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Question 1

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Which of the following behaviors is most representative of the nursing diagnosis phase of the nursing process?
Answer
  • Identifying major problems or needs
  • Organizing data in the client’s family history
  • Establishing short-term and long-term goals
  • Administering an antibiotic

Question 2

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Which of the following behaviors would indicate that the nurse was utilizing the assessment phase of the nursing process to provide nursing care?
Answer
  • Proposes hypotheses
  • Generates desired outcomes
  • Reviews results of laboratory tests
  • Documents care

Question 3

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Which of the following elements is best categorized as secondary subjective data?
Answer
  • The nurse measures a weight loss of 10 pounds since the last clinic visit.
  • Spouse states the client has lost all appetite
  • The nurse palpates edema in lower extremities
  • Client states severe pain when walking up stairs

Question 4

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The nurse wishes to determine the client’s feelings about a recent diagnosis. Which interview question is most likely to elicit this information?
Answer
  • “What did the doctor tell you about your diagnosis?”
  • “Are you worried about how the diagnosis will affect you in the future?”
  • “Tell me about your reactions to the diagnosis.”
  • “How is your family responding to the diagnosis?”

Question 5

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The use of a conceptual or theoretical framework for collecting and organizing assessment data ensures which of the following?
Answer
  • Correlation of the data with other members of the health care team
  • Demonstration of cost-effective care
  • Utilization of creativity and intuition in creating a plan of care
  • Collection of all necessary information for a thorough appraisal

Question 6

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Which of the following is the purpose of assessing?
Answer
  • Establish a database of client responses to his or her health status.
  • Identify client strengths and problems.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care.
  • Implement care, prevent illness, and promote wellness.

Question 7

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In the validating activity of the assessing phase of the nursing process, the nurse performs which of the following?
Answer
  • Collects subjective data
  • Applies a framework to the collected data
  • Confirms data is complete and accurate
  • Records data in the client record

Question 8

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A major characteristic of the nursing process is which of the following?
Answer
  • A focus on client needs
  • Its static nature
  • An emphasis on physiology and illness
  • Its exclusive use by and with nurses

Question 9

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Which of the following would be true regarding use of the observing method of data collection?
Answer
  • When observing, the nurse uses only the visual sense.
  • Observing is done only when no other nursing interventions are being performed at the same time
  • Data should be gathered as it occurs, rather than in any particular order.
  • Observed data should be interpreted in relation to other sources of collected data

Question 10

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Which of the following represent effective planning of the interview setting? Select all that apply.
Answer
  • Keep the lighting dimmed so as not to stress the client’s eyes.
  • Ensure that no one can overhear the interview conversation.
  • Stand near the client’s head while he or she is in the bed or chair.
  • Keep approximately 3 feet from the client during the interview.
  • Use a standard form to be sure all relevant data are covered in the interview.
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