Welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions for integumentary system disorders. In this nursing test bank, test your competence on the concepts of integumentary system disorders. It is crucial for nurses to have the knowledge of the normal anatomy, physiology, and assessments of the integument when providing nursing care for clients with disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
Integumentary Disorders Nursing Test Banks
This section includes the NCLEX-style practice questions about integumentary system disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 80 practice questions divided into two parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Integumentary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #1 | 40 Questions
- Integumentary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #2 | 40 Questions NEW!
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Integumentary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #1 | 40 Questions
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Question 1 of 40
When planning care for a male client with burns on the upper torso, which nursing diagnosis should take the highest priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 40
In a female client with burns on the legs, which nursing intervention helps prevent contractures?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 40
A male client comes to the physician’s office for treatment of severe sunburn. The nurse takes this opportunity to discuss the importance of protecting the skin from the sun’s damaging rays. Which instruction would best prevent skin damage?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 40
A female client is brought to the emergency department with second-and third-degree burns on the left arm, left anterior leg, and anterior trunk. Using the Rule of Nines, what is the total body surface area that has been burned?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 40
Which nursing intervention can help a client maintain healthy skin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 40
A male client with psoriasis visits the dermatology clinic. When inspecting the affected areas, the nurse expects to see which type of secondary lesion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 40
A female adult client with atopic dermatitis is prescribed a potent topical corticosteroid, to be covered with an occlusive dressing. To address a potential client problem associated with this treatment, the nurse formulates the nursing diagnosis of Risk for injury. To complete the nursing diagnosis statement, the nurse should add which “related-to” phrase?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 40
A male client is diagnosed with herpes simplex. Which statement about herpes simplex infection is true?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 40
A female client with a severe staphylococcal infection is receiving the aminoglycoside gentamicin sulfate (Garamycin) by the I.V. route. The nurse should assess the client for which adverse reaction to this drug?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 40
A male client is diagnosed with primary herpes genitalis. Which instruction should the nurse provide?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 40
Nurse Bea plans to administer dexamethasone cream to a client who has dermatitis over the anterior chest. How should the nurse apply this topical agent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 40
Nurse Mary is caring for a wheelchair-bound client. Which piece of equipment impedes circulation to the area it’s meant to protect?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 40
Nurse Harry documents the presence of a scab on a client’s deep wound. The nurse identifies this as which phase of wound healing?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 40
In an industrial accident, a male client that weighs 155 lb (70 kg) sustained full-thickness burns over 40% of his body. He’s in the burn unit receiving fluid resuscitation. Which observation shows that the fluid resuscitation is benefiting the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 40
A female client with herpes zoster is prescribed acyclovir (Zovirax), 200 mg P.O. every 4 hours while awake. The nurse should inform the client that this drug may cause:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 40
A female client sees a dermatologist for a skin problem. Later, the nurse reviews the client’s chart and notes that the chief complaint was intertrigo. This term refers to which condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 40
A male client who has suffered a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is too weak to move on his own. To help the client avoid pressure ulcers, the nurse should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 40
A male client visits the physician’s office for treatment of a skin disorder. As a primary treatment, the nurse expects the physician to prescribe:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 40
While in a skilled nursing facility, a male client contracted scabies, which is diagnosed the day after discharge. The client is living at her daughter’s home, where six other persons are living. During her visit to the clinic, she asks a staff nurse, “What should my family do?” The most accurate response from the nurse is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 40
When caring for a male client with severe impetigo, the nurse should include which intervention in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 40
A female client with second- and third-degree burns on the arms receives autografts. Two days later, the nurse finds the client doing arm exercises. The nurse knows that this client should avoid exercise because it may:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 40
Nurse Tamara discovers scabies when assessing a client who has just been transferred to the medical-surgical unit from the day surgery unit. To prevent scabies infection in other clients, the nurse should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 40
Dr. Martinez prescribes an emollient for a client with pruritus of recent onset. The client asks why the emollient should be applied immediately after a bath or shower. How should the nurse respond?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 40
Following a full-thickness (third-degree) burn of his left arm, a male client is treated with artificial skin. The client understands postoperative care of artificial skin when he states that during the first 7 days after the procedure, he will restrict:CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 40
A male client with a solar burn of the chest, back, face, and arms is seen in urgent care. The nurse’s primary concern should be:CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 40
The nurse is providing home care instructions to a client who has recently had a skin graft. It’s most important that the client remember to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 40
A male client is diagnosed with gonorrhea. When teaching the client about this disease, the nurse should include which instruction?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 40
A female client with atopic dermatitis is prescribed medication for photochemotherapy. The nurse teaches the client about the importance of protecting the skin from ultraviolet light before drug administration and for 8 hours afterward and stresses the need to protect the eyes. After administering medication for photochemotherapy, the client must protect the eyes for:CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 40
A female client with genital herpes simplex is being treated in the outpatient department. The nurse teaches her about measures that may prevent herpes recurrences and emphasizes the need for prompt treatment if complications arise. Genital herpes simplex increases the risk of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 40
Which of the following is the initial intervention for a male client with external bleeding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 40
Nurse JV is performing wound care. Which of the following practices violates surgical asepsis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 40
During the acute phase of a burn, the nurse in-charge should assess which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 40
Nurse Catherine is changing a dressing and providing wound care. Which activity should she perform first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 40
Nurse Melinda is caring for an elderly bedridden adult. To prevent pressure ulcers, which intervention should the nurse include in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 40
Nurse Jody formulates a nursing diagnosis of Impaired physical mobility for a client with third-degree burns on the lower portions of both legs. To complete the nursing diagnosis statement, the nurse should add which “related-to” phrase?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 40
The nurse is assessing for the presence of cyanosis in a male dark-skinned client. The nurse understands which body area would provide the best assessment?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 40
Which of the following individuals is least likely to be at risk of developing psoriasis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 40
Which of the following clients would least likely be at risk of developing skin breakdown?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 40
The nurse prepares to care for a male client with acute cellulitis of the lower leg. The nurse anticipates which of the following will be prescribed for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 40
The clinic nurse is assessing the skin of a white client who is diagnosed with psoriasis. Which of the following characteristics is associated with this skin disorder?CorrectIncorrect
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