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10 Fluid and Electrolyte Quiz NCLEX® Questions

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  • Question 1 of 10

A client who has been suffering from severe diarrhea has developed hypokalemia and cardiac arrhythmias as a result. Which of the following treatments would most likely be ordered for this client to correct the situation?

  • Question 2 of 10

A client is being seen for care after developing abdominal distention, cramping, and hypotension. The client is diagnosed with hypokalemia secondary to excessive use of diuretics. Which of the following nursing interventions is most appropriate for this client?

  • Question 3 of 10

A nurse is reviewing the laboratory results for a client and notes that the client has hyperkalemia. Which of the following EKG abnormalities would be consistent with this finding? Select all that apply.

  • Question 4 of 10

A client with magnesium depletion has laboratory testing which showed a calcium level of 7.9 mg/dL. Which nursing interventions are most appropriate in this situation? Select all that apply.

  • Question 5 of 10

A nurse is caring for a client who has had thyroid surgery. The client’s calcium result has returned at 7.5 mg/dL. Which nursing interventions are the most appropriate based on this calcium level? Select all that apply.

  • Question 6 of 10

A nurse is caring for a client who is recovering from surgery. The client has developed a headache, muscle weakness, and mental status changes. The nurse notes that the client’s glucose level is 85 mg/dL, sodium is 126 mEq/L, potassium is 4.8 mEq/L and calcium is 8.6 mg/dL. What intervention is most appropriate for the nurse to perform in this situation?

  • Question 7 of 10

The client is being evaluated for a low calcium condition. The nurse knows to recognize which of the following clinical manifestations of low calcium? Select all that apply.

  • Question 8 of 10

A client has a calcium reading of 11 mg/dL. What does the nurse expect the clients phosporus reading to be?

  • Question 9 of 10

A student nurse is reviewing electrolytes and understands that which of the following is the function of calcium in heart conduction?

  • Question 10 of 10

A client has developed hyponatremia as a result of syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone. Which type of IV fluid would the nurse most likely administer?

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