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10 Shock NCLEX® Questions

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  • Question 1 of 10

A client has developed bradycardia and symptoms of shock. Which of the following medications would the nurse most likely administer to correct this situation?

  • Question 2 of 10

A 28-year-old client is brought to the emergency department after a motor vehicle accident and has suffered a fractured pelvis. The client is demonstrating signs of hemorrhagic shock as a result of his injuries. Which of the following types of fluids would be most appropriate to administer initially during the resuscitation period?

  • Question 3 of 10

A nurse is assessing a client. Which of the following signs and symptoms would indicate the client is in shock? Select all that apply.

  • Question 4 of 10

A client who was diagnosed with heart failure has developed cardiogenic shock as a complication of the condition and needs an intra-aortic balloon pump placed. Which of the following statements accurately describes an intra-aortic balloon?

  • Question 5 of 10

Which best describes the difference between septic shock and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS)?

  • Question 6 of 10

A client presents to the ER bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound. The client is in hypovolemic shock and needs a rapid transfusion. What does the nurse anticipate to replace blood volume after starting the IV?

  • Question 7 of 10

A new nurse is having a difficult time knowing which client should be seen first because they all seem important. The nurse preceptor helps and explains that the client with which of the following should be seen first?

  • Question 8 of 10

Which of the following conditions put a client at risk for cardiogenic shock? Select all that apply.

  • Question 9 of 10

A nurse is caring for a client who is being treated for acute myocardial infarction. The nurse knows that some clients with acute MI go on to develop cardiogenic shock, which can be fatal. Based on the nurse’s understanding of this condition, the nurse knows to look for which of the following signs of cardiogenic shock?

  • Question 10 of 10

The priority nursing intervention for septic shock is which of the following?

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