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ATI LPN Med Surg

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Question 1:

A nurse is planning care for a client who is 1 day postoperative following a partial bowel resection. The client requires a complete dressing change, total parenteral nutrition administration, daily weight and is reporting pain at a level of 6 on a 0 to 10 scale. Which of the following nursing actions should the nurse plan to complete first?

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Question 2:

A nurse is reinforcing teaching with a client who has diabetes mellitus type 1 about sick-day management. Which of the following is the priority action for the nurse to recommend to the client?

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Question 3:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and reports having heartburn every night. Which of the following actions should the nurse identify as a contributing factor to the client’s heartburn?

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A nurse is assisting with the care of a client who is 1 day postoperative following a thyroidectomy and reports severe muscle spasms of the lower extremities. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?

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Question 5:

A nurse is reviewing the plan of care for a client experiencing an acute exacerbation of ulcerative colitis. Which of the following treatments should the nurse expect to administer?

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Question 6:

A nurse is assisting with the plan of care for a client who is 4 hr postoperative from a subtotal thyroidectomy. Which of the following implementations should the nurse recommend?

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Question 7:

A nurse is caring for a client who is scheduled for a colonoscopy. The client asks the nurse if there will be a lot of pain during the procedure. Which of the following responses should the nurse make?

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Question 8:

A nurse is assessing a client who has advanced cirrhosis. Which of the following manifestations should the nurse expect to find?

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Question 9:

A nurse is caring for a client who has developed a Clostridium difficile infection following antibiotic therapy. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?

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Question 10:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has obstruction and inflammation of the common bile duct due to cholelithiasis. Which of the following findings is expected for this condition?

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Question 11:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who is African American and has cholecystitis. Which of the following areas should the nurse inspect to monitor for the presence of jaundice?

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Question 12:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has peptic ulcer disease. Which of the following findings is a manifestation of gastrointestinal perforation?

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Question 13:

A nurse is caring for a client who has type 1 diabetes mellitus. The nurse misread the client’s morning fasting blood glucose level as 210 mg/dL instead of 120 mg/dL and administered the insulin dose appropriate for reading over 200 mg/dL. Which of the following actions should the nurse identify as the priority?

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Question 14:

A nurse in a clinic is caring for a client who has a new diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect?

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Question 15:

The nurse is caring for a client who has a bowel obstruction and a new prescription for the insertion of a nasogastric tube. Which of the following interventions should the nurse take when inserting the nasogastric tube?

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Question 16:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has diabetes mellitus. Which of the following findings indicates that the client is experiencing DKA?

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Question 17:

A nurse is caring for a client who has hyperparathyroidism. Based on this diagnosis, the nurse should monitor the client for which of the following complications?

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Question 18:

A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative and has a history of Addison’s disease. For which of the following manifestations should the nurse monitor?

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Question 19:

A nurse is reinforcing teaching of a female client who has a family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The nurse should include which of the following risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in the teaching?

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Question 20:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has acute gastroenteritis. Which of the following data collection findings should the nurse identify as the priority?

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Question 21:

A nurse is contributing to the plan of care for a client who has cirrhosis and ascites. Which of the following interventions should the nurse recommend for inclusion in the plan of care?

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Question 22:

A nurse is assisting with the plan of care for a client who has hypothyroidism with myxedema. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan of care?

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Question 23:

A nurse is collecting data from a client who has diverticular disease. The nurse should expect the client to report abdominal pain in which of the following locations?

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Question 24:

A nurse is caring for a client who has Cushing’s syndrome. Which of the following clinical manifestations should the nurse expect to observe? (Select all that apply.)

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