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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. Retards bacteria growth






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






3. 1 tsp






4. Protamine sulfate






5. Right






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






7. 30 ml of air and listen to stomach - aspirate stomach contents(should be cloudy - green - bloody - brown) - ph of aspirate - x- ray






8. 2 pt






9. Put air into cloudy first - then clear






10. Clean gloves - position cliient so drainage runs down - drape - discard gloves - open irrigation tray sterily - pour solution - sterile gloves - open packs - draw up solution - irrigate until runs clear - pat dry






11. May occur when changing bags - opening line






12. Inflammation and pain






13. Monitor K+






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






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






16. Monitor apical pulse for 1 full minute






17. Fluid buildup in tissues






18. Soapsuds - stimulates peristalsis thorugh distention and irritation of colon and rectum - average adult is 500-1000ml






19. Administer bronchodilators before other meds






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






21. No red meat - radishes - beets - etc... for 3 days prior to test






22. Pain relievers r/t opium






23. 12 in.






24. Atbs that are effective against many organisms






25. Do not give more than 3 consecutive bouts






26. Topical agents designed to absorb through skin for systemic effects






27. 1000 g






28. Read 48-72 hrs later - inject 0.1 ml - assess for induration(hard bump) - measure in mm - greater than 5 mm is queestionable - 5-10 need CXR - redness indicates localized reaction not a concern - problem is induration






29. Quick sugar source(glucose tabs - 4oz. juice - 6 oz. soda) wait 5-10 mins - recheck sugar - rrepreat if persists






30. 1 kg






31. 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






32. Generalized infection throughout body






33. Palpate areas for tenderness/consistency






34. Vitamin k






35. Check lung sounds q shift for crackles


36. Helps destroy intestinal parasites






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






38. Slows down mental/physical processes






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. Able to kill bacteria






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






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






43. O2 sat is less than 93






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






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






46. Atb






47. Dermatologic






48. 3 tsp






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






50. Aspirin