Welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions for eye, ears, and sleep disorders. In this nursing test bank, use the NCLEX practice questions below to help test your nursing knowledge about eye, ears, nose, throat, and sleep disorders.
Eye, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Nursing Test Banks
This section includes the NCLEX-style practice questions about eye, ears, nose, throat, and sleep disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 100 practice questions divided into two parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Eyes, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #1 (50 Questions)
- Eyes, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #2 (50 Questions)
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Eye, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #2 (50 Questions)
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Question 1 of 50
To assist an adult client to sleep better the nurse recommends which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
The nurse recognizes that a client is experiencing insomnia when the client reports. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
The nurse teaches the mother of a newborn that in order to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the best position to place the baby after nursing is: Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
When assessing a client for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the nurse understands the most common symptom is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
The nurse understands that the most vivid dreaming occurs during:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
A client taking a beta-adrenergic blocker for HTN can experience interference with sleep patterns such as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
Narcolepsy can be best explained as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
A nursing measure to promote sleep in school-age children is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
A female client verbalizes that she has been having trouble sleeping and feels wide awake as soon as getting into bed. The nurse recognizes that there are many interventions that promote sleep. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
A client has a diagnosis of primary insomnia. Before assessing this client, the nurse recalls the numerous causes of this disorder. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
A hospitalized client is prescribed chloral hydrate (Noctec). The nurse includes which action in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
Which of the following indicate the use of barbiturates in treating insomnia. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Which of the following treatment is appropriate when there is a benzodiazepine overdose. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
A patient is admitted to the emergency department with an overdose of a benzodiazepine. The nurse immediately prepares to administer which of the following antidotes from the emergency drug cart?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
Older adults who take long-acting sedatives or hypnotics are likely to experience:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Which nursing diagnosis is appropriate for a patient who has received a sedative-hypnotic agent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
A patient is admitted to the emergency department with an overdose of a barbiturate. The nurse immediately prepares to administer which of the following from the emergency drug cart?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
During patient teaching, the nurse explains the difference between a sedative and hypnotic by stating:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
The patient’s chart notes the administration of dantrolene (Dantrium) immediately postoperatively. The nurse suspects that the patient experienced:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
Which of the following is an important nursing action for the administration of a benzodiazepine as a sedative-hypnotic agent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Pediatric and geriatric patients often react with more sensitivity to CNS depressants. This type of sensitivity manifests itself in the development of which type of reaction?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
Which of the following is an appropriate nursing intervention for patients who are receiving CNS depressants?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following conditions characterizes rapid eye movement (REM) sleep?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Which of the following sleep disorders is the most prevalent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Which of the following substances is a natural hormone produced by the pineal gland that induces sleep?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
Monique is diagnosed with Ménière’s disease, which diet would be most appropriate to discuss with her?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Professor McGonagall had undergone nasal surgery with posterior packing in place. Which assessment data would alert the nurse to the possibility of active bleeding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
Chad, a 5-year-old preschooler, is brought to the clinic due to an ear problem. Which assessment data would cause the nurse to suspect serous otitis media?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
As Nurse Ryan entered the room, he saw the client choking and unable to speak. Which intervention should the nurse implement first for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Which statement by a client diagnosed with Ménière’s disease who has had a labyrinthectomy of the left ear indicates that he understands the discharge teaching concerning the surgery?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
For a client diagnosed with epistaxis, which intervention would be included in the care plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Mang Isko, a 68-year-old widower, has been stricken with cataracts about a year ago. Which assessment data would the nurse expect when collecting the nursing history from the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
Which intervention would be included in the care plan for the client with an acute exacerbation of Ménière’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
Which assessment data would the nurse expect as the chief complaint from a client who is experiencing an acute exacerbation of Ménière’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
Nurse Errol is administering 2 drops of medication in OS prior to ophthalmic surgery. Which interventions should he implement? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
During eyedrop instillation, which intervention would the nurse perform to prevent systemic adverse effects from drug absorption?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Ben is diagnosed with a retinal detachment at the inner aspect of the right eye. Into which position would the nurse place the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
For a client complaining of periocular aching after a surgical repair of a detached retina, which medication would be the most appropriate analgesic?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
A teenage client is diagnosed with “strep throat.” Which clinical manifestation would the nurse expect of the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
During the nursing history, which assessment data would the nurse expect the client scheduled for surgical correction of chronic open-angle glaucoma to report?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Martha, a 73-year-old widow, tells the nurse during the admission process that she was recently diagnosed with age-related hearing loss. Upon receiving such information, the nurse is correct if he suspects:CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
The nurse is carrying out his preoperative teachings for an older client who will have cataract surgery on the right eye. The nurse concludes that the client needs further understanding about the teachings if he says:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
A 68-year-old client comes to the outpatient clinic and complains to the attending nurse about his increased difficulty with “close-work” such as knitting. He indicates he does not have difficulty seeing objects on either side but does state that straight lines appear distorted or wavy. The nurse suspects which of the following disorders is consistent with the client’s reported symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
While inserting a nasogastric tube, the nurse should use which of the following protective measures?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
An 8-year-old boy is returned to his room following a tonsillectomy. He remains sleepy from the anesthesia but is easily awakened. The nurse should place the child in which of the following positions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
The clinic nurse is preparing to test the visual acuity of a client using a Snellen chart. Which of the following identifies the accurate procedure for this visual acuity test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
The clinic nurse notes that following several eye examinations, the physician has documented a diagnosis of legal blindness in the client’s chart. The nurse reviews the results of the Snellen’s chart test expecting to note which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
The client’s vision is tested with a Snellen chart. The results of the tests are documented as 20/60. The nurse interprets this as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
Tonometry is performed on the client with a suspected diagnosis of glaucoma. The nurse analyzes the test results as documented in the client’s chart and understands that normal intraocular pressure is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
The nurse is developing a plan of care for the client scheduled for cataract surgery. The nurse documents which more appropriate nursing diagnosis in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
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