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
- Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Urinary Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
The primary reason for taping an indwelling catheter laterally to the thigh of a male client is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
The primary function of the prostate gland is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
The nurse is reviewing a medication history of a client with BPH. Which medication should be recognized as likely to aggravate BPH?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
A client is scheduled to undergo a transurethral resection of the prostate gland (TURP). The procedure is to be done under spinal anesthesia. Postoperatively, the nurse should be particularly alert for early signs of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
A client with BPH is being treated with terazosin (Hytrin) 2 mg at bedtime. The nurse should monitor the client’s:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
A client underwent a TURP, and a large three-way catheter was inserted into the bladder with continuous bladder irrigation. In which of the following circumstances would the nurse increase the flow rate of the continuous bladder irrigation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
A priority nursing diagnosis for the client who is being discharged home 3 days after a TURP would be:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
If a client’s prostate enlargement is caused by a malignancy, which of the following blood examinations should the nurse anticipate to assess whether metastasis has occurred?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
Steroids, if used following kidney transplantation would cause which of the following side effects?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Mr. Roberto was readmitted to the hospital with acute graft rejection. Which of the following assessment findings would be expected?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Dialysis allows for the exchange of particles across a semipermeable membrane by which of the following actions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
A client is diagnosed with chronic renal failure and told she must start hemodialysis. Client teaching would include which of the following instructions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
A client is undergoing peritoneal dialysis. The dialysate dwell time is completed, and the dwell clamp is opened to allow the dialysate to drain. The nurse notes that the drainage has stopped and only 500 ml has drained; the amount the dialysate instilled was 1,500 ml. Which of the following interventions would be done first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
A client receiving hemodialysis treatment arrives at the hospital with a blood pressure of 200/100, a heart rate of 110, and a respiratory rate of 36. Oxygen saturation in room air is 89%. He complains of shortness of breath, and +2 pedal edema is noted. His last hemodialysis treatment was yesterday. Which of the following interventions should be done first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
A client has a history of chronic renal failure and received hemodialysis treatments three times per week through an arteriovenous (AV) fistula in the left arm. Which of the following interventions is included in this client’s plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Which of the following factors causes the nausea associated with renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
Which of the following clients is at greatest risk for developing acute renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
In a client with renal failure, which assessment finding may indicate hypocalcemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
A nurse is assessing the patency of an arteriovenous fistula in the left arm of a client who is receiving hemodialysis for the treatment of chronic renal failure. Which finding indicates that the fistula is patent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
The client with chronic renal failure is at risk of developing dementia-related to excessive absorption of aluminum. The nurse teaches that this is the reason that the client is being prescribed which of the following phosphate binding agents?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
The client newly diagnosed with chronic renal failure recently has begun hemodialysis. Knowing that the client is at risk for disequilibrium syndrome, the nurse assesses the client during dialysis for:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
A client with chronic renal failure has completed a hemodialysis treatment. The nurse would use which of the following standard indicators to evaluate the client’s status after dialysis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
The hemodialysis client with a left-arm fistula is at risk for steal syndrome. The nurse assesses this client for which of the following clinical manifestations?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
A client is admitted to the hospital and has a diagnosis of early-stage chronic renal failure. Which of the following would the nurse expect to note on assessment of the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
The client with chronic renal failure returns to the nursing unit following a hemodialysis treatment. On assessment the nurse notes that the client’s temperature is 100.2. Which of the following is the most appropriate nursing action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
The nurse is performing an assessment on a client who has returned from the dialysis unit following hemodialysis. The client is complaining of a headache and nausea and is extremely restless. Which of the following is the most appropriate nursing action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
The nurse is assisting a client on a low-potassium diet to select food items from the menu. Which of the following food items, if selected by the client, would indicate an understanding of this dietary restriction?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
The nurse is reviewing a list of components contained in the peritoneal dialysis solution with the client. The client asks the nurse about the purpose of the glucose contained in the solution. The nurse bases the response knowing that the glucose:CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
The nurse is preparing to care for a client receiving peritoneal dialysis. Which of the following would be included in the nursing plan of care to prevent the major complication associated with peritoneal dialysis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
A client newly diagnosed with renal failure is receiving peritoneal dialysis. During the infusion of the dialysate the client complains of abdominal pain. Which action by the nurse is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
The nurse is instructing a client with diabetes mellitus about peritoneal dialysis. The nurse tells the client that it is important to maintain the dwell time for the dialysis at the prescribed time because of the risk of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
The client with acute renal failure has a serum potassium level of 5.8 mEq/L. The nurse would plan which of the following as a priority action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
The client with chronic renal failure who is scheduled for hemodialysis this morning is due to receive a daily dose of enalapril (Vasotec). The nurse should plan to administer this medication:CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
The client with chronic renal failure has an indwelling catheter for peritoneal dialysis in the abdomen. The client spills water on the catheter dressing while bathing. The nurse should immediately:CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
The client being hemodialyzed suddenly becomes short of breath and complains of chest pain. The client is tachycardic, pale, and anxious. The nurse suspects air embolism. The nurse should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
The nurse has completed client teaching with the hemodialysis client about self-monitoring between hemodialysis treatments. The nurse determines that the client best understands the information given if the client states to record the daily:CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
The client with an arteriovenous shunt in place for hemodialysis is at risk for bleeding. The nurse would do which of the following as a priority action to prevent this complication from occurring?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
The nurse is monitoring a client receiving peritoneal dialysis and the nurse notes that a client’s outflow is less than the inflow. Which of the following actions will the nurse take. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
The nurse assesses the client who has chronic renal failure and notes the following: crackles in the lung bases, elevated blood pressure, and weight gain of 2 pounds in one day. Based on these data, which of the following nursing diagnoses is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
The nurse is caring for a hospitalized client who has chronic renal failure. Which of the following nursing diagnoses are most appropriate for this client? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
What is the primary disadvantage of using peritoneal dialysis for long-term management of chronic renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
The dialysis solution is warmed before use in peritoneal dialysis primarily to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
During the client’s dialysis, the nurse observes that the solution draining from the abdomen is consistently blood-tinged. The client has a permanent peritoneal catheter in place. Which interpretation of this observation would be correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
Which of the following nursing interventions should be included in the client’s care plan during dialysis therapy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
Aluminum hydroxide gel (Amphojel) is prescribed for the client with chronic renal failure to take at home. What is the purpose of giving this drug to a client with chronic renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
The nurse teaches the client with chronic renal failure when to take the aluminum hydroxide gel. Which of the following statements would indicate that the client understands the teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
The client with chronic renal failure tells the nurse he takes magnesium hydroxide (milk of magnesia) at home for constipation. The nurse suggests that the client switch to psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid (Metamucil) because:CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
In planning teaching strategies for the client with chronic renal failure, the nurse must keep in mind the neurologic impact of uremia. Which teaching strategy would be most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
The nurse helps the client with chronic renal failure develop a home diet plan with the goal of helping the client maintain adequate nutritional intake. Which of the following diets would be most appropriate for a client with chronic renal failure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
A client with chronic renal failure has asked to be evaluated for a home continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) program. The nurse should explain that the major advantage of this approach is that it:CorrectIncorrect
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