NURS 6531N Final Exam
Question no 1
Your patient has an elevated mean cell volume (MCV). What should you be considering in terms of diagnosis?
Question no 2
A patient presenting for an annual physical exam has a BMI of 25 kg/m2 This patient would be classified as:
Question no 3
The most effective intervention(s) to prevent stroke is (are):
Question no 4
Which of the following physical modalities recommended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis provides the most effective long term pain relief?
Question no 5
An 81-year-old female is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. When considering drug therapy for this patient, the nurse practitioner is most concerned with which of the following side effects?
Question no 6
Martin is complaining of erectile dysfunction. He also has a condition that has reduced arterial blood flow to his penis. The most common cause of this condition is:
Question no 7
Prolonged PT suggests answer Liver disease,
Question no 8
Diagnostic radiological studies are ….for low back pain:
Question no 9
An elderly man is started on lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension. Three days later, he returns to the office complaining of left great toe pain. On exam, the nurse practitioner notes an edematous, erythematous tender left great toe. The likely precipitant of this patient’s pain is:
Question no 10
Which of the following is not a risk factor ……with the development of syndrome X and type 2 diabetes mellitus? Answer
Question no 11
Maria, age 17, was raped when she was 13 year old. She is now experiencing sleeping problems, flashbacks, and depression. What is your initial diagnosis?
Question no 12
A patient exhibits extrapyramidal side effects of antipsychotic medications. Which of the following symptoms would lead you to look for another diagnosis?
Question no 13
Which of the following statements about multiple sclerosis (MS) is correct? Answer
Question no 14
Which patient would benefit most from screening for type 2 diabetes?
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Question no 15
Differential diagnosis of proteinuria includes which of the following nurs 6531n final exam
Question no 16
A 75-year-old female is diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism and asks the nurse practitioner what the treatment for this disorder is. The nurse practitioner explains:
Question no 17
A middle-aged man presents to urgent care complaining of pain of the medial condyle of the lower humerus. The man works as a carpenter and describes a gradual onset of pain. On exam, the medial epicondyle is tender and pain is increased with flexion and pronation. Range of motion is full The most likely cause of this patient’s pain is:
Question no 18
What intervention does the American College of Rheumatology recommend as first-line therapy for osteoarthritis?
Question no 19
The cardinal sign of infectious arthritis is:
Question no 20
The legal authority for advanced practice nursing rests with: answer
Question no 21
The nurse practitioner diagnoses epididymitis in a 24-year-old sexually active male patient. The drug of choice for treatment of this patient is:
Question no 22
A patient has been taking fluoxetine (Prozac) since being …..with major depression, first episode, 2 months ago. She reports considerable improvement in her symptoms and her intention to discontinue the medication. What should be the nurse practitioner’s recommendation answer nurs 6531n final exam
Question no 23
Steve, age 69, has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). When teaching him how to reduce his lower esophageal sphincter pressure, which substances do you recommend that he avoid?
Question no 24
Risk factors for prostate cancer include all of the following except:
Question no 25
An obese hyperlipidemic patient, newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, has fasting glucose values 180 to 250 mg/Dl. What is the most appropriate initial treatment to consider?
Question no 26
The primary goals of treatment for patients with alcohol abuse disorder are the answer
Question no 27
What is the most common abused substance?
Question no 28
Central obesity, “moon” face, and dorsocervical fat pad are associated with
Question no 29
Reed-Sternberg B lymphocytes are associated with which of the following disorders: