NURSING EXAM QUESTION ANSWERS MAY 2016

1. A patient chokes while eating. The first thing the nurses’ assistant should do is:
a. attempt to remove the obstruction.
b. call for a licensed person.
c.  tilt the victim’s head back and give two quick breaths.
d.  slap the patient between the shoulder blades.

Answer: d.  slap the patient between the shoulder blades.

2. Kshara suthra can be used in __________.
 A:-Bhanga
 B:-Bhagandara
 C:-Gulma
 D:-Karna soola

Answer:-   B:-Bhagandara

3. Continuing education is
a. necessary for recertification in many states.
b. important for keeping abreast of new development.
c. a professional standard.
d. all the above.


Answer: d. all the above.

4. On what side should the patient lie for an enema?
a. Right.
b. Left.
c. Whichever side is more comfortable.
d. The side closer to the restroom.

Answer: b. Left.

5. The nurse on oncology is caring for a client with a white blood count of 600. During evening visitation, a visitor brings a potted plant. What action should the nurse take?
A. Allow the client to keep the plant
B. Place the plant by the window
C. Water the plant for the client
D. Tell the family members to take the plant home

Answer: D. Tell the family members to take the plant home 

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