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NCLEX Prep

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Common for debriding






2. 12 in.






3. A corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation






4. Several hrs or days






5. 6 oz.






6. Act on local tissue






7. Given right befor meals to control blood sugar






8. Stop feeding q 4-8 hrs to check residual - flush q 4-6






9. Dermatologic






10. Inflamm of the vessel: caused by irritaition of vessel by needle - cannula - meds. S/S are warnth - swelling - tenderness. IV must be dc'd - warm compress to decrease discomfort






11. Antihistamine and antiemetic - used to treat motion sickness






12. Vitamin k






13. Sedative/hypnotic - a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles






14. Sheck of proper placement - note last patchplacement - clean skin - inital/date/time






15. Patient - time - dose - route - medication - documentation






16. 1/8 tsp






17. Shake med - have pt breathe out - when starts to inhale press down - have the pt hold breath for 10 seconds - wait 1 min befroe next dose






18. Resp. depression






19. Helps destroy intestinal parasites






20. 2 pt






21. 1 tsp






22. #1 is abdomen - #2 is arm - #3 is buttock






23. Left






24. Generalized infection throughout body






25. 0.45 kg






26. 1000 ml






27. Treatment of CHF associated with an acute MI - relievs anginal attacks






28. Prep formula - check placement(aspirate stomach contents/measure residual) - 'make sure it does not exceed dr.s order - inject r10-20 ml of ai






29. Check balloon for patency - non dom hand open labia - dom hand cleans - insert cath 2-3' until urine returns - inflate balloon - pull back - push 1 more ' - document






30. 1 g






31. Administer bronchodilators before other meds






32. Onset:1-2hr. - clear - no peak - duration:24 hrs. - cannot be combined






33. To slow formation of scar tissue






34. 10 degree angle - 25-27G needle - 5/8-1/2' needle - barely cover bevel under skin - do not do near a vein - do to the side - used for PPD&allergy testing






35. Narcotic






36. Inflammation and pain






37. Gown - mask - gloves






38. Clean eyes - tilt head back - put gtts - apply pressur on inner canthus






39. 60 gtt






40. If feet have been dependant - allow 15 minutes before applying - check q 4 hrs - rmv q 8 hrs to wash and dry legs






41. Check order - set up tube feed equip/suction - positon in fowlers - place towel - measure tube length - wipe face - ask about diff breathing through one nostril - apply lub. - flex head forward - insert gently until coughs - have swallow water - ch -






42. Bloodstream infection: if becomes very bas pt may have a red line along arm






43. An antagonist for estrogen that is used in the treatment of breast cancer






44. Piece obstructing blood flow may have decreased bp - pain along vein - loss of conscoiusness






45. Place in semi - fowler's - open sterile suction cath - gloves as ordered - pick up sterile cath and connect to suction tubing - moisten cath with saline - insert through nostril with no suction - suction about 10 seconds - repeat






46. A drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation






47. No more than 750-1000ml's can be taken out at a time or will cause shock






48. Thirst - frequent urination - fatigue - blurred vision - ketoacidosis - vomiting - dry mouth - very weak - confused - unconscious






49. 1000 g






50. Palpate areas for tenderness/consistency