NCLEX

NCLEX Question 7

The nurse admits a patient and performs an arterial blood gas. The results are:pH 7.51 PCO2: 49 PO2: 85 HCO3: 35Which choice describes this arterial blood gas...
NCLEX Question 6

NCLEX Question 6

Nursing assistant is taking vital signs in a patient with osteomyelitis. Which should he/she report immediately?A. Blood pressure of 160/78 mm Hg B. Heart rate...
NCLEX Question 5

NCLEX Question 5

A patient with atrial fibrillation is ambulating and suddenly says, "I feel really dizzy." What should the nurse do?A. Assess the blood pressure B. Check...
NCLEX Question 4

NCLEX Question 4

Patient is taking captopril (Capoten) and spironolactone (Aldactone). Which is the most important to monitor?A. Calcium level B. Sodium level C. Potassium level D. Blood urea nitrogen...
NCLEX Question 3

NCLEX Question 3

What requires immediate follow-up for a child after having a tonsillectomy?A. Sore throat B. Frequent swallowing C. Heart rate of 110 beats/min D. Persistent cryingA is incorrect.It's...
NCLEX Question 2

NCLEX Question 2

Patient showed up at the ER with cherry-red mucous membranes, nail beds, and skin. These findings indicate:A. Carbon monoxide poisoning B. Aspirin overdose C. Mosquito bite D....
NCLEX Question 1

NCLEX Question 1

Which symptoms should the nurse expect the female patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus to report?A. Diarrhea and weight loss B. Constipation and tiredness C. Polydipsia...
Decision Tree for NCLEX

How to Use the NCLEX Decision Tree

Step 1: What is the topic of the question? Do not be fooled by the extra details that has nothing to do with what...
Food to Avoid with Drugs or Herbs

Know Which Food to Avoid With Certain Drugs or Herbs

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Defense Mechanism

The Essentials to Defense Mechanisms

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