5. A client is ordered to take Lasix, a diuretic, to be taken orally daily. Which of the following is anappropriate instruction by the nurse?A. Report to the physician the effects of the medication on urination.
B. Take the medicine early in the morning
C. Take a full glass of water with the medicineD. Measure frequency of urination in 24 hours6. Nurse Glenda gets a call from the neighbor who tells her that his 3 years old daughter hasbeen vomiting and has fever and asks for advice. Which of the following is the mostappropriate action of the nurse?A. Observe the child for an hour. If the child does not improve, refer to the physician inthe neighborhood.
B. Recommend to bring the child immediately to the hospital
C. Assess the child, recommend observation and administer acetaminophen. Ifsymptoms continue, bring to the hospital.D. Tell the neighbor to observe the child and give plenty of fluids. If the child does notimprove, bring the child to the hospital.7. Wilfred, 30 years old male, was brought to the hospital due to injuries sustained from avehicular accident. While being transported to the X-ray department, he straps accidentallybroke and the client fell to the floor hitting to his head. In this situation, the nurse is:A. not responsible because of the doctrine of respondent superiorB. free from any negligence that caused harm to the patient
C. liable along with the employer for the use of a defective equipment thatharms the client
D. totally responsible for the negligence8. While going on evening round, Nurse Edna saw Mrs. Pascual meditating and afterwardsstarted singing prayerful hymns. What is the BEST response of Edna?A. Ignore the incidenceB. Report the incidence to the head nurse
C. Respect the client’s actions as this provides structure and support to theclient
D. Call her attention so she can go to sleep9. A client asks for advice on low cholesterol food. You advise the client to eat the following:A. Chicken liver, cow liver, eggs
B. Lean beef and pork, egg ewhite, fish
C. Balut, salted eggs, duck and chicken eggD. Pork liempo, cow brain, lungs and kidney10. The code of ethics for nurses has an interpretative statement that provides:A. continuity of care for the improvement of the client
B. guide for carrying out nursing responsibilities that provide quality care andfor the ethical obligation of the profession
C. standards of care in carrying out nursing responsibilitiesD. identical care to all clients in any setting11. Which of the following situations would possibly cause a nurse to be sued due to negligence?
A. Nurse gave a client wrong medication, and an hour later, client complained ofdyspnea
B. While preparing a medication, the nurse notices that instead of 1 tablet, she put twotablets into the client’s medicine cupC. As the nurse was about to administer medication, the client questioned why themedication is still given when in fact the physician discontinued it.D. Nurse administered 2 tablets of analgesic instead of 1 tablet as prescribed. Patientnoticed the error and complained.