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NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram, Third Edition by Clara Hurd, Dr. Diann Sloan, Wilda Rinehart

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Answers and Rationales

1. Answer B is correct. The nurse should check the client’s immunization record to determine the date of the last tetanus immunization. The nurse should question the client regarding allergies to medications before administering medication; therefore, answer A is incorrect. Answer C is incorrect because a sling, not a splint, should be applied to immobilize the arm and prevent dependent edema. Answer D is incorrect because pain medication would be given before cleaning and dressing the wound, not afterward.

2. Answer D is correct. Watery vaginal discharge and painless bleeding are associated with endometrial cancer. Frothy vaginal discharge describes trichomonas infection; thick, white vaginal discharge describes infection ...

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