine and sprinkle of MSG
  • 5 gms per day or 1 tsp of table salt/day
  • 1 tbsp of salt/day with some soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of salt/day but no soy sauce- Correct answer!

11. Which of the following methods is the best method for determining nasogastric tube placement in the stomach?

  • X-ray- Correct answer!
  • Observation of gastric aspirate
  • Testing of pH of gastric aspirate
  • Placement of external end of tube under water

12. Which of the following is the most important risk factor for development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

  • Cigarette smoking- Correct answer!
  • Occupational exposure
  • Air pollution
  • Genetic abnormalities

13. When performing endotracheal suctioning, the nurse applies suctioning while withdrawing and gently rotating the catheter 360 degrees for which of the following time periods?

  • 10-15 seconds- Correct answer!
  • 30-35 seconds
  • 20-25 seconds
  • 0-5 seconds

14. The nurse auscultates the apex beat at which of the following anatomical locations?

  • Fifth intercostal space, midclavicular line- Correct answer!
  • Mid-sternum
  • 2” to the left of the lower end of the sternum
  • 1” to the left of the xiphoid process

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    gogocon

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Question #10: What is patis and toyo????????????? That's a messed up question.

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    pharper40

    about 5 years ago

    6 comments

    NEED TO HIT THE STUDY MORE BEFORE TAKING A TEST AND OR DO A PRETEST FIRST

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    finddoug

    about 5 years ago

    4 comments

    guess maybe i've been wrong before, likely to be wrong again if i keep functioning off my twenty year old battle field knowledge. just last week we learned at work we have been unlawfully restraining patients over the last six months by placing all four bed rails up. WATCH OUT ----IT ALL CHANGES WITHOUT REGARD TO REALITY...

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    paremed1c

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I got 75%, not too good. Study more and try again

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    angel4522

    about 5 years ago

    66 comments

    need to study more

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    m_frankovich

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    why do i always feel so stupid the 1st time i take these things...i do know my stuff...errrrr

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    TWAZZIE

    about 5 years ago

    6 comments

    HAVE TO STUDY MORE......

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    erincas

    about 5 years ago

    46 comments

    So didn't go good on this one. :-(

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    nashchi

    about 5 years ago

    8 comments

    its getting better...

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    veramarhipe

    about 5 years ago

    26 comments

    13..not bad..have to study more..

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    kuchee

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    hehe,,. id got 75% here.. hehe.. sooo bad..

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    nightangel_tn

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I didn't do real great on this test , guess i should hit the books !!

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    michelle25

    about 5 years ago

    8 comments

    not too bad... =)

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    blondiejan

    over 5 years ago

    10 comments

    I really didnot do well on this test
    Need to really hit the books as was told by the comp
    J

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    kclodomir

    over 5 years ago

    6 comments

    I liked this one, because it refreshed my memmory of fundamental contents.

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