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
The net diffusion of water from one solution of water from one solution through a semipermeable membrane to another solution containing a lower concentration of water is termed:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 30
When assessing a patient’s total body water percentage, the nurse is aware that all of the following factors influence this except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
Orly Khan is suffering from fluid volume deficit (FVD), which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect to assess in the patient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
John Reid is admitted to the hospital and is currently receiving hypertonic fluids. Nursing management for the client includes monitoring for all of the following potential complications except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
Mr. Wenceslao is scheduled to receive an isotonic solution; which one of the following is an example of such a solution?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
Which of the following arterial blood gas (ABG) values indicates uncompensated metabolic alkalosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
The body’s compensation of metabolic alkalosis involves:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
When assessing a patient for metabolic alkalosis, the nurse would expect to find:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
Which of the following blood products should be infused rapidly?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
Which of the following statements provides the rationale for using a hypotonic solution for a patient with FVD?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
Redd is receiving a blood transfusion. When monitoring the patient, the nurse would analyze an elevated body temperature as indicating:CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
The process of endocrine regulation of electrolytes involves:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
The chief anion in the intracellular fluid (ICF) is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
The major cation in the ICF is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
Hypophosphatemia may result from which of the following diseases?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
A patient with which of the following disorders is at high risk for developing hyperphosphatemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
Normal calcium levels must be analyzed in relation to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
Calcium is absorbed in the GI tract under the influence of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
Which of the following diagnoses is most appropriate for a patient with hypocalcemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
When serum calcium levels rise, which of the following hormones is secreted?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
The presence of which of the following electrolytes contributes to acidosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
The lungs participate in acid-base balance by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
The respiratory system regulates acid-base balance by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Which of the following is a gas component of the ABG measurement?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
Chloride helps maintain acid-base balance by performing which of the following roles?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
Which of the following hormones helps regulate chloride reabsorption?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
Chloride is absorbed in the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
When chloride concentration drops below 95 mEq/L, reabsorption of which of the following electrolytes increases proportionally?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
Jonas is admitted with 1,000 ml of diarrhea per day for the last 3 days. An IV of 0.45% NaCl mixed with 5% dextrose is infusing. Which of the following nursing interventions is the most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
Mrs. Waltraud is receiving digoxin and Lasix daily. Today, she complains of nausea, and her apical pulse is 130 and irregular. Which of the following nursing interventions is the most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
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