NURS 6501N Week 2 Quiz – Question and Answers (40/40 Points)


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NURS 6501N Week 2 Quiz with Answers

  1. A 76-year-old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis by a radiologic exam. She is at high risk for:
  2. A 34-year-old female was recently diagnosed with RA. Physical examination revealed that inflammation started in the:
  3. The incidence of fractures of the pelvis is highest in:
  4. In discoid lupus erythematosus, skin lesions may be accompanied by Raynaud phenomenon, which is manifested by:
  5. A 42-year-old female presents with raised red lesions with a brownish scale. She was diagnosed with discoid lupus erythematosus. A clinician recalls this disorder is related to:
  6. A 50-year-old male recently underwent a liver transplant and is taking immunosuppressive drugs. He now has painful vesicular eruptions on the face and trunk. He reports that he had chickenpox as a child. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis based on his chickenpox history?
  7. A 70-year-old female with osteoporosis fractures her leg at a location of preexisting abnormality. She reports that the fracture occurred following a minor fall. Which of the following best describes the fracture?
  8. A 70-year-old female presents with a hip fracture secondary to osteoporosis. This condition is caused by an increase in bone:
  9. After studying about fungi, which information indicates a correct understanding of fungi? Fungi causing deep or systemic infections:
  10. When trying to distinguish between infectious disease and noninfectious disease, what is the hallmark symptom for most infectious diseases?
  11. What common symptom should be assessed in individuals with immunodeficiency?
  12. The nurse would be correct in identifying the duration of rubella as:
  13. The nurse would expect the occurrence of scabies to occur more commonly among children who:
  14. A 4-month-old male is brought to his primary care provider for severe itching and skin lesions. He is diagnosed with atopic dermatitis. Which of the following would be elevated in this patient?
  15. A 70-year-old female presents with a hip fracture. She is diagnosed with osteoporosis. One factor that most likely contributed to her condition is:
  16. An 8-year-old female presents with edema of the cutaneous and mucosal tissue layers. Her mother reports that the condition is recurrent and seems to occur more often during stressful situations. The child is diagnosed with hereditary angioedema. Which of the following is deficient in this child?
  17. A 5-month-old child is admitted to the hospital with recurring respiratory infections. A possible cause of this condition is:
  18. A 50-year-old female experiences decreased blood pressure, decreased oxygen delivery, cardiovascular shock, and subsequent death. A complication of endotoxic shock is suspected. Which of the following is the most likely cause?
  19. While planning care, a nurse recalls seasonal allergic rhinitis is expressed through:
  20. A 45-year-old male presents with persistent, severe stomach pain. Testing reveals a peptic ulcer. Further laboratory tests reveal the presence of Helicobacter pylori. Which of the following is of concern for this patient?
  21. A 30-year-old female presents to her primary care provider reporting fatigue, excessive sweating, and increased appetite. Physical examination reveals protruding eyes, and laboratory testing reveals hyperthyroidism secondary to autoantibody production. This disorder falls into the category of type _____ hypersensitivity.
  22. A 30-year-old male is having difficulty breathing and has been spitting blood. He reports that he began experiencing this reaction after cleaning his pigeons’ cages. Testing reveals he is suffering from allergic alveolitis. Which of the following is he experiencing?
  23. Which of the following patients would be at greatest risk for basal cell carcinoma?
  24. A 30-year-old female is diagnosed with cancer. Testing reveals that the cancer cells have spread to local lymph nodes. A nurse realizes this cancer would be documented as stage:
  25. When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect?
  26. During inflammation, the liver is stimulated to release plasma proteins, collectively known as:
  27. A 65-year-old female is diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. She has developed muscle wasting. Which of the following substances would be produced in large quantities to eliminate the tumor cells and cause muscle wasting?
  28. A child fell off the swing and scraped the right knee. The injured area becomes painful. What else will the nurse observe upon assessment?
  29. Exhaustion occurs if stress continues and _____ is not successful.
  30. A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with HIV. Which of the following treatments would be most effective?
  31. Stress induces sympathetic stimulation of the adrenal medulla. This causes the secretion of catecholamines, which include:
  32. A 3-year-old is making play cakes in a sandbox and is eating the play cakes. The sand was also being used by cats as a litter box and was contaminated with toxoplasmosis. Which of the following would most likely also be present?
  33. A 10-year-old male is stung by a bee while playing in the yard. He begins itching and develops pain, swelling, redness, and respiratory difficulties. He is suffering from:
  34. A patient has a tissue growth that was diagnosed as cancer. Which of the following terms best describes this growth?
  35. A patient has a disease state that results from the secretion of toxins by bacteria. Which medical diagnosis will the nurse see documented on the chart?
  36. While planning care for children with cancer, which information should the nurse remember? Most childhood cancers originate from the:
  37. Which of the following hormones activates adrenergic receptors?
  38. A 10-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting wheezing and difficulty breathing. History reveals that both of the child’s parents suffer from allergies. Which of the following terms would be used to classify the child?
  39. A nurse recalls an example of an immune-complex-mediated disease is:
  40. When the maternal immune system becomes sensitized against antigens expressed by the fetus, what type of immune reaction occurs?