A nurse is caring for a patient who cannot clot. Which end
product of the clotting cascade is this patient unable to make?
patient experiencing hypersplenism, the nurse expects the erythrocytes to be:
initial compensation, what hemodynamic change should the nurse monitor for in a
patient who has a reduction in the number of circulating erythrocytes?
10-year-old male is diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. When the parents ask who
is responsible for this disease, what is the nurseâ€™s best response? He most
likely inherited it from:
15-year-old male with infectious mononucleosis is being given instructions on
how to prevent the spread of this infection to others. Which statement
represents a correct instruction?
35-year-old male with hyperthyroidism begins treatment to decrease thyroid
activity. A nurse monitors for which of the following conditions that could
result secondary to the treatment?
of the following individuals should the nurse assess first for a vitamin B12
21-year-old female was recently diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia. In
addition to fatigue and weakness, which of the following clinical signs and
symptoms would she most likely exhibit?
5-year-old male was diagnosed with normocytic-normochromic anemia. Which of the
following anemias does the nurse suspect the patient has?
A nurse is teaching the staff
about platelets. Which information should the nurse include? In addition to
playing a role in hemostasis, platelets have the ability to:
60-year-old female emphysema patient experiences a rapid and pounding heart,
dizziness, and fatigue with exertion. Which of the following respiratory
assessment findings indicate the respiratory system is compensating for the
increased oxygen demand?
nurse will check which of the following tests to directly measure iron stores?
25-year-old female has a heavy menses during which she loses a profuse amount
of blood. Which of the following adaptations should the nurse expect?
newborn baby is diagnosed with a blood disorder in which her platelet count is
low. Which of the following does the nurse suspect could be the reason?
20-year-old female undergoes lab testing for anemia. Results show high iron,
bilirubin, and transferrin and low hemoglobin and hematocrit. Which of the
following is the most likely diagnosis to be documented on the chart?
newborn is diagnosed with congenital intrinsic factor deficiency. Which of the
following types of anemia will the nurse see documented on the chart?
34-year-old male presents in the emergency room with extreme fatigue and
shortness of breath. His skin and sclera appear to have a yellowish
discoloration. These assessment findings are consistent with which type of
an infection, the nurse assesses the lymph nodes. Lymph nodes enlarge and
become tender because:
52-year-old male IV drug user was diagnosed with hepatitis C 5 years ago. He is
now experiencing impaired blood clotting. The nurse suspects a decrease in which
of the following vitamins?
5-year-old female is diagnosed with acute leukemia. The nurse will most likely
treat this patient with:
nurse is reviewing lab results and notices that the erythrocytes contain an
abnormally low concentration of hemoglobin, the nurse calls these erythrocytes:
10-year-old male is diagnosed with leukemia. The nurse assesses for which other
condition that could be associated with his disease?
50-year-old female is diagnosed with primary thrombocythemia. A nurse would
expect the blood smear to reveal _____ platelets.
checking lab results, the nurse remembers the normal leukocyte count is:
adult patientâ€™s blood sample is analyzed in a laboratory. Assuming a normal
sample, which type of white blood cell accounts for the highest percentage?
62-year-old female tells her health care provider she has been experiencing
regular night sweats that cause her to wake up drenched. She also remarks that
she has been unintentionally losing weight. Physical exam reveals enlarged
lymph nodes on her neck that do not appear to be painful. She should be
screened for which of the following cancers?
member wants to know where the greatest proportion of iron is located. How
should the nurse respond? The greatest proportion of total body iron is located
45-year-old male is diagnosed with macrocytic, normochromic anemia. The nurse
suspects the most likely cause of this condition is:
of cells isolated in the laboratory have membrane-bound granules in their
cytoplasm and they show phagocytic activity. Which of the following cells is
male experienced loss of appetite, weight loss, lemon-yellow skin, liver
enlargement, and a beefy red tongue shortly before his death. Autopsy suggested
pernicious anemia, and the cause of death would most likely reveal:
40-year-old male vegetarian is diagnosed with folate deficiency anemia. He
reports that he is an alcoholic. Which of the following factors put him at
greatest risk for developing his disease?
35-year-old female is diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency anemia (pernicious
anemia). How should the nurse respond when the patient asks what causes
pernicious anemia? A decrease in ______ is the most likely cause.
hematologist is discussing hematopoiesis. Which information should be included?
________ participate in hematopoiesis.
should the nurse prepare a patient who is to receive a Schilling test for