Chapter 5. Practice Exam 5 and Rationales

1. The nurse at a college campus is preparing to medicate several students who have been exposed to meningococcal meningitis. Which would the nurse most likely administer?

A. Ampicillin (Omnipen)

B. Ciprofoxacin (Cipro)

C. Vancomycin (Vancocin)

D. Piperacillin/Tazobactam (Zosyn)

Quick Answer: 392Detailed Answer: 394

2. A 65-year-old client is admitted after a stroke. Which nursing intervention would best improve tissue perfusion to prevent skin problems?

A. Assessing the skin daily for breakdown

B. Massaging any erythematous areas on the skin

C. Changing incontinence pads as soon as they become soiled with urine or feces

D. Performing range-of-motion exercises and turning and repositioning ...

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