Hello and welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions quiz for respiratory system disorders! This nursing test bank will test your competence in managing patients with respiratory disorders such as pneumonia, COPD, pleural effusion, asthma, and more. This quiz aims to help student nurses to grasp and master the concepts of respiratory system disorders.
Respiratory System Disorders NCLEX Nursing Test Bank
Here are the NCLEX practice questions for respiratory system disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 220 NCLEX-style practice questions that cover nursing care management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pneumonia, pleural effusion, and other respiratory system disorders. Use these questions to help you review for the respiratory system disorders and as an alternative to Quizlet.
All questions on this set are updated to give you the most challenging questions, along with insightful rationales to reinforce learning.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Comprehensive Respiratory System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Respiratory System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Asthma and COPD NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 30 Questions
- Asthma and COPD NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 30 Questions
- Pneumonia NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 30 Questions
- Pneumonia NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 30 Questions
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Pneumonia NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 30 Questions
A new set of practice questions all related to the nursing care of patients with pneumonia.
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Question 1 of 30
Clients with chronic illnesses are more likely to get pneumonia when which of the following situations is present?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 30
Which of the following pathophysiological mechanisms that occur in the lung parenchyma allow pneumonia to develop?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
Which of the following organisms most commonly causes community-acquired pneumonia in adults?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
An elderly client with pneumonia may appear with which of the following symptoms first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
When auscultating the chest of a client with pneumonia, the nurse would expect to hear which of the following sounds over areas of consolidation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
A diagnosis of pneumonia is typically achieved by which of the following diagnostic tests?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
A client with pneumonia develops dyspnea with a respiratory rate of 32 breaths/minute and difficulty expelling his secretions. The nurse auscultates his lung fields and hears bronchial sounds in the left lower lobe. The nurse determines that the client requires which of the following treatments first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
A client has been treated with antibiotic therapy for right lower-lobe pneumonia for 10 days and will be discharged today. Which of the following physical findings would lead the nurse to believe it is appropriate to discharge this client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
The right forearm of a client who had a purified protein derivative (PPD) test for tuberculosis is reddened and raised about 3mm where the test was given. This PPD would be read as having which of the following results?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
A client with primary TB infection can expect to develop which of the following conditions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
A client was infected with TB 10 years ago but never developed the disease. He’s now being treated for cancer. The client begins to develop signs of TB. This is known as which of the following types of infection?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
A client has active TB. Which of the following symptoms will he exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
Which of the following diagnostic tests is definitive for TB?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
A client with a positive Mantoux test result will be sent for a chest x-ray. For which of the following reasons is this done?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
A chest x-ray showed a client’s lungs to be clear. His Mantoux test is positive, with a 10mm of induration. His previous test was negative. These test results are possible because:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
A client with a positive skin test for TB isn’t showing signs of active disease. To help prevent the development of active TB, the client should be treated with isoniazid, 300 mg daily, for how long?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
A client with a productive cough, chills, and night sweats is suspected of having active TB. The physician should take which of the following actions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
A client is diagnosed with active TB and started on triple antibiotic therapy. What signs and symptoms would the client show if therapy is inadequate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
A client diagnosed with active TB would be hospitalized primarily for which of the following reasons?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
A high level of oxygen exerts which of the following effects on the lung?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
A 24-year-old client comes into the clinic complaining of right-sided chest pain and shortness of breath. He reports that it started suddenly. The assessment should include which of the following interventions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
A client with shortness of breath has decreased to absent breath sounds on the right side, from the apex to the base. Which of the following conditions would best explain this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
Which of the following treatments would the nurse expect for a client with a spontaneous pneumothorax?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Which of the following methods is the best way to confirm the diagnosis of a pneumothorax?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
A pulse oximetry gives what type of information about the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
What effect does hemoglobin amount have on oxygenation status?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
Which of the following statements best explains how opening up collapsed alveoli improves oxygenation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can be provided through an oxygen mask to improve oxygenation in hypoxic patients by which of the following methods?A. The mask provides 100% oxygen to the client.CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
Which of the following best describes pleural effusion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
If a pleural effusion develops, which of the following actions best describes how the fluid can be removed from the pleural space and proper lung status restored?CorrectIncorrect
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