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NCLEX Prep

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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. Commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema






2. Most common problem: when fluid or med leaks out of vein into tissue - edema occurs - feels cool - fluid in tissue will reabsorb eithin 24 hrs.






3. Monitor apical pulse for 1 full minute






4. 12 in.






5. Administer bronchodilators before other meds






6. Constrict blood vessels






7. May occur when changing bags - opening line






8. Dermatologic






9. Do not give more than 3 consecutive bouts






10. Check orders - rmv dressing/packing - observe - clean - moisten packing - cover with gauze - initial/date/time






11. Slows down mental/physical processes






12. Instruct pt to clean genitalia with soap and water and void approx 60 ml






13. Onset:1-4hr. - cloudy - peak:6-10hrs. - duration:10-16 - up to 24 hrs. - cannot mix!!






14. Straight back






15. Protamine sulfate






16. Right






17. Atbs that are effective against many organisms






18. 1 kg






19. Retards bacteria growth






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






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






22. Always given with short acting insulin such as reg/ humulog






23. Antianginal med used in heart attacks






24. Resp. depression






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






26. Do not give anything by mouth - position on side - admin glucagon - call 911 - stay with pt.






27. 16 oz.






28. Sudden






29. #1 is abdomen - #2 is arm - #3 is buttock






30. 1000 g






31. Act on local tissue






32. Atbs that are effective agaist a few mo's






33. 6 oz.






34. Quickly absorbed - 90 degree angle - 19-23 G needle - 1-2' length - average adult:11/2 - 22G - mandatory to aspirate - purpose is to deposit meds into deep muscle for quick absorption






35. Neurotransmitters that play important role in body's stress response






36. 1 tsp






37. Up and back






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






39. 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






40. Lubricate '5-7' of tubing - retract foreskin - advance cath 5-7' or until urine return - inflate balloon - pull out - back 1 - return foreskin






41. 1 tab with 5 min not exceeding 3 doses






42. Left






43. Decreases RR






44. Given right befor meals to control blood sugar






45. 60 gtt






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






47. 30 ml of air and listen to stomach - aspirate stomach contents(should be cloudy - green - bloody - brown) - ph of aspirate - x- ray






48. Vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation






49. 45-90 degree angle - 25G needle - 1/2-1' length - below dermis/above muscle






50. Only used for 1-2 ml of med b/c is smaller muscle