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NCLEX Questions and Answers (Q&A)

L. Hawkes, Teacher
Answered: Jan 28, 2019
Cyanosis is a term many people probably haven’t heard of, but it seems like a common problem associated with other issues. Cyanosis is when someone’s appearance of their skin has a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
Hypocalcemia
Hypoparathyroidism can cause low serum calcium levels. Numbness and tingling in extremities and in the circumoral area around the mouth are the hallmark signs of hypocalcemia....Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
Metabolic alkalosis

The loss of gastric fluid via nasogastric suction or vomiting causes metabolic alkalosis as a result of the loss of hydrochloric acid; this results in an alkalotic...Read More

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L. Sevigny, Doctor
Answered: Dec 05, 2018
Toddlers have the greatest potential for regression when they are sick. Regression, for the uninitiated, means that they stop acting their age and act younger. Since a toddler is still learning...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
Provide a clear path for ambulation without obstacles -cranial nerve ii is the optic nerve, which governs vision. the nurse can provide safety for the visually impaired client by clearing the path...Read More

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H. Jones, Web Content Writer
Answered: Oct 24, 2018
Metabolic alkalosis is a condition wherein the tissue’s pH heightens to its normal range. The normal level ranges from 7.35 to 7.45. When the pH level of the tissues goes beyond 7.45, a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
3+ pitting edema-3+ pitting edema is noticeably deep pitting, full and edematous extremity, with depression lasting more than 1 minute 4+ pitting edema is very deep pitting, very edematous and...Read More

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L. Sevigny, Doctor
Answered: Jun 28, 2018
When a client is from a different cultural background, the nurse should identify how these cultural variations affect the health problem. For example, if someone comes from a poorer community...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
A client with a colostomy-rationale: causes of deficient fluid volume include vomiting, diarrhea, conditions that cause increased respirations or increased urinary output, insufficient iv fluid...Read More

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C.Mila
Answered: May 01, 2018
"The Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Proclamations (The Code) was created as a guide for doing nursing duties in a way predictable with quality in nursing care and the moral...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
Non-rebreather mask

A non-rebreather mask can deliver levels of the fraction of inspired oxygen (FIO2) as high as 100%. Other modes simple mask, face tent and nasal cannula deliver lower...Read More

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M. Krasinski, Content Writer
Answered: Jan 29, 2019
A clonic seizure is the type of seizure you most see depicted in the media. The seizure typically begins on both sides of the brain, but sometimes it can start in one side and spread. During a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
Place the end of the chest tube in a container of sterile saline.

If a chest drainage system is disconnected, the nurse may place the end of the chest tube in a container of sterile saline...Read More

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Tgerdel
Answered: Dec 08, 2022
50-year-old with pneumonia, diaphoresis, and high fevers

Diaphoresis and a high fever can lead to free water loss through the skin, resulting in hypernatremia. Loop diuretics are more...Read More

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Anthony Paul Bonadio, Teacher
Answered: Feb 26, 2019
When a nurse is monitoring a group of clients for acid-base imbalances, the patients at the highest risk for metabolic acidosis are the following: diabetic mellitus client, malnourished client,...Read More

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