Welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions for fluids and electrolytes. In this nursing test bank, test your competence on the concepts of homeostasis, fluids, and electrolytes. Fluid and electrolyte balance plays an important role in homeostasis, and critical care nurses assume a vital role in identifying and treating the physiologic stressors experienced by critically ill patients that disrupt homeostasis.
Fluid & Electrolyte Nursing Test Banks
This section includes the NCLEX-style practice questions about fluid and electrolytes. This nursing test bank set includes 120 practice questions divided into four parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Fluid & Electrolyte NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 30 Questions
- Fluid & Electrolyte NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 30 Questions
- Fluid & Electrolyte NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 30 Questions
- Fluid & Electrolyte NCLEX Practice | Quiz #4: 30 Questions
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Question 1 of 30
Lee Angela’s lab test just revealed that her chloride level is 96 mEq/L. As a nurse, you would interpret this serum chloride level as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 30
Which of the following conditions is associated with elevated serum chloride levels?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
In the extracellular fluid, chloride is a major:CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
Nursing intervention for the patient with hyperphosphatemia includes encouraging intake of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
Etiologies associated with hypocalcemia may include all of the following except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
Which of the following findings would the nurse expect to assess in hypercalcemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
Which of the following is not an appropriate nursing intervention for a patient with hypercalcemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
A patient in which of the following disorders is at high risk to develop hypermagnesemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
Nursing interventions for a patient with hypermagnesemia include administering calcium gluconate to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
For a patient with hypomagnesemia, which of the following medications may become toxic?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
Which of the following is the most important physical assessment parameter the nurse would consider when assessing fluid and electrolyte imbalance?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
Insensible fluid losses include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
Which of the following intravenous solutions would be appropriate for a patient with severe hyponatremia secondary to syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
Aldosterone secretion in response to fluid loss will result in which one of the following electrolyte imbalances?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
When assessing a patient for signs of fluid overload, the nurse would expect to observe:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
The physician has ordered IV replacement of potassium for a patient with severe hypokalemia. The nurse would administer this:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
Which of the following findings would the nurse expect to assess in a patient with hypokalemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
Vien is receiving oral potassium supplements for his condition. How should the supplements be administered?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
Normal venous blood pH ranges from:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
Respiratory regulation of acids and bases involves:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
To determine if a patient’s respiratory system is functioning, the nurse would assess which of the following parameters:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
Which of the following conditions is an equal decrease of extracellular fluid (ECF) solute and water volume?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
When monitoring the daily weight of a patient with fluid volume deficit (FVD), the nurse is aware that fluid loss may be considered when weight loss begins to exceed:CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Dietary recommendations for a patient with a hypotonic fluid excess should include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
Osmotic pressure is created through the process of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
A rise in arterial pressure causes the baroreceptors and stretch receptors to signal an inhibition of the sympathetic nervous system, resulting in:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
Normal serum sodium concentration ranges from:CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
When assessing a patient for electrolyte balance, the nurse is aware that etiologies for hyponatremia include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
Nursing interventions for a patient with hyponatremia include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
The nurse would analyze an arterial pH of 7.46 as indicating:CorrectIncorrect
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