Urinary Disorders Nursing Test Bank
This nursing test bank set includes 150 NCLEX-style practice questions for urinary system disorders. Included topics are kidney transplant, acute kidney disease, chronic renal failure, acute glomerulonephritis, peritoneal dialysis, prostatectomy, renal calculi, urinary tract infection, and more. 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:
- Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #1 | 50 Questions NEW!
- Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #2 | 50 Questions NEW!
- Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #3 | 50 Questions NEW!
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Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz #1 | 50 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
Which of the following symptoms do you expect to see in a patient diagnosed with acute pyelonephritis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
You have a patient that might have a urinary tract infection (UTI). Which statement by the patient suggests that a UTI is likely?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
Which instructions do you include in the teaching care plan for a patient with cystitis receiving phenazopyridine (Pyridium)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
Which patient is at greatest risk for developing a urinary tract infection (UTI)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
You have a patient that is receiving peritoneal dialysis. What should you do when you notice the return fluid is slowly draining?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
What is the appropriate infusion time for the dialysate in your 38 y.o. patient with chronic renal failure undergoing peritoneal dialysis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
A 30 y.o. female patient is undergoing hemodialysis with an internal arteriovenous fistula in place. What do you do to prevent complications associated with this device?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
Your patient becomes restless and tells you she has a headache and feels nauseous during hemodialysis. Which complication do you suspect?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
Your patient is complaining of muscle cramps while undergoing hemodialysis. Which intervention is effective in relieving muscle cramps?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Your patient with chronic renal failure reports pruritus. Which instruction should you include in this patient’s teaching plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Which intervention do you plan to include with a patient who has renal calculi?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
An 18 y.o. student is admitted with dark urine, fever, and flank pain and is diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis. Which would most likely be in this student’s health history?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Which drug is indicated for pain related to acute renal calculi?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
Which of the following causes the majority of UTI’s in hospitalized patients?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
Clinical manifestations of acute glomerulonephritis include which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
You expect a patient in the oliguric phase of renal failure to have a 24 hour urine output less than:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
The most common early sign of kidney disease is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
A patient is experiencing which type of incontinence if she experiences leaking urine when she coughs, sneezes, or lifts heavy objects?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
Immediately post-op after a prostatectomy, which complications require priority assessment of your patient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
The most indicative test for prostate cancer is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
A 22 y.o. patient with diabetic nephropathy says, “I have two kidneys and I’m still young. If I stick to my insulin schedule, I don’t have to worry about kidney damage, right?” Which of the following statements is the best response?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
A patient diagnosed with sepsis from a UTI is being discharged. What do you plan to include in her discharge teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
You’re planning your medication teaching for your patient with a UTI prescribed phenazopyridine (Pyridium). What do you include?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Which finding leads you to suspect acute glomerulonephritis in your 32 y.o. patient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
What is the priority nursing diagnosis with your patient diagnosed with end-stage renal disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
A patient with ESRD has an arteriovenous fistula in the left arm for hemodialysis. Which intervention do you include in his plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Your 60 y.o. patient with pyelonephritis and possible septicemia has had five UTIs over the past two years. She is fatigued from lack of sleep, has lost weight, and urinates frequently even in the night. Her labs show: sodium, 154 mEq/L; osmolarity 340 mOsm/L; glucose, 127 mg/dl; and potassium, 3.9 mEq/L. Which nursing diagnosis is a priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
Which sign indicates the second phase of acute renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
Your patient had surgery to form an arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis. Which information is important for providing care for the patient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
A patient with diabetes mellitus and renal failure begins hemodialysis. Which diet is best on days between dialysis treatments?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
After the first hemodialysis treatment, your patient develops a headache, hypertension, restlessness, mental confusion, nausea, and vomiting. Which condition is indicated?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Which action is most important during bladder training in a patient with a neurogenic bladder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
A patient with diabetes has had many renal calculi over the past 20 years and now has chronic renal failure. Which substance must be reduced in this patient’s diet?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
What is the best way to check for patency of the arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
You have a paraplegic patient with renal calculi. Which factor contributes to the development of calculi?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
What is the most important nursing diagnosis for a patient in end-stage renal disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Frequent PVCs are noted on the cardiac monitor of a patient with end-stage renal disease. The priority intervention is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
A patient who received a kidney transplant returns for a follow-up visit to the outpatient clinic and reports a lump in her breast. Transplant recipients are:CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
You’re developing a care plan with the nursing diagnosis risk for infection for your patient that received a kidney transplant. A goal for this patient is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
You suspect kidney transplant rejection when the patient shows which symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Your patient returns from the operating room after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Which symptom is a sign of acute renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
Which cause of hypertension is the most common in acute renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
A patient returns from surgery with an indwelling urinary catheter in place and empty. Six hours later, the volume is 120ml. The drainage system has no obstructions. Which intervention has priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
You’re preparing for urinary catheterization of a trauma patient and you observe bleeding at the urethral meatus. Which action has priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
What change indicates recovery in a patient with nephritic syndrome?CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
Which statement correctly distinguishes renal failure from prerenal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
Which criterion is required before a patient can be considered for continuous peritoneal dialysis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
Polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate) is used in renal failure to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
Your patient has complaints of severe right-sided flank pain, nausea, vomiting and restlessness. He appears slightly pale and is diaphoretic. Vital signs are BP 140/90 mmHg, Pulse 118 beats/min., respirations 33 breaths/minute, and temperature, 98.0F. Which subjective data supports a diagnosis of renal calculi?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
Immunosuppression following kidney transplantation is continued:CorrectIncorrect
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