Sunday, June 03, 2007

NCLEX Sample Questions

A client with hepatic failure should be monitored for which one of the following?

A. Hyperkalemia
B. Hypercalcemia
C. Hyperglycemia
D. Hypokalemia

Answer: D. With hepatic failure, hypokalemia occurs because of elevated aldosterone levels. Aldosterone causes a loss of potassium.

A client has been diagnosed with dumping syndrome. Which of the following teachings should the nurse provide regarding fluid intake:

A. "Your fluids should be restricted to 1500mL/day."

B. "You can drink fluids anytime during the day."

C. "You should only ingest fluids with meals."

D. "You should only drink fluids between meals."

Answer: D. Taking fluids between meals allows for adequate hydration and aids in preventing rapid gastric emptying.

2 comments:

sheri g. said...

Do you have a review center (Entralink) here in Bacolod City for NCLEX? What are the requirements?

ADH said...

Sheri G.,

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