NCLEX Nursing Practice Part 1



NCLEX Nursing Practice Part 1

what is the correct answer?

A patient presents to the emergency department with a blood pressure of 180/130 mmHg headache, and confusion. Which additional finding is consistent with a diagnosis of hypertensive emergency.

  • urinary retention
  • retinopahy
  • bradycardia
  • jaundice

Question #1: A patient with chronic hepatis C is scheduled for a liver biopsy.Before the procedure the nurse checks the most recent lab result. Which of the following laboratory tests does not assess coagulation?

Prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, and platelet count are all included in coagulation studies. The hematocrit does not assess coagulation it reports the percentage of red blood cells (RBCs) in the blood. Hematocrit is the ratio of the volume of red blood cells (RBC) to the total volume of blood. Normal range for hematocrit is different between the sexes and is approximately 45% to 52% for men and 37% to 48% for women

Question #2: During an assessment of patient experiencing acute hemorrhage the healthcare provider would most likely expect to find

The heart rate will increase in an attempt to deliver more oxygen to the brain and body.Tachycardia is pulse rate > 100bpm. tachycardia is a abnormally rapid heart rate. jaundice a yellowish tinge on the skin and the white of the eyes. nausea a feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit. urinary retention is an inability to completely empty the bladder.

Question #3: During an arteriogram the patient suddenly says, Im feeling hot.Which is the best response?

Patients should be instructed that is normal to experience a warm sensation when IV contrast is injected. The feeling last  5-20 seconds. Arteriogram is an X-ray of the blood vessels called arteries. Other names for this procedure are angiogram and arteriography.  

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