NURS 6531 MIDTERM EXAM / NURS6531 MIDTERM EXAM (2 VERSIONS) (100 CORRECT Q & A IN EACH VERSION, TOTAL: 200 Q & A)
NURS 6531 Midterm Exam / NURS6531 Midterm Exam (Latest): Walden University
Walden NURS 6531 Midterm Exam / Walden NURS6531 Midterm Exam (Latest)
· Question 1
When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?
· Question 2
The most common cancer found on the auricle is:
Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
· Question 3
Which of the following medication classes should be avoided in patients with acute or chronic bronchitis because it will contribute to ventilation-perfusion mismatch in the patient?
· Question 4
A 47 year old male patient presents to the clinic with a single episode of a moderate amount of bright red rectal bleeding. On examination, external hemorrhoids are noted. How should the nurse practitioner proceed?
Instruct the patient on measures to prevent hemorrhoids such as bowel habits and diet.
Order a topical hemorrhoid cream along with a stool softener.
Refer the patient for a barium enema and sigmoidoscopy.
Refer the patient for a surgical hemorrhoidectomy.
· Question 5
Which of the following patient characteristics are associated with chronic bronchitis?
Overweight, cyanosis, and normal or slightly increased respiratory rate
Underweight, pink skin, and increased respiratory rate
Overweight, pink skin, and normal or slightly increased respiratory rate
Normal weight, cyanosis, and greatly increased respiratory rate
· Question 6
A 65-year-old female with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and polymyalgia rheumatica presents to urgent care with new onset left lower quadrant pain. Her current medications include omeprazole 20 milligrams po daily, lisinopril 20 milligrams po daily, simvastatin 20 milligrams po daily, and prednisone 12 milligrams po daily. The nurse practitioner suspects acute diverticulitis and possibly an abscess. The most appropriate diagnostic test for this patient at this time is:
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
· Question 7
A patient reports “something flew in my eye” about an hour ago while he was splitting logs. If there were a foreign body in his eye, the nurse practitioner would expect to find all except:
A positive fluorescein stain
· Question 8
A 21 year old college student presents to the student health center with copious, markedly purulent discharge from her left eye. The nurse practitioner student should suspect:
Common pink eye
· Question 9
A 35 year old man presents with radicular pain followed by the appearance of grouped vesicles consisting of about 15 lesions across 3 different thoracic dermatomes. He complains of pain, burning, and itching. The nurse practitioner should suspect:
A common case of shingles and prescribe an analgesic and an antiviral agent
A complicated case of shingles and prescribe acyclovir, an analgesic, and a topical cortisone cream
Herpes zoster and consider that this patient may be immunocompromised
A recurrence of chickenpox and treat the patient’s symptoms
· Question 10
Which type of lung cancer has the poorest prognosis?
Small cell carcinoma
Large cell carcinoma
· Question 11
An 83-year-old female presents to the office complaining of diarrhea for several days. She explains she has even had fecal incontinence one time. She describes loose stools 3–4 times a day for several weeks and denies fever, chills, pain, recent antibiotic use. The history suggests that the patient has:
Functional bowel disease
· Question 12
Margaret, age 32, comes into the office with painful joints and a distinctive rash in a butterfly distribution on her face. The rash has red papules and plaques with a fine scale. What do you suspect?
An allergic reaction
Systemic lupus erythematosus
· Question 13
Antibiotic administration has been demonstrated to be of little benefit to the treatment of which of the following disease processes?
Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
· Question 14
Lisa, age 49, has daily symptoms of asthma. She uses her inhaled short-acting beta-2 agonist daily. Her exacerbations affect her activities and they occur at least twice weekly and may last for days. She is affected more than once weekly during the night with an exacerbation. Which category of asthma severity is Lisa in?