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Introduction Welcome to the NCLEX-PN® Practice Questions Exam Cram This book helps you get ready to take and pass the Licensure Exam for Practical. NCLEX-PN Practice Questions Exam Cram, 3rd Edition Network+ Certification Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 (Exam N) · Read more. The Item Writing for Success workshop presented by Rinehart & Associates was a great experience. The presenters were informed, helpful, and worked well.
Look for keywords —Avoid answers that include always , never , all , every , only , must , no , except , or none.
Watch for specific details —Avoid vague answers. Look for adjectives and adverbs. Look for the same or similar wording in the question and the answers. Watch for grammatical inconsistencies — Subjects and verbs should agree, meaning singular subject, singular verb or plural subject, plural verb. If the question is an incomplete sentence, the correct answer should complete the question in a grammatically correct manner. If the question asks for an immediate response or prioritization of action, choose the answer that is critical to the life and safety of the client.
Make an educated guess —If you are unsure after carefully reading the question and all the answers, choose C or the answer with the most information. Serum electrolytes —It is important for you to remember these normal lab values because they might be included in questions throughout the test.
Potassium: 3. Calcium: 8.
Magnesium: 1. Phosphorus: 2. Hematology values.
Abnormalities in the laboring obstetric client Decelerations are abnormal findings on the fetal monitoring strip. Decelerations are classified as. Early decelerationsBegin prior to the peak of the contraction and end by the end of the contraction. They are caused by head compression.
There is no need for intervention if the variability is within normal range that is, there is a rapid return to the baseline fetal heart rate and the fetal heart rate is within normal range. This cram sheet contains the distilled, key facts about the licensure exam.
Review this information just before you enter the testing center, paying special attention to those areas where you feel you need the most review. You can transfer any of these facts from your head onto a blank sheet provided by the testing center.
We also recommend reading the glossary as a last-minute cram tool before entering the testing center. Good luck. Dont get frustrated if you need to take the entire number of items or take the entire allotted time. Get up and move around and take breaks if you need a time-out.
Take deep breaths and imagine yourself studying in your favorite locationTake a small item with you that you have had with you during your study time. Read the question and all answers carefully Dont jump to conclusions or make wild guesses. Look for keywordsAvoid answers that include always, never, all, every, only, must, no, except, or none. Watch for specific detailsAvoid vague answers. Look for adjectives and adverbs. Look for information given within the question and the answersFor example, the phrase client with diabetic ketoacidosis should bring to mind the range of 7.
Look for the same or similar wording in the question and the answers. Watch for grammatical inconsistencies Subjects and verbs should agree, meaning singular subject, singular verb or plural subject, plural verb.
If the question is an incomplete sentence, the correct answer should complete the question in a grammatically correct manner.
Dont read into questionsReading into the question can create errors in judgment. If the question asks for an immediate response or prioritization of action, choose the answer that is critical to the life and safety of the client. Make an educated guessIf you are unsure after carefully reading the question and all the answers, choose C or the answer with the most information.
Serum electrolytesIt is important for you to remember these normal lab values because they might be included in questions throughout the test. Potassium: 3. Calcium: 8.
Magnesium: 1. Phosphorus: 2. Hematology values. RBC: 4.
WBC: 5,, Hgb: gms women; gms men ABG values. Chemistry values. Specific gravity: 1. Serum creatinine: 0. Asian American cultural attributesThey avoid direct eye contact; feet are considered dirty the feet should be touched last during assessment ; males make most of the decisions; they usually refuse organ donation; they generally do not prefer cold drinks, believe in the hot-cold theory of illness.
Native American cultural attributesThey sustain eye contact; blood and organ donation is generally refused; they might refuse circumcision; may prefer care from the tribal shaman rather than using western medicine. Mexican American cultural attributesThey might avoid direct eye contact with authorities; they might refuse organ donation; most are very emotional during bereavement; believe in the hot-cold theory of illness.
Religions beliefs. Jehovahs WitnessNo blood products should be used. HinduNo beef or items containing gelatin. JewishSpecial dietary restrictions, use of kosher foods Therapeutic diets. Gout dietLow purine; omit poultry cold chicken medication for acute episodes: Colchicine; maintenance medication: Zyloprim.
For example, in respiratory acidosis, the pH is below normal and the CO2 is elevated, as is the HCO3 respiratory opposite. In metabolic disorders, the components of the lab values are the same.
An example of this is metabolic acidosis. This is true in a compensated situation. Addisons versus CushingsAddisons and Cushings are diseases of the endocrine system involving either overproduction or inadequate production of cortisol:. Treatment for the client with Addisons: increase sodium intake; medications include cortisone preparations. Treatment for the client with Cushings: restrict sodium; observe for signs of infection.
Treatment for sickle cell crisesHHOP heat, hydration, oxygen, pain medications Five Ps of fractures and compartment syndromeThese are symptoms of fractures and compartment syndrome:.
Polar cold Hip fracturesHip fractures commonly hemorrhage, whereas femur fractures are at risk for fat emboli. Profile of gallbladder diseaseFair, fat, forty, five pregnancies, flatulent actually gallbladder disease can occur in all ages and both sexes. LegalitiesThe RN and the physician institute seclusion protection. The MD or the hospice nurse can pronounces the client dead. Types of drugs. Cox 2 enzyme blocker drugs: Celecoxib Celebrex , valdecoxib Bextra. Histamine 2 antagonist drugs: Cimetidine Tagamet , famotidine Pepcid , nizatidine Axid , rantidine Zantac.
Anticoagulant drugs: Heparin sodium Hepalean , enoxaparin sodium Lovenox , dalteparin sodium Fragmin Drug schedules.